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The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 18, 2021

By MBO Partners

Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. MBO Partners…

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5 Behaviors and Values of Independent Professionals

By MBO Partners

The independent professionals available to enterprises today are highly skilled experts who can fill project roles on-demand. By understanding the behaviors and values of independents, organizations become more attractive to top talent and are better able to retain the workers they want for future opportunities. Below, we review five factors that matter most to independent…

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Preparing For The Future Of Work: Miles Everson of MBO Partners On The Top Five Trends To Watch In The Future Of Work

By MBO Partners

In the future of work, a larger portion of the professional workforce will be made up of independent professionals vs. full-time employees. And we need to look no further than the 34% growth in the last 12 months of independent professionals in the U.S. workforce, 68% of whom were millennials and Gen Z’s, and 55% of…

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IT Enables a Growing Population of Digital Nomads

By MBO Partners

There is a “digital nomad” movement gaining momentum. While many of us have experienced the world through our screens the last year, digital nomads have been conducting business wherever they want—anywhere in the world. Digital nomads are placing no limits on the location of their workplace, seeking out places with reliable Internet connections and flexible…

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Caribbean islands seek to capitalize on the ‘digital nomad’ trend

By MBO Partners

Digital nomads defy a single definition, yet all choose to combine remote work and travel, although the length of stay varies, according to McLean Robbins, vice president of Enterprise Marketing and MBO Partners. “United by a passion for travel and new adventures, digital nomads enjoy the ability to work anywhere they can connect to the…

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What is Workforce Optimization and Why Does It Matter?

By MBO Partners

In response to this widespread challenge of COVID-19, today’s organizations are struggling to do more with less. Forward-thinking companies are leveraging new technologies and experimenting with modes of working, such as virtual meetings and remote work. This new paradigm has highlighted the vast chasm between the traditional business model and the emerging modern one.  One…

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6 Things to Keep in Mind When Managing Remote Workers

By MBO Partners

Remote work is more common than ever before and many enterprise managers are finding the need to shift their mindset and policies to align with a virtual work environment. There are many benefits to remote work including increased work/life flexibility, lower costs, and often greater productivity. Of course, there are many challenges as well. In…

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How to Cultivate a Sense of Home Anywhere in the World as a Digital Nomad

By MBO Partners

Digital nomads are location independent people who can work anywhere with a technological connection. And, given the rise of flexible workplace environments that have emerged in the midst of stay-at-home orders during the pandemic, it should come as no surprise that the digital nomad lifestyle has appealed to many itching to break out of quarantine and take…

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MBO Partners Adds HR Technology to Support Remote Workers

By MBO Partners

Headquartered in Ashburn, Va., MBO Partners is a software company that helps self-employed professionals and their clients do business. MBO Partners has 175 U.S. workers and 35 global employees who transitioned to remote work in March 2020. The following summer, the company decided to permanently move to a remote-work environment. “The company reviewed its technology…

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How to Become a Freelancer for Big Companies: 4 Steps

By MBO Partners

There are many benefits to working with large enterprises when you run your own small business. Higher-value contracts, bigger budgets, and the opportunity to gain credibility with a recognizable name—just to name a few. However, in order to be attractive to big organizations, independent professionals must first ensure they have a reliable, trustworthy business in…

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