Workforce Trends

End of Jobs

7 Predictions for the Future of Work

By MBO Partners

Founder Gene Zaino shares 7 insights for the future of work and a new chapter for the book The End of Jobs.

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Becoming a Client of Choice Understanding What Drives the Modern Independent Professional

Becoming a Client of Choice: Understanding What Drives the Modern Independent Professional

By MBO Partners

The modern work environment a dynamic, evolving landscape. As more people choose to forgo traditional employment in favor of working as independent consultants, freelancers, or contractors, organizations are shifting their approach to how work gets done. About 7.6 million Americans now work full-time as highly-skilled independents providing professional services to corporations on a contract basis….

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Independent Work One Size Does Not Fit All, and Now, More than Ever, It’s Time This is Understood

Independent Work: One Size Does Not Fit All, and Now, More than Ever, It’s Time This is Understood

By Gene Zaino

To say a lot has changed in the world of work in the past week would be an understatement.   Nearly every major organization in the U.S. has taken a critical look at their workforce preparedness strategies, particularly as they relate to workforce continuity and remote work, in light of current events with COVID-19.   Whether to curb an…

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4 Ways the Independent Workforce Can Help Grow your Business in 2020

By MBO Partners

Today, 41 million Americans work as consultants, freelancers, contractors, temporary, or on-call workers. This independent workforce is a growing and powerful economic force that is shaping the way organizations accomplish their goals. Incorporating independent professional talent as part of a company’s workforce is a practice that is becoming more common and accepted across a wide…

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Look Back, Look Forward: The Independent Workforce Year in Review 2019

By MBO Partners

As 2019 winds to a close, we at MBO Partners like to take the time to reflect in preparation for the year ahead. As is common in any fast-growing industry, we marvel at how much has changed in the past 12 months, and how much will be likely to change again as we head into…

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12 Business Books to Read in 2020

By MBO Partners

When you run your own business, you also run your own professional development. Certifications or continuing education programs can be great ways to learn new skills and improve on weak areas, but if you can’t commit to longer curriculum, consider setting aside some time during your workweek for a bit of reading instead. Business books…

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13 Books Workforce Management Executives Should Read

13 Books Workforce Management Executives Should Read

By MBO Partners

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, experienced leaders know that there’s always more out there to learn. Books are a great way to expand your knowledge—even if you don’t agree with everything an author touts, simply hearing new and different perspectives is valuable. As you look forward to the New Year, and…

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3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

By MBO Partners

Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape. Here are three trends disrupting the way we work.

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Look Back, Look Forward The Independent Workforce Year in Review 2018

Look Back, Look Forward: The Independent Workforce Year in Review 2018

By MBO Partners

As 2018 winds to a close, we at MBO Partners like to take the time to reflect in preparation for the year ahead. As is common in any fast-growing industry, we marvel at how much has changed in the past 12 months, and how much will be likely to change again as we head into…

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4 Major Independent Workforce Themes at 2018 Conferences for Contingent Workforce Leaders

By MBO Partners

Contingent workforce leaders are gearing up for the heart of event season this fall, where there will be many exciting talent solutions, innovative processes, and risk-mitigation strategies to discuss and learn about. Whether your company is heading out to conferences, or you’re simply looking to stay up-to-date with the latest developments, keep an eye out…

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