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Work-life boundaries continue to blur: How the pandemic has changed co-living

By MBO Partners

It’s difficult to know how many digital nomads there are worldwide, but in the U.S., this cohort surged almost 50% between 2019 and 2020, to reach 10.9 million people, according to a report from business-professional talent marketplace MBO Partners.

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Will Investors Let The “Digital Nomad” Boom Pass Them By?

By MBO Partners

The coronavirus is causing many paradigm shifts, not the least of which is the evolving trend toward remote working. Combined with the advent of technology, especially 5G, the digital transformation of business is spawning a generation of what some call “digital nomads,” or business people preferring remote working situations. 

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Computer World

7 inconvenient truths about the hybrid work trend

By MBO Partners

Emergent Research and MBO Partners found in a recent study that the number of Americans self-identifying as digital nomads rose from 7.3 million in 2019 to 10.9 million in 2020 — an increase of 49%. That’s a huge number, when you consider that (as of 2018) the United States employed 64.2 million white-collar workers, a number that includes…

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New Ways to Work Anywhere in the World

By MBO Partners

Covid-19 has changed the way digital nomads do their jobs far from home, and who decides to live their lives on the road.

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A giant mural of Elon Musk and Iron Man watches over a co-working space in the Himalayas where digital nomads flock for ‘workation’

By MBO Partners

With remote work becoming more normal than ever during coronavirus lockdowns, there are more so-called “digital nomads” than ever before — professionals who moved at least three times in the last year — according to MBO Partners.  So, where are these digital nomads going? 

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Your Company Needs a Digital Nomad Policy

By MBO Partners

Over the past three years, Emergent Research and MBO Partners have collaborated on an extensive digital nomad study. We found that the number of Americans describing themselves as digital nomads rose from 7.3 million in 2019 to 10.9 million in 2020 — an increase of 49%. And the composition of this cohort shifted. In previous years,…

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California News Times

Digital nomads: the reality of running a business from anywhere

By MBO Partners

Nomadic life is very attractive. Anyone planning to work abroad in the long term should seek professional tax advice. The digital nomadic lifestyle may be the next move that will appeal to some workers who are unexpectedly freed from office life. Between 2019 and 2020, an 18% increase in Americans said they “plan to become…

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The Solo Project

The State of Independents – Podcast

By MBO Partners

Gene Zaino is an entrepreneur and nationally-recognized expert in the “next” way of working. His company, MBO Partners, is reinventing the way soloists and organizations work together. Among MBO’s many services for soloists, their annual State of Independence in America report delivers unmatched insight into the trends, behaviors, and needs of this rapidly-growing, dynamic sector of the American economy.

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Pandemic allowing millions of ‘digital nomads’ to work remotely and travel at the same time

By MBO Partners

Digital nomads: this group grew by 96% from 2019 to 2020 from 3.2 to more than 6.3 million people, according to a study by MBO Partners. The study found digital nomads are more satisfied with their jobs and their income than traditional workers, a satisfaction Madison feels every day.

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Simply Business

10 Trends About the State of Independent Workers in America

By MBO Partners

The growing rate of online talent platforms and some states’ growing financial incentives to encourage remote workers mean that becoming an independent worker is increasingly accessible for many workers. To understand the state of independent workers in America, Simply Business analyzed briefs from a multitude of organizations including the Harvard Business Review, Mckinsey & Company, and MBO…

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