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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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Travel Weekly

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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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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More Workers Are Thinking Like Entrepreneurs – Why That’s a Problem, and Opportunity, for Employers

By MBO Partners

There’s no doubt that in the long months of lockdowns and restricted activities in America during the pandemic, many people got the entrepreneurial bug. In July 2021 alone, applications for business formations were up 98% year over year, according to federal data. Many are dipping a toe into the water of business ownership by doing…

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MBO Partners® Named Second Largest Global Talent Platform by Research Group Staffing Industry Analysts  

By MBO Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN, TX – September 29, 2021​ – MBO Partners®, the leading technology platform powering relationships between independent professional talent and enterprise organizations, has been named the second largest global player in its field per the new Talent Platform Landscape report from research firm Staffing Industry Analysts. Its recently acquired open innovation platform,…

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The Next Web

Is the digital nomad dream dead? We hope not…

By MBO Partners

As borders closed and remote work boomed, the rules of the game changed overnight. For digital nomads, this brought unexpected challenges – and new opportunities. Research by MBO Partners found that 10.9 million Americans already identify as digital nomads, another 19 million plan to become nomadic within three years, and another 64 million are considering it….

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The U.S. Independent Workforce Increased by 34% Since 2020

By MBO Partners

Although many things about work have changed over the past year and a half, one of the defining moments of this time may very well be the dramatic shift to freelance and independent work during the coronavirus pandemic. In its 11th annual State of Independence in America survey, workforce solutions provider MBO Partners revealed that many…

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It’s Time to Embrace the Agile Workforce

By MBO Partners

Independent contractors offer many strategic benefits to businesses, but the most evident and exciting trend I’m seeing is how independent contractors are being used to enable some forward-thinking businesses to challenge more “traditional” working models. When used optimally, independent contractors allow businesses to drive growth and reduce overheads by creating an accessible and agile workforce…

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