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Leading Platform Companies Commit to Principles on Good Platform Work

January 17, 2020

MBO Partners joins the World Economic Forum in The Charter of Principles for Good Platform Work, which outlines eight key areas to address in the platform economy.

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The Rise of the Digital Nomad: What it’s Like to Work Remotely While Traveling the World

January 9, 2020

Using MBO Partners’ research brief, “Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work,” this article interviews three digital nomads on their own experiences.

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How Digital Nomads are Shaping the World of Work in 2020

January 8, 2020

Using data from MBO Partners’ Digital Nomad research brief, this article describes the rise of digital nomadism and how many industries are adapting to this lifestyle.

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More Americans Try The Digital Nomad Lifestyle

December 30, 2019

Using data from MBO Partners’ research brief, “Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work,” this article discusses the rising trend of the digital nomadism in America.

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Why the Gig Economy is Popular: Americans Love a Side Hustle​

December 20, 2019

This article dives into the recent surge in the U.S. gig economy, quoting an interview MBO Partners Founder Gene Zaino gave CNBC on California’s new Assembly Bill 5.

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5 Ways HR Professionals Can Optimize a Successful Independent Contractor Program

December 17, 2019

In this article, MBO Partners Founder Gene Zaino shares five tips HR teams can use to optimize their independent contractor program and become a client of choice.

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The Highest-Paying Freelance Jobs of 2020 Where You Can Earn $90,000 or More

December 16, 2019

Using data from MBO Partners’ 2019 State of Independence Report, this article lists the 25 highest-paying freelance jobs in 2020, ranging from contract law and data visualization analysts to digital marketing consultants.

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IT Hiring will be Interim and Project-Based in 2020

December 13, 2019

Citing MBO Partners’ 2019 State of Independence research, this article details how savvy employers are shifting their IT talent strategies to include interim hires.

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California’s New Employment Law has Boomeranged and is Starting to Crush Freelancers

December 11, 2019

In an interview with CNBC, MBO Partners’ Founder and Executive Chairman, Gene Zaino, discusses the impact of California’s new AB 5 employment law. AB 5 goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020.

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The New ‘Rich’ Breed of Gig Workers

November 12, 2019

Using MBO Partners’ research, this article describes a new breed of independent professionals that are revolutionizing the gig economy.

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