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Investing in the Gig Economy

April 13, 2021

The gig economy has become a fundamental attractive solution for employers and workers alike. In many ways COVID legitimized gig work; many Fortune 500 CEOs agree that the gig economy is the new future of work and now all Fortune 500 firms use talent platforms that provide on-demand access to workers. For workers it offers…

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Digital Journal

Remote Pros Debuts A New Community And Training Programs for Remote Working Entrepreneurs

April 13, 2021

More and more independents are embracing technology and partnership to build their business. Partnering with other independents is also a rising trend as microbusinesses engage in larger projects needing varied expertise according to MBO Partners State of Independence 2020 Report.

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WRAL TechWire

Local Entrepreneur Releases 2021 Triangle “Tweener” List

April 12, 2021

Mindsumo was acquired by MBO Partners in September.

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BuiltIn

Digital Nomads Are Here to Stay

March 31, 2021

Each year, the number of digital nomads grows. According to a 2020 report by MBO Partners, which provides support services for independent workers, 10.9 million American workers consider themselves digital nomads. That number is up from 7.3 million in 2019, and 4.8 million in 2018.

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How Birmingham’s Insured Nomads Help Employees ‘Work From Anywhere’

March 31, 2021

Well before COVID, a study conducted by MBO Partners suggested that nearly 5 million Americans called themselves Digital Nomads — independent workers living abroad while working full or part-time for a company back in the States.

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The Tico Times

Working From the Tropics: Costa Rica Promises Digital Nomads a Life of ‘Pura Vida’

March 29, 2021

One positive trend that’s expected to continue is working from home, as companies learned that this can actually increase productivity while lowering costs associated with maintaining large brick-and-mortar office spaces. MBO Partners found 83% of them reported feeling “happier working on my own,” with 71% saying that “working on my own is better for my…

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Yahoo Finance

The Freelance Industry is Making Room for More and More Boomers

March 26, 2021

According to Dow Jones, boomers make up 35% of the gig economy. Boomers may find themselves retired and bored and want part time flexible work. Research from MBO Partners shows that those working in a gig economy are pretty happy. The average independent has four or more clients to diversify financial risk. And 80% of…

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Unleash

From Drivers to Workers: The Impact of Uber’s UK Ruling on the Gig Economy

March 26, 2021

Uber has decided to legally transition its 70,000 UK drivers into ‘workers,’ making them eligible for a minimum hourly wage, holiday pay, and employer pension contributions. However, MBO Partners UK business development director Mark Stringer thinks Uber’s move needs to be treated as a specific case; “this case just drives the point home that businesses need to utilize the gig economy in the correct manner with the correct assessment…

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Maintaining Cyber Security With A Remote Workforce: Difficulties and Solutions

March 26, 2021

 Right now, a great deal of the workforce is working remotely. Just so you get an idea, before COVID, according to data from enterprise solution company MBO Partners, there were more than 4.8 million digital nomads.

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Forbes

How Your Hospitality Business Can Meet the Needs of Digital Nomads

March 15, 2021

Digital nomads travel the country or the world while using technology to still make an income. But for them to be successful, they have to be work-oriented and disciplined enough to keep to a schedule in a tempting vacation setting.

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