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A Real Sea Change of Talent Management is Happening. Donít Miss the Boat.

By MBO Partners

In this, my annual message to fellow CEOs, I want to shed more light on the huge cultural and economic shift that is revolutionizing the definition of† a ìworkerî today. Iím also sharing a Podcast,†The Independent Contractor Boom, recorded at an event in Virginia we co-sponsored featuring three nationally recognized experts in staffing strategies.

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MBO Partners Recognized as Largest Provider of U.S. Independent Contractor Compliance and Engagement Services for Second Consecutive Year

By MBO Partners

In a multi-billion dollar market, MBO Partners leads the industry in the U.S., affirming the need for a strong, credible infrastructure to support engaging independent contractor talent.

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Self-employed find it’s not easy to get a mortgage

By MBO Partners

Despite often earning higher incomes, self-employed borrowers have a harder time getting a mortgage than their salaried peers, according to a new study out Thursday. And as the ranks of the self-employed grow, that’s hindering the housing recovery.

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The Cure for the Common Staffing Ailment

By MBO Partners

Today 30 million Americans are exercising their freedom to work independently, some choosing to add independence as a side gig, while others use it as their primary source of income. With the increased resource demands on the health care industry these proud, bold independents are a vital link in your staffing strategy.

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The Difference Between a Solopreneur and a Side-Gigger

By MBO Partners

There are 30 million Americans working as freelancers or independent workers. But, there are huge differences within this independent, entrepreneurial cohort. One big divide: the solopreneurs and the side-giggers. 17.9 million “solopreneurs” work more than 15 hours a week independently, according to MBO Partners’ annual State of Independence in America report. Meanwhile, side-giggers take independent…

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Is The Future Of Work All About Freelance And Independent Workers?

By MBO Partners

According to a recent SAP and Oxford Economics report, 83% of executives say their companies are increasing their use of contingent workers. Intuit reported that by 2020 40% of American Workers will be freelancers. Another recent report from MBO Partners found that today there are approximately 30 million independent workers and that by 2019 this…

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Secrets to Getting Word-Of-Mouth Recommendations Without Asking

By MBO Partners

Many small business owners have a hard time asking for recommendations. They feel awkward asking clients to promote them, because it seems self serving. If you are shy about doing this, here are some strategies that will make others want to help you grow your business.

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A Handshake and a Drink in a Digital World

By MBO Partners

If you are in business in the 21st century, you’ve heard from multiple sources that you need to have an optimized digital presence if you hope to succeed. This message may ring a little louder if you are an independent worker. But what does an “optimized digital presence” even mean?

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Shifting Structure, Sleepless Nights

By MBO Partners

For many, the shifting work landscape has caused more than a few sleepless evenings. The growth of the contingent workforce has shone light on a myriad of workforce issues that will require thoughtful solutions.

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MBO Partners’ Gene Zaino on the Rise of the Independent Worker (Part 2)

By MBO Partners

Spend Matters recently interviewed Gene Zaino, president and CEO of MBO Partners, on his firmís recent study looking at the rise of independent workers in America. In Part 1 of the interview, Gene began to share his thoughts on key takeaways from the MBO survey, surprise findings from the report and what it means for…

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