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Going , Going, Gone: New Study Reveals Workers Flip The Script on Traditional Work

By Emily Stringer

New research from MBO Partners shows 64.6 million Americans are now working independently, a dramatic 26% year over year increase and 69% growth since 2020 ASHBURN, VA – November 30, 2022​ – The signal finding of the MBO Partners 2022 State of Independence report is the continued surge in independent work, with more than half…

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The New American Revolution Fueling the Future of Work: MBO Partners’ Next Chapter

By MBO Partners

The acceleration of key forces driving the world of work today—from the accelerating rate of change of technological innovation to the fractionalization of the human career through independent project-based work—has forever changed the way we do business.  Much like the patriots that built our country during the time of the American revolution, we are at…

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Study: Is Digital Nomadism the New Work Non-Negotiable?

By MBO Partners

ASHBURN, VA – October 19, 2022 –A new study from MBO Partners® shows that digital nomadism is the number one work trend that employers can no longer ignore. Digital nomadism, a term referencing workers who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that allows them to travel and work remotely, has grown by 131% from the pre-pandemic…

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MBO Partners stands with the people of Ukraine

By MBO Partners

We stand with the people of Ukraine and remain committed to our policy to not do business with Russia. MBO has taken the following actions to support our contract workers and enterprise organizations at this time: Geographic sanctions do not prohibit you from working with contractors in Ukraine while on MBO Partners projects, but MBO…

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MBO Partners® Receives Certification to ISO 9001 Standards

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ISO 9001:2015 issued to MBO Partners after demonstrated ability to meet customer, statutory, and regulatory standards   MBO Partners, the leading deep job platform designed for enterprise and independent contractor use, announced today it has obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification.  “MBO Partners is proud to have achieved ISO 9001 certification in its first year of trying,” said…

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U.S. Sees Sharpest Rise in Independent Workforce in More Than 50 Years

By MBO Partners

MBO Partners latest data report shows record-breaking growth in number of independent workers from 38 million in 2020 to over 51 million in 2021 AUSTIN, TX – December 7, 2021​ – MBO Partners released its 11th Annual State of Independence in America report, the country’s longest-running end-to-end study of the American independent workforce. In the…

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First Ever Sizing Study Reveals 7.1 Million Americans Participate in the Creator Economy, Earning Money from Platforms Like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram

By MBO Partners

-New research from MBO Partners shows that 7.1 million creators earn income from their work; the creator economy is 75% Millennial and Gen Z self-employed workers, 63% of whom work only part time in the creator space. AUSTIN, TX – November 16, 2021​ –A new study from ​MBO Partners® shows that 2021 is the year…

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The Great Realization: New Data Shows Dramatic Surge in Freelance Workers

By MBO Partners

-MBO Partners’ 11th Annual State of Independence in America report shows that the number of independent workers grew to over 51 million in 2021, an unprecedented 34% growth in a single year -This wave of new independents is being led by women (55%) and the younger generation (68% are Gen Z or Millennials).   ASHBURN, VA…

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MBO Partners® Announces New CFO to Advance Platform and Fuel Growth

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Company adds fintech and SaaS expert, Eric Dutcher to executive team HERNDON, VA – July 27, 2021 – MBO Partners, a deep job platform powering relationships between independent professionals and enterprise organizations, today announced that Eric Dutcher will join the company as Chief Financial Officer.  “Eric’s expertise in SaaS and long track record of driving…

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New Data Shows Independent Work Is A ‘Force to Be Reckoned With​’

By McLean Robbins

MBO Partners’ 10th Annual State of Independence in America report shows that COVID-19 has shaken but not destroyed the resilience of independent workers; 48% are doing ok financially while 32% are living comfortably— hiving and nomadism are top strategies to survive and thrive in the new world of work  HERNDON, VA – December 9, 2020​ – The COVID-19 pandemic…

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