Become a client of choice for top independent professionals

Build strong relationships with the independents who fuel your business strategy and accelerate your success.

We empower your enterprise to continually create better ways to engage with top talent, deliver an exceptional project experience, and operate in the next way of working.

Elevate your independent workforce program.

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Leverage Our Unmatched Expertise

Build a strategic workforce program guided by insights into the unique needs of top independent professionals.

Our State of Independence in America report is the longest-running and most robust research available on the independent economy and includes analysis of more than 21,000 in-depth surveys from independent professionals.

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Deliver Premier Independent Professional Services

Create a working experience designed to seamlessly attract, engage, and re-engage top independent talent.

Our proprietary marketplace enables you to build direct relationships within our vast network of  independent professionals, as well as nurture your own community of vetted talent, all from one centralized platform.


Scale and Grow Your Capabilities

Efficiently manage your entire independent workforce program from a single point of entry—purpose-built for enterprise needs.

We support you at every step with end-to-end capabilities designed to scale as you grow, streamlining administration, compliance, and management across your entire program.



Meet independent professionals’ unique service needs

By understanding the needs of independent talent and having solutions that solve for these requirements, MBO enables leading businesses to build enduring, quality relationships with independent professionals.

I found talent in half the time, and at half the price that I would through another vendor. Talent was identified and on-boarded within a week. MBO made it easy. I handed the process over to them and they just did it.

- Salesforce


Supporting you through the entire independent engagement lifecycle

MBO Access combines our proprietary technology platform with a unique mix of tools, services, and processes—creating a seamless start to finish experience for both enterprises and independent professionals.


MBO’s marketplace: direct, on-demand access to top talent

Attract qualified independent professionals, post projects, and build your own community of vetted talent—all from one centralized platform.


Key Resources

Client of Choice


Today more than ever, businesses must compete for the best and brightest talent. The Client of Choice report explores the key motivations and drivers of independent professionals, and examines policy structures, procedures, and engagement practices that can help you attract top talent.

2018 State of Independence


The State of Independence in America report is the longest-running comprehensive look at the independent workforce. Now in its eighth year, the 2018 survey paints a nuanced picture of the 42 million Americans who work independently, with today’s professionals emerging as strong, mature, and satisfied.

Certified Self-Employed


Innovation within the American workplace has outpaced the evolution of laws and rules, creating regulatory gaps on issues ranging from independent contractor compliance to guaranteed worker protections. MBO has proposed a modern solution—the Certified Self-Employed worker (CSE)—to address these issues and remove the risks associated with hiring independent talent.


The Cost of Worker Misclassification

As more companies begin to integrate independent professional talent into their fulltime workforce, the risk of worker misclassification increases. Whether your business has been engaging independent contractors for years or is just beginning use independent talent, it is increasingly important to put measures in place to help correctly classify talent as either traditional employees—recipients of…

5 Benefits of Contractor Management Outsourcing

Outsourcing engagement and management tasks for your independent workforce can help your company stay compliant, save costs, and be more efficient.

The Weekly Independent: May 20, 2019

Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. • The…

How to Write a Job Description for an Independent Professional

When looking for independent professional talent to incorporate into your workforce, there are many factors to consider. If you are engaging independent contractors for the first time, you may be facing fears about the quality of the final product, cost considerations, or whether or not the person you’re hiring will make a productive use of…

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