MBO at GigCon 2019
November 21-22, 2019 // Virtual
We hope you were able to attend our virtual presentation, "Want to Contact with a Large Corporation? Here's How." We are excited to share ways in which freelancers can land their next job. Explore this page to learn more information on landing your gig with big businesses.
MBO regularly publishes content and resources for Independent Professionals. Enjoy the following featured posts or visit our Insights page for additional content.
5 Reasons to Join the Gig Economy in 2020
The United States currently boasts 41.1 million independent workers—a tally that is expected to rise despite record low unemployment and some of the strongest jobs numbers in more than nearly two decades. Find five reasons to consider making the leap to independence in 2020.
9 Steps to Transitioning from a Full Time Job to Self-Employment
While it’s exciting to take control of your career path, lifestyle and income, there are also many questions surrounding how to become a consultant. What steps should you take to prepare? What do you need to get started as an independent consultant? How do you leave your employer? Follow these 9 steps to make a smooth transition to self employment.
The Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers
MBO asked independent professionals questions the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) asks to build an individual’s financial well-being score. This allowed MBO to compare the financial well-being of different types of workers using a common metric. To read more about what we discovered, check out our research brief: The Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers.
MBO In the News:
Responding to the Growing Gig Economy
Citing MBO Partners’ State of Independence in America Report, this article dives into the unique tax requirements of the independent workforce and how CPAs can help them sort out these complexities.
Startups Increasingly have Job Openings they Can’t Fill
This article using research from our 2019 State of Independence in America Report to show how many skilled independent contractors re in high-demand from businesses of all sizes.
Skilled Workers are Driving Freelancer Growth, Pay
This article uses data from MBO Partners’ 2019 State of Independence in America Report to show that independent contractors increasingly view their way of working as a long-term career choice.
Think Starting a Business is Riskier than Keeping Your Job? Think Again
Forbes utilizes our “Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers” research brief in this article to show that owning your own business could be as feasible as traditional employment.
Freelancers and Financial Well-Being
This article highlights key findings from our “Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers” research brief.