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INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS

Giving you a winning edge

Connect with our network of top companies looking for independent talent.

We’re constantly looking for ways to help you work faster and easier with top-tier clients, stay ahead of the competition, and thrive in the next way of working.

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SIMPLIFY CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

MBO Access gives you the tools and dedicated support you need to onboard quickly and manage your financial transactions through one seamless process.

Our solution includes technology and expert support that make working with large enterprise clients a positive, hassle-free experience that delivers operational efficiency to your business.

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MAINTAIN CONTROL

Easily engage large enterprise clients while maintaining control over your business.

Through MBO Access, you can find high quality projects that meet your career and business needs and get the support you need to meet client requirements while maintaining your business structure and goals.

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CHARGE AHEAD

We’ll guide you step-by-step through the constantly changing independent market, helping you find new ways to get further, faster.

With our close connections and definitive research into the independent workforce, you’ll stay ahead of where the market is moving as you grow your business.

Join MBO's marketplace and find consulting projects with top companies looking for independent talent

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MBO PARTNERS

Get projects with top companies

By joining MBO's marketplace, skilled, experienced independent professionals can get projects with industry-leading companies including Cisco, Salesforce, Amazon, Deloitte, and PwC.

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Get to work faster and easier

MBO Access gives you the support and tools you need to find projects with top companies and get to work quickly. Through our onboarding and engagement solutions, we help you navigate complex onboarding requirements and simplify financial transactions between you and your client.

Since joining MBO, I feel like an independent contracting evangelist because of the newfound opportunities and flexibility I've gained. I’m hoping to continue referring my fellow independents in order to pay it all forward.

- Wade F., Independent Professional

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

Research on the independent workforce

MBO conducts industry-leading research that fuels our development of the tools that serve your emerging needs.

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

Insights that power every aspect of our service

Close connections with enterprise clients and the top independent professionals they seek gives MBO a rich source of insight to drive ongoing innovation and advancement.

ADVOCACY

Advocacy to empower the independent workforce

Our relationships with policy makers and regulators put MBO on the frontlines of advancing how the independent workforce works.

Key Resources

Find your ideal bill rate

INTERACTIVE BILL RATE TOOL

Deciding on how much to charge can be a challenge. With the MBO Bill Rate Calculator, you can quickly identify costs and determine a fair yet profitable bill rate for your services.

How to create a scope of work (SOW)

SOW TEMPLATE

Learn the critical components that make up an independent professional's scope of work, and create your own with our SOW template.

Choose the best business structure for your small business

BUSINESS STRATEGY

Independents have many business structure options, from sole proprietor to C-Corporation. Learn the differences between each and identify the one that will best serve your needs.

Insights

The Weekly Independent: January 20, 2020

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 Network with Your Peers

There are many advantages to networking with your peers—hearing a new perspective, gaining industry advice, or obtaining an outside opinion about an idea you have, just to name a few. It can be easy to get caught up in the daily grind of running your own business, but stepping out of that circle of comfort…

The Weekly Independent: January 13, 2020

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. • Forbes…

Should Independent Professionals Use Promotional Products?

Online marketing through social media is free—and effective—which means that many cost-conscious independent professionals use platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as their primary method of reaching out to potential new clients. but there are also times when it can be advantageous use real-world advertising avenues as well. Promotional products are often overlooked as…