Herndon, VA -- November 3, 2009 -- After a rigorous competitive process, MBO Partners and Atrium Staffing have been selected to implement an enterprise 1099 compliance and independent contractor engagement program for one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.
The alliance means Atrium Staffing, a diversity supplier, will leverage MBO Partners' innovative Independent Contractor Engagement Specialist (ICES) capabilities to enable the client to better manage their contract workforce. Specifically, the program will enable the safe, efficient engagement of SOW consultants and independent contractors.
"Independent contractor risk is a strategic issue for the world's best companies, and we are proud to bring our breakthrough solutions to the table. As borne out by the competitive process for this initiative, our independent contractor engagement and risk mitigation solutions meet the client's needs for 1099 compliance, cost savings, and visibility," said Gene Zaino, President & CEO of MBO Partners. "The program will effectively address these needs while ensuring maximum program adoption and attracting the talented consultants the client seeks to engage."
Rebecca Cenni, CEO and Founder of Atrium Staffing, remarked, "As a diversity supplier with this pharmaceuticals client for over 15 years, we're proud to join forces with MBO Partners to expand our 1099 vetting capabilities and meet the client's pressing needs for contract talent management. With this collaboration, the client can expect more savings and better access to the most valuable talent categories, while maintaining full compliance."
About MBO Partners
MBO Partners (http://www.mbopartners.com) makes it safe and easy for independent contractors and their clients to work together. As an Independent Contractor Engagement Specialist (ICES), MBO Partners uses their proprietary MyBizOfficeÆ technology to offer independent contractor engagement, payrolling, and 1099 risk mitigation to the world's largest organizations. Thousands of independent contractors, SOW consultants, and freelancers choose MBO Partners to be their Portable Employer of Record (PER) service, which gives them a business operations platform, a financial infrastructure, and access to group benefits.
About Atrium Staffing
Founded in 1995, Atrium Staffing (http://www.atriumstaff.com) trademarked the Applicant-Centric Philosophyô, the practice of investing in contingent talent with resources, technology and worker benefits. This strategy drives client satisfaction through a highly engaged and motivated Atrium Associate. Atrium has advanced from the premier woman-owned staffing supplier in the Northeast to a workforce solution supplier nationwide. Atrium is a diversity Managed Service Provider for many Fortune 100 companies in the staffing, payrolling and outsourcing categories. Atrium Staffing is headquartered in New York City and has regional offices in New Jersey and Massachusetts.