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Reconfiguring the workspace: What digital nomads really want

Digital Journal covers MBO Partner's State of Independence in America research.

MBO Press Releases

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Enquire AI Launches Knowledge Discovery Software Lumina; Secures Investment and Partnership from Leading Direct Sourcing Platform MBO Partners

Lumina, the world’s first AI-powered knowledge discovery platform, is now available for enterprise use ASHBURN, VA – December 6, 2022​ – Enquire AI is proud to announce the formal launch of its Lumina software platform as the centerpiece of its partnership with MBO Partners, the leading platform for direct talent sourcing. Lumina is the first…

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

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

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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MBO In the News

MBO is featured regularly in respected resources, such as Forbes, Spend Matters, Fast Company and Inc.  Learn more about how MBO is making a positive impact on the independent workforce economy.

Reconfiguring the workspace: What digital nomads really want

Digital Journal covers MBO Partner’s State of Independence in America research.

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Protect U.S. Farmland & Why Union Jobs Are Declining

Gabriella Hoffman covers MBO Partner’s State of Independence in America research.

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It’s riskier to work for someone else other than yourself

Hendersonville Standard covers MBO Partner’s State of Independence in America research.

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Boiler Plate

MBO Partners delivers solutions that make it safer and easier for enterprise organizations and top independent professionals to work together. Through its proprietary platform, MBO has built a comprehensive workforce ecosystem that fuels both sides of the independent economy. MBO strengthens relationships, minimizes risk, and maximizes value for its clients. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. To learn more, visit mbopartners.com.

About Us

For more than 20 years, MBO Partners has been delivering solutions that make it safer and easier for enterprise organizations and independent professionals to work together. We've built a unique, dual-sided ecosystem comprising many of the most prominent enterprise organizations and the world's largest community of independent professional talent. This gives MBO unmatched insight and hands-on experience with the real needs of both sides of the independent economy. It also enables us to continually strengthen relationships, minimize risk, and maximize value for our clients.
At MBO, we are committed to uncovering and advancing new ideas and solutions that challenge workforce norms. We use a combination of our experience, thought leadership, research and advocacy to create premier independent workforce programs that span the engagement lifecycle, ensure legal compliance, and scale to our clients' needs. Our hallmark research, the State of Independence in America study, is the longest-running and most robust research report on the independent economy. It helps fuel our products and services, which we design to meet independents' specific needs and enterprises' rigorous standards. It solidifies our position at the forefront of the independent economy and helps us consistently advance the next way of working.

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Media Inquiries

MBO regularly provides research data, insights on workforce trends, and interviews with industry leaders to the press and major news publications.