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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, ...

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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Study: Is Digital Nomadism the New Work Non-Negotiable?

ASHBURN, VA – October 19, 2022 –A new study from MBO Partners® shows that digital nomadism is the number one work trend that employers can no longer ignore. Digital nomadism, a term referencing workers who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that allows them to travel and work remotely, has grown by 131% from the pre-pandemic…

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MBO Partners stands with the people of Ukraine

We stand with the people of Ukraine and remain committed to our policy to not do business with Russia. MBO has taken the following actions to support our contract workers and enterprise organizations at this time: Geographic sanctions do not prohibit you from working with contractors in Ukraine while on MBO Partners projects, but MBO…

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MBO Partners® Receives Certification to ISO 9001 Standards

ISO 9001:2015 issued to MBO Partners after demonstrated ability to meet customer, statutory, and regulatory standards   MBO Partners, the leading deep job platform designed for enterprise and independent contractor use, announced today it has obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification.  “MBO Partners is proud to have achieved ISO 9001 certification in its first year of trying,” said…

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U.S. Sees Sharpest Rise in Independent Workforce in More Than 50 Years

MBO Partners latest data report shows record-breaking growth in number of independent workers from 38 million in 2020 to over 51 million in 2021 AUSTIN, TX – December 7, 2021​ – MBO Partners released its 11th Annual State of Independence in America report, the country’s longest-running end-to-end study of the American independent workforce. In the…

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First Ever Sizing Study Reveals 7.1 Million Americans Participate in the Creator Economy, Earning Money from Platforms Like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram

-New research from MBO Partners shows that 7.1 million creators earn income from their work; the creator economy is 75% Millennial and Gen Z self-employed workers, 63% of whom work only part time in the creator space. AUSTIN, TX – November 16, 2021​ –A new study from ​MBO Partners® shows that 2021 is the year…

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The Great Realization: New Data Shows Dramatic Surge in Freelance Workers

-MBO Partners’ 11th Annual State of Independence in America report shows that the number of independent workers grew to over 51 million in 2021, an unprecedented 34% growth in a single year -This wave of new independents is being led by women (55%) and the younger generation (68% are Gen Z or Millennials).   ASHBURN, VA…

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MBO Partners® Announces New CFO to Advance Platform and Fuel Growth

Company adds fintech and SaaS expert, Eric Dutcher to executive team HERNDON, VA – July 27, 2021 – MBO Partners, a deep job platform powering relationships between independent professionals and enterprise organizations, today announced that Eric Dutcher will join the company as Chief Financial Officer.  “Eric’s expertise in SaaS and long track record of driving…

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New Data Shows Independent Work Is A ‘Force to Be Reckoned With​’

MBO Partners’ 10th Annual State of Independence in America report shows that COVID-19 has shaken but not destroyed the resilience of independent workers; 48% are doing ok financially while 32% are living comfortably— hiving and nomadism are top strategies to survive and thrive in the new world of work  HERNDON, VA – December 9, 2020​ – The COVID-19 pandemic…

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Independent Workforce Platform MBO Partners® Expands to the United Kingdom and Ireland via Acquisition

Demonstrating a commitment to the future of work globally, these acquisitions enable leading enterprises to seamlessly source, engage and manage independent professionals and microbusinesses across borders.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  HERNDON, VA – November 10, 2020 – MBO Partners®, the leading platform for independent professionals, today announced that it has acquired MBO Partners Limited, UK and Ireland-based affiliates of MBO Partners.   Leveraging the proven model of international consultancies, MBO Partners has expanded its platform capabilities by acquiring its licensees…

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MBO Partners® Acquires Open Innovation Platform MindSumo, Inc.

As businesses compete to stay relevant in a post-COVID economy, MindSumo’s crowdsourcing technology ensures that companies capture real-time results and benefits.   Herndon, VA,– September 29, 2020 – MBO Partners® announced today that is has reached an agreement to acquire MindSumo, Inc., an open innovation platform based out of Durham, N.C.    The MindSumo innovation platform allows businesses to crowdsource breakthrough ideas and insights by posting online “challenges.” A community of 500,000 Millennial and Gen Z users submit solutions in…

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Our Commitment to Equality and Opportunity for All

To Our Independent Professionals, Our corporate belief system begins with the tenet of living by the Golden Rule—treating others as you wish to be treated. The Golden Rule guides us in our commitment to fight against racism and bias in all its forms. We also believe in communication with candor and with empathy. If we do not…

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MBO Partners® Retained by Premier Inc. to Advance the Future of Work

Herndon, VA,– March 16, 2020 – MBO Partners®, a platform providing innovative workforce solutions connecting forward thinking enterprises and high impact talent, announces today that they have been retained by Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, to create a next–generation talent solution.    Premier will use the MBO platform to manage the full range of talent it engages, which includes healthcare, technology, supply chain and marketing professionals. This partnership will…

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MBO Partners Expands Leadership Team with the Addition of New Chief Technology Officer Josh Wright

Herndon, VA,– March 4, 2020 – MBO Partners, the largest provider of independent workforce solutions, announced today that Josh Wright will join the company as Chief Technology Officer. Effectively immediately, Wright will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer, where he will lead the company’s overall technology strategy to improve customer experience and related service…

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MBO Partners Joins the World Economic Forum in The Charter of Principles for Good Platform Work Initiative

Herndon, VA,– January 17, 2020 – MBO Partners, the leading provider of independent workforce solutions, today announces today that it has partnered with other platform companies – Cabify, Deliveroo, Grab, Postmates, and Uber – through the World Economic Forum to create The Charter of Principles for Good Platform Work and The Promise of Platform Work:…

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MBO Partners Joins SIA’s Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) Program

Mountain View, California – September 17, 2019 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has announced that MBO Partners®, a leading contingent workforce solutions provider, has become the newest partner in its Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) training and accreditation program. The CCWP program is designed for HR, procurement,…

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Miles Everson, Former PwC Global Advisory and Consulting Leader, Joins MBO Partners as Chief Executive Officer

MILES EVERSON, FORMER  PwC GLOBAL ADVISORY AND CONSULTING LEADER, JOINS MBO PARTNERS AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER This appointment pairs together one of the most successful leaders in the professional services industry with the leading online platform of independent professionals and the future of work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HERNDON, VA – July 17, 2019 – MBO Partners,…

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Independent Professionals Feel More Financially Secure Than Ever, According to MBO’s 2019 State of Independence Report

INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONALS FEEL MORE FINANCIALLY SECURE THAN EVER, ACCORDING TO MBO’S 2019 STATE OF INDEPENDENCE REPORT Independent Millennials Report Confidence in Career Path, Continue Growing as an Economic Powerhouse HERNDON, VA. – June 18, 2019 – As the U.S. economy continues to grow, the independent workforce is happy, financially secure and maturing, according to MBO…

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Contingent Workforce Program Game Changers to be Recognized

MBO Partners Joins SIA in Honoring Industry Professionals Mountain View, California – May 15, 2019 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has announced its second annual Contingent Workforce (CW) Program Game Changers list. The list recognizes individuals – professionals working in contingent workforce management roles around the globe…

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MBO Partners: Leading the Next Way of Working

Hello! If you’re visiting our website today, you’ll likely notice that we look a little different. Our new branding and the new MBOPartners.com reflects our commitment to leading the next way of working, something MBO Partners has believed in and championed since our founding more than 20 years ago. We’d love to walk you through it….

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MBO Partners Expands Leadership Team With the Addition of Contract Workforce Expert Bryan Peña

MBO Partners®, the largest provider of independent workforce innovation and solutions for the world’s leading enterprises, announced today that Bryan Peña will join as senior vice president and chief of market strategy in early March.

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Afternoon Coffee: Corcentric Gets $200 Million Investment; MBO Partners and Taxfyle Join Forces

Spend Matters reports on MBO Partners’ recent partnership with Taxfyle.

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