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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; ...

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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MBO Partners® and Taxfyle Announce Partnership to Streamline Tax Filing Process for Independent Contractors

MBO Partners®, the nation’s largest provider of business services for independent contractors, today announced a partnership with Taxfyle to provide MBO’s robust network for independent professionals year-round complete tax care, from consultations to filings at special rates.

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U.S. Independent Workforce Remains Strong, According to MBO Partner’s 8th Annual State of Independence in America Report

The independent workforce is strong, mature and evolving amidst the overall U.S. economy’s solid growth, according to MBO Partners, the nation’s largest provider of business services and tools to the self-employed and companies who engage them. The company today released its 2018 State of Independence in America Report, the country’s longest-running end-to-end study of the…

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Companies Under Pressure to Attract Highly-Skilled Independent Professionals, According to MBO Partner’s 2018 Client of Choice Study

Today’s businesses must compete in a “war for talent” to attract and retain top contingent labor, according to a new report from MBO Partners®, the leading provider of independent workforce solutions. The Client of Choice report is the only survey of its kind examining how and why independent professionals pick the clients with whom they…

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MBO Partners® and PeopleTicker Announce Partnership for Labor Rates and Benchmarking

PeopleTicker, the global standard for real-time market labor rate data and MBO Partners®, the nation’s largest provider of business services for the independent workforce, announced today a partnership to provide MBO’s enterprise clients and independent professionals with direct access to PeopleTicker’s third party labor rate information. PeopleTicker and MBO Partners to provide clients and independent…

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MBO Partners Expands Leadership Team to Support the Growing Demand of its Offerings to Independent Talent

Linda Mann to serve as senior vice president for new business unit; Chris Mack to create new role as chief financial officer HERNDON, VA – December 5, 2017 – MBO Partners®, the nation’s largest provider of business services and tools for the self-employed, today announced that Linda Mann will join as a senior vice president,…

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More Than Half of the U.S. Workforce Will Be Independent Over the Next Decade, Predicts MBO Partners

Industry Expert Illuminates Independent Workforce Landscape in 2027, Including Impact of Automation and Growing Skills Gap MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. WORKFORCE WILL BE INDEPENDENT OVER NEXT DECADE, PREDICTS MBO PARTNERS Industry Expert Illuminates Independent Workforce Landscape in 2027, Including Impact of Automation and Growing Skills Gap HERNDON, VA – September 19, 2017 – More…

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MBO Partners Furthers Commitment to Direct Sourcing Through New Restful API Integration

MBO Partners, the foremost provider of enterprise-grade solutions for the independent workforce, announced today that it has completed the beta stage of a new API integration with a leading services procurement provider as part of MBO’s efforts to power real-time direct sourcing of independent professionals. The integration enables enterprises to engage in direct sourcing without…

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