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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 ...

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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Independent Workers in the U.S. Continue to Climb

An in-depth look at the 2017 State of Independence in America Report from MBO Partners. This is the longest running end-to-end look at the American independent workforce. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenny Wang 202-379-0826 jwang@rhstrategic.com   NUMBER OF INDEPENDENT WORKERS IN THE U.S. CONTINUES STEADY CLIMB, ACCORDING TO MBO PARTNERS’ 7TH ANNUAL STATE OF INDEPENDENCE…

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MBO Partners Announces Major Growth Investment from Primus Capital

This minority investment further propels the company’s ability to deliver innovative solutions to the independent workforce and the enterprises that engage these services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Horowitz 202-379-0546 shorowitz@rhstrategic.com MBO PARTNERS ANNOUNCES MAJOR GROWTH INVESTMENT FROM PRIMUS CAPITAL This minority investment further propels the company’s ability to deliver innovative solutions to the independent…

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MBO Partners Chosen as 50 to Watch by Spend Matters

“It’s difficult — and getting even more so — to make Spend Matters’ 50/50 lists, and we’re thrilled MBO Partners made it onto the 2017 Spend Matters 50 to Watch list,” said Jason Busch, founder and head of strategy at Spend Matters. “This list is the product of intense, debate, discussion and refinement each year…

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MBO Partners Announces Release of MBO Connect 2.0, to Enhance Industry-Leading Preferred Talent Network and Direct Sourcing Product for Engaging Independent Workers

MBO Connect 2.0 provides a streamlined user experience and expanded client base within the preferred talent network FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenny Wang (202) 379-0826 jwang@rhstrategic.com     MBO Partners Announces Release of MBO Connect 2.0, to Enhance Industry-Leading Preferred Talent Network and Direct Sourcing Product for Engaging Independent Workers  MBO ConnectTM 2.0 provides a…

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MBO Partners Releases Sixth Annual Study on America’s Independent Workforce

The 2016 State of Independence Report finds that today’s independent workers are among the nation’s most highly skilled, in-demand, and well-compensated professionals. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Dolmatch (212) 784-5709 mdolmatch@groupgordon.com   MBO Partners Releases Sixth Annual Study on America’s Independent Workforce The 2016 State of Independence Report finds that today’s independent workers are among…

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MBO Partners Proposes Modernization of Independent Workforce Regulations with new “Certified Self-Employed” Designation

The nation’s largest provider of services for independent contractors proposes a national designation to simplify worker classification for America’s growing independent contractor workforce. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Dolmatch (212) 784-5709 mdolmatch@groupgordon.com MBO Partners Proposes Modernization of Independent Workforce Regulations with new “Certified Self-Employed” Designation The nation’s largest provider of services for independent contractors proposes…

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MBO Partners Launches International Expansion Initiative

MBO Partners has announced a new international sales and service delivery strategy based on a network of qualified Member Firms. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Dolmatch (212) 784-5709 mdolmatch@groupgordon.com MBO Partners Launches International Expansion Initiative HERNDON, VA – April 7, 2016 – MBO Partners, the largest and most experienced provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, today…

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MBO Partners Hires Independent Workforce Solutions Design Expert John Dahlberg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Dolmatch (212) 784-5709 mdolmatch@groupgordon.com MBO Partners Hires Independent Workforce Solutions Design Expert John Dahlberg  HERNDON, VA – March 17, 2016 – MBO Partners, the largest and most experienced provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, today announced the hire of John Dahlberg as Vice President of Solutions Design. In this role,…

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MBO Partners Launches MBO Connect™: a Private Talent Network to Directly Source Independent Workers

This pilot launch brings proven independent talent to managers’ fingertips safely and easily FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Dolmatch (212) 784-5709 mdolmatch@groupgordon.com MBO Partners Launches MBO Connect™: a Private Talent Network to Directly Source Independent Workers This pilot launch brings proven independent talent to managers’ fingertips safely and easily HERNDON, VA – October 15, 2015…

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MBO Partners Hires Expert Contract Workforce Executive John Piazza

MBO Partners announces the hiring of Senior Vice President John Piazza to lead the Solutions Delivery team. A strategic and entrepreneurial executive, Piazza brings nearly two decades of experience in the contract workforce industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Payroll and Independent Contractor Compliance Services unit of Randstad…

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MBO Partners Named to the 2015 Staffing Industry Analysts Largest Human Cloud Platforms in the World List

MBO named 5th largest Human Cloud platform by SIA. HERNDON, VA – August 18, 2015 – MBO Partners announced today that Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) has named MBO to its 2015 Largest Human Cloud Platforms List. MBO ranks fifth worldwide in the broader Human Cloud category as measured by the volume of services delivered through its online Business…

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Top Workforce Industry and Business Development Executive Joins MBO Partners

Bob Lucas will drive growth in new business relationships as Senior Vice President of Business Development. HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – June 2, 2015) – MBO Partners, the largest and most experienced provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, today announced the addition of Bob Lucas to the company’s executive team. In his new role as Senior Vice President of…

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MBO Partners Hires World-Class Product Management and Technology Executive Team

Team will deliver enterprise clients and independent workers a suite of SaaS products that makes it safe and easy to work together. HERNDON, VA –May 19, 2015– MBO Partners, the largest and most experienced provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, today announced the addition of two key hires to lead its technology product management and development…

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MBO Partners Highlights Key Characteristics of Independent Workers in the On-Demand Economy

MBO Partners released a new proprietary report on independent workers generating revenue in the on-demand workplace. HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – Apr 21, 2015) – MBO Partners, the leader in the $250 billion and growing independent consulting sector in America, today released a new proprietary report on independent workers generating revenue in the on-demand workplace. Independent Workers and…

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2015: The Year an Easier and Safer Self-Employed Workforce Comes into Focus

MBO Partners points to four factors that make 2015 a key pivot point for the future of work. HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 22, 2014) –  MBO Partners — the first to forecast a future independent majority in the U.S. workforce — draws on four years of national research to predict that 2015 will be the year…

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MBO Partners is Recognized as Largest Provider of U.S. Independent Contractor Compliance and Engagement Services

In a multi-billion dollar market, MBO Partners leads the industry in the U.S., affirming the need for a strong, credible infrastructure to support engaging independent contractor talent. HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – Dec 16, 2014) – For the second year in a row, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) has recognized MBO Partners as the largest provider of U.S. independent contractor…

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Top 3 Workforce Predictions for 2014

2014 Will Be the Year of ‘BYOW’ as Companies and Workers Evolve Their Relationship, Approaches and Mindset About the Future of Work HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – December 16, 2013) – MBO Partners, the leader in the $250-billion and growing independent consulting sector in America, offers insight on the top three trends that will shape the American…

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MBO Partners Recognized as Largest Independent Contractor Management Company in U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts

In a multi-billion dollar market, MBO Partners stands out as largest and most experienced provider of support for enterprises that engage pools of independent contractor talent. Herndon, VA. August 14, 2013. MBO Partners, the leader in the $250 billion and growing independent consulting category, today announced the companyís Enterprise Solutions division has been recognized as…

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MBO Partners Appoints First Independent Consultant Advisory Board

Seven-member board helps category leader bring new benefits to broader consulting marketplace. HERNDON, VA. September 25, 2012– MBO Partners, the leader in the $250-billion and growing independent consulting sector in America, today announced the appointment of 7 independent professionals to form a new Independent Consulting Executive Board (ICEB).Serving in an advisory capacity, the ICEBís mission…

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IQNavigator and MBO Partners Team Up On Independent Contractor Compliance

DENVER, CO — May 10, 2010 — IQNavigator, Inc., a leading provider of solutions that help global companies manage spending on contract workers and outside services, today announced a partnership with MBO Partners. This alliance will enhance IQNavigator’s offering by providing its clients with easy access to the resources required to engage and manage the…

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Consortium Launches TMGov.org, the Human Capital Management Portal for Government

With the release of TMGov.org, government HR leaders gain a comprehensive resource for research, webcasts, and tools designed to improve recruiting, engagement, retention, staffing, and independent contractor management. The Portal for Talent Management in Government is produced by a Consortium of organizations including the Center for Human Capital Innovation and MBO Partners. Herndon, VA (Vocus/PRWEB…

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Aberdeen Group Study Proves IC Compliance Results of Independent Contractor Engagement Specialist (ICES) Model

Herndon, VA (Vocus) December 16, 2009 — Contingent labor is a reliable strategy to overcome tough economic times. However, with recovery on the horizon, enterprises must ensure they are mitigating the risks, in particular with regard to the use of independent contractors, according to a new report by Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE:HHS). The…

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