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Leading the next
way of working.

MBO Partners makes it easier for enterprises and top independent professionals to work together, delivering innovative solutions that enable both organizations and talent to thrive in the independent economy.


Advancing the interests of all

We empower both sides of the independent workforce economy by creating a bridge between independent professionals and enterprise organizations.


Driving change on the ground

Our innovative solutions are informed by the real needs of the enterprise organizations and independent professionals we support, and are optimized to fuel their growth and success.


Leading the Charge

We're committed to delivering new ideas that challenge workforce norms and keep the independent economy moving forward.

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Get projects with top companies

Join our independent consulting jobs marketplace to get projects with premier enterprises including Cisco, Salesforce, Siemens, MUFG Union Bank, Entergy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Hewlett Packard, and KPMG.


Grow and scale your business

Attract enterprise-level projects, scale your business, and achieve your career goals with step-by-step guidance through the constantly changing independent market.


Get to work faster and easier

MBO's platform allows you to find work and onboard faster with large enterprises and provides solutions and support throughout your entire client engagement experience.

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"At MBO, we create solutions that give enterprises the tools they need to compete while also helping independent professionals succeed during challenging times.”

- Bryan Peña, Chief of Market Strategy


MBO Partners

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 platform and 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.



How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

By understanding the talent engagement lifecycle, organizations can minimize risk, reduce costs, boost efficiency, and increase the ROI of their independent workforce programs. Learn three ways to successfully work with independent talent.


2020 State of Independence

Our 10th annual State of Independence report provides insights and analysis of the independent workforce, including the trends, behaviors, and needs of this entrepreneurial sector of the American workforce. Discover the top 10 trends that matter, listen to our podcast, and meet some of the thousands of people on our platform that choose to work independently.


Certified Self-Employed

Innovation within the American workplace has outpaced the evolution of laws and rules, creating regulatory gaps on issues ranging from independent contractor compliance to guaranteed worker protections. MBO has proposed a modern solution—the Certified Self-Employed worker (CSE)—to address these issues and remove the risks associated with hiring independent talent.


Pursue Open Innovation

Use our crowdsourcing platform MindSumo to tap into the power of more than 500,000 problem solvers to expand upon your toughest business issues. Then, connect on the MBO platform to fulfill project needs. Our latest acquisition allows enterprises to go from concept to execution seamlessly within the MBO ecosystem.


Want More Expert Tips and Resources?


Independent Contractors vs. Employees: 10 Differences You Need to Know

Laws, tests, and definitions of what differentiates independent contractors from employees are full of nuances and exceptions. With the constant small tweaks and adjustments to laws and varying tests from different government agencies, it can be difficult to keep things straight.


How to Write a Scope of Work

Learn how to write a Scope of Work for consulting services and 8 items that should be included. Access sample Scopes of Work and tips and strategies for writing an SOW for any industry or client.


Our Company

“In the competitive marketplace for talent, it’s important that Premier’s workforce solutions align with our aims to find, engage and retain the most qualified professionals, who bring to life Premier’s mission to improve the health of our communities. We look forward to our partnership with MBO Partners."

- Dan Takah, Vice President Talent Acquisition and Contingent Workforce Management, Premier, Inc.

Our State of Independence in America research is the longest-running and most robust research report on the independent economy. Conducted annually since 2011, our report includes analysis of more than 21,000 in-depth surveys from independent workers.


How to reduce the risk of worker misclassification

Worker misclassification is complex with no straightforward solution. Avoid the negative consequences of worker misclassification by following these 4 steps.


Find your ideal bill rate

Deciding on how much to charge can be a challenge. With the MBO Bill Rate Calculator, you can quickly identify costs and determine a fair, yet profitable, bill rate for your services.


Get your next independent consulting project through MBO's marketplace

Get projects with top companies looking for skilled, experienced independent talent.