MBO estimates that the independent workforce stands at 16 million in the United States
Most IT solution providers understand the value of independent contractors. If they aren't working as one themselves, they often use these contractors and consultants to bulk out their rosters without adding the cost and liability of bringing on extra full-time workers. Now a recent survey by MBO Partners, a firm that specializes in acting as a consultant for the consultants shows how much the trend of self-employment has grown. MBO surveyed over 1700 independent and regular full-time employee workers to capture these findings.
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