The Big Advantages of Becoming Independent

independence-sign-MBO-Dave PuttAccording to the latest research, by 2018 close to 40 million people will be working as independent contractors or consultants in the United States.

There’s no denying that the economy – and even more so, the current workforce – is changing, and fast. More and more people are becoming independents, especially experienced workers who are realizing their level of skill, breadth of knowledge and market value outsize their current or past positions.

So, have you considered if independence is the right step for you?

In this Master Class, MBO Partners Vice President of Consultant & Client Services Dave Putt and guest Rolf Kleiner of Renatus Partners discussed the many advantages of making the transition to independence, and how to do it. 

This recording is a must for any in-role executive, recent retiree, or other business professional who would like to know how to get on the path to a successful work-for-yourself career.

Here’s what some of the attendees of the live event had to say:

“It’s empowering and encouraging.”
“Good guidance and helpful tips for success.”
“It gives good foundation information on one who is contemplating on stepping out on their own.”


Dave Putt

Dave Putt

Dave Putt has been with MBO Partners since 2000. He is responsible for leading the business development of the company’s core customer – the self-employed professional. He also leads the business development of our Client Services team, which offers independent contractor engagement programs to companies wishing to quickly and easily engage their independent contractors through MBO Partners.

Before joining MBO, Putt served in managerial positions with HCL James Martin, Butler Technology Solutions and Solution Technologies, Inc. He has more than 20 years’ experience in strategic management, corporate development and software.


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1 Reply to "The Big Advantages of Becoming Independent"

  • David Perez
    October 11, 2015 (4:52 am)

    I would like to listen to more about the actual process