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May Freelancers Juggling Multiple Clients Bring a Fresh Perspective?

Our guest today is Rachael Bozsik,  a keynote speaker and thought leadership coach supporting female entrepreneurs. Rachael, hiring freelancers is still seen as risky by many entrepreneurs, especially early on. Why did you decide to rely on gig workers? We have great experience hiring freelancers and the success is credited to strategically recruiting individuals who view their gig work as a creative outlet from their nine to five careers. Freelance work supports them to pur...

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Hiring for Startups: Why is It Critical to Get the Recruitment Right?

Our guest today is MARTIN SANDHU, Founder and Owner of NUOM. Martin, as a start-up founder, what is the biggest challenge you have faced as of day one? In my experience, it’s about knowing the right areas to invest in and this comes from doing your homework. As a leader, you can’t become complacent because markets can change so quickly. It’s crucial you read around your industry; get to know your competitors, trends and how the market has shifted in the past. Kn...

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#1 Reason for Companies to Hire Remotely in the Future

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers. Our guest today is Dmytro Okunyev, the Founder of Chanty - a simple AI-powered team chat. This powerful and free Slack alternative is aimed to increase team productivity and improve communication at work. Dmytro, many founders believe that in-office teams are easier to manage. Why did you opt for a hybrid of in-office and remote teams? While...

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Is It Easier For an All-remote Company to Tap Into a Diverse Talent Pool?

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers. Our guest today is Fredrik Thomassen, the co-founder and CEO of Superside, a Sam Altman and Slack-backed company that's building a new labor market for global design talent. Fredrik, why did you introduce remote work policy at Superside? Since we opened our doors in 2016, we have built our entire platform to support a global remote workforce....

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Can you hire an all-remote team using freelance platforms only?

The ‘’Gig Economy’’ series sheds light on the future of work and the pros and cons of hiring freelancers and gig workers. Our guest today is Kevin Zhang of Kreator Consulting who runs a very successful $20M eCommerce business employing more than 50 remote workers. Kevin, why did you opt to run an all-remote company? I started my business as a 22-year-old with $3,000. Back then, I had just graduated from college with no prior entrepreneurship experience. Nevertheless...