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Workplace Flexibility Boosts Remote Teams’ Loyalty

Our guest today is Chris Lacinak, President of AVP. Chris, many software companies work on a project basis. Is this why you decided to introduce remote work at AVP? Remote work initially came about at AVP in a couple of different ways that were the result of seizing the opportunity. The first was a shakeup in our software engineering team, which was originally based out of New York City. We found ourselves with a large project and the need to bring in a new team in order to be able to take it

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Is Talent Diversity the Biggest Advantage of Remote Working Arrangements?

Our guest today is Matt Secrist, the COO and Co-Founder of BKA Content, an online content writing service. BKA Content hires hundreds of remote workers from all over the U.S. and has been featured as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Utah as well as on the Inc. 5000. Over the last decade, Matt has been involved directly in establishing the hiring process for remote workers in multiple positions within the company, from executives, account managers and developers to writers and editors. M

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Remote Workers Tend to Stay With a Job Longer Than In-office Employees

Our guest today is Jana Gouchev, Esq. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York City, concentrating on intellectual property law. Jana was formerly in the corporate department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Pryor Cashman. Her main areas of practice are intellectual property, corporate law, and start-ups. Jana handles everything from strategic business formation to employee matters, stock options, partnership agreements, par

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5 Things That Could Be Hindering Your Job Search

Looking for a job can be extremely challenging, and there are tons of different factors that go into determining whether your job search is going to be successful or not.  While the U.S. unemployment rate was at one of its lowest at 3.6% in October 2019, changes in corporate culture and trends in the market mean that there are still hundreds of thousands of Americans who are looking for work. If you haven't had any luck so far, then here are some things that might be hindering your

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Hiring Freelancers: Project-based Versus Time-based Engagement Model

Our guest today is Jim Barnish, Managing Partner, Morgan Hill Partners. Jim, lots of companies hire freelancers to complete short -term projects. Is this valid for Morgan Hill Partners, too? The strength of gig workers and freelancers is in bringing in the right person, at the right time to complete a specified project at hand that our team has need of in the short-term. The biggest trigger event for us hiring a freelancer is when we have a quick turnaround time for a repeatable project, but i