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Remote team versus In-house team: Which one is easier to manage?

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 Jennifer Farris, Chief People Officer at Terminal. Jennifer, sourcing top talent is a challenge especially when it comes to rare skills. Is this the reason for introducing remote work/ work from home policy at your company? There are engineers all over the world seeking meaningful work at interesting companies, and those com...

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Reliable Performance: Freelancers see you as a client, not as an employer

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 Tasia Duske, CEO of Museum Hack Tasia, organizing events and team buildings may require lots of contingent workers over a short period of time. Is this the rationale for hiring gig workers and freelancers?  We love hiring gig and freelance workers at The Great Guac Off and Museum Hack and have done so since we first ope...

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Lifestyle Freedom: How MonetizeMore turned its remote workforce into a competitive advantage

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 Kean Graham, CEO&Founder, MonetizeMore. Kean, Industry 4.0 continues to cut jobs and I know that some time ago you lost your job, too. Why did you introduce a remote work policy at your company? I originally fell in love with the online industry when working for a large online classified network. The job was an imm...

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Thoughtful Working: Why Hotwire encourages remote working to stimulate productivity

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 Fiona Chilcott, Chief People & Culture Officer at Hotwire. Fiona, although millennials claim that remote work is the future, some companies like IBM and Yahoo revised their work from home policies. Why did you introduce remote work/work from home policy at your company? At Hotwire, we practice what we call “Thought...

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Gig Economy: Make Your Money on Your Own Terms

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 Delmar Johnson, HR Consultant and Startup/Small Business Owner of HR Brain for Hire™.  In this role, Delmar partners with startups and small to mid-size business owners to develop their HR infrastructure through the development of process and systems, compliance measures and team development. Prior to founding HR...