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BX3 Capital: Remote working is about geographic diversity and trust

Our guest today is Kyle Asman, founding partner of BX3 Capital, a business advisory firm headquartered in New York, knows a bit about charting his own path. After graduating from university in 2017 and a few stints at global financial powerbrokers such as Goldman Sachs and Duff & Phelps, he co-founded BX3 which has grown from a niche startup for companies looking to break into the blockchain and cryptocurrency space into a full-fledged service provider for companies looking for fundraising,...

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

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 companies are always on the lookout for eager, skilled employees. But much of the time those two parties aren’t able to come together because of geographical distanc...

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

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 opened our doors in 2013. From web design and maintenance to social media posts to SEO content to on-the-ground last-minute help with event coordination and operation of o...

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

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 immense learning experience but once the recession hit, the company decided to lay off the marketing department. I lost the best job I ever had but I was determined to turn the...

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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...