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Hybrid Approach: Why Transcription Outsourcing hires both employees and freelancers

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 Ben Walker, CEO, Transcription Outsourcing Ben, many transcription companies work on a project basis and there are times when there is lots of work. Is this the reason why you hire gig workers and freelancers?  It’s way more cost-effective to hire freelancers to do our transcription work, and it is the nature of the bus

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In 100 Years: Will the majority of workers be self-employed?

Stacy Caprio, Founder, Growth Marketing. Stacy, why do you hire gig workers and freelancers? Is it due to industry specifics, time utilization or something else? Hiring gig workers is much cheaper than hiring a full-time employee, because you don't have to pay someone 40 hours a week for an indefinite amount of time, and you don't have to pay benefits including health insurance and employer taxes. It makes it possible to hire someone for a one- or two-hour task without taking on a huge

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The Brutal Efficiency of the Gig Economy Relies on a Symbiotic Relationship

Gregory A. Hearing is a shareholder at GrayRobinson where he has focused his law practice on management labor and employment for his entire career. He represents local and national management clients in a variety of matters before courts, arbitrators, and state and federal administrative agencies. He also serves on the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar and previously served as its Chair. Gregory, why do companies hire gig workers and freelancers? The

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Exposure Ninja: When the world is your talent pool

 Charlie Marchant, General Manager, Exposure Ninja. Charlie, most digital marketing agencies work on a project basis although some clients may opt to a subscription model. Did industry specifics have an impact on your decision to introduce remote work/ work from home policy at your company? We're a digital marketing agency for SMBs. Exposure Ninja originally started as a small office based in Nottingham, but as our team started to expand, we decided to test remote working. We quickly

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Talent Diversity: Why hiring freelancers is paramount to the creative industry

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 Matthew Fischman, Founder and Creative Director at Har Har Creative. Matthew, the creative industry went through many changes in the last decade. The retainer model that was so common in the past is rare nowadays. How did these industrywide changes impact your decision to hire gig workers and freelancers? As a creative marketing a