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When Your Office is Outdoors: Julie Singh on full-time travel and remote work

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 Julie Singh, Co-founder, TripOutside. Julie, outdoor adventures are appealing to digital nomads who work and travel. Did you have this in mind when introducing remote work/ work from home policy at your company? My husband Reet and I founded TripOutside  in 2017 out of a shared enthusiasm for outdoor adventure a...

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James Chittenden on how to gig your way to freedom

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 James Chittenden, Founder, One Click Advisor. James, your company specializes in services for entrepreneurs. Why do you hire gig workers and freelancers? Freelancers built our business. The fact that we all have had other jobs and businesses during the process makes us all “freelancers” by definition. A g...

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BX3 Capital: Remote working is about geographic diversity and trust

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 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...

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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...