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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, b...

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Remote Bob: Remote Work is About Smooth Integration and Controlled Supervision

Our guest today is Barbara Krecak, an entrepreneur passionate about operations and business development. She is Director of Remote Bob – a  company connecting busy London leaders with a high-quality, affordable remote workforce from Croatia. Barbara was the youngest columnist in Croatian magazine “Entrepreneur“ and the youngest Cotrugli Business School Executive MBA graduate. Barbara, what do you think about remote work? Is adopting a remote working concept a viable alt...

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NonprofitMegaphone: An All-remote Company Empowering Non-Profits

Our guest today is Grant Hensel, CEO, NonprofitMegaphone. Grant, lots of startups leverage remote work and freelancers at the very beginning to save costs. Is this the case with NonprofitMegaphone, too? When I started NonprofitMegaphone, I structured our work environment to be fully remote. Since we were such a small company at the beginning, I knew that we would not be able to afford rent and utilities so creating a 100% remote environment was immediately very attractive to us.  T...

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May Freelancers Juggling Multiple Clients Bring a Fresh Perspective?

Our guest today is Rachael Bozsik,  a keynote speaker and thought leadership coach supporting female entrepreneurs. Rachael, hiring freelancers is still seen as risky by many entrepreneurs, especially early on. Why did you decide to rely on gig workers? We have great experience hiring freelancers and the success is credited to strategically recruiting individuals who view their gig work as a creative outlet from their nine to five careers. Freelance work supports them to pur...

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Hiring for Startups: Why is It Critical to Get the Recruitment Right?

Our guest today is MARTIN SANDHU, Founder and Owner of NUOM. Martin, as a start-up founder, what is the biggest challenge you have faced as of day one? In my experience, it’s about knowing the right areas to invest in and this comes from doing your homework. As a leader, you can’t become complacent because markets can change so quickly. It’s crucial you read around your industry; get to know your competitors, trends and how the market has shifted in the past. Kn...