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Remote Workers Tend to Stay With a Job Longer Than In-office Employees

Our guest today is Jana Gouchev, Esq. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York City, concentrating on intellectual property law. Jana was formerly in the corporate department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Pryor Cashman. Her main areas of practice are intellectual property, corporate law, and start-ups. Jana handles everything from strategic business formation to employee matters, stock options, partnership agreements, par...

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5 Things That Could Be Hindering Your Job Search

Looking for a job can be extremely challenging, and there are tons of different factors that go into determining whether your job search is going to be successful or not.  While the U.S. unemployment rate was at one of its lowest at 3.6% in October 2019, changes in corporate culture and trends in the market mean that there are still hundreds of thousands of Americans who are looking for work. If you haven't had any luck so far, then here are some things that might be hindering your...

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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...