By Jason Busch on June 11, 2015
At its customer event this week, Beeline shared a number of benefits that companies can expect to realize from engaging freelancers compared with contingent staffing resources. These include: Increasing the available talent pool (given that many freelancers enjoy the independence of not working for a staffing firm or as a direct employee for a company). […]
By Bob Warfield on August 8, 2013
Offshoring, Outsourcing, the switch to freelancers instead of full-time employees, and all of the other ways big business wants to shed expenses at no apparent cost is a trend that’s well underway. Shortcuts all have a price of one kind or another. Usually that price is hidden from the bean counters that wanted to do […]
Going Rogue: Taking a Leap of Faith – in Humanity, the Social Web, and the Brilliance of Marshall Kirkpatrick
By Susan Scrupski on February 7, 2013
So, I’m alone again, naturally.* I have been letting friends know over the past few weeks that I resigned from my incredibly great new position at 7Summits. It was not them; it was me. The more I got into the thick of the work, I realized I am far too independent for a real day […]
By Brian Sommer on March 18, 2010
oDesk’s Brian Goler called to discuss the Inadvertent Freelancer concept. The discussion covered much more than oDesk’s abilities to help the modern freelancer.
By Brian Sommer on February 17, 2010
Not every freelancer is one by choice. The economy has thrust millions into the freelance economy. Technology can help some of them but what about the inadvertent freelancer? Who’s helping them?
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