Monthly Archives: May 2017

9 05, 2017

Work Taskification: Why Outsourcing Is Not Enough

By | 2017-05-09T06:35:09+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

The destruction and rebuilding of traditional job roles has been one of the largest economic shifts of the last decade. Some, like car manufacturers, have been broken into their component parts and mechanised; humans rarely need to step onto the production line these days. In other industries shrinking budgets have meant workers now need more [...]

9 05, 2017

Why You Should Buy Your Design from Barcelona

By | 2017-05-09T13:10:53+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Design Thinking, How-To, Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

Remote freelancing, online outsourcing and connected societies are changing the way the world does business. Where traditionally outsourcing creative work would have involved tracking down, meeting and engaging a suitable freelancer or design agency in your locale, using modern work platforms could see you outsourcing work anywhere from Birmingham to Bangkok. All agencies want to [...]

9 05, 2017

Why Your Startup’s Competitors Help More Than Hurt

By | 2017-05-09T06:25:39+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

“A new company just launched and they're encroaching in on our space.” Sound familiar? That’s the weary pang of insecurity and self-doubt. As an entrepreneur, oftentimes, the biggest obstacle in your life is you, not your competitors. To fret about every new company encroaching in on your space is entirely self-defeating. In fact, many times, [...]

9 05, 2017

Why Hiring Top Talent Online Makes Sense

By | 2017-05-09T06:22:21+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When a business needs highly skilled labor, it can be difficult to find the person who fits the job, without breaking the bank. Thanks to highly skilled freelancers and online staffing options, it doesn’t have to. Not only does online staffing give you access to expertise you only dreamt of, also it comes in a [...]

9 05, 2017

Why 50% of the agency staff will be freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T06:20:59+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks, Remote Work|0 Comments

Why are ⅓ of Americans now classified as Independent Workers? And why are hand-selected, quality freelancers proving to be so valuable to companies that already have an established, well-paid workforce? Companies that hire freelancers aren’t just cutting costs, they are reaping benefits across the board. In fact, outsourcing projects isn’t just a solution, it’s the [...]

9 05, 2017

What Entrepreneurial Leaders Can Learn From Top Consultants

By | 2017-05-09T06:18:38+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

It isn’t easy running a startup; nor is it any easier to run an entrepreneurial team at a large company. Consultants-turned-entrepreneurs Jackson Boyar and James Lu Morrissey know both stories well. Before co-founding international mentorship and cultural integration support network Shearwater, the two were Associates at global strategy consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting. Entrepreneurs can learn [...]

9 05, 2017

Using Freelancers: Offsite Is the New Onsite

By | 2017-05-09T06:16:52+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Recruiting is at the core of every growing business. And most of the time, you rely on a recruiter or an agency to provide you the talent you need. But is using a recruiter thebest choice? Not too long ago, a recruiter was the only choice. But just as the Internet has changed the way [...]

9 05, 2017

Top Productivity Hacks for Busy Clients and Freelancers

By | 2017-05-09T06:14:24+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

When you work with a freelancer, you might eventually wonder just how much work they’re putting into your project. Likewise, your freelancer may be concerned about reaching you when they have an urgent question regarding the work they’re doing for you. Oftentimes, misunderstandings and frustrations can be avoided altogether if you each have a productivity [...]

9 05, 2017

Tips From The Pros: Writing Amazing Project Briefs

By | 2017-05-09T06:11:10+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, How-To, Productivity Hacks|0 Comments

Every great creative project starts with a well thought out brief. It’s your cornerstone; your bedrock and most importantly if you work with handpicked freelancers, your way of expressing expectations, goals and defining “success” for your project. Although project briefs can adapt to accommodate creative changes, it’s vital to get as much set in stone [...]