Category Archives: Gig Economy

Why engaging a freelance expert is better than Google

The key is to know what to do with new found knowledge, how to apply it to the task at hand and how to use the information correctly to produce the best results. The advancement in technology over the past 25 years has led to a dramatic shift in the amount of information available. The […]

4 near-sighted predictions for the sharing economy

“The sharing economy blows up the industrial model of companies owning and people consuming.” — Forbes The sharing economy is on the rise and it’s changing the way we work with individuals and businesses migrating away from traditional processes in favour of more flexible, value-driven practices. Based on sharing skills, talents, and resources driven by […]

Strategies for managing a remote-based freelance workforce

More and more freelancers are finding work by creating a profile on a leading freelancing website to promote their expertise and to find new clients. Online platforms for freelancing are transforming the way companies do business, not only helping to expand the growing gig economy but creating an army of remote workers at the same […]

6 tips for standing out in the freelance market

Following certain steps can help you stand out in the crowd and build a successful career as a freelance expert. Freelance roles are no longer used to bridge work gaps, instead build highly rewarding, profitable and long-term careers. More and more workers are waving goodbye to the traditional 9-5 office job in favour of flexible […]

Working with freelance experts who work remotely

More and more businesses are moving away from the traditional ways of hiring and owning permanent employees in favor of borrowing skills from experienced and remote freelance experts. The movement towards project-based tasks and demand for highly specialised skills are some of the reasons why hiring freelance experts is on the rise. Hiring a freelancer […]

7 key insights into the future of work

Workers are becoming superior at any workplace that relies on their creativity, entrepreneurialism, interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. As the gig economy grows, work as we know it is going through a fundamental shift. More and more companies are turning to freelance experts to help them succeed in a highly competitive market – an agile […]

Movember – Shining a Light on Men’s Health

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent. – Winston Churchill. For some men the need to appear strong and silent overrides the need to talk about what’s troubling them. Let’s face it, it’s easier to […]

What is expertise, and how do expert networks work?

It’s become clear that expertise, knowledge and information are key to succeeding in business today. The expert economy is fast-becoming the most popular way for freelancers to succeed in a competitive marketplace. The next great gig is without doubt freelance workers using their expertise to forge a successful career and to make a good living. […]