22. April 2020. |
While we are enjoying the flexibility of working with remote freelancers, business leaders need to counterbalance the drawbacks of this new world of work. As the remote economy becomes stronger and stronger, Innovative developers come up with better and better solutions. In this post, we review the best apps and services you can use to make coordinating remote teams a breeze.
08. November 2019. |
One of the greatest challenges is that business decision makers still don’t completely grasp the benefits of flexible working. But they are all aware that in order to turn into future-proof, they need to adjust their culture in a way that is more suited for implementing remote work policies.
30. September 2019. |
According to recent IWG flexible work report, half of all employees globally are working outside of their main office HQ for at least 2.5 days a week. Another study, by telecommuting research firm Global Workplace Analytics and recruitment firm FlexJobs, found that 4.9 million American workers said they telecommuted in 2017, representing an increase of 159% from the 1.8 million U.S. employees that said the same in 2005. There are 3.9 million Americans or 2.9% of the total US workforce who work from home at least half the time. And the numbers go on… Estimates say that by 2028, 73% of all departments globally will have remote workers, with 33% full-time employees working remotely (Upwork, 2019).
20. May 2019. |
Working with freelance contractors has its obvious risks. There are financial dangers, deadline issues and trust-based exposures which can create extreme vulnerabilities, especially in IT, where we work with data. However, hiring people who work remotely and/or contract-based can add a huge edge to your business. In many cases, experienced freelancers are simply better workers, because they are more efficient, and the financial requirements are often lower than keeping a permanent staff.
20. May 2019. |
Online remote work is on the rise. The freedom provided by broadband digital data networks is all the more desirable in a global environment where unemployment is turning into labor shortage on key markets and high skill professions, like Information Technology. This is not about unicorn millennials anymore - this is a vast, fundamental shift which presents a valuable business opportunity for those who can adapt to it, while being an existential threat to the companies who do not realize the consequences in time.
25. March 2019. |
It’s 2019, and Freelancing is not for making ends meet until something better comes up anymore. Hungarian IT expert Árpád Vezse started working as a developer in the 90’s and never stopped being involved with the new, emerging technologies. His career is an interesting case study running from the first real mobile telecom company of the country to the newest, IT focused freelancer hub.