Posts Tagged ‘freelancers’

Crowdsourcing as a Talent Scaling Solution

Lauren Nelson | October 18th, 2016 synergy-talent-acquisition-strategy

Why not HIRE from the crowd?

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How the Crowd Might Save Don Draper and the Agencies

Lauren Nelson | July 6th, 2016 Don Draper (Jon Hamm) faces personal and professional upheaval in the final season of Mad Men.</em

In the days of Don Draper, things were different. Day drinking and sexual harassment were acceptable, yes, but so was the idea that creative work was to be acquired under very specific circumstances. You had your account men and your creatives. You bought and sold stories. Charm was your most valuable currency, and the exchange rate […]

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Negotiation Tips For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Freelancers

Ross Kimbarovsky | August 11th, 2010

Not every entrepreneur, small business owner or freelancer is comfortable negotiating. Many dread the adversarial nature of negotiation. Even so, it’s difficult (and perhaps impossible) to operate a small business or startup and not negotiate agreements with employees, vendors, customers, and others. And it’s impossible to work as a freelancer without negotiating agreements with your […]

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Beware The Underdog

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 12th, 2009

Many people believe that “non-professionals” – students and stay-at-home moms, freelancers and fed-up corporate refugees – are nothing more than a novelty and are not capable of competing with the “professionals” when creating logo design, web design, music composition, or other creative arts. The Internet has helped to level the playing field and the tide […]

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