Eco-Friendly Products for Gig Workers

If you are a field service technician, IT specialist or any kind of gig worker really, you are probably on the move a lot. Grab-and-go products and bottled water are a great convenience but unfortunately most are made of plastic. In honor of Earth Day (April 23), we found some eco-friendly products you might be… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Products for Gig Workers

The Growing Impact of Contingent Labor

If you think of the folks who drive for Uber, deliver your groceries and show up on your doorstep with pizza when you think of gig workers, then it is time for you to think again. All of those workers would definitely be considered part of today’s contingent workforce, but so would a growing number… Continue reading The Growing Impact of Contingent Labor

Gig Workers Eligible for PPP Loans

In the past, gig workers and self-employed sole proprietors – from tech support pros and field service technicians to actors and musicians – were usually left out of any government benefits. Of course, since Covid-19 began spreading around the globe, the way things were done in the past is often irrelevant.  Groups like the Arts… Continue reading Gig Workers Eligible for PPP Loans

A Little Tech Support for those Hiding Gifts

Are you one of the many who kept holiday gifts at the office, safe from prying eyes? Gig workers know where we are going with this. For those to whom working remotely is a new concept, the need to find a new place to safely stash gifts is just one more of the many challenges… Continue reading A Little Tech Support for those Hiding Gifts

What Is Competitive Intelligence? Why Do Gig Workers Need to Know?

Many people have an idealized vision of the world of freelance and gig workers. They picture you lounging on the couch, sleeping in late, working when you feel like. If you are a freelance IT specialist or project management pro, you know that image doesn’t even come close to the truth.  If anything, those who… Continue reading What Is Competitive Intelligence? Why Do Gig Workers Need to Know?

WOOP It Up to Succeed as a Gig Worker

If you want to succeed as a gig worker, whether you are an IT specialist or a graphic designer, it is helpful to think of yourself as an entrepreneur. You need to stay motivated, set goals – financial or otherwise. How much do you need to pay your bills? What type of work would you… Continue reading WOOP It Up to Succeed as a Gig Worker

How Important Is Customer Service to IT Services?

The level of talent represented in today’s contingent workforce provides companies with a new way to deliver exceptional quality and service without overburdening the budget.  When Gaetano DiNardi, the director of demand generation at Nextiva, responded to the question “How important is customer service to success in business?”, he identified a “strong  positive relationship between… Continue reading How Important Is Customer Service to IT Services?

Effective Management of On-Demand Professionals

One of the advantages of using On-Demand Professionals is that you don’t need to worry about the complexities of W2 employee management. On the other hand, when dealing with someone you don’t personally know it can be difficult understand how to motivate them and ensure you’re getting their best work. Here are some strategies for overcoming that challenge.

Why Join the Gig Economy: The Lure of Building a Portfolio Career

Very few people ever find their “dream job.” Most of us take the good with the bad, tolerating tasks we feel are wasteful, pointless, or simply beneath our skill level. This is why so many experts like you are choosing to join the ranks of the Gig Economy, becoming freelance on-demand professionals. Learn how to build your Portfolio Career and enjoy the advantages of the Gig Economy.

Businesses Should Look to the Freelance Economy to Deliver Superior Field Service Outcomes

–NICK HEINZMAN with SPEND MATTERS Managing a modern-day field service function presents numerous challenges to business leaders. Consistently getting the right person for a service request to the right place at the right time has only become more difficult in today’s hyper-competitive, on-demand business environment. Because of this, field services spend, which often includes services essential to… Continue reading Businesses Should Look to the Freelance Economy to Deliver Superior Field Service Outcomes