21st Century Freelancing: Using Platforms & Softwares

21st Century Freelancing: Using Platforms & Softwares

Freelancing platforms may be run by brokers that receive a profit from each project or by an end client that only handles projects for that particular organization. Platforms are essential for freelancers to find projects today, especially in the services industry where traditional methods of recruiting freelancers are no longer effective. Jeffrey Leventhal, CEO and co-founder of Work Market, says “Finding the right talent is one of the primary challenges in building an on-demand workforce.”

Diego Lomanto, vice president of marketing for Work Market, adds that service organizations have an increasing need to find, verify, engage, manage, and pay freelancers. He […]

Developing Business Processes

Developing Business Processes

The relationship between freelancers and their clients is generally less secure than the traditional relationship between employee and employer. A contract is essential for reducing these risks, which primarily include nonpayment and legal action. A solid contract that’s firm but fair can also deal with additional problems that are common in freelancing such as scope creep and misunderstandings about deadlines.

Money Crashers advises that reviewing existing templates online is a good way to prepare for drafting a freelance contract. These templates can be highly effective at illustrating the language and essential points that you should include in your contract. You can […]

Business Presentation Tips: Little Changes For Big Success

Business Presentation Tips: Little Changes For Big Success

In business presentations, clients and prospects are listening, watching and sensing everything you say, show and do.

Skilled experts read non-verbal facial expression and body language. Perhaps you’ve seen the Fox television series: “Lie To Me.” In this series, Dr. Cal Lightman is able to decode non-verbal facial expressions and body language. He uses this system to determine if someone is lying. http://www.fox.com/lietome/

This popular show is rooted in serious science.

Researcher Dr. Paul Ekman has studied facial expressions for 50 years. His blog offers a course on ‘micro-expressions,’ the telltale signs of whether someone is telling the truth or not. http://www.paulekman.com/

Ekman was […]