02 Mar 2021
By Bill Ellermeyer, Executive Career Strategist, Ellermeyer Connect The iconic CEO of GE, Jack Welch, once advised: “Change before you have to."   No Gold Watch The way we work today is different from the way our parents worked. Seldom do we hear of someone retiring after 30-40 years with the same company and getting presented with a gold watch. In fact, according to the U.S.… Read
23 Feb 2021
By Robert Curtis, GigX, Inc Advisory Council Member.   Table of Contents Independent Professionals are Filling Workplace Needs Role of Fractional Executives Benefits of Fractional Executives for Growing Businesses   Independent Professionals are Filling Workplace Needs It’s difficult to know exactly what the future of work might hold, but one thing is for certain: independent… Read
16 Feb 2021
By Kevin Krusiewicz, Founder & Virtual Chief Marketing Officer of Marketing Trail Guide When it comes to growing a small-to-medium-size business, most everyone agrees that marketing is crucial. Yet with all the options, it can be difficult for business owners to put together the right marketing mix to get the best results. Many wonder, “Should I hire fractional or full-time… Read
11 Feb 2021
It can be time consuming to research best practices for your career and find the next right step forward in your fractional journey. That's why the GigX Team has taken the time to compile four informative blog posts from our partners over at SoleVenture on how to take your fractional & independent careers to the next level. Below you will find information on incorporating your… Read
09 Feb 2021
Growing a startup to its full potential is one of the most challenging feats in business. According to smallbiztrends.com, 82 percent of businesses fail because of cash flow problems. This can be daunting for small businesses, as many CEOs are wearing multiple hats to ensure all necessary tasks are completed. Maneuvering financial and operational challenges requires strong, experienced… Read
04 Feb 2021
Dear GigX members and friends, While looking ahead to 2021, we wanted to look back at our most popular articles and member profiles from 2020. You were most interested in content that helped you hone your leadership skills, develop effective planning habits, and achieve BIG growth. Here at GigX, we were proud to provide you with timely content dedicated to helping you to develop… Read
02 Feb 2021
By Rich Cocuzzo, Fractional Chief Sales Officer Table of contents: Fee Models for Fractional Executives Consulting Fees vs Fractional Executives Fees Fee Models for Fractional Executives Comparison Conclusion   Fee Models for Fractional Executives There are several different fee models that you can employ as a fractional executive. The two most common are: An hourly rate A flat… Read
03 Dec 2020
From freelancers to fractional executives, independent leaders now have a one-stop resource to incorporate, launch, and market their services. Irvine, Calif – December 3, 2020 – GigX, the world’s #1 independent professional network, is pleased to announce a new partnership with SoleVenture that will provide GigX members with additional benefits, and opportunities for SoleVenture… Read
13 Oct 2020
By Andrea Russell, Talent Acquisition Business Partner Filling part-time/fractional executive roles, succession planning development, and reducing costs during a RIF are challenges HR and Talent Acquisition professionals face daily. These are challenges GigX professionals can help you solve! The GigX network takes just seconds to use. It provides a short list of qualified candidates… Read
06 Oct 2020
By Angelo Ponzi, FCMO & GigX Charter Member Some of the most frequent requests I get from prospective clients are, “I want a website, a sales brochure, or a social media campaign!” Understandably, they want to jump out there and generate new leads, build lists, etc. They want tactics. Unfortunately, they rarely want to spend time understanding the dynamics of the market in which… Read