06 Apr 2021
By David Urman, Fractional Chief Revenue Officer & Fractional Chief Legal Officer These are serious times, and many of you have been suddenly thrust into the world of remote work. As for me, I have pretty much worked from home for 25 years. When I first started, remote working was called unemployment. Today, it is a credible, but still misunderstood, way to earn a living.  Let… Read
30 Mar 2021
By Tom Haak, Founder of The HR Trend Institute HR organizations are changing. What are some of the trends we are sensing?   1. HR IS SPLIT UP IN THREE PARTS HR OPERATIONS Most of what HR does, can be captured under the label HR operations. World class HR operations are key, and many organizations are carving out and centralizing HR operations. Outsourcing or partially outsourcing is… Read
15 Mar 2021
By Epi Ludvik, Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week and BOLD Awards We are at the beginning of a period of exponential growth through harnessing human intellect with intelligent technology. The pace of change is often said to get faster and faster, the increase in the world’s collective knowledge is certainly growing faster and faster. Not only is more information available than… Read
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
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
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