20 Apr 2021
By Robert Curtis, GigX, Inc Advisory Council Member   Table of contents What is the gig economy? A rapidly changing labor landscape The rise of fractional leaders Many are not ready for retirement Why do companies hire fractional executives in 2021?   What is the gig economy? The gig economy is a term often used to describe longer-term freelance arrangements and independent… Read
13 Apr 2021
By Chuck Lee, Co-founder of the GigX Fractional CxO Network I attended a business conference in the mid '90s whose keynote speaker was Roberto Goizueta, the Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company. At that time, Goizueta was a rock star, having built the company into one of the most celebrated global brands with unprecedented shareholder value. As he approached the podium, Goizueta… Read
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
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