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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. I do not hold myself out as an expert in this matter, but 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… Read
GigX Charter Member Angelo Ponzi interviews our very own Matt Spooner, GigX’s Fractional Chief Business Development Officer, about what it is to be a fractional executive, his role on the GigX team, and how GigX is revolutionizing the fractional workforce and gig economy.
Angelo: Now, before we start, I want to read this from your LinkedIn page. I think it puts things in perspective. "… Read
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 workers… Read
By Rich Cocuzzo, Fractional Chief Sales Officer
There are several different fee models that you can employ as a fractional executive. The two most common are:
An hourly rate
A flat fee tied to a minimum number of hours per week or month dedicated to the client
Both of the aforementioned models are viable. What’s most important is that you and your client are in alignment on… Read
By Robert Curtis and Matt Spooner
What is AB 5?
California Assembly Bill 5, or AB 5, is a new law taking effect on January 1, 2020, that amends certain provisions of the California Labor Code. AB 5 creates a stricter standard for determining when workers are considered independent contractors rather than employees.
This law requires a three-part test, commonly known as the “ABC test… Read
By Robert Curtis
The gig economy
The gig economy is a term often used to describe longer-term freelance arrangements and independent consulting assignments. It started to ramp-up around 2007 during the global economic downturn and has rapidly grown. While sources vary in their estimates, a 2018 Gallup poll referenced by Small Business Labs stated that over one third of all workers “… Read
By Robert Curtis, GigX, Inc Advisory Council Member.
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 consultants are poised to be more important than ever before in the years to come. In today’s project-driven economy, more businesses are turning to outside talent to meet… Read
By Chuck Lee, Co-founder of GigX, Inc.
For me, fall is always a reset. The heat of summer begins to fade into anticipation of cooler weather and the beauty of an orange backdrop in the landscape. Kids are back at school, and the workforce is hitting it hard after family vacations. And football (American football, that is) is about to kick off and dominate our televisions and… Read
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. Bureau of… Read
D-Day had a rocky start with huge hurdles to overcome
“Despite all the best of plans… anybody that’s been in war knows that things are really going to go wrong, and boy did they go wrong on D-Day,” said General Jack Keane, U.S. Army (Ret.), during an interview about the Normandy invasion.
On June 6th, 2019, the U.S. and its Allies paused to commemorate and pay tribute to the 75th… Read