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Staffing Up and Staffing Down: Growing Your Business with Today’s On-Demand Talent Marketplaces

Online • June 27, 2019

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In this Jam Session, we'll learn how you can tap into the freelance market to support your business growth.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Do you want to grow your business? 

There’s a dynamic and cost-effective new way to get the talent you need in today’s On-Demand Economy, where buyers and sellers of talent increasingly meet online using talent marketplaces.

This Jam Session will benefit: 

  • Entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and small and mid-sized businesses who are hiring talent 
  • Individuals who deliver services as freelance or ‘gig’ workers

There are three big benefits to hiring quality freelance talent: skills, availability and flexibility. Using freelancers enables you to: 

  • Add skills and experience with no added overhead 
  • Expand your team’s bandwidth, on demand
  • Outsource non-core work, so you can focus on what you do best
  • Optimize use of finite capital
  • Try new ideas before making big commitments

Flexible talent helps you compete bigger and grow 

The #1 hiring problem for a small business is finding qualified talent. It hobbles businesses yet the talent market is chock full of skilled workers who seek flexible work arrangements (‘gigs’) instead of traditional 9-5 W2 employment. It’s estimated there are nearly 57 million freelance workers in the US and 50.9% of the US workforce will be freelancing by 2027. Big business is already tapping into this rich, flexible talent market in a big way – you and your business can too. Learn how in this Jam Session.


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Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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We just finished the Jam Session - Staffing Up and Staffing Down: Growing your business with Today’s On-Demand Talent Marketplaces. Thanks to all who participated and for the super questions at the end. Thanks Ellevate for hosting! Please reach out if you’d like to learn more or to explore how you can reap the benefits of the gig economy!

June 27, 2019

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