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The Art and Skill of Freelancing: PODCAST

The Art and Skill of Freelancing: PODCAST

Episode Details A true trailblazing, freelance rockstar, Julie Cortes joins Uprisor to talk about what it means to freelance professionally. What are the risks and rewards of choosing the lifestyle? What makes good client relationships and communication? When she’s not creating amazing content or ad campaigns for her litany of clients, Julie teaches the art […]

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AN INTRODUCTION TO BLOCKCHAIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY AND DECENTRALIZED FINANCE

AN INTRODUCTION TO BLOCKCHAIN, CRYPTOCURRENCY AND DECENTRALIZED FINANCE

Hosted by the University of Toronto Mississauga. Join U of T alumni and friends for an intriguing lecture by Professor Andreas Park. Professor Park will provide a brief introduction to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, providing an overview of some of the tools and apps that are available in the new world of decentralized finance. Park has recently been […]

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Stand Up For Independent Workers

Stand Up For Independent Workers

Independent workers want to protect their ability to choose flexible, fulfilling work for years to come. With your help, we can protect workers who choose nontraditional work arrangements by sharing stories about how being an independent worker has benefited your life. To help, submit a video: You simply take a one or two-minute video on […]

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Legion of Freelancers Discusses the PRO Act and AB5- check it out!

Legion of Freelancers Discusses the PRO Act and AB5- check it out!

Amazing panel discuss the PRO Act, AB5 and the Future of Work including one of the most passionate and prolific advocates of the Independent Workforce, Gene Zaino, who also founded and now Chairs MBO Partners, Evan Armstrong of the Coalition for Workforce Innovation, Azariah Lehman of iWorker Innovations and IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals […]

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#FBW2021 THE FUTURE OF FREELANCE: INTENTION. IMPACT. PURPOSE.

#FBW2021 THE FUTURE OF FREELANCE: INTENTION. IMPACT. PURPOSE.

2020 Didn’t Stop Us … It Inspired Us to Grow, Virtually for Now.We now have amazing humans organizing #FBW2021 from Austin, Buffalo, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Miami and Tampa. And boy have they been busy creating an outstanding lineup of speakers for 2021.Tickets range from free for limited sessions to $99 for full access AND promoting your business […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Benefits for the Independent Business- Guest Speaker Hollie Heikkinen of iWorker Innovations

LifeSciHub Fireside: Benefits for the Independent Business- Guest Speaker Hollie Heikkinen of iWorker Innovations

Great Fireside with Holli Heikkinen of iWorker Innovations!!  The growing independent workforce is giving rise to service providers and offerings directed at non-full time employee worker arrangements.  Thank you Hollie for your leadership in this area! Recording to this session HERE   OG session description: LifeSciHub welcomes Hollie Heikkinen of iWorker Innovations and IPSE, the […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Contract Terms 101- Recording Available for Members

LifeSciHub Fireside: Contract Terms 101- Recording Available for Members

Reading contracts is task enough, comprehending the terms completely and confidently is another matter entirely.  Welcome to what LifeSciHub plans to be a regular topic of our Fireside Series- Contract Terms 101.  We will pick one thorny section of a standard contract, parse through the legalese to arrive at what that term really means. Great […]

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Bill Rate vs. Market Rate:  Working With 3rd Parties

Bill Rate vs. Market Rate: Working With 3rd Parties

According to LifeSciHub research- the Life Sciences Independent Workforce Annual Survey- 48% of independent consultants list “finding work” as their biggest challenge.  Working directly with sponsors is the strong preference, however sometimes independent consultants are forced to work through third parties for contractual reasons. In this Fireside, LifeSciHub discusses the importance of knowing your “Market […]

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LifeSciHub Fireside:  Pricing, Utility and Prudent Reserves- Managing Peaks and Valleys- Recording Available for Members

LifeSciHub Fireside: Pricing, Utility and Prudent Reserves- Managing Peaks and Valleys- Recording Available for Members

Great discussion on April 5 about managing peaks and valleys- a lot of energy around this topic!  Recording available for members, here:  https://lifescihub1.sharepoint.com/:v:/s/LifeSciHubExpertProviderCommunity/ETVK3qMWT1ZBnapzvb28sy0BZ1F8DEITaZPqMvxNrAlY-g?e=brWrij   According to our research, the  Annual LifeSciHub Life Sciences Independent Workforce Survey, managing the peaks and valleys was the third most cited challenge of independent consulting:  “The most heavily weighted challenges […]

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Monday Fireside March 8 2021:  The PRO Act- What you need to know (and it's not good for independent consultants)

Monday Fireside March 8 2021: The PRO Act- What you need to know (and it’s not good for independent consultants)

Governments are getting into the independent consultant game, and as usual, it’s not going *quite* that efficiently.  On Monday March 8, 2021, the US House of Reps is looking at the PRO Act, a union-inspired labor law update that is mostly about strengthening unions.  No problems there, however, oddly, the bill also includes elements of […]

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