The gig economy is growing and by 2020, one in five workers will be freelance or on contract — this according to the EY Global Contingent Workforce Study. A fancy new name for freelancing in the digital era, the gig economy refers to the growing workforce of freelancers working ‘gigs’ — tasks performed as once-off jobs. […]
The top 8 things advertising agencies should be doing to build their business models around freelancers
Not too long ago, agencies hid freelancers behind the curtain as they quietly pumped out work. Today, success requires you to view freelancers as strategic assets. With the growing gig economy and technology making it so easy to work remotely, it is becoming irrelevant whether a worker is a freelancer or belongs to permanent staff. […]
Take the 47 minutes and 49 seconds to listen to what was a great interview with Kojo on the gig economy, the freelance workforce and starting a small business.
On Monday the 19th February 2018, I once again had the honour of chatting to Ernest Pillay on the Drive Time Experience on Radio 2000. Ernest is a gentleman and a fellow freelancer who took a keen interest in the WTF [What The Freelance] book and course that is running now at Vega Schools. I have to say, they also […]
Last Sunday morning, I was given the pleasure of speaking to Ashraf on SAFM on his freelance career and the challenges he faced and often still faces as an independent professional. The conversation covered aspects of the current economic situation is SA and how the education system is letting people down in the entrepreneurial space. For more […]
Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to the Kaya FM audience on the #LifewithKojoBaffoe show. The topic was centred around the current economic climate and how this is growing the small entrepreneurs and the freelance economy. With Kojo being a freelancer most of his life, the conversation was frank and honest pointing at the clear […]
Push play… Catch the 10-minute interview with Thabiso Tema and Spillly on Power FM talking about the mini-MBA for Creative and Digital Freelancers. For more info on the WTF and Vega School course for freelancers check out THIS LINK.
After 2 and a half years of development – its official, the What The Freelance Mini-MBA coursework will be lectured by Vega Schools in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria. The course is run over 12 weeks and by the end of the course, you will know what your freelance business does and what makes it unique, […]
I was fortunate enough to get back on the show Digital KungFu show again, to talk about how the global freelance market is impacting the future of business. This is a major disruptive phenomenon that is going to impact the global workforce market. We talked about why freelancing is a viable opportunity, how small businesses […]