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Your resource for leadership advice, news & trends for building or joining high-performance teams.

Self-care Tips For Freelancers

Working for yourself can be incredibly rewarding. Yet, being your own boss also means that you forfeit the security and benefits of traditional employment. Going it alone can be stressful, especially during a pandemic! So, here are our top 5 self-care tips while growing your freelance portfolio.

 
31th March 2021 - Kamala Middleton
Finding Work
5 min read
Five Tips For How To Build A Remote Team

UK SME Edible Health shares five top tips on how to build a remote team and explains how this has led to their startup success.

15th March 2021 - Sujata Rastogi
Building a Team
6 min read
Building Female Financial Independence and Business Ethos

PropElle Founder and CEO Ayesha Ofori explains why helping women achieve financial independence is the foundation of her business ethos.

8th March 2021 - Interview with Ayesha Ofori
Building a Team
6 min read
Cross-sector hiring

Sector experience. It's a phrase we see all too often in the "Essential" list of a job description. At You've Got This, we believe sector experience is overrated and cross-sector experience has too many benefits to ignore.

2nd March 2021 - Kamala Middleton
Building a Team
3 min read
How to recruit the first sales rep for your startup

Sales reps are the face and voice of your company and the first point of contact for potential customers. But if you've never hired a salesperson before, how do you go about doing it?

10th February 2021 - Kamala Middleton
Building a Team
6 min read
The top 2021 industry trends in a post-pandemic world

In today's blog, we share with you some of the top trends predicted for 2021.

28th January 2021 - Sujata Rastogi
Future of Work
4 min read
Why Work for a Startup Company?

Could working for a startup be the career change you need? We explore the pros.

19th January 2021 - Kamala Middleton
Finding Work
5 min read
The cost of making the wrong hire

The cost of making the wrong hire quickly adds up. Learn how to avoid making wrong hires with us.

11th January 2021 - Kamala Middleton
Building a Team
5 min read
Business Progress - January 2021

We share our mission, business progress, key milestones, forecasts and plans for 2021.

January 2021 - Sujata Rastogi
Business Update
6 min read
Getting booked, setting your daily rate and more

As a follow-up to our recent article, Getting matched and making the most of the platform, we share some data to help you decide on your platform daily rate.

21st November 2020 - Kamala Middleton
Finding Work
5 min read
Hiring remotely during COVID-19 in 5 easy steps

Hiring for your startup? Here are some quick pointers you can adopt to help make the right hire for you

11th November 2020 - Sophie Goddard
Building a Team
3 min read
Getting matched and making the most of the platform

We've spoken to a variety of people, from founders to freelance professionals, to get an insight into how to best showcase yourself on the YGT platform.

28th October 2020 - Kamala Middleton
Finding Work
6 min read
Want to take the next step in your career, but don’t know how?

It's no secret that careers don't always pan out the way we expect. Is there a faster way to find work that we love?

17 September 2020 - Sujata Rastogi
Finding Work
2 min read
Jobs in FinTech startups

Want to make the move from corporate to FinTech startup? Here's how the culture might differ from what you're used to.

24th July 2020 - Kamala Middleton
Finding Work
5 min read
The gig economy

The gig economy has grown rapidly over the past decade. Here are our thoughts on why the gig economy can prosper post COVID-19.

11th June 2020 - Sophie Goddard
Finding Work
5 min read
Accountancy Spotlight

Get to know Monika, a qualified accountant who started out as a linguist until discovering her love for numbers.

3rd June 2020 - Interview with Monika K
Skills Spotlight
5 min read
Startups and cyber security during COVID-19, be prepared

During March in the UK alone, online threats have risen as much as 6 times their usual levels. Take a look at what you can do to make your company cyber sound.

17th April 2020 - Sophie Goddard
Skills Spotlight
5 min read
Side Hustling into your future

Over the last decade we have seen an explosion of people engaging in side hustles to boost their income and take on additional work alongside their everyday job.

10th April 2020 - Francesca Smith DipPFS
Finding Work
5 min read
SMEs and Startups during Covid-19

All you need to know about the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme & the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) explained.

2nd April 2020 - Sophie Goddard
Future of Work
3 min read
Starting 2020 as you mean to go on

Financial planner Francesca Smith of Jarrovian shares 5 top tips on how to make your pay cheque last and manage your long-term finances.

29th January 2020 - Francesca Smith
Finding Work
3 min read
Why businesses should build an age diverse workforce

For companies to gain the benefits of an age-diverse workforce, people must change their views around the outdated and hindering beliefs about older workers.

19th December 2019 - Sophie Goddard
Building a Team
5 min read