With the growing numbers of online marketplaces such as HourlyNerd, Elance-oDesk, TaskRabbit, and Uber there is a growing trend in the number of freelance workers in America. According to a survey released at the beginning of September, freelancers now make up 34% of the population. Now, more than 1/3 of Americans make a living […]
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Business Profile: HiredPen Inc, is a boutique communications firm that helps leading social science researchers and foundations find a broader audience for their work through writing, editing, and digital publishing.
Problem: The firm was looking for a Nerd to develop a plan for continued growth and advice on current pricing models, with alternative options.
HourlyNerd Solution: HiredPen […]
Dan Slagen, CMO of HourlyNerd, occasionally writes for VentureBeat, a leading source for news and perspective on technology innovation. This week, Dan discussed how the sharing economy is expanding beyond P2P and into the B2B space.
“The next generation of the sharing economy is B2B”
Though peer-to-peer marketplaces dominate the current sharing economy, the number […]
Business Profile: Military Job Networks, a 1776 company in Washington DC, is dedicated to making veteran hiring and networking easy, with the only online career platform that requires veterans to verify themselves.
Problem: Military Job Networks was looking for a MBA to conduct a market analysis on the US government contractor industry and subsequently provide a marketing […]
Consultants are typically held in high regard, flaunted around the office by someone with a smile that says “That’s right. I’ve brought in the heavy hitters.” Now, while this occurrence is often met with doubt, snide remarks and disapproval there are a few core opportunities to introduce consulting to your businesses.
Consultants are typically […]
Business Profile: Founded in 1886, GAF has become North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing.
Problem: GAF was looking for someone to take a training presentation that was developed in PowerPoint, which contained navigation, videos, downloadable documents and audio clips, and turn it into a web page.
HourlyNerd Solution: GAF selected a MBA alumnus […]
BOSTON, August 21, 2014 – Ari Sussman has been named Vice President of Product Development at HourlyNerd, an online talent marketplace that connects businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies, with MBA students and alumni, providing them with top tier consultant services at a fraction of the cost of traditional firms.
In his new role, […]
The benefits of hiring consultants for your business are well known—they offer fresh ideas, an unbiased, outside perspective, and have a results-oriented focus. Although many are aware of the benefits consultants bring, many balk at the idea of hiring a consultant for their own business, even though they would benefit from the expertise immensely. […]
Business Profile: LEAPS Trading offers accounting services to entrepreneurs nationwide.
Problem: LEAPS Trading was looking for a material write-up to submit to potential investors.
HourlyNerd Solution: LEAPS Trading selected an alumnus of the Marshall School of Business with professional background in real estate finance and capital investment. The Nerd delivered a write-up that was both professional […]