Tag: freelancers

The Trend Away from Outsourcing but Still Using $100-a-Week Workers

  ODesk.com provides a platform for engaging virtual workers – they have 9.3 million workers for 3.6M businesses. Do I need to say that slowly 9.3M for 3.6M – this is a serious TREND?  The USA is the largest user of oDesk – AUSTRALIA is the second largest user.  Interesting. Freelancer.com, an Australian owned company, […]

The Changing World Of Employment: What’s Next?

To appreciate this discussion, you need to understand that in the Philippines, larger corporate employers typically pay their administration workers with a university degree $45AUD a week. That’s $1.13AUD an hour. Away from these larger employers, wages are even lower. The scary part is that they are often better educated than their counterparts in the […]