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If you are a company looking to expand your knowledge on how to start working with IT freelancers or how to improve your work with freelancers you are already working with, the ElevateX Blog: Working with Freelancers is for you!
Here we share our insights and experience on how to work with IT freelancers and give you actionable tips.

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What Does Employer Branding Mean?

An Easy Explainer: What Does Employer Branding Mean?

Even if the shortage of skilled workers is probably not quite as serious as feared not so long ago, IT experts are in high demand and in many cases can choose their employer. Companies are therefore increasingly obliged to make potential employees an attractive offer. This is by no means limited to salary. In this article, you can find out what benefits a modern company should offer employees.

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Was macht ein Payroll Service

What Does a Payroll Service Do?

Payroll Services or Payroll Providers take care of the wage or salary accounting of the employees. They focus on legal aspects and ensure that every employee receives the payroll on time and on a regular basis.
Learn more about payroll-services and why freelancers can help in this story.

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How to do good onboarding

How to Do a Good Onboarding

The Onboarding is an important part of every good working relationship. In this story, we share exclusive tips and our own experiences on how to do a good onboarding. Additionally, we show, how freelancers can help at it.

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What Does A Relocation Service Do

What Does a Relocation Service Do?

In the course of globalization, the number of so-called relocation services or relocation agencies has also grown strongly in Germany. They help companies attract international talent by facilitating the move of future employees to the company’s country.
An alternative that many companies don’t recognize are freelancers. Read more on the topic why and how freelancers can help.

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Onshoring vs Nearshoring vs Outsourcing

Outsourcing, Nearshoring, and Offshoring Explained

The shortage of skilled IT staff is prompting companies to outsource projects. In general, this is referred to as outsourcing. However, depending on who and where the work is given to, there are further subdivisions. Everything about offshoring, nearshoring and the perfect solution for your company.

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Hiring Freelancers Remotely

5 Practical Tips to Hire (Freelancers) Remotely

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the classic job interview has been increasingly replaced by remote solutions due to contact restrictions. According to a study by the German Association of Personnel Managers (BPM) and the job portal StepStone, online interviews had doubled within 8 weeks at the beginning of 2020. In 2022, employee searches via the Internet will play a greater role than ever before. Especially in freelancer recruiting, a lot takes place remotely. We have 5 tips for you for a successful conclusion.

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7 Q&As About Staff Augmentation to Help Your Business Succeed In Digitalization

An increasing number of companies around the world are turning to external staff to increase their work capacity and leverage a larger talent pool. In North America and Asia in particular, the use of Staff Augmentation is widely spread. In Germany, however, this type of staff expansion is still a largely unexploited concept. Staff Augmentation is a concept that is gaining momentum due to the shortage of skilled workers and accelerated digitalization. However, many do not understand how to benefit from it. The following will give a solid introduction to the topic.    

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Studie belegt: Freiberufler sind entscheidend für Umsatz- und Beschäftigungswachstum

Study shows: Freelancers significantly contribute to sales and employment growth

While freelancers were often seen as a substitute for permanent employees a few years ago, managers are gradually recognizing the benefits and expertise that freelancers bring to companies. In research, too, the negative view of the use of freelancers has long prevailed.  Andrew Burke and Marc Cowling take a new perspective on freelancing, revealing convincing findings on freelancers in companies

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data science, big data

Data Scientists: New, innovative thinkers

Is it possible to turn the implicit events and action – such as specific marketing efforts – into something measurable? If so, how do you analyze and evaluate the initial situation, the progress, and its results? The magic word is “Data Science” – a term, or rather a job title, that is gaining in importance. This is part of the

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So profitieren Unternehmen von der Zusammenarbeit mit Freelancern

How companies benefit from working with freelancers

Freelancers have become indispensable in today’s working world. The reason therefore is that they are a profitable alternative to permanent employees. They receive strong demand not only due to their flexibility, but also because of their knowledge and experience throughout many projects. In addition to this, freelancers are adaptable and can be deployed in various fields. Contracting a freelancer results

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Externe IT-Unterstützung für Unternehmen im Wandel- Welche Arbeitsform passt wann?

External IT support in transition – comparison of outsourcing options

The current shortage of permanent IT employees and the simultaneous requirement for digitization pose major challenges for many companies. A lack of resources in IT departments means that digitization processes and software development can no longer be covered internally. Therefore, more and more companies to turn to external support. But what options are there and how can they be used

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Wie gelingt die Arbeit mit Freiberuflern? - Integration richtig angehen

The four-step guide to working effectively with freelancers

Freelancers are more in demand than ever, especially in the IT industry! As companies want to keep up with the sudden surge in digitization, they are increasingly employing IT-freelancers. Doing so effectively, without losing sight of the legal aspects, requires just four steps as described in this article. Please find the full article written in German here. 1. Onboarding is

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Freelancer als Lösung für den IT Fachkräftemangel

IT skills shortage – Freelancers to the rescue

IT services are becoming increasingly important for companies, especially due to the accelerated digitization as a result of the corona pandemic. A shortage of skilled IT workers is no longer a surprise for any company and turned into a challenge – especially in the IT sector. Please find the full article in German here. If you would like to learn more

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