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internet trends

The 2015 edition of the Internet Trends Report published by Mary Meeker/Kleiner Perkins had a full section on how technolo...

employment

Flipkart lands itself on the front-page of the business page yet again for something negative. This time, they defer joining dates f...

Lessons from wallstreet

Many moons ago, I was a bright-eyed programmer in his first job. I worked at a major bulge-bracket investment bank. I was an “...

startup funding

We live in interesting times. The Indian startup world is going through its next evolution, and it brings a whole new lexicon. ...

Independent Consultant

So, do you know how to price your services as an Independent Consultant? If the answer to the question asked in the tit...

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It was not my usual Saturday morning. TIE’S StartUp Expo was opening its doors in Gurgaon and we were there early to set up. ...

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Decoding the gig economy

By Rohit Mathur : 21/11/2016

The noise around the sharing economy is deafening. Rules are getting broken, industries are getting disrupted and unicorns are being...

endofwork

It's End Of Work As We Know It

By Rohit Mathur : 21/11/2016

It all started in a 2 bedroom apartment in New York, at the dawn of the e-lance economy when 3 inspired engineers founded Elance in ...

supporting the Changemakers to find the talent to scale

Flexing It works with social entrepreneurs solving diverse problems. Our platform helps development sector organisations find i...

asd
 

  In the global sharing economy today, Gen Y, Gen Z, and even veteran professionals are partnering with organisations to creat...

new blog

Amidst all the noise around rising and falling unemployment, expected hiring activity and raises p...

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When less is more

By Flexing It : 18/07/2016

  Our data shows that close to 50% of the projects delivered by independent consultants and business freelancers span less tha...

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TIASG2016: 2 days of perspective

By Rohit Mathur : 18/04/2016

For a newbie to the start up world (read me), the Tech in Asia conference in Singapore (12–13 April) proved to be an orientati...

startup

The Five People You Need to Start A Startup

By Prashant Vijay : 21/11/2016

The internet lowers transaction costs, and helps us create new business models, where fewer and fewer things need to be done in-hous...

startup funding

Over the last few months, funding in the startup eco-system has slowed down, especially for Series B and beyond. It is estimated tha...

Fundraising journey of a single #founder

By Chandrika Pasricha : 2/03/2016

“There are few factors that can make a company more successful, fun, and epic than an awesome co-founder. There are few factor...

5 Mantras for Non-Techie Founders of Tech Startups

By Chandrika Pasricha : 25/02/2016

I’m a non-techie founder of a technology startup. At the time I started (Flexing It was launched in late 2012) I didn’t ...

In a recent survey conducted by Flexing It™ among more than 50 startups, while 58% said independent consultants were requ...

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IT fees

FeeBee, our community-driven fee benchmarking tool, helps independent consultants remove a key source of ambiguity from freelancing ...

  The consulting industry is at a cusp of disruption, triggered by the rising number of independent or freelance consultants o...

Background verification has become a hot subject in India and rightly so. In the wake of a series of cases of fake credentials found...

A lot of us who are new to working independently face the problem of not knowing exactly what to charge, and may often lose projects...

The fact that the search for assignments and candidates has gone increasingly online over the past decade and a half is indisputable...

Consultant

A struggling freelancer or a professional stuck in a job that doesn't work for you, whichever of the two categories you fall into, t...

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Consultant's Log 3: 5 Qs with Masroor Lodi

By Masroor Lodi : 9/01/2017

Co-Founder and Director at The Entrepreneurship School, Masroor Lodi is a serial entrepreneur with significant partnerships in mult...

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Consultant's Log 2: 5 Qs with Shravni Jain

By Shravni Jain : 22/12/2016

A former Principal at The Parthenon Group, Shravni Jain has 7 years of experience in global consulting, implementation, scale-up and...

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Consultant's Log 1: 5 Qs with Ankur Agarwal

By Ankur Agarwal : 9/12/2016

Computer scientist turned business strategist. Ankur Agarwal runs a boutique strategy consulting firm based out of India, looks afte...

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