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INFOGRAPHIC: Are freelancers better off than full-time employees in 2017?

Here at Zeqr we cater—among others—to ambitious professionals who want to advance their careers by upgrading their skill sets. We are trying to help people who are strategic enough about their careers to understand the need for constant improvement. And the fastest way to facilitate that type of knowledge transmission is, we believe, through live […]

(Freelance)

Going Into Business with Family and Friends

Zeqr Co-Founder, Daniel Hedlund, shares his thoughts on setting up business with friends or relatives. *** Going into business with friends and family is a common course for many entrepreneurs, and for good reason too. You already know one another’s strengths, weaknesses and passions – plus the probability that you came up with the business […]

(Zeqr Team)

Maximising the Freelancing Field

The gig economy is booming and freelancing is more popular than ever. The main benefit of freelancing is the flexibility it allows, from choosing the type of clients you take on, to selecting your working location and directing your own hours. However, freelancing can be a tricky field to navigate – here are some tips […]

(Freelance)

Taking on the Global Digital Skills Crisis

The current global workforce is lacking basic digital skills, causing an alarming world-wide ‘digital skills crisis’. Research has found 90% of jobs require digital skills, meaning the UK, for example, needs another 745,000 workers with these capabilities by the end of this year. This discrepancy between supply and demand is costing the UK economy approximately […]

(Zeqr Team)

The increasing importance of external consultants for business growth

Zeqr Co-Founder, Daniel Hedlund, tells all about the importance of accessing and accepting external consultation. *** Seeking advice from external consultants isn’t a sign of weakness. Instead, it is indicative of a shrewd business-focused mind that is aware of any weak links. John Donne famously declared that “no man is an island” in his popular […]

(Consulting)

Xpert Spotlight: Lukasz Zelezny

Lukasz Zelezny is the head of organic acquisition at uSwitch.com, a UK based price comparison website with offices in London. Previous to that he was responsible for the organic performance of a number of companies including HomeAway, Thomson Reuters, The Digital Property Group and Fleetway Travel. He is a graduate from the Silesian University of […]

(Zeqr Team)

One Final Chance to Receive FREE Expert Advice from Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki, the world-renowned evangelist, marketer, and entrepreneur is one of the Xperts offering classes within the “Business” category on Zeqr. Guy has been offering a handful of exclusive, one-on-one video sessions on the platform and has been busy hosting the first consultation. Watch the video below for a teaser from his first session with […]

(Zeqr Team)

Xpert Spotlight: Tayo Rockson

Tayo Rockson is a cross-cultural expert, speaker and activist committed to helping individuals and organisations become more culturally aware. His work has been featured in both Forbes and Entrepreneur magazine as well as many other renowned publications. Rockson is offering a handful of free classes, providing Zeqrs with advice on how individuals can build their […]

(Zeqr Team)

Xpert Spotlight: Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor is an entrepreneur, author and internationally respected technology and marketing specialist. As one of Zeqr’s guest Xperts, Taylor is offering Zeqrs free expert advice on communicating key messages for their business or product effectively through the marketing tools available to them. Whether it’s Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or even an email marketing campaign, Dave’s […]

(Zeqr Team)

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