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On the digital job, in a virtual manner

On the digital job, in a virtual manner

oDesk is showcased as driving a global upswing of online work "that could permanently alter the future of non-physical 'knowledge work.'"
As Mobile Work Rises, 9-to-5 Jobs Decline

As Mobile Work Rises, 9-to-5 Jobs Decline

InformationWeek examines the future of work, as we evolve from "sitting behind a desk" to a flexible work style thanks to connectivity and devices.
Recruiting for the Future

Recruiting for the Future

"It’s clear that modern technologies are changing the way we work. But how are they changing the way we recruit?" This article goes on to answer in the affirmative, and quote oDesk's CEO: "In the very near future, businesses that fail to embrace new ways of recruiting talent will find themselves at a competitive disadvantage."
10 Companies That Are Radically Changing The Way We Work

10 Companies That Are Radically Changing The Way We Work

As millennials spearhead their own companies, we see changes to the traditional workplace and how people work. oDesk contributes to this shift by allowing companies to have the most flexible workforce possible.
Use the Web to Hire the Best Talent

Use the Web to Hire the Best Talent

"For early-stage startups, one of the biggest challenges is in staffing," proclaims this coverage of oDesk CEO Gary Swart speaking at accelerator program SCV Startup. Swart provided advice on successful hiring and how to compete with more established companies.
BBC World Business Report 11/2/2012

BBC World Business Report 11/2/2012

BBC's World Business Report features oDesk CEO Gary Swart in coverage of November's jobs report, and presents online work as a potential solution to continued mixed numbers. "Online workplaces could be the answer. The biggest is oDesk; for people which no desk but who are available online.
How to Turn Your Smart Phone App Idea Into Reality

How to Turn Your Smart Phone App Idea Into Reality

ABC News covers the growing earnings potential of developing mobile applications, with some mobile apps businesses like Pixntell even receiving funding. Pixntell founder Gary Lipps is using oDesk to hire for his entrepreneurial mobile endeavors, as mentioned in the clip around 1:40.
Businesses You Can Start For Under $1,000

Businesses You Can Start For Under $1,000

The San Francisco Chronicle shares tips on how entrepreneurs can start their own businesses with limited funds. One tip includes freelancing, and says that by using sites such as oDesk professionals can work as contractors and grow their careers in fields such as writing, web development, networking and information systems, administrative support, and more.
48 Hot Tech Companies to Build a Career

48 Hot Tech Companies to Build a Career

oDesk is included in this list of hot companies from Andy Rachleff (A general partner at Benchmark Capital and Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty member). Rachleff describes the companies named as fitting his "description of an ideal company to work for" and compiled from talking to venture capitalists at premier venture firms. Companies listed, he says, are "growing fast and appear likely to maintain their momentum."
How to Run Your Business on Autopilot

How to Run Your Business on Autopilot

There is a growing number of entrepreneurs running their businesses on autopilot by setting up systems and hiring online in order to allow themselves to concentrate on more important tasks. Online marketplaces such as oDesk provide entrepreneurs with professionals who can do everything from bookkeeping, to event planning, product ordering and supplier management.
The Future of Freelancing

The Future of Freelancing

On this segment of Fox Business' "After the Bell," oDesk's CEO Gary Swart discusses how work is changing and the role online work is playing in the future of freelancing. This segment includes predictions on online work's growth, how employers can find workers online with the right skills to grow their business, and top skills in top demand.
20 Must Have Tools For Small Businesses

20 Must Have Tools For Small Businesses

Starting a small business can be tough. In this Forbes round-up, oDesk is listed as a must-have tool for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to find talent online.
Where the Jobs Are This Week

Where the Jobs Are This Week

In answering viewer questions on working from home, Fox & Friend's Cheryl Casone tells readers to take a look at oDesk, the world's largest online workplace that has contractors with any type of skill that can be done on a computer.
Home Sweet Home?

Home Sweet Home?

In this episode of Fox's"On the Job Hunt," a viewer writes in to ask what options she has as a work from home mom. oDesk is highlighted as a resource for her to build her career while staying at home with her children.