Flexibility is important for organizations, especially when it comes to staffing. Many companies struggle with the decision to hire or hold off altogether. One effective way to fill this void is to hire a digital nomad or freelancer on a per needs basis. As with many other recruiting options and strategies, there are advantages and disadvantages to working with remote workers. We’ll outline them here.
A digital nomad is a professional who uses telecommunications and the internet to earn a living. They generally work in marketing, sales, communications, or other industries where working remotely is common. They can work and live in the same city or live anywhere in the world.
Digital nomads offer organizations great flexibility. This is ideal for organizations that are changing quickly and need unique employee solutions. Here are some of the advantages of hiring digital nomads:
Some of the potential disadvantages of working with a digital nomad include:
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Riel is a Director of Client Services with IQ PARTNERS where he recruits across the full scope of multiple lines of business, with a particular focus in Financial Services & Insurance, IT, Human Resources, and Real Estate Services.