The Gig Economy with Elena Valentine

Learn how the Gig Economy is important for the employer and the creative.  Today's guest is Elena Valentine. Elena is the CEO of Skill Scout and is passionate about Skill Scout because she believes job seekers need another way to tell their story and show what they can do.  Also, check out Mezcla Media Collective a hub for diverse boss women behind the camera.

It’s a mind shift, we see freelancers as our colleagues.
— Elena Valentine
It’s about the retention of the relationship, not the role.
— Elena Valentine
Freelancers—Look for jobs with specific skills, not the role.
— Elena Valentine
Companies—Ask for work products, not a resume; include this in your hiring process.
— Elena Valentine
Companies—Invest in your freelancers just like you would your full-time employees.
— Elena Valentine
Companies—Don’t take away a creatives artistic freedom.
— Elena Valentine
Freelancers—Don’t shy away from the polished parts of your journey; humans relate to other humans.
— Elena Valentine
As a leader, the biggest impact I can make is helping colleagues foster independence and growth.
— Elena Valentine
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