Tickets to hiring talent workshop for fast-growth firms up for grabs

Register to take one of the limited free spaces at online talent marketplace oDesk’s Hiring & Managing Online Talent workshop on Tuesday, March 31

Online talent marketplace oDesk, which has a global talent pool of close to 10 million freelancers, has made a limited number of free spaces at its Hiring & Managing Online Talent workshop available.

The educational event in London on Tuesday, March 31 is designed for fast-growth businesses seeking to build global teams comprising software engineers, marketers, sales people, customer service specialists and other key talent roles.

Growing Business is a media partner for the event and readers can enter the code LONDONMAR2015 when registering here to secure a free place.

The event will help managers at fast-growth firms to hire, manage and retain remote team members more effectively by teaching the essential skills and processes they need.

Already almost four million businesses use the oDesk platform to outsource project work to its network of freelancers based all over the world.

Running over a half-day, the workshop is specifically designed for businesses looking to entrust key projects, such as developing a mobile app or building a 24/7 customer service function, to qualified freelancers thousands of miles away.

In addition to developing apps and customer service functions, common problems faced by fast-growth companies on the course also include designing a new logo and responsive homepage, editing and retouching thousands of photos, and writing or editing content on a site’s blog.

Attendees will leave with:

  • The ability to hire in less than two weeks
  • A better idea of standard rates and project fees for a number of key short and long-term roles and projects
  • 10 essential interview questions to separate the good candidates from the great
  • An understanding of eight efficiency-driving tech tools to help their business collaborate with remote talent

To attend, register for a free place using the LONDONMAR2015 code here.

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