Today’s workforce is growing more and more virtual by the day.
Companies of all sizes are starting to explore the freelancer work model as SMB owners and corporate executives alike are seeing the cost-benefits of utilizing professional freelancers. Freelancers are brought in on an as-needed basis and offer a variety of services to a company without the requirement of benefits or permanent employment.
While your business is utilizing this growing workforce, increasing the need you are now noticing that the more freelancers you take on, the harder it is to manage all of them.
You work from home yourself, but as your team grows, so do your needs. Luckily, there is a way to set up office space, remain efficient, and get the most out of your freelancing team.
The Growing Norm of the Freelancing Workforce
Freelancing is becoming the new work standard.
Already, more than 53 million Americans are doing freelance work – which accounts for 34% of the country’s workforce, according to a report from 10x Management
The Canadian workforce is now following suit. The self-employment rates in Canada have grown, and self-employed workers are expected to account for 20 percent of Canada’s workforce by 2020, says Canadian Business
Rent Office Space for the Project
To manage multiple freelancers effectively, you really do need the infrastructure that having an office space provides. Maybe most importantly, If you are meeting with freelancers in person, you do not want to invite them to your residence or have to consistently hold offsite meetings at your local coffee shop.
Renting office space is the optimal solution. It truly elevates your company’s level of professionalism, allows you to separate work from home life, and provides you with a professional office to host clients and freelancers alike.
While renting office space is great, you may want something that is flexible and short-term.
Agile Offices provides short-term office space, meeting room rentals, and co-working spaces for those that need space to manage freelancers. There is no long-term commitment required.
With your short-term rental, you receive a furnished office, 24/7 access to your office space, access to the kitchen and common areas, daily cleaning services, no charge for utilities or supplies, and access to support services.
Our virtual staff packages offers you a downtown Toronto address to accept mail and packages from freelancers, drop-in desk time, access to meeting rooms and high-speed internet access, along with live professional phone answering services.
Explore the packages and a la carte options from Agile Offices today or give us a call at 855-924-4539 to rent your office space.