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How to Become a Gig Executive - with Werkling Founder, Michelle Fotheringham (Ep 204)
Episode 20418th September 2023 • The Job Hunting Podcast • Renata Bernarde
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In this episode, our guest, Michelle Fotheringham, CEO and founder of Werkling, shares her insights and experiences in corporate roles, consulting, and as an on-demand talent. We explore how the gig economy is disrupting various industries and discuss the shift towards flexibility and outcome-based work preferences. Tune in as we delve into the challenges and opportunities that arise from this evolving landscape and discover the importance of community and belonging for freelance professionals.

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Timestamps to guide your listening:

  • 05:35 - Michelle Fotheringham's journey to HR.
  • 10:22 - Building business foundations during the Pandemic 2020.
  • 12:27 - Extensive interviews shaped the validation process.
  • 15:14 - Different segments in the contingent workforce.
  • 20:55 - Reimagining outsourcing and the gig economy.
  • 28:42 - Day rates vary by field and specialization.
  • 33:19 - Diversify income streams for financial security. 
  • 39:52 - Building reputation.
  • 42:25 - Michelle's final thoughts

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job-hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 

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