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APCO: OnDeck freelance bench creates stability and team mentality

Written August 2, 2022 by Amanda Saber

APCO Worldwide has built a deep freelance bench with our OnDeck service, giving them quick accessibility to trusted creatives who know their agency culture. This has created a time-efficient and cost-efficient way to work with talented individuals while simultaneously supporting their own team.

Adaptive Staffing: Flexibility for the Win

Written July 20, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Adaptive staffing – or Open Talent – is not a new concept, but the need for companies to be proactive and incorporate flexible talent into their long-term staffing plan is at an all-time high. Learn more about OnDeck and how it can help mitigate challenges associated with building an adaptive staff.

How to take a vacation (or any break) as a freelancer

Written June 24, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Figuring out how to take a vacation – or any break – as a freelancer is challenging. We’re sharing tried-and-true tips on how to confidently step away from work.

Freelance Animator Austin Pinckney: Storyteller for all

Written June 15, 2022 by Amanda Saber

Jumping from full-time employment into the freelance world can be scary. Animator Austin Pinckney shares how he did it and why he’s so happy he did.

Ideal Day Exercise: How to turn your IDEAL into your REAL

Written May 26, 2022 by Amanda Saber

When you pay attention to the details that shape your day-to-day life, you’ll gain the power to make shifts in attitude, priorities, and behavior, allowing yourself to design your ideal day. Then, you can live the life you want to live.

Freelance Art Director: Ed Foric

Written May 10, 2022 by Richelle Stewart

Ed Foric describes himself as a visual storyteller who is passionate about strategic creative concepts and compelling design and identity. Read more about how Ed shifted his focus to his freelancing career and why he feels like he’s currently living his ideal day.

Featured Freelancer/Partner: Amanda Saber

Written March 10, 2022 by Richelle Stewart

We are excited to spotlight Amanda Saber, our March featured freelancer and Uncompany partner, during Women’s History Month. She’s a seasoned educator, talented writer, and awesome mom. Basically, a super woman.

It’s Me, Work

Written February 14, 2022 by Richelle Stewart

We hope you love your job. We love ours! Unfortunately, it can’t love us back. Here’s a good reminder of what work is and, more importantly, what it isn’t.

Featured Freelancer/Partner: Dr. Lauren Simpson

Written February 3, 2022 by Richelle Stewart

In honor of Black History Month, we are thrilled to share with you our February featured freelancer and Uncompany partner, Dr. Lauren Simpson, owner of The Social Media Dr., LLC and our new Social Media Manager.

Out of office, permanently.

Written October 4, 2021 by Richelle Stewart

“The Great Resignation” is all over the media. Perhaps the interruption to our normal operating processes, brought about by the pandemic caused us all to step back and take a look at what isn’t working with the way we are working. Let’s say “goodbye” to the broken ways we work and “hello” to a better workplace for EVERYONE.