This is a guest post by Christopher Yonker of Executive Strategy Group, a management consulting firm that works with growth-directed companies seeking to increase corporate revenue. He blogs about performance improvement and sales and marketing training. You can reach Chris on LinkedIn and Twitter.
A survey of 1,500 Elance customers found that 73 percent plan to hire more online contractors than in 2011. Within the next five years, 54 percent of respondents’ workforces will be online. Elance’s online, cloud-based hiring method gives them a competitive advantage over their competitors.