oDesk®, the world’s largest online workplace, held a panel, “Talent Wars: How Startups are Fighting Back,” on the critical role of talent to growing startups as well as the approaches startups are taking to build successful teams.
oDesk®, the world’s largest and fastest-growing online workplace, today released its Fall 2012 Online Work Survey, conducted by independent research firm Genesis Research Associates. The global study of 2,839 businesses that have hired online captured experiences and predictions regarding hiring and the future of work. Findings reveal a belief that “the majority of contractors will be working online by 2020.” For full survey details, including an infographic, please visit: https://www.odesk.com/info/Fall2012OnlineWorkSurvey/.
oDesk®, the world’s largest and fastest-growing online workplace, announced today that Stephane Kasriel has joined the company as the Vice President of Product. Mr. Kasriel comes to oDesk with the goal of accelerating innovation in online work technology, empowering both businesses and contractors to collaborate regardless of geographic limitations. He will lead the direction of oDesk’s technology platform, working to ensure that talented professionals anywhere can find satisfying employment, and that businesses can find, hire, manage and pay workers with the skills they need, helping them grow and prosper.
oDesk®, the world’s largest and fastest-growing online workplace, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as an OnDemand Top 100 winner. A company’s inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers, as well as game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. oDesk was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
oDesk®, the world’s largest and fastest-growing online workplace, today announced that it has received $15 million in Series D funding. Certain investment strategies managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. led the round, with participation from Benchmark Capital, Globespan Capital Partners and Sigma Partners.