Aug 2016

The Shamrock Organisation and the high costs of a Contingent workforce

By: Odyssey Publication
Tags: Freelance, Independent contractors, Shamrock organisation

Just recently an article noted working as a short-term contractor, casual employee, or freelancer is taking its toll on Australian workers. At the same time we are seeing research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the journal Social Indicators Research, indicating that since 1984 casual employment in Australia has grown from 15 per cent of the workforce to 25 …


May 2016

Sometimes the freelance model doesn’t cut it…

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Freelance, Infrastructure, Security, Tax

Our Business development frequently receives calls comparing the freelance model to our hourly model. A lot of times these phone calls reveal accounting firms have been using freelance staff from freelance sites with success in roles such as virtual administration, IT support, IT coding, photography, website design, public relations, marketing, sales, and SEO. However, when the same firms look to …