Marketing Consulting: How to Set Your Rate

Marketing Consulting: How to Set Your Rate

Popular consensus of how last year went is not very positive, but here at EM Marketing, 2016 was our best year…

Job #1 for Marketing Consultants: Join the Gig Economy and Build Your Skills

Job #1 for Marketing Consultants: Join the Gig Economy and Build Your Skills

It’s a truly exciting (or terrifying) time in the job market for marketers. We’ve never had more technology, DIY, and…

The Virtual Agency All Grown Up? EM’s Office Now Open for Business

The Virtual Agency All Grown Up? EM’s Office Now Open for Business

At some point in the last couple of years, I’ve had a goal to buy an office space to become…

A Pivot in the Employment World

A Pivot in the Employment World

There’s a secret war going on between corporations who want more from their employees and workers who want a fair…

Driven by Uber: The New Workforce in the Future of Work

Driven by Uber: The New Workforce in the Future of Work

The recent California Labor Commissioner ruling that found that an Uber driver to be an employee has been sparking a lively…

The Future of Work Looks Bright: 4 Trends to Cheer About [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Future of Work Looks Bright: 4 Trends to Cheer About [INFOGRAPHIC]

By now, you’ve probably heard this term before — the Future of Work. Depending on your current job situation, it…

Why Our Consultants Love Work

Why Our Consultants Love Work

A Response to the NY Times Article, “Why You Hate Work“ [EXCERPT] The way we’re working isn’t working. Even if you’re lucky…

Out of Corporate Life and into Happiness through Consulting

Out of Corporate Life and into Happiness through Consulting

Recently, I watched a documentary on HBO called State of Play: Happiness, which explores the lives of former NFL players and…

5 Tips to Make a Successful Transition from Full-Time to Freelance

5 Tips to Make a Successful Transition from Full-Time to Freelance

We’ve had the good fortune at EM Marketing to help dozens of marketers transition from full-time work to freelance consulting…

Consulting: The Case Against the 40-Hour Work Week, Part 2

Consulting: The Case Against the 40-Hour Work Week, Part 2

A recent study found that 71% of the U.S. workforce is unhappy. Put another way, less than one third of…