Jun 10, 2019
On this episode of Stories Behind the Grind, listen to my conversation with Tim Walmsley, founder of BenchOn. We discuss what the future of work could look like, lessons learnt from scaling from a startup and managing both the supply and demand sides of a two sided marketplace.
Where the idea of BenchOn came from
The importance of understanding both the supply and demand of the industry you’re in
How a $1 million investment forced Tim to look elsewhere to get BenchOn up and running
Taking a horizontal approach to building a marketplace across all industries
Tim's view on where the workforce is going in the next 5
Creating job stability for Australians
Creating an environment where businesses have the flexibility and agility to move staff when and where needed coupled with the stability of full-time employment
How to maintain corporate knowledge within the business
The high cost of turnover (especially when hiring millennials)
Why cutting your staff is like chopping your leg off to lose weight?
Who is best suited to use the BenchOn platform
How Tim managed to balance the supply and demand constraints
Biggest lessons Tim learned over the last 2 years
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