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Ready.Set.Work is a podcast series that focuses on the Future of Work, specifically highlighting all different perspectives - from the gig economy, to on-demand platforms, and more. Join us each episode to hear from thought leaders paving the way toward the Future of Work.

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The Future of the Manufacturing Industry Ft. Mike Kinder, CEO and Co-founder of Veryable.
On this episode of Ready. Set. Work., Chad sits down with Mike Kinder, Co-founder and CEO of Veryable, to talk COVID-19, Supply chains, and the future of the manufacturing industry. Learn how Veryable is bringing the new generation of skilled workers into the manufacturing space, what COVID-19 has taught us about the Status Quo, and how flexible staffing can help manufacturers across the country rebuild in a more sustainable, scalable way.
April 30, 2020
Part 2 | What's in a Name Ft. Jody Greenstone Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Business Talent Group
Part two of our chat with Jody Greenstone Miller delves into the many ways we try to explain the future of work, and how naming conventions affect the way we think about independent talent. Tune in for an in depth look at what the future of work might look like, and how we can get there as soon as possible. 
April 02, 2019
Part 1 | Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy Ft. Jody Greenstone Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Business Talent Group
On this two part episode, Chad and Jody cover a wide range of topics, from the Hollywood stars who set the stage for the gig economy, to the transition from investor to founder. Tune in to learn about the evolution of independent talent, and the strides we still have to make for the future of work to be as rewarding as possible for every player. 
March 25, 2019
Diving Below the Surface Ft. tilr CEO, Carisa Miklusak
On this episode, we learn about algorithmic hiring, bias in the workplace, and how diving below the surface to look at skills rather than titles could make the future of work a more equitable place for everyone. 
February 12, 2019
'Get A Real Job' Ft. Marion McGovern, Author of 'Thriving in the Gig Economy'
On this episode, Chad is joined by a true gig economy expert. Marion McGovern has been in the consulting game since the 80s, written two books about independent work, and says it's time for the world to realize that independence is a choice - not a placeholder between 'real jobs'.
November 26, 2018
"The Future of Work is About the People" Ft. Michael Burdick, Co-Founder and CEO of Paro
Chad and Michael discuss the motivations driving people to independent work, how to create the best relationship with your freelance workforce, and the matchmaking algorithms replacing human bias - for better or for worse. Tune in to learn why 50% of freelancers wouldn't take a full time job - no matter how much you offered!
November 16, 2018
Agility in the On-Demand Economy Ft. Rob Biederman, Founder and CEO of Catalant
"Using conventional means to solve unconventional problems is just not very likely to succeed." In this Episode, Rob and Chad discuss the constant disruption and innovation forging the future of work, and secret to keeping your head above water: agility.
October 30, 2018
"Talent Should be Able to Engage Talent" Ft. Peter Johnston, Founder and CEO of Kalo
On this episode, Kalo Founder and CEO Peter Johnston talks about how to attract the top talent when they won't settle for a W2. Peter and Chad's discussion highlights the importance of embracing the independent workforce - for the enterprises hiring them, the platforms supporting them, and the legislators governing them.
October 17, 2018
Wellness in the Workplace featuring Heather Waibel, CEO & Founder of Welnys
On this episode, Chad and Heather discuss wellness in the workplace, the freelance wellness industry, and how her platform, Welnys, connects the two. Tune in to learn how goats, dolphins, and mimes could spice up your workplace wellness program!
October 10, 2018
How to find a Steady gig, featuring Adam Roseman, CEO of Steady
On this episode, Chad sits down with Adam Roseman, CEO of Steady, to discuss the importance of income stability in the gig economy. Chad and Adam talk about the challenges gig workers face with finding a steady income and how to overcome those obstacles. Adam also shares his inspiration for starting Steady and his unique comparison of the impact of the gig economy to the personalities from the movie Love Actually!
September 12, 2018
The Evolving Tools of The Gig Economy featuring Alex Marlantes, CEO of Everlance
Episode two features Alex Marlantes, CEO of Everlance, a company facilitating the day to day headaches of working independently, from taxes to mileage tracking. Chad and Alex discuss how technologies like Everlance have contributed to the explosion of independent workers, what the future of work looks like, and how companies can fill in existing gaps to make sure independent contractors are supported and protected.
August 21, 2018
Stories from The Gig Economy featuring Wonolo COO, AJ Brustein
Ready. Set. Work. is a podcast series that focuses on the future of work, specifically highlighting all different perspectives from the gig economy, to on demand platforms, and more. In this first episode from the series, Bunker's Co-Founder and CEO, Chad Nitschke, talks with AJ Brustein, COO of Wonolo, about the future of work and highlights how the gig economy is an opportunity for talented underemployed people.
August 17, 2018