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How it Started Vs How it’s Going: Gun.io developers share their career journey before joining our platform

By Taylor Veino
Whether you’re hesitant to make the jump from salaried to contract work, or you’re just having trouble navigating your freelancing practice, going it alone can be scary. The list of pros and cons can be a long and jumbled mess that just leads to ...
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5 Tips For Brainstorming Sessions That Don’t Suck: How To Get Better Ideas From Your Team (And Yourself)

By Faith Benson
The first, most integral part of pursuing your business’s Second Act is a really excellent brainstorming sesh. You know the feeling: Whiteboards! Coffee! The term “blue sky” being thrown around like Bushwackers on Broadway! Once you decide you’re ...
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How Throwing The Plan Away Can 10x Your Business: Introducing Second Acts by Gun.io

By Faith Benson
Americans love a good reinvention story. Embedded in the American psyche is a requisite love for second chances—second acts, if you will. That’s why we love Silicon Valley.
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Top 7 Concerns Among Freelancers in 2020

By Faith Benson
Am I charging too much? Not enough? Am I saving enough for retirement? Making the most out of my tax breaks? The freelancers we surveyed this year had a lot on their minds—and a lot of advice to offer. 
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What’s your Software Development WorkStyle?

By Taylor Veino
You’ve most likely taken some form of a personal assessment. Myers-Briggs, enneagram, Rorschach, or even BuzzFeed’s classic “Which Office character are you?” test. Whether you’re a 7 with a 4 wing or Dwight Schrut, the end goal is to gain better ...
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Remote Full Stack Salaries Trends During Covid-19

By Artur Meyster
Most of the working world has been slow to embrace the growing remote-work trend, with many companies frantically searching for remote strategies at the last minute as the coronavirus shut offices across the world. However, inside the tech industry, ...
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Why Use Route Optimization Software?

By Guest: OptimoRoute
With route optimization software you’ll spend much less time planning – and the routes produced will be far superior to manually created routes.
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The Challenges of Managing a Remote Team & How to Overcome Them

By Guest: Owen Baker
The trend to remote work has been gaining momentum for much of the last decade. However, it wasn’t until the COVID-19 crisis that work-from-home arrangements became the norm rather than the exception. The pandemic forced mass remote working, and ...
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Top 5 Technical Recruiting Fails

By Taylor Veino
Everyone knows the first step to acquiring quality talent, regardless of your recruiting process, starts with a quality job post. There is an art to creating a compelling job post that captures the attention of top technical talent while including a ...
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Gun.io is Democratizing Freelance Engagements

By Faith Benson
Gun.io is the first modern-day guild for independent software professionals. We’ve represented some of the highest-earning software freelancers in the US, and today, we are opening our app to the public. Claim your profile, get verified, and match ...
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January 2020 Community Update

By Faith Benson
Over the last several months, we’ve compiled a ton of feedback from the community about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to working through the Gun.io platform. We learned a ton. The common thread throughout all of this feedback was: we ...
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Effective Communication While Freelancing

By Gun.io Guild Member: Shauna Gordon
  Does this sound familiar? You've started a new project with a new client. You've got your backlog to work on and you get to work. You get into the groove for a week or three and rock out a bunch of those tickets or get that awesome feature nearly ...
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