Clickworker Tripping

29.04.2011 clickworker blog 1 Comment

(written by Rieke Oeldorf, Germany, Clickworker since August 2010)

Clickworker on tour When I got the opportunity to do an internship in London at the end of last year, I jumped at the chance. I was in my third year at a full-time position and needed a change of scenery. This chance came just at the right time.

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How Companies use Crowdsourcing

18.04.2011 clickworker blog 4 Comments

An online community´s support, opinions and ideas are invaluable. You all know how Clickworker uses the power of the crowd. Those in our crowd write or translate texts or do research of many different kinds. But how do other companies utilize their crowds´ creative potential? Here is a sample of a few interesting models:

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Crowdsourcing and Art

04.04.2011 clickworker blog 4 Comments

The crowd creating one work – an innovative art concept

Can you really couple art with crowdsourcing? A few recent projects have shown how art is made through crowdsourcing, and just how diverse the results can be.

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Clickworker – a chance for both career and family to thrive

17.03.2011 clickworker blog 12 Comments

(written by J. B., Germany, Clickworker since November 2010)

During my most recent maternal leave, I realized I didn´t want to go back to my old job. The position was unfulfilling and I had a bad conscience about neglecting my motherly duties. I also knew the promotional chances at my old job – despite additional training – were slim to none. And – to make things even worse – the salary was pathetic. Needless to say, all this caused me to be pretty unhappy with my work situation. So, I decided to go on maternal leave.

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Clickworker portraits make their debut

14.03.2011 clickworker blog 2 Comments

clickworker officeMoving can come with a lot of changes: a new city, new accommodations and, in our case, some pretty bare walls. In November we waited with anticipation to see the clickworker portraits we invited you all to send in. And the time has finally come: we´ve finally settled in, owing in no small part to the many friendly faces around us. And now we´d like to proudly present to the rest of the world our new digs and our clickworkers.

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