Flexitimers Elevator Presentation Nov08


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Flexitimers.com - flexible professionals work smarter. A solution for people and professionals for Ireland's recession

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Flexitimers Elevator Presentation Nov08

  1. 1. Flexitimers.com flexible professionals work smarter
  2. 2. Elevator Pitch <ul><li>Flexitimers facilitates smart companies to cut costs and remain competitive by hiring flexible professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>Our platform provides the solution to companies facing headcount cuts but who still have projects to complete to remain competitive. </li></ul><ul><li>Flexitimers connects these employers to a pool of highly skilled experienced professionals who are available for part time, contract and freelance positions or projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Flexitimers disrupts the recruitment industry which is synonymous with overcharging and under delivering by offering a platform that is quick, direct and low cost . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Introduction to Flexitimers & Team </li></ul><ul><li>Environment: Recession </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Environment </li></ul><ul><li>How it Works </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery Model: Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Target Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  4. 4. About Flexitimers <ul><li>Flexitimers the smart work platform connects businesses and professionals to flexible projects and positions. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re NOT a recruitment company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People to People Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Everyone can join Flexitimers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your real name or pseudo name </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are Flexible Professionals? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skill based - context is irrelevant </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Management Team <ul><li>Dervla Cunningham - MD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3rd venture (Zartis.com and Arekibo) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15+ yrs IT sales (public & private sector) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Joy Redmond - Marketing & Operations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working in Web industry since 1996 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13+ yrs online marketing & sales </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advisors </li></ul>
  6. 6. Recession = Opportunities <ul><li>Slashed HR budgets, zero recruitment budgets BUT............ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People are still needed or rather things still need to get done. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Companies need to be Agile, Adaptable and Aligned. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexitimers offers efficiency, low cost and is fully on the terms of the employer. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Competitive Environment <ul><li>Traditional Agencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clunky, expensive, slow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service is ‘Patchy’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pain Point </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Players </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive hundreds of returns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job titles Vs Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typically early career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FLEXITIMERS DISRUPTS INDUSTRY </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Big Debate , City Hall Unanimous Agreement that companies must outsource and use flexible staff to stay in business Word on the street
  9. 9. How it Works
  10. 10. Delivery Model: Web 2.0 Radically different Your Flexitimers Page We’re not sitting still, Version 3 will be live in 3 weeks
  11. 11. Target Markets <ul><li>Employers: </li></ul><ul><li>SME’s </li></ul><ul><li>Large Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Public Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Both: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apathy, Habit and PSLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We’re Good News in BAD news environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We can compete on Cost </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Funding <ul><li>Self funded (cash and in kind) </li></ul><ul><li>EI Funding (CORD) </li></ul><ul><li>Raised additional funding from 2 sources purely for marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Steady growing sales projections </li></ul><ul><li>Funding will be sought in Q2 2009 to facilitate faster growth and to go international. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>Right delivery model – Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Saving - attractive in this climate </li></ul><ul><li>Strong cash flow & a low overhead base </li></ul><ul><li>Right offering at the right time </li></ul>