Cybersecurity solutions for remote teams

Companies, teams, and professionals, in general, are working under different circumstances since the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, employers and team managers should ensure that operations are running smoothly under the umbrella of cybersecurity and home office protection. We have already dived in the telecommuting advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we aim at concentrating on the …

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Telecommuting advantages and disadvantages in business

“This is a telecommuting position”. That phrase will be used whenever companies get new hires on board for the near or even distant future. Working from home kept on rising before the Covid-19 pandemic stepped foot on our doorsteps and got unexpectedly boosted due to the exceptional current conditions. As with any major shift in …

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Billable hour tracking & taxable wages

Either you are a freelancer or a small business owner that manages your business affairs, you need to file taxes. First, you need to estimate your taxable wages before submitting them to the IRS or tax department of your country. Then, you can be sure that your hard work is represented accurately to the tax …

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How to start advertising your business through your invoices

Since the birth of marketing, freelancers, small companies, and corporations have strived to find out the most unique and profitable online creative marketing solutions to address the issue of not attracting enough new clients. Printed, social, email, online, or paid marketing, you name it. Professionals have used most of these marketing types to market their …

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Automated invoicing and project financial management

Business entities are in need of online invoicing software and its various automations. With a software’s help, professionals can make sure that their projects include well-calculated invoices before sending them to their clients. In a previous post, we have discussed all the winning project practices that lead to optimal project management. An equally perplexing matter …

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The post COVID-19 new ways to work

The business world is in the process of finding its way around working in the post COVID era. Companies have set new operation guidelines; employees get used to the new working ways, but all bring collateral changes as well. Some of them are positive for the individual; others promote business technologies or emerging types of …

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Red flags that point to workload management issues

Project management, time management, and of course, team management are all fundamental skills to practice and sharpen. However, a quite tricky job is to manage the workload and set strategic priorities. The working volume is the basis on which a manager decides on which tasks each teammate devotes time on, in a project. Many will …

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The importance of labor cost in project cost management

The responsibility for managing projects is quite substantial.  Most of the time, even working on projects is not always easy to carry out.  Regardless if you are the project manager, a marketeer, a software developer, or a designer, within a team, there are still many objectives to pursue and achieve. There are also multiple aspects …

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Project management best practices for business success

Project management is not an open and shut case. On the contrary, projects need experienced managers with problem-solving and advanced organizational skills. They are the ones responsible for setting the best practices around project management. They are also the ones to implement those practices and influence the way that teams communicate with one another. At …

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Business reports for effective business management

History books are pieces of information on humanity’s decisions, actions, achievements, and failures. That is the reason people should study history, not to iterate mistakes of the past, and gain wisdom. The above example can be applied perfectly to the world of business. Companies and freelancers should always analyze their employees’ productivity, sales, expenses, and …

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