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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The practical guide to starting a creative agency

You have been a junior designer. Or a senior marketeer. You have freelanced as well as held positions in small and big companies. However, a new idea has been growing in the back of your mind. You think about starting a creative agency. This new business venture will change your professional and personal life for …

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The importance of a paperless timesheet calendar

Companies of any size will always need to turn time into their ally. Time management is one of the most important aspects of a project. Still, the lack of it can bring about productivity decrease, inaccurate billing, and the total loss of business control. Thus, online time tracking software has been created to organize projects, …

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Billing and invoicing practices that cause business problems

For most freelancers and small business owners, invoicing and billing are not the favorite parts of their business. It is a burden and can bring about business problems. For example, if a client is not punctual or if you, the business owner, have not do follow the right business practices. Of course, you need to …

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Work from home with Elorus during the COVID-19 crisis

It’s true that this is the time to stick together like never before. The COVID-19 epidemic brought about waves of unprecedented changes that the majority of today’s workforce has never experienced before. That is the reason that every freelancer, small company, or creative agency, working from home, should take full advantage of the benefits that …

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The right way to build your corporate culture

The question “what is corporate culture?” may come to mind when reading this article. Business culture is difficult to define as a quantifiable concept as it differs from company to company. However, we know it is highly dependent on leadership and that it takes a strong set of well-defined values and goals. Apart from its …

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