Passive Recruitment: Why & how to approach passive candidates

Businesses that search for the ideal new hire have a pool of candidates to choose amongst. However, not all professionals are unemployed and looking for a job. So, companies may not be able to focus only on active recruitment. According to a 2019 research by hrcloud.com, the job market is made up of passive candidates …

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How to effectively structure and run a client meeting

Business owners, managers, salespeople, and team members have a part in creating the ideal conditions for a client meeting. There is no successful meeting without proper planning, preparation, and execution. When you showcase your business proposition or come together to plan future moves, you should be all set up. This way, you will be able …

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Why do companies choose to outsource work & how to do it right

For decades, businesses were used to hiring permanent employees to staff their workforces. In recent years and with the unfortunate extent of events around COVID-19, remote contract labor has become the new business norm. A study commissioned by Upwork and Freelancers Union back in 2017 foresaw that the majority of the U.S. workforce would be …

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The importance of recruiting millennials in the workforce

The influx of millennials has created a domino effect in today’s business world. They have a keen desire to better the working environment for themselves and the professionals to come. In 2020, rising millennials will also be superior in numbers, a fact that helps them change the present concept of the workplace since they will …

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Are online banks safe to use? The whole truth

In a fintech world, it is only logical that people have questions in mind when it comes to  newer financial institutions that arise. So, what is digital banking? Are online banks safe? What are the risks of online banking?  The latest trend of digital banks emerged with occasional benefits and drawbacks when compared to traditional …

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The right way to choose a bank for your small business

Being in business means that you need to have full control of your financial affairs. That is the reason you should have a bank account (or multiple ones) suitable for your business state. Of course, there are different types of banks that offer different accounts, products, and banking services. The right bank will help you …

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Emergency solutions to the COVID-19 financial issues

The year 2020 has been and still is difficult on a business level for professionals around the world. The pandemic of COVID-19 has created an unstable situation with many financial issues. According to bestmoneymoves.com, in April 2020, more than 20% of business owners have altered their course, by limiting their expectations, targeting more realistic goals …

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The new ways of working post COVID-19

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 ways of working post-COVID-19, but all bring collateral changes as well. Some of them are positive for the individual; others promote business technologies or emerging …

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Workload management issues: Important red flags to look out for

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 which tasks each teammate devotes time on, in a project. Many will answer …

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Labor costs: What is their role 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 of whether you are the project manager, a marketeer, a software developer, or a designer, there are still many objectives to pursue and achieve within a team. There are also multiple …

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