Project management: The best practices for your business success

Project management is not an open and shut case. On the contrary, projects need experienced managers with advanced problem-solving and 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 …

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 …

5 pieces of advice to improve your self-accounting skills

Many people, beginning their journey into the business world, dread the word accounting. For those who haven’t had the chance to plunge into the numbers and figures of business operations, all those invoices, payments, payrolls, and financial terms may seem a little daunting. However, basic accounting skills are nothing close to quantum physics. If you …

The work from home (WFH) policy: A guide for first-timers

During the coronavirus epidemic, many companies decided to send home most of their employee, especially software developers, graphic designers, marketing professionals amongst others. The work from home policy aims at protecting everyone’s health, so everyone understands how important it is to embrace it. At the same time, there are many employees or small business owners that …

What you need to know about how to calculate billable hours

Every business owner and freelancer should know how to calculate billable hours to secure their income and financial well-being. Questions like “How do I calculate my billable hours?” “Do I need a billable hours calculator?” need to be adequately addressed before you suffer the consequences of poor financial management. In a previous article, we focused …

How to survive the post-holiday blues at work

Going back to work after Christmas hurts even as you say it, right? After the Christmas feast with the late nights out and family gatherings comes the famine, mood-wise. It’s hard for everyone to get back on track after a splendid Christmas vacation. For some, it’s even harder. Post-holiday blues is real, with many people …

5 tips to increase productivity at work during the holidays

The holiday season is reminiscent of rest, relaxation, partying, eating and shopping for the majority of people. However, the world keeps on turning, and work has to be done. Preferably, before Christmas time and the new year arrive. The reality is that the Christmas spirit has a negative impact on productivity as early as mid-December. …

7 business things to do before Christmas

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year (if you’re singing the song in your head, you really like Christmas). It’s also the best period to organize your business, market it the way you want and plan your future actions. Of course, things can get overwhelming when the holiday season is approaching. To help …