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7 Mom-friendly Companies Every Working Mom Should Know About

Ask any working woman who has children and they’ll tell you that being a mom is a job in itself. As such, oftentimes, it limits the hours we can devote to our actual paid jobs. So, working at a company that understands that your role as a mother comes first and tries to facilitate the work environment for you is crucial. Either for giving you a flexible schedule, to work part-time or simply offering benefits that align with working mothers’ needs, it’s liberating to know you wo...

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Gig Economy 2019: Hire Top Freelancers

The gig economy is on the rise and more people than ever are freelancing. Especially in the US, some 60% of the population are either freelancers or grab freelance gigs from time to time to add extra money to their pay cheques. Add to that the uncertainty surrounding BREXIT and the changed visa rules in the US that push the employers to hire remote workers. It is no surprise, as the recruiters in the UK see fewer applicants from the EU and their colleagues in the US urgently need highly-...

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Are Remote Teams the Future of Work?

Join three remote companies - HotJar, Transformify and Freedom X Fest to dive deep into building and managing remote teams.    Ken Weary, VP Operations of HotJar, Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify and Debora Mendes, FreedomXFest will discuss the digital skills trends, how to empower people to be able to self-manage when working remotely, do remote teams need to meet in real life and how often, is remote working for everyone  and much more.   Freedom co...

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How Startups Can Earn Customers’ Trust Early On

Trust is crucial for the success of your startup, perhaps even more powerful than marketing or sales. With no track record of success, many startup entrepreneurs find it challenging to compete with established companies. Even if you started your endeavor with noble intentions, prospective clients and customers will most likely have some doubt to overcome before doing business with you. In order to clearly explain to your stakeholders who you are, why they should believe you, and what you can...

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Is Your Startup Losing Hours to These Productivity Killers?

If you feel that the top people at your startup could be more productive, you are probably right. There are lots of tasks that could be automated, outsourced or delegated to less experienced people. Here are some important business tasks you need to consider.   Dealing with Mail   A study published on Inc.com found that the average employee spends more than 13 hours looking at emails each week. Across all businesses, that costs the business about $630 billion annually. A vi...