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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 virtual as

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Going from Employee to Entrepreneur: What to Keep in Mind?

When entering the world of entrepreneurship, most of us believe it’s all about having an awesome business idea. Then, a plethora of unexpected problems arise and we see we were wrong. When starting your own business, you need to have a great business plan to support you, secure your funds ahead of time, and keep track of industry trends to rise above your rivals. Most importantly, entrepreneurship is an investment in the long-run and, as such, it requires lots of patience and dedication.

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Startup Culture: The Benefits and Challenges of a Remote Workforce

The digital revolution will continue to transform the way we work. It’s brought people closer together, and it’s made it far easier for businesses to understand themselves and their target audiences. And it’s also helped usher in a new era where remote and freelance work are now mainstream. And it appears this shift towards working out of the office is going to continue. There has been a 115 percent increase in the amount of people telecommuting since 2015, and 90 percent of t

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How to Find the Perfect New Hire for Your Team

Hiring the right employee can be a challenging process. Not only do you want to make sure that you have found the perfect candidate for the job responsibility, but you also want to ensure that the person is an excellent cultural fit with the company. Hiring the wrong person can end up as a costly venture and potentially damage your work environment. Here are four things to consider when looking to hire the ideal colleague for your team:   Be Specific   Before you can begin the inte

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5 Interesting Careers and How You Can Work Towards Them

Looking to take your career in a new direction in 2019? Or perhaps you are finishing high school and not sure what career path to take? Here are some interesting careers you may not have considered, along with some advice on how you can break into the industry and pursue a career in that area.   Take a look at our top 5 interesting careers to consider for 2019!   Marine Biologist   The world is putting increasing emphasis on the importance of its oceans, and the need to addr