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contract workers

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hiring
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3 Ways Technology Can Revive Your Recruiting and Hiring Strategy

Thankfully, gone are the days of employers sifting through stacks of paper resumes to find the best candidates out there. With just the click of a button, recruiters can search for candidates nationwide and narrow down the applicant pool to specific hiring qualifications. While finding candidates may be easier than ever before, today’s personnel have...
culture
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How to Staff a Strong Culture on a Shoestring Budget

Founding a successful startup is one of the hardest things an entrepreneur can do. Money is tight, talent is limited and competition is fierce. Time is money. It can be a vicious cycle, which explains why more than 50 percent of startups fail within four years. So, what does it take to survive? The right...
freelancers
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How to Manage a Team of Freelancers

While many entrepreneurs start out as the only employees of their company, the smart ones end up hiring help, even if it’s just a handful of freelancers to help them do more faster. Delegating one or more tasks has several benefits. First, it frees you up to work on growing your business, rather than sending...
gig economy
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Flexibility and the Gig Economy

The gig economy is no longer about getting paid for small tasks on the weekend in addition to your full-time job. Aspiring entrepreneurs are getting creative by starting businesses from these side gigs, and freelancing and contract workers are the future of the economy. By 2020, gig workers will comprise half of the workforce, and...
gig economy
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How the Gig Economy Makes Having a Side Hustle Easier Than Ever

As the demand for mobile continues to rise, so do consumers’ needs for quick and easy service. Enter: the gig economy and the handy apps like TaskRabbit and Uber that go along with it. Why everyone is on board The following infographic by Concordia University-Saint Paul looks at the who, what and why this new...
overhead expenses
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Simple Ways to Reduce Your Startup’s Overhead Expenses

In the early days, saving a few hundred dollars per month can make all the difference to a cash-strapped startup. There are plenty of ways to save, but the best thing you can do is find ways to reduce overhead expenses. If you haven’t reevaluated what you’re doing in this area, then something needs to...