If your business cannot keep up with change, maybe it’s high time to set your eyes East and take wisdom from the Japanese way of life called: KAIZEN. Back in the 80s, many companies from the West are intrigued at how Japanese businesses operate like well-oiled rigs. They soon discover that the driving force behind this success is a practical philosophy that many of us forget.
Opportunities in freelancing come and go like the wind. How ready are you when it finally comes knocking on your door?
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Being a freelancer, it’s never easy knowing what the future of work will bring. With the advent of Web 2.0 and cloud computing comes a paradigm shift in how we work today. We’ll definitely see more people freelancing and having the freedom of working anywhere. Businesses are seeing better value for their money in hiring independent contractors which save them from employment benefits and extra costs of keeping an employee. Are you really ready for this change?
Ever since we launched this current beta version of Ajeva, we’ve learned a lot working with the wonderful users we have. Since the past several months, we’ve worked hard on a brand new Ajeva, and we’re now very close to the launch.
Freelancers are like freshly-picked oranges. How do you get more juice out of your investment? When you are doing your business online and you need an extra help, hiring a freelancer is a smart choice to fill in talent gaps or to complete unfinished project. There are definitely pros and cons when you outsource work and in today’s economy, more businesses are taking the step forward. Can you cash in and make the most out of your freelancers?
These days, being a multi-skilled freelancer is not enough to get you on the freelancer’s hall of fame. You HAVE to market yourself. When information is the key to being a successful freelancer, you need to know the hottest Web 2.0 tools that can help you in your quest. Hard work isn’t enough! You need to step up and create a buzz about you.
In this discount-loving culture where everyone’s looking for bargain, one can only ask: Is Cheaper Really Better? It seems that the outsourcing trend is heavy on low-price competition. It takes two to tango and one cannot simply work on cheaper productivity to make it in the global marketplace. When quality is the new lingo that consumers speak today, can your business really rely on the cheapest solution out there?
Freelancers Heed! You can be your very own nemesis. When your work habits are getting in the way of your health, you’re in for a serious trouble. As a freelancer, you rely too much on your computer to make a living. In fact, you are married to it like a person does. If you’re not watching yourself closely in the mirror, your poor lifestyle choices can definitely take a huge toll. Are you willing to pay the price?
On our last post, we talked about how to outsource your business right. Now, the crucial question comes: When should you outsource? Large companies have been outsourcing their business for quite some time and small companies are picking up the pace. There is always the excuse that one is not yet ready to outsource, especially when there are plenty of misconceptions about an outsourced provider’s location.
You may be an aspiring writer or a seasoned writer wanting to brush up your skills. As we have promised on our previous post, we now bring you goodies that will truly help you become the writer of your dreams. Here are some buzzworthy sites you can bookmark to help you in your quest of becoming the ultimate writer:
Outsourcing is definitely the new way of doing business as we see more people freelancing on the global marketplace. Both are connected to each other in an intricate web that spins the economy as we see it today. Even governments are turning to outsourcing to give them an extra helping hand in their office needs. As more companies try to defy these tough times, one can only wonder: Is Outsourcing Ethical?