Let’s admit it, finding a job in today’s market is progressively becoming hard, even harder in landing at a job that excites you the most. And it isn’t your fault – the professional world is getting tougher as it was decades ago, and your counterparts are getting more and more competitive in a sea of crackerjacks. In fact, many professionals are going down the economic ladder, and as bitter as it sounds, it isn’t really the lack of opportunities to be blamed. Sometimes, it’s all about how we market ourselves.
Gaining meaningful employment isn’t really an impossible feat. With the right skills and the right attitude, the only thing left for you to do is to network yourself successfully to the right decision makers — recruitment managers at that. If you are a freelancer or a virtual assistant seeking to get a stable job from a company you look up to, then this article is for you. Here’s a list of a few networking hacks proven to grab the attention of your ideal employers.
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Every businessman sees outsourcing as a channel for growth and as a means to reduce operational costs. While some companies do not necessarily need outsourcing help within the BPO industry, others may rely to service providers for the most part of their businesses. In this sense, outsourcing most business functions or operations to places where labor is much cheaper has been proven truly critical. There are several types of services that can be outsourced depending on the nature and size of the business involved. Here are the top services you can outsource.
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When hiring virtual staff, it is essential to streamline the recruitment process by making use of an Engagement Agreement Checklist. Not only does it standardize the onboarding of your new member, it also helps you to fully gauge how your virtual staff is positioned within your team.
What role will the new staff take?
How valuable will he be for your team?
What are the goals you plan to accomplish with his contributions?
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Can you just imagine how challenging it would be to monitor your team’s productivity when you are managing a virtual workforce? Without a doubt, it is one of the hardest parts of having to manage a virtual team.
Thanks to new time-tracking software applications, many employers are now at ease with their virtual teams. Not only does this type of software helps in establishing trust among your work pool, it also serves as a reliable tool in checking how your staff are doing, how far they are with their tasks, and what hurdles they are facing along the line. Your job as an employer or manager is not limited to checking and making sure they are on time and kicking in, but also extends far beyond the responsibilities of being just a checker. You are the guide, the light, and the motivator to push the staff forward. Doing so can be quite difficult without checking your staff’s screenshots. Most time-tracking tools, if not all, already have this feature embedded in their system.
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Worrying about time management?
With Time Doctor, there is always enough time.
If you are a traditional employer, chances are, you might still be one of those entrepreneurs using a manual or printed timesheet version meant to track their employees’ working time. Not that it is no longer considered conventional, it’s just that modern time-tracking softwares have emerged to provide employers an effective and a hassle-free monitoring facility.
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Whether you are an entrepreneur attempting to organize your list of friends or a digital marketer trying to promote your company’s products and services, a Facebook group is a great way to cluster your target demographic and promote your brand, or post updates for people of the same interests. It is where users can actively communicate and post. Groups are most usually effective for Facebook users who interactively keep themselves updated on certain events and things.
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If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking into promoting your own brand, then you must know how serious it is to try venturing into the online marketspace. Millions of blogs exist in the web while thousands of business tycoons promoting their products and services compete with the same goal in mind – increase their brand’s awareness.
As candid as it may sound, marketing is no easy feat. You can hire as many employees as you need so they can preach your crop; but as your market increases, the process gets more arduous and challenging. Thanks to online media, the possibilities of advertising have reached limitless boundaries.
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Most people say happiness is an inside job. However, based on contrary beliefs, there are moments when no matter how much we try to stretch our smiles far beyond the rim of our faces, we just couldn’t help but conjure the negativity inside us. As awful as it sounds, happiness can sometimes be just as elusive; and the funny thing is, it could be twice as much when you’re at work.
Why did you quit your last job? Why are you planning to quit your current job? If we dig deeper into these questions, there is only one universal answer, no matter who you are.
You’re simply not happy. Are you?
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