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Defining the Modern Concept of a Business Professional

When you think of a business professional, you might imagine a well-dressed person working out of an office between the hours of 9 and 5. For decades, this has been the standard. In the last few years, however, this concept of a business professional has changed dramatically.

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Virtual Office Q and A: Answers to Your Virtual Office Questions

Investing in a virtual office can be a great investment in the future of your business but, as with any other kind of financial commitment, you probably have a lot of questions.

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Four Benefits of a Virtual Office

For decades, the image of working has always been tied to a place of work or business – usually an office. However, the times are changing and, as the concept of flexible working gains traction and popularity, the idea of a remote or virtual office becomes more and more accepted.

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Better Than Siri: What Your Virtual Assistant Can Do For You

As an entrepreneur, you are used to doing everything yourself. However, at a certain point, you'll have to start handing off tasks to someone else.

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5 Types of People Who Benefit from Coworking Space

There's been an increase in the number of professionals working outside of the conventional office environment. The most common alternative is working from home.

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How to Make Your Company More Attractive to Gen Y Employees

Millennials are quite literally the future. As they continue to innovate and bring creativity to markets that may have been lacking before, bringing them into your business is essential for continued growth and success. Gen Y employees have grown up in a different world than Gen X employees, and therefore have different workplace expectations and goals.

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Los Angeles: The Perfect Location for Your (Virtual) Office

Los Angeles is more than just perfect weather, the sunshine, celebrities, and good food, although it does have all of the above. Los Angeles is the perfect location for your virtual office. So why choose Los Angeles over other major cities, like New York or Chicago?

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Tips for Working with Temp Agencies

In certain situations, temporary workers can be beneficial – they're available right away, can meet the needs of your small business at a much lower cost than a regular full-time employee with benefits, and can be used on an as-needed basis.

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The Pros and Cons of Employee Background Checks

In many industries, it is standard procedure to run background checks on prospective employees before officially offering them a position.

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Remote Working: The Best Medicine for Burned Out Employees

Burnout in the workplace is a common issue that employers and employees have to deal with all the time. Perhaps you've experienced it yourself or have seen the signs with others in your workplace. Lack of engagement and interest, higher levels of stress, and increased procrastination all lead to a significant reduction in productivity which can severely harm your business' ability to operate.

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Measuring the Business Value of a Virtual Receptionist

Making smart financial decisions for your business is vital to its success, and to do this, you have to be able to measure the effectiveness of certain projects and initiatives.

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How to Overcome the Talent Shortage

So, you've found the candidate you cannot live without. They have the education, the experience, and the drive you are looking for. Guess what? You probably aren't the only company that's interested in hiring them.

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How to Fight Employee Burnout

If you've noticed your employees are more irritable than usual, are calling in sick more often, and aren't as productive, have you stopped to consider that the problem may not be the employee, but rather their job? They could be suffering from employee burnout: a state of emotional and physical exhaustion caused by a long period of stress and resulting in a feeling of emptiness and frustration.

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How to keep your business running smoothly through the COVID-19 outbreak

The Coronavirus outbreak is causing chaos for businesses worldwide. With workers unable to even get into their offices and having to work from home, traditional office setups are dealing with some big challenges.

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Working remotely is more than a trend, it’s here to stay

The past years have shown a significant increase in remote working trends. Everyone from the employers to the employee have seen flexibility and opportunity from the ability to work from home, and this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has cemented that it’s here to stay.

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5 tips to ease the tedium of working from home

If working from home tips you over the edge of sanity, you’re not alone.

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