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8 Hacks To Get the Most Out Of Freelancers | Hack #4: Proper Onboarding Is a Must!

  So far in this series, we have discussed the importance of consistent motivation, having a game planing and frequent planned meetings as methods to get the most out of remote freelancers. Today we will be discussing another key strategy to ensure you get quality work from freelancers. That strategy is proper onboarding. Whether the freelancers are just down the hall or across the world, continued and proper onboarding is absolutely critical to the development process. […]

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5 Ways that Hiring Online Will Help Grow Your Company

  If you are a small business owner who has been running your online business for a year or more by yourself, you may be reaching the point where you need help if your company is ever going to have the potential to grow. Hiring online may be just the solution you are seeking. Not only will it save you money, high-quality remote freelancers are easier than ever to find in today’s market. How Hiring […]

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8 Hacks to Get the Most Out Of Remote Freelancers | Hack #1: Consistent Freelancer Motivation

  Freelancer motivation is key to business success. In today’s technological world, the number of remote freelancers is on the rise. Companies ranging from the very small to the very large are realizing the incredible value that these freelancers bring to the table. From having access to the highest quality freelancers to saving bucket loads of money, a remote workforce is proving to be the secret ingredient to many businesses’ success. In order to successfully […]

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Inside Perspective: What It Is Like to be a Freelancer in the FreeeUp Network

  It has been over four months now since I left my full-time job to work for myself as a freelance writer and business owner. While it hasn’t always been easy, I have fallen in love with the lifestyle. I can work from home in my pajamas (sometimes I do), I set my own working hours, and I control my own destiny by choosing who I want to work with. It didn’t take me long […]

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The Cons of Lowballing Applicants in the Hiring Process

  The economy is down, the unemployment lines are long, and experienced professionals are getting desperate for work. Great news for the business that is hiring, right? As a business owner, you may be able to score some great candidates for less money than they are worth by lowballing applicants. Picture this scenario: Your company needs an experienced editor for your online content, and the current market value for the position is $75,000 according to […]

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When is the Right Time to Hire a Remote Project Manager

  If you are a business owner who hires remote workers, you probably already know that it takes time and effort to manage projects and tasks from workers that do not sit in an office right down the hall. While remote workers offer many benefits, they also require a different level of communication and monitoring because they may work across the globe from each other. If your company is growing, you may be wondering when […]

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The Reasons Why Workforce Turnover Is Killing Your Business

  Would you withdraw $20,000, $50,000 or $100,000 in cash from the bank and light it on fire just to watch it burn? If your company has high workforce turnover, you might be doing just that. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the cost of replacing someone is a minimum of 50% of the position’s annual pay with some positions costing over 200%. That staggering figure means that a part-time receptionist making […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Start Hiring Remote Freelancers

  Do you recall the days where we would all sit around large round tables for business meetings? It seems so long ago. Today, thanks to technology and the countless number of apps that allow us to communicate in different ways, meeting face-to-face in a conference room is simply not the most efficient way to get work done. While working in an office setting surrounded by coworkers has some benefits, hiring remote freelancers can accelerate […]

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