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How Your Undermanned Startup Could Outsource Development

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 7:15 am

Outsourcing has become a common practice for undermanned startups. By arranging contractual work with service providers across the globe, new companies are able to pursue growth opportunities more cost-effectively. Along with customer service, app development, and clerical work, web development is one of the…

HR and Recruiting

London

Benefits of In-House, Outsource and Upskill Manager Talent for Startups

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

For early-stage startups ready to begin scaling up, one of the biggest challenges is hiring the right people. The reason is that the vast majority of startups suffer from a lack of brand recognition compared to their larger, more established tech rivals, meaning they…

Diversity

DC

New Tech Solutions Emerge as Trump Gets Tough on Immigration

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 7:15 am

Despite much opposition, President Donald Trump since he signed the executive order last January to curb immigration and continues to move forward with the travel ban. These orders and initiatives have certainly added challenges to the current immigration system and complicated employment matters even…

Marketing

6 Ways to Manage Outsourced Public Content

By | Apr 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

When developing a blog for your company, it’s not uncommon to reach out to freelancers or agencies to get some help. So what does a founder do to maintain a consistent tone, vibe and voice of the culture of the company if they turn to outsourcing…

Tips & How To’s

5 Critical Steps to Becoming a Competitive Startup

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

Have the perfect startup idea? If you’re planning on pulling the trigger on a business venture, then you should prepare for one of the most stressful times of your life. Sure, everything’s exciting at the beginning, but founding a startup involves a tremendous amount…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Tackle Potential Outsourcing Challenges in 2017

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 9:15 am

Many businesses used to think outsourcing was one of the best ways to cut costs. However, it has proven on multiple occasions to be more challenging than they expected. In 2010, a number of companies reported problems with outsourcing to overseas companies. Opposition to…

Apple

Apple Opens Siri to Third-Party Developers

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm

There’s a moment of expansion that’s been happening for quite some time in the tech industry, that’s brought about more push for innovation from some of the biggest names in the field. Apple‘s latest move may have users shocked however – the company recently…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Ways Virtual Receptionists Can Help Automate Your Business

By | Apr 9, 2016 at 4:51 pm

Running a business is, without question, a hands-on task. There’s no program that can manage your employees for you, make strategic changes, or magically sell your product. However, not all business-related tasks require a full time employee or hands-on time from you – companies…

Tips & How To’s

5 Invaluable Tips When Outsourcing for Your Startup

By | Nov 25, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Startups look to minimize their costs until they become profitable. Often times this means that some of their work has to be outsourced because they cannot afford to hire a full-time employee to handle these things. The world of technology has many different affordable…

News

More Than Cheap Labor: 7 Things to Know When Looking for an Offshore Team

By | Sep 29, 2008 at 9:00 am

Maybe you’re working with an offshore team, or maybe you’re thinking about it. Or worse yet, you’ve been burned by an offshore "software sweatshop". We’ve all heard offshore outsourcing horror stories. There are obvious advantages (and disadvantages) to outsourcing. Here are 7 tips to…