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We’ve Got Talent!

Are you a business owner looking to broaden your services while spending your time working on what requires your attention? We’ve got talent for you! Our talent specializes in supporting busy business owners with administrative support, QuickBooks, research, scheduling … you name it! If you want to scale your business but aren’t keen on the idea of bringing on full-time staff, give us a call at 952.921.8813. We’d love to chat with you about how we can help you grow your business by matching you up with pre-screened, highly qualified virtual talent!

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What Types of Businesses Could Benefit From a Virtual Workforce?

It’s true that virtual talent isn’t a perfect fit for everyone, as sometimes people need to be in a physical space to greet customers, but there are many types of businesses that could benefit from bringing on virtual support. Here is a small list to begin with:

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Can Anyone Be a Virtual Worker?

While working remotely isn’t a fit for everybody, it’s a great fit for many. We all know that happy workers are good workers, and allowing someone to work on his or her own terms skyrockets productivity. What someone may spend three hours doing in an office environment, they could likely take care of in an hour from the location of their choice.

There are a few traits of successful remote workers. The good news is that anyone can adopt these!

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How do Small Business Owners Leverage the use of Virtual Support to Help Them Grow Their Businesses?

We get asked this question a lot. Many small businesses need help but are at the crossroads of either hiring someone full-time or bringing on talent on a project-by-project basis. We suggest the latter, and here’s why:

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Societal Benefits of Working Remotely

Ever since Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer declared that no employee of the search giant can work remotely anymore, there’s been a lot of back and forth amongst the blog world about the benefits of or the problems with working remotely.

We’d like to add a “sublist” to the existing pros of working remotely – which usually focuses on personal benefits and business growth –
called Societal Benefits:

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Boston In our Hearts

It seems like it was just last week when we were sharing our condolences for the victims of the Newtown massacre, and now here we are again expressing our deepest sympathies for everyone involved in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Social media and blogging are a tricky concept when crises hit. It is, for lack of a better word, rude to tweet about your business when three people have lost their lives, and many others, limbs.

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Taking the Dread out of the Job Search

We've heard about it from friends and family, we've read about it on Facebook, and some of us have even been through it recently: the dreaded job search. Looking for a job can certainly be dreadful (if you're doing it the wrong way) but it doesn't have to be! We offer a free service that brings a whole new light to the world of job searching.

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Why Hire a Virtual Worker Instead of Bringing on a Fulltime Employee?

There are many great things about having fulltime employees, such as the employee only working for your company, building face-to-face relationships and more. But in today's society, hiring virtual talent is oftentimes the best way to go about bringing on some help. Here are a few key reasons why we love working with virtual employees:

-- You pay the employee for the work they do. If they finish your project in five hours, you pay them for five hours' worth of time. This way you're not paying an employee to sit around and look busy.

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A Response to Yahoo! CEO's Decision to Ban Working Remotely from Our Founder

People who work from home are unique in that they can be highly experienced and just want the flexibility to not work in a traditional office setting. The benefits from an employer’s perspective are numerous: not having to pay for fulltime work if it's not needed, being able to tap into a large network of highly experienced individuals, and not having the cost and overhead of housing employees in an office. For employees who prefer flexibility and are happier working from home, a ban on working remotely can be a deal breaker when choosing a job.

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