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5 Challenges in New Global Market & How To Overcome

Globalization is no longer an abstraction. It’s a reality. For many companies globalization is an imperative. To survive in the 21st century, savvy companies will have to develop strategies designed to help them stay one step ahead of changes in the global market. But crafting a sound global strategy depends on one’s global “maturity.” If you’re just entering the global market place, you face different challenges than if you’re already in it. Some challenges will be unique to your company. Others will impact every firm. Below are five global challenges that will impact many businesses trying to address the needs [...]
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How To Select The Best Tech Support Vendor

Thanks to economies of scale, Tech Support Vendor can save companies big dollars in operational costs while providing enhanced support services. So while cost savings isn’t the only benefit from tech support vendor, it’s critical. Sometimes those savings can total as much as 40, 50, or even 60 percent. But to realize those savings, you have to team up with the right partner—one that fits your specific needs. Finding the right tech support  vendor can be a struggle. To do it successfully, you’ll need to address key internal and external issues. Get these efforts right and you’ll enjoy the benefits […]

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Do Personal Employee Devices Put Your Business At Risk?

Do personal phones belong in the office? A recent study done by Forrester Research on employees bringing their own laptops, netbooks, tablets, smartphones, and other personal electronic devices to work contains some interesting statistics: – 53 percent of employees use their own devices – 77 percent of executive’s buy their own hardware – 45 percent of executive buy their own software The 53 percent in use is up 5 percent from last year. Altogether, the number of workers using their own devices is expected to swell to 406 million by 2016. The Bring You Own Device (BYOD) movement is steamrolling […]

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6 Tips On Hiring Employees That Go The Extra Mile

A recent survey showed that a whopping 60 percent of small businesses admitted having a hard time finding the right skilled workers to fill key positions. This comes as no surprise. Companies of all sizes are having a hard time finding the right employees even with an unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent. But even if the rate were much higher, hiring employees is a challenge—the kind of employees that care more about quality than money. Even huge companies with full HR staffs struggle to find this type of person. What can companies lacking dedicated HR resources do to find the […]

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