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Important Considerations When Switching to a Hybrid Workforce

Around this time last year, many companies were starting to face a dilemma: adapt to the newly-remote requirements for workplaces or risk business coming to a standstill. Many closed their doors forever, but many businesses also flourished. The ones who mastered the hybrid or remote workforce model not only stayed open, but many found that…

Jamie Davidson · 4 min read

Remote Work

6 Tips for Hiring Remote Freelance Talent

Running a start-up or small business is a lot of work. Not only do you wear a lot of hats, but there may be times when you need an extra pair of hands....

Small Business Strategies

6 Strategies to Help Shift Your (Brick-and-Mortar) Store Online

Thinking of shifting your brick and mortar store online to connect with all those hungry e-shoppers? It’s a smart move — e-commerce sales have been...

Product Updates

Universal Service Fund (USF) Quarterly Rates

What is the Current Universal Service Fund (USF) Rate? Proposed Q1 2021 – 31.8% Q4 2020 – 27.1% Q3 2020 – 26.5% Q2 2020 – 19.6% Q1 2020 – 21.2% Q4 2019 –...

Small Business Strategies

Pivoting Business to Virtual During Covid-19

It’s been a tough year for businesses. Due to COVID-19, many companies have been forced to shut down, while others have had to cut staff, benefits, and...

Meeting Tips

10 Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Conference or Event [in the COVID Era]

Whether for personal events such as graduations and family reunions or for business conferences and trade shows, online events are in demand. Recently...

Meeting Tips

Best Practices for Online Meeting Privacy: 12 Steps All Meeting Hosts Should Take

As of Summer 2020, most companies have successfully made the transition to a work-from-home infrastructure that suits their business needs. Now it’s time...

Small Business Strategies

How to Own the Sales Process on a Conference Call

As spring turns into summer 2020, it looks as if many of us may be working from home a bit longer. Therefore, we thought it beneficial to revisit an oldie...

Remote Work

How Companies Can Support Long-term Remote Strategies

As employers continue to navigate critical decisions about if and how to safely return to pre-Covid-19 working conditions, it’s worth beginning to ask the...

Remote Work

Prevent Burnout When Working Remotely

What Does Burnout Look Like? General malaise or stress isn’t the same as experiencing true burnout. Before you can take steps toward prevention, you need...