Top Reasons A Staffing Agency Can Boost Your Career

Small Business CEO

A Temp Or Staffing Agency Can Simplify Your Job Search. If you are tired of endless online job searches that do not seem to match you with a great job in your chosen career, you may want to consider using a temp or staffing agency.… … Human Resources career staffing agency

5 Strategies for Growing Your Insurance Agency

Small Business CEO

Owning and operating your own business is challenging, and running an insurance agency is no exception. Whatever type of insurance your agency specializes in, it is important to work to continuously grow your client base and profits.

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How To Deal With A Debt Collection Agency?

Small Business CEO

If you’ve been recently contacted by a debt collection agency for the first time, you may worry that this can happen again anytime in upcoming days. In recent times, ignoring creditors’ phone calls and failing their continuous attempts of setting the debts has become a massive issue.

A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

That is why I believe assistants should work with a venue finding agency because it is one aspect of the task that we can easily outsource to an expert – a good venue finding agency truly is an assistant’s best friend! A venue finding agency will cost you nothing!

Travel Agency Promo Video Demo for Marketing

Andrea Kalli

It was fun putting together this travel agency promo video demo that would be used for marketing. The post Travel Agency Promo Video Demo for Marketing appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant.

10 Tips for Protecting Personal Data While Travelling

Ian's Messy Desk

Technology central intelligence agency computer network security computer security crimes ethics identity identity theft laptop personal identification personally identifiable information privacy Security TheftImage via Wikipedia. Thanks to technology, work is not confined to the office.

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The Need for More and Better Future of Work Data

Small Business Labs

There's long been a need for our government agencies to collect more timely and better data on the the forces impacting jobs and work.   We're glad that government agencies are catching up.

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Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency

Administrative Arts

I will need a step by step guide or a travel agency that will assist me. Will any of the travel agencies assist me in making travel arrangements. First of all, yes, most travel agencies and agents charge fees. Some companies actually have contracts with particular travel agencies, so be sure to check with other admins in your company before you start making travel arrangements. Similar Posts: Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency.

9 Stats About Small Business Digital Marketing in 2017

Dumb Little Man

In order to help small business digital marketing agencies and SEO professionals effectively forecast this year’s online marketing trends, white label SEO company HubShout conducted a survey which collected data on the digital marketing investments of small- to mid-size agencies. Before exploring the findings, however, it is important to note the range in size and revenue of the agencies represented in the survey: Size. Of the agencies surveyed, 35.7%

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The Rise of Internet Middlemen

Small Business Labs

  Research by the London School of Economics finds that a new type of market intermediary, which they call agencies, are responsible for a stunning 27% of all workers hired at least once on Upwork. 

Very Small Companies Create a Lot of Jobs

Small Business Labs

This is common in small business research because of the way government agencies collect and classify small business data.  Over the past three decades companies less than 1 year old with 1 to 4 employees have averaged creating more than 1 million jobs per year. 

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Benefits of using a Factoring Broker

The Small Business Blog

When looking for a property, you should ideally consult a property agency in order to secure the right property based on your requirements and resources. Factoring brokers are like the agency that aim to find the right financing solution to your business’ need. The same scenario applies to factoring. What is Factoring? How can it…

Eight reasons why assistants should use a travel management company

Practically Perfect PA

The travel agency will have a profile on each of your managers and colleagues so they automatically know their preferences when it comes to travel which will mean you don’t have to repeat the same details to the airline, the hotel, the car hire company etc.

5 Ways To Find New Leads For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

As someone who is in the business of bringing new leads to digital marketing agencies, here are five methods you should use to find new leads. 2015 is here and if you are a business owner, one of your new year resolutions ought to be taking your business to greater heights.

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Independents Happier, Healthier Working on Their Own

Small Business Labs

The other, Do Entrepreneurial Women Have it All , has my favorite quote of the week: “I love being a freelancer,” says Travis, who previously worked in a foster care agency. MBO Partners released a preview of their 5th annual State of Independence study.

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Women-Owned Small Business Opportunities in Federal Contracting

The Solopreneur Life

In addition, each Federal agency negotiates annual small-business goals with the SBA that presents, for that agency, the maximum practicable opportunity for small businesses. However an individual agency may have a higher or lower objective, based on their mission.

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4 Simple SEO Tips for Physical Businesses

Small Business CEO

However, if you’re a business that deals only with physical customers – such as a law firm, dental office, real estate agency, or medical clinic – it’s important to use tactics that work on a local level.

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The London Times on the Future of Work

Small Business Labs

The London Times has an interesting special section on the future of work that was developed by the marketing content agency Ranconteur.    The report covers a lot of ground. Everything from automation to physiological testing is discussed. 

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The Expanding High Skill Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Key quote from Crain's: But as the industry has grown more competitive, with staffing agencies jostling for clients, contractors are worried about wage stagnation and amassing enough hours to pay the bills, which often include ​ law school debt. While

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How to hire a business translator for your boss

Practically Perfect PA

Agencies vs. private translators. But for more sporadic translation jobs into languages that might vary, you’re almost always better off using an agency. A good PA possesses a range of skills and competencies. But as much as we would like to, we can’t rise to all demands of the job.

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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly, you will probably have to apply to an agency first, through an online application. If you are anything like me, the new year brings a lot of soul searching and a nostalgic look back at the 12 months past.

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Solution for Major Travel Planning Pain Points

Office Dynamics

60% use a corporate travel agency like Concur, 20% use an online travel agency like Expedia, and 17% book directly through the airlines and hotels. Currently, admins are searching for flights on each individual carrier’s website as well as on online travel agencies. Travel planning is infamous for being a huge time, patience, and sanity suck for administrative professionals.

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Building customer loyalty for small businesses

The Small Business Blog

Alternatively, you could hold an open day, with free food and drinks, if you manage a design or marketing agency, for instance. Building customer loyalty is an important process for a small business.

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With Hackers and Big Brother Watching Here's How to Keep Your Personal Information Private

Dumb Little Man

Does the recent news of the NSA and other government agencies tracking your information have you worried? We’ve heard that the National Security Agency, or NSA, has been snooping into data of U.S.

Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

Office Dynamics

My company has a corporate travel agency, how do I use TRAVO? Flight / Hotel availability is real time so you should be able to book on any internal corporate booking site or travel agency for the exact same selections. For an assistant, travel planning can be a nightmare!

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The Federal Reserve Recognizes the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Recognition by the Fed that he gig economy is real and growing will push other agencies and policy makers to also see this.

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Top Workflow Tips for Effective Document Management

Small Business CEO

These include healthcare practices, financial services companies, firms that work with government agencies, and more. Effective document management has become an essential component to maximizing productivity for just about any organization and this includes small businesses too.

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Word of Mouth is How Freelancers Find Jobs

Small Business Labs

Via agencies and brokers came in 2nd with 17% and former employers came in 3rd with 9%. It's not surprising that independent workers (freelancers, temps, self-employed, etc.) rely on word of mouth/referrals for getting business.

How to Turn Your Sales Copy From a Frog Into a Prince

The Solopreneur Life

O ne of the most respected copywriters of the past 40 years, Gary Bencivenga, was part-owner of a New York advertising agency in the 1970s. Why would a fledgling agency risk everything on its first throw of the dice?

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The future of recruitment for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

I am now an entrepreneur, and run Sidekicks, an ethical secretarial recruitment agency based in London’s West End. At the recent Assist Conference we held a great panel session about the future of the assistant role.

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The Growing Importance of Talent Agents

Small Business Labs

Most people think of talent agents and talent agencies only work with movie and sports stars.  Examples include:  - Temporary Agencies such as Manpower and Kelly Services.    Both specialty staffing agencies and the big players are increasingly placing higher value employees - including C-level executives - with their clients. 

Employer adds yoga, dance and fun to retain workers

On The Job

And that''s not uncommon at the agency that has clients such as Hasbro. Often the little things can make a difference in how an employee feels about a workplace. Maybe the boss ensures that you get your favorite color of nail polish at holiday time. Maybe you can bring your dog to work.

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4 Ways to Make a Small Business Feel Like a Big Business

Small Business CEO

It doesn’t matter whether you own a farm or a travel agency, your company needs a professional website that gives visitors valuable information about your business, products, and services. Many people dream of owning small businesses.

A day in the life: Danielle Howes, Linley

Practically Perfect PA

Prior to this I worked for a large International Marketing Agency organising events and promotions for one of the UKs biggest retailers.

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7 Steps to Being a Better Client (or, How to Make Sure The Job’s Done Well)

Small Business CEO

And since you’re the one footing the bill, it’s understandable that you might think your job is simply to sign the contract and then wait for the agency to deliver.

Australia’s Finest: My Favourite Graphic Designers from Down Under

Small Business CEO

This thought first came to my mind when a friend of mine was looking for a job in a graphic design agency in Sydney , and he was looking for local inspiration to produce a portfolio of items, which paid tribute to his strong national pride.…

5 Recruitment Tips to Boost Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

However, if you’re a little uncertain about what to expect and how to cope with this projected growth, our top five tips are here to ease the pain … Use a Recruitment Agency. Employees are the lifeblood of any business.

Three of Our Favorite Trend Sources

Small Business Labs

    JWT Intelligence :  JWT is a large marketing communications agency (what used to be called an ad agency) serving many of the world's biggest consumer brands.  Our job is tracking and forecasting small business trends. As part of this task, we keep up with a lot of trends which at first glance don't seem directly related to small business.    We do this for two reasons. 

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How to use your personal brand to get the right job

Practically Perfect PA

Work with a recruitment agency that understands your personal brand. One of the major reasons Bain and Gray is so different from other agencies is that they put as much emphasis on their candidate care as that of their clients.

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Day in the life: Catherine Thomas, EA, Public Health Wales

Practically Perfect PA

This quickly led into a change of career and I became a recruitment consultant working for high street agencies. A move to London happened around 1996 and my first role as a PA for the Director of Human Resources for a recruitment agency. What does your career path look like?

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