4 Lessons Every Business Owner Should Learn From the Facebook Scandal

Facebook is in hot water right now over the alleged harvesting and use of personal data. An investigation regarding the Facebook scandal is in full swing, with Mark Zuckerberg being questioned by the US Senate and lawmakers in early April of this year.   What exactly happened? Here’s a brief timeline to help you understand[…]

Are You Ready to File Your 2018 Tax Return?

Tax season is here. With the signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017, some businesses are still in the dark and do not know how to maximize their tax benefits. Here is an overview of what the new tax law means for businesses in the US. Lower tax rates. Under the[…]

Why Information Security is Important When You Outsource

Investing in information security is costly, but one data breach can cost you millions. The average total cost of data breach around the world is $3.62 million per day/month/year?. Data breaches are also costly in the US and Canada, with the US having an average per capita cost of $225 and Canada $190. The average[…]

Are Your Employees Overworked?

If you think your business is gaining benefits because your employees are working long hours, think again. According to a study conducted by Erin Reid, a professor at Questrom School of Business at Boston University, managers were not able to tell the difference between employees who actually worked 80 hours a week and those employees[…]

10 Common Outsourcing Pitfalls Businesses Should Avoid

Outsourcing has been embraced by many businesses across the globe, spanning every industry type and company size. Most benefits of outsourcing are well known and include (but aren’t limited to) cost savings, improved efficiency and productivity increases. Business process outsourcing has been proven to be a valuable consideration in the modern workplace and has assisted[…]

5 Ways Seat Lease Can Boost Work Productivity and Efficiency

  Remote work is dead, they say. In the latter part of 2017, IBM called their remote-working employees back to office and IBM isn’t alone. Other companies like Reddit, Best Buy and Bank of America have started moving away from the remote office setup. Why? Because of productivity. According to Ed Lovely, VP of IBM,[…]

Global Strategic PH Story: Athena Dayrit

  “I’ll bet most of the companies that are in life-or-death battles got into that kind of trouble because they didn’t pay enough attention to developing their leaders.” – D. Wayne Calloway A company is only as strong as its employees and Global Strategic consistently proves how true this is, especially in a very competitive[…]

9 Benefits of Outsourcing to the Philippines

  The Philippines is known for many things- including a vibrant culture, friendly people, exceptional white sand beaches, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and the best English language skills in Asia. With the boom of the outsourcing industry, the country has become one of the most sought-after service providers of companies in the US, UK, AU[…]

Global Strategic PH Story: Aceson Chan

  “If you take care of your employees they will take care of your customers and your business will take care of itself.” – J.W. Marriot The BPO Industry in the Philippines is always associated with customer service, back office work and a whole lot of never ending possibilities.  What it is seldom paired with[…]

5 Essential Reasons to Hire Virtual Assistants

  “Virtual Assistance” is a rather new concept in the outsourcing industry, but it is gaining more attention due to its personalized approach.  Imagine someone informing you of the weather forecast for the week, reminding you of your appointment with a new client, locating and booking your favorite restaurants in the metro and giving you[…]