Key Points to Consider in Back Office Outsourcing

  Back office functions, such as accounting, data entry, human resources, payroll, and customer service provide businesses with an underlying support structure behind most client-facing tasks. For startups and small businesses, back office work may seem manageable, but as the organization scales up, back office can become one of the biggest challenges every business has[…]

Now’s The Time To Rethink Your Remote Workforce

As a business owner, you have likely had to reposition many of your policies and operational strategies in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Part of this may have included switching some (or all) of your employees to a remote work platform. If this was hastily done, there may have been hiccups and bumps, but, there[…]

5 Businesses That Benefit from Seat Leasing

There were 915,726 business enterprises operating in the Philippines in 2016—and this number has continued to grow through 2018 with no signs of slowing down. In Metro Manila alone, there are hundreds of businesses popping up like mushrooms every day, due to proximity to their target markets. Because of the high volume of businesses operating[…]

Why You Should Outsource Your Accounting and Bookkeeping Tasks

  Whether you are a small, medium or large business, accounting and bookkeeping are two of the most important parts of any organization. Because these departments deal with the finances of the company, it can be challenging for small businesses, entrepreneurs and start ups to hire someone with the right skills to handle the job.[…]

7 Common Fears That Prevent Business Owners from Embracing Outsourcing

We’ve talked about the benefits of hiring a virtual assistant before (link to previous article about benefits of outsourcing) and how outsourcing has become a major trend in the global market for the past few years. However, there are still businesses who are on the fence regarding outsourcing. Either they can’t decide whether this strategy[…]

Top 5 Mistakes To Watch Out For When You Hire a Virtual Assistant

Outsourcing has become a very popular trend, especially because of globalization and the increasing demand for quality services. Are you already leveraging outsourcing to boost your business or are you on the fence, waiting for opportunities to scale your business? If you are not already outsourcing, your competitors likely are- giving them a financial and[…]

In-House vs Outsourced Property Management

Commercial property management has become increasingly popular as the demand for commercial real estate grows. Urban development and modernization attracts new businesses, jobs and opportunities- pushing the demand for space over the last few years and making commercial property management a burgeoning industry. The question is not whether or not this industry will grow- it’s[…]

GDPR and Information Security: What Every Business Owner Should Know

May 25, 2018 will go down in history as one of the most important days for information security with the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. What is GDPR? It is a global law that manages how personal data of customers must be handled by businesses. However, the law[…]

Happiness at Work: What Do Happy Employees Mean For Your Business?

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” – Doug Conant This means having a happy, satisfied and motivated workforce is one key to a successful business. A highly engaged workforce could spell the difference between a company that achieves its goals and one that fails to grow. The more engaged[…]

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[…]