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7 Best Tips to Create a Remote Work-Life Balance

Prior to COVID-19, most (if not all) jobs required the presence of their employees in the office. In-office work also meant commuting. Depending on the location of the office, commutes could range from a peaceful ten minute drive to a lengthy two hour train ride. 

The pandemic put rapid-fire remote work systems in place. Many employees actually relished in the comfort and the freedom remote work allowed them. Going forward, it’s unclear exactly how many jobs will stay remote (or work out some sort of hybrid system), but it seems that remote work will stick around.

That being said, it can be difficult to detach from work when there are no physical boundaries. It can also be challenging to be productive when your surroundings are designed to give you maximum comfort and relaxation. Read on for science-backed tips on creating a better remote work-life balance. (more…)

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A quick guide to search engines

When hiring a marketing agency, they may be able to offer you the services of a search engine optimization (SEO) expert. SEO focuses on ensuring that your website ranks highly on internet searches, meaning that new clients can find your business easily. Whilst you can hand over the actual optimization Read more…

Business Owners, Are You Ready for These Cybersecurity Trends in 2021?

Cyber attacks are a growing threat for business across all industries, and they’ve only been accelerated by the COVD-19 pandemic. 2021 has shown an increase in cybercriminals taking advantage of the technological changes many organizations have undergone as a result of COVID-19, which have created new vulnerabilities in security systems. Data shows that shifting to a remote workforce has increased the cost of a data breach by $137,000. 

To better understand the emerging cybersecurity threats businesses are facing today, here are some of the top trends of 2021.  (more…)

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How Blind Hiring Can Help Companies Reduce Recruitment Bias

A large part of your company’s success relies on your ability to hire the most qualified candidates. If you’re looking to streamline your recruitment process, it’s important to look at your current team and ask yourself whether your company effectively promotes diversity and representation. If not, unconscious recruitment bias could be stopping you from hiring qualified candidates. Fortunately, implementing methods like blind hiring can help your business reduce discrimination during the recruitment process and hire a more diverse team.

Read on to learn about what blind hiring is and discover how it could help you promote diversity in your business. (more…)

Common Cyber Security Risks

Common Cyber Security Risks and Tips to Follow While Working Remote

Has your living room or kitchen table become your new office space? If so, you’re definitely not alone. COVID-19 has made remote work an easy office alternative that allows for social distancing — and while working remotely definitely has its benefits, there are certain challenges as well. 

 

One of the biggest challenges is that you inadvertently take on cybersecurity risks in various ways. These can include logging in via your personal device etc. In this article, let us first look at the most prevalent cyber attacks that people fall victim to these days. (more…)