How To Access Restricted Websites On Business Trips

When you travel for business, do you have access to everything you need?Can you visit every website that has the information you want? Can you take a breather and relax with a few videos or look up some local restaurants and sightseeing spots on a laptop without draining your phone’s battery?If you’re traveling through a country where certain sites are blocked, or dealing with a company computer that won’t connect to the sites you need, here are a few ways to get around the issue. Many websites are blocked based on their content type. Firewalls — the systems that allow good internet traffic and block bad traffic — can be customized to look for content (the text, pictures, and “meat” of a site). You’ve probably seen different categories on content filter, page blocked, page restricted, or other similar warnings.

When you travel for business, do you have access to everything you need?

Can you visit every website that has the information you want? Can you take a breather and relax with a few videos or look up some local restaurants and sightseeing spots on a laptop without draining your phone’s battery?

If you’re traveling through a country where certain sites are blocked, or dealing with a company computer that won’t connect to the sites you need, here are a few ways to get around the issue.

Many websites are blocked based on their content type. Firewalls — the systems that allow good internet traffic and block bad traffic — can be customized to look for content (the text, pictures, and “meat” of a site). Continue reading “How To Access Restricted Websites On Business Trips”

Tips For International Business Traveling To Ensure A Smooth Trip

Sponsored by ESTAform. org:International business travel can be an exciting part of your career, but traveling today can be filled with delays, headaches, confusion, and frustration. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure your international business trips go as smoothly as possible. If you’re not a seasoned international traveler and you’re required to take your first trip out of your country, you might need to prepare for a culture shock.

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International business travel can be an exciting part of your career, but traveling today can be filled with delays, headaches, confusion, and frustration. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure your international business trips go as smoothly as possible. Continue reading “Tips For International Business Traveling To Ensure A Smooth Trip”

10 Top-Rated Work At Home Companies On Glassdoor

Work from home jobs and ways to make money online. Scam-free!By Anna T. Lots of work-from-home jobs promise the world, but end up under-delivering. They may sound good when you visit their website and read the recruiting material, but once you start working a plethora of problems show up unexpectedly.

Work from home jobs and ways to make money online. Scam-free!

By Anna T.

Lots of work-from-home jobs promise the world, but end up under-delivering. Continue reading “10 Top-Rated Work At Home Companies On Glassdoor”

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A Franchise

Dennis Monroe had worked in operations management for over 30 years when he decided to buy a ColorAll franchise (an on-site auto body repair service) with his business partner. The pair owned and operated their ColorAll franchise in Phoenix, Ariz. , for nine years before exiting the business and retiring. Looking back on his franchise experience, Monroe says he would do it all over again—but with a few alterations.

Dennis Monroe had worked in operations management for over 30 years when he decided to buy a ColorAll franchise (an on-site auto body repair service) with his business partner. The pair owned and operated their ColorAll franchise in Phoenix, Ariz., for nine years before exiting the business and retiring. Continue reading “What I Wish I Knew Before Buying A Franchise”

A Guide To M&A Representations And Warranties Insurance In Mergers And Acquisitions

By Richard D. Harroch, David E. Weiss, and Richard V. SmithThere is a significant emerging trend in the use of M&A representations and warranties insurance in mergers and acquisitions of privately held companies.

By Richard D. Harroch, David E. Weiss, and Richard V. Continue reading “A Guide To M&A Representations And Warranties Insurance In Mergers And Acquisitions”

6 Tips To Finding And Hiring Freelancers For Your Small Business

If you’re a micropreneur like me, you might have stumbled upon a little secret that helps you do more in your business: freelancers.  When you run a business, you may not need (or be able to afford) a full-time staff, and that’s where hiring outside help is such a boon. You only pay the freelancer for the services they offer or the time they work, and it’s usually an affordable way to service more customers and offer more to them. I’ve been working with freelance writers, editors, and designers for about 10 years, and, as a result, I’ve been able to grow my content marketing firm much faster than I could have if I had handled all projects on my own.

If you’re a micropreneur like me, you might have stumbled upon a little secret that helps you do more in your business: freelancers. When you run a business, you may not need (or be able to afford) a full-time staff, and that’s where hiring outside help is such a boon. You only pay the freelancer for the services they offer or the time they work, and it’s usually an affordable way to service more customers and offer more to them. Continue reading “6 Tips To Finding And Hiring Freelancers For Your Small Business”

Trending Employee Benefits Your Startup Should Be Offering In 2019

The fact that benefits outweigh salary in the minds of many employees today is only one of the main advantages of offering excellent employee benefits. However, it’s the most important one for a startup that can’t afford to offer high salaries in order to attract top-quality talent. The problem is most startups have limited resources and won’t be able to offer many different benefits. Therefore, you need to know which benefits are popular and trending today so you know which are the most important to offer.

The fact that benefits outweigh salary in the minds of many employees today is only one of the main advantages of offering excellent employee benefits. However, it’s the most important one for a startup that can’t afford to offer high salaries in order to attract top-quality talent.

The problem is most startups have limited resources and won’t be able to offer many different benefits. Continue reading “Trending Employee Benefits Your Startup Should Be Offering In 2019”

5 Key Benefits Of Internal Brand Building

Internal branding is the ongoing process of educating employees so they understand, support, live, advocate, and guard your brand promise. Internal brand building is an essential part of developing a successful business of any size. Whether you’re a solopreneur, a startup founder, or leading a team at a Fortune 100 company, internal branding matters. Why? The answer is simple.

Internal branding is the ongoing process of educating employees so they understand, support, live, advocate, and guard your brand promise. Internal brand building is an essential part of developing a successful business of any size.

Whether you’re a solopreneur, a startup founder, or leading a team at a Fortune 100 company, internal branding matters. Continue reading “5 Key Benefits Of Internal Brand Building”