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Top 21 Benefits of Working Remotely For Employers

In the past couple of years, we’ve been in the midst of a massive change in how we work. Technology has evolved, attitudes have changed, and the ‘old 9 to 5’ has become less rigid and a bit more understanding that lives don’t have to revolve around work.  Remote work has become way more common than it ever has been

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What is Remote Work?

By the end of this year, almost every working adult in the western world will have had some experience with remote work. Some of us were forced into it, some of us had to change our dealings with colleagues or clients because they began working remotely. As a result, the current scope of what can be done without being in

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How to Pay Remote Workers

The past year or so has completely changed life for so many people. Many of us have seen way more of our homes than we ever thought possible, and we have also longed for simple things like going to a restaurant or a concert.  We have also changed a lot in the way we work. Zoom, Teams and Google Hangouts

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How to Recruit and Retain Top Talent in 2021

In 2021 the landscape for recruitment is much different to what it was about 40 years ago. In the 70s and 80s, the trend was that people decided what they wanted to do, studied or gained experience, then got a job in that industry and aimed to get promotion after promotion until they retired. The game of ‘Life’ was pretty

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Why We Need More Diversity in Workforce

If everybody looked the same, we’d get tired of looking at each other. This may be the chorus from a turn of the millennium dance floor hit by UK electronic duo Groove Armada, but it’s also a phrase that rings true.  Diversity, as they say, is the spice of life, but it can also give a business a competitive edge. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Iceland Work Visas

Visiting Iceland is a long-standing dream for a lot of people. They long for the experience of standing on a black sand beach, looking into the Atlantic Ocean. They wonder what it would be like to stand on the top of a glacier or see an active volcano in real life. Many are able to make this dream a reality,

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The Importance of Work-Life Balance

If you have worked anywhere in the past decade, you would have heard the words work-life balance. Perhaps they were uttered at a professional development course, maybe you saw it on a talk show, maybe you’ve googled it for yourself.  It’s a term that isn’t going away. With the technological developments of recent years, now more than ever, people are

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The Main Business Opportunities in Iceland

Iceland has created quite a name for itself as a country filled with natural beauty, friendly people and incredible artists. What you might not necessarily know is that it’s also a nation with some fantastic business opportunities just waiting to be exploited.  In the past millennium, Iceland has transformed from a nation of people constantly fighting famine and natural disasters;

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What is a Hybrid Work Model? And, How Can it Work?

Several things have come out of the realities businesses had to face during the Covid-19 pandemic. A significant effect was that many enterprises were forced into remote work and discovered that it wasn’t a threat to their profit margins or productivity.  We redefined how we communicate, meet, plan and perform everyday tasks so that actual contact and the need to

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