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2014-03-17 23:03:46

Research conducted by independent research firm uncovers several key business and technology benefits to outsourcing. Broomfield, Colo. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Datavail squashed questions about the financial benefit of outsourcing today by revealing results of a study that confirmed that 68 percent of organizations who outsourced all or part of their database management lowered their administration costs. The findings are based on Datavail-commissioned research conducted by Forrester...

2014-03-17 23:00:24

FlexJobs highlights several businesses that have virtual and distributed teams. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 FlexJobs features 25 virtual companies that allow all or most of its staff to telecommute 100 percent of the time. This list of remote companies represents a variety of industries, such as marketing, medical, employment, education, legal and financial, among others. "There is a huge amount of skepticism surrounding remote work, and yet there is more workplace...

2014-03-15 23:03:32

Freelance websites are a rapidly emerging medium for smart businesses to access top talent from any location. K4DM’s latest research and analysis details the merits of the best freelance marketplaces in the world to help leaders choose the most appropriate option for their business. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A new five-part blog series from research and analysis specialist K4DM provides free insight for business leaders looking to identify and choose the most appropriate...

2014-03-11 23:01:58

The CEO/founder of the leading site for finding professional jobs with flexible work options is among the Young Global Leaders class of 2014. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The World Economic Forum, an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders, announced its selection of Sara Sutton Fell, CEO and founder of FlexJobs, to be included in its 2014 class of Young Global Leaders (YGL)....

2014-03-07 00:23:57

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com today officially opened the doors of its Vancouver office, which will support its rapid growth locally and across the globe. Located downtown in the Vancouver Centre (Scotia Tower) at 650 West Georgia, the opening of the Vancouver engineering lab will become a key driver in Freelancer's global growth strategy. The company is planning to hire in the short term 20 staff in its devops and software engineering teams. In addition, a...

2014-03-04 04:22:50

Allied Offices Announces Collaboration with leading national operator of the largest privately owned executive suites in the United States LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneurs and telecommuters across the United States now have more workspace options, as Allied Offices contracts with Premier Business Centers. The collaboration has added 70 new locations in over 40 cities throughout California, Texas, Ohio, Florida and Washington. The new virtual offices offer a...

2014-03-03 16:31:46

Despite Several Highly Publicized Bans on Telecommuting, Telework Continues to Grow ATLANTA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses approach Telework Week 2014, employers and employees will make commitments to increase telecommuting and productivity, while decreasing commute times and stress. A survey of U.S.-based customers and knowledge workers by PGi (NYSE: PGI), a leading global provider of collaboration software and services for more than 20 years, found that telecommuting employees...

2014-03-03 08:38:05

WELLESLEY, Mass., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although spring is near, winter storms continue to make news and disrupt travel. Whatever the weather, the reasons why companies should embrace remote work policies will keep coming anytime there is a situation that affects people's commutes. Adopting a remote workforce strategy now will only benefit companies when they might otherwise lose productivity due to unplanned telecommuting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131030/MM07482LOGO...

2014-02-24 23:26:32

The leading site for finding professional employment that offers work/life balance options has teamed with PayScale to break down the most lucrative at-home opportunities. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 FlexJobs has teamed with PayScale, the leader in cloud compensation data and software for businesses and individuals, to determine the highest paying work from home jobs. The list was determined by comparing job titles from real job listings available both currently and in the past...

2014-02-24 08:29:38

Approximately $8 million investment allows world's largest nonwovens company to use high-end, nanofiber technology for filtration business CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polymer Group Inc. (PGI), the world's largest nonwovens manufacturer, announced today that it will make a strategic investment of approximately $8 million to upgrade machinery and expand its manufacturing plant in Waynesboro, Va. PGI will also hire up to 20 new employees, continuing its ongoing...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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