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International businesses may also create various legal problems. Therefore, each of the five basic management functions must change when operating in a foreign market.

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As part of the interview process, many medical device companies will ask the candidate to construct a 30-60-90 day plan. The high number of users on Facebook creates a market base potential and high exposure for any business (Ramsaran-Fowdar, and Fowdar, 2013). According to Jacobson (2018), a mathematics graduate from the University of Nottingham and currently a tax consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, more than 1.4 billion users are visiting Facebook pages on a single day. This makes it the largest social media platform currently. Anurag (2016) attests that, on the current perspective, it is not possible for marketers to just ignore the potential to reach many audiences which is provided by the social media giant. By reaching more customers and getting … Read the rest

All you need to know about offshoring models and how to choose the right one.

Offshoring is a terminology that has been around since the 1970s; however, it gained widespread popularity as time moved forward. This is because offshoring gained strategic importance, especially in the case of tech startups. Following are some of the most prominent benefits offered by offshore in IT:

  • Access to a broader talent pool
  • Faster go-to-market
  • Flexibility to extend the runway
  • Round-the clock operations
  • Cost-effectiveness.

What is offshoring?

Offshoring may require setting up additional offices in another country, hiring an offshore software development company, or simply hiring an expert at a foreign location. It is usually done with the intention of building a highly specialized & dedicated team. The term offshoring may be classified into three broad categories – outsourcing, ODCs/GDCs, and freelancing. Now, let us dive deep into each of these models to help you choose the one that suits you the best.

Outsourcing

Outsourcing refers to a company availing … Read the rest

IR35 changes undermine self-employed at “worst possible time”

IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has said that the changes to IR35 self-employed taxation coming into effect today are undermining the sector at the “worst possible time”.

IPSE research has shown that half of freelancers are planning to stop contracting in the UK after the changes – unless they can get contracts unaffected by them. Instead, they are planning to seek contracts abroad, stop working altogether, seek an employed role or retire within the next year.

Clients seem to be reacting badly to the changes too: nearly one in four contractors said in February that their clients were either uncertain or had made no indication of what they would do in response to the IR35 changes.

Meanwhile, a quarter said that their clients were planning to blanket-assess all their contractors as ‘inside IR35’ and one fifth will only engage contractors working through umbrella companies. Nearly one … Read the rest

Your Buyer’s Journey is Now Online. Is Your Customer Experience Digital-First Too?

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The truth is, customer experience (CX) is buzzy. It’s been a focal point for the last few years, and you’d think the subject matter has been exhausted by now. But you should think of CX in a new way. 

The buyer journey your customers take has been increasingly moving online for a while now, and the past year simply accelerated the migration. Now that digital events are truly the norm and buyers are doing even more of their research online, your CX needs to be digital-first.

With this in mind, here are some points to consider.

Omnichannel paints the wrong picture

When it comes to CX, there has previously been a lot of emphasis on omnichannel strategies. Marketers have felt pressure to

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