Outsourcing

How HiSmile hacked digital advertising and influencers to build multimillion-dollar empire

In just four years, Nik Mirkovic (23) and Alex Tomic (24) have used influencers and Instagram to turn a $20,000 investment into a teeth whitening …

Public Relations

The Study, Work, Retire Model Is Broken As We Live Until 100

Much of life over the past century conformed to the three-stage model of study, work, retire. It’s a model that was predicated on reasonably high levels of stability, both in the skills required in the workplace and also the labor market itself. Training in one field and then having one or two …

The Workplace

China printing Indian currency notes, says report

<b>Mumbai:</b> India is printing currency notes in China, says a newspaper report. Quoting Liu Guisheng, president of the China Banknote Printing and …

India

Jessa Duggar Shared the Cutest Throwbacks of Jinger and Jeremy With Their Baby Nephews

Throwback alert! Jessa Duggar recently shared some of her favorite throwback photos on Instagram and they're way too cute. And no, we're not talking …

Duggar Family

Email Cloud Stock Scores Breakout, Up 100% Since November IPO

Email middleman <b>SendGrid</b> (SEND) broke out Monday, lifting the stock more than 100% above its November IPO price and breaking resistance that had …

Customers

After Seeing 11 Doctors in One Year, This Entrepreneur Stopped Outsourcing His Health -- And Discovered a Business in the Process

Now, Anthony DiClementi helps others "biohack" their energy and turn around their health.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every self-employed person and business owner could use a little more (or a ton more) energy.<p>Anthony DiClementi is passionate about helping people …

Self-employment

Crocs to outsource manufacturing of clogs, other footwear

Colorado-based footwear company Crocs Inc. is closing company-owned manufacturing plants in Italy and Mexico by year’s end and replacing its chief …

Manufacturing

Discover the 6 Benefits of a Modern, Secure Digital Workspace

CIO.com delivers the latest tech news, analysis, how-to, blogs, and video for IT professionals. Covers apps, careers, cloud computing, data center, …

Social Media

After Five Years of Fighting, Google and Facebook Security Guards Finally Have Their Union Contract

Thousands of security officers in Silicon Valley just ratified their first union contract. The guards, numbering at about 3,000, work at tech giants …

Silicon Valley

What The New Sales Tax Ruling Means For Online Retailers

When it comes to collecting sales taxes, the question is no longer where online retailers have a physical presence, but where their customers do.<p>A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concluded that the physical presence of a business was an “unsound and incorrect” standard for determining state sales …

Online Life

4 Signs an Agency’s Analytics Don’t Paint the Whole Picture and Aren’t Benefitting Clients

Despite the tremendous technological capabilities in the data-driven marketing era, the dark truth is that analytics coming from most agencies …

Digital Marketing

Austerity, outsourcing and English councils in crisis | Letters

Thatcherite ideology, incompetence and the abolition of the Audit Commission have all contributed to local government failures, readers suggest. But there’s good news from the London borough of Haringey<p>Aditya Chakrabortty’s excellent piece (The councils that embraced austerity will cost us all …

Great Britain

Bad News! Crocs Aren't Going Out Of Business

Crocs are a bit like marmite, in that many people would sooner stick their feet in jars of spoiled yeast than in a Croc. But despite being …

Humor

Commentary: Are women still expected to do most of the housework?

The gender gap in housework seems to be narrowing but women still carry the load, says one observer from the University of Melbourne.

Gender

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Working with a Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistants (VA) are remote office assistants. They provide administrative, clerical, and support services that can range from scheduling …

Project Management

Get annuity-style retirement returns from your SMSF

by Ben Symthe<p>With the ever-increasing focus on historical investment performance across the superannuation industry, self-managed superannuation fund …

Retirement

Wirecard plans African expansion

Wirecard AG discusses aggressive growth strategy for East and West Africa.<p>German technology solutions company, Wirecard AG intends to pursue an …

FinTech

International developer HTLand, Inc. sees stronger growth

YEAR after year, Mandani Bay’s residential offerings continue to see strong up-take.<p>Project director Gilbert Ang sees the development as a key …

Philippines

Private cash could help Government keep its promises

A project to renew sewers in London has been cited as an example of how public infrastructure can tap private capital, but has not been without …

New Zealand

Small Businesses’ Little-Known Cyber Vulnerability and How To Fix It

geralt / PixabayFacebook and such other heavyweights as Equifax and Saks Fifth Avenue are among the many high-profile companies that have suffered …

Small Business

Fashion Police Get Their Way, With 'Crocs' Factories Closing

Perhaps the easiest ever fashion target in history, Crocs, have announce today that they are closing all of their factories. And while it's a lot …

Profit

Why You Should Focus on Your Strengths as a Business Owner

geralt / Pixabay<p>We hear a lot about taking our weaknesses and working on them until we become strong in those areas.<p>Unfortunately, trying to turn …

Small Business

5 summer chores: When to do it yourself, when to hire someone

Summer chores: DIY or outsource? How you decide what tasks to take on and what to delegate depends on several factors – cost and time involved, …

Home Improvement

Why other countries are giving China a licence to print money | South China Morning Post

China is printing foreign currencies on a massive scale as Beijing seeks to increase its influence on the world economy and geopolitics.<p>Multiple …

China

India Plans To Launch Two Space Missions Every Month

In all, ISRO is looking at 31 space missions in a span of 16 months starting September 2018 to December next year.<p><b>Bengaluru:</b><p>India is ready to launch …

Space Exploration

‘Doing everything in our power,’ says AIBA President Rahimov with boxing facing Olympics axe

Rahimov addressed the many issues facing amateur boxing’s governing body, which has been in a state of turmoil for a while.<p>The threat of Olympic …

International Olympic Committee

Nearly 450 Loto-Québec employees to begin three-day strike Friday

Nearly 450 Loto-Québec employees will kick off a three-day strike Friday after the members of the Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du …

Employment

Some Harley owners plan boycott after manufacturing moved overseas

Some Harley-Davidson motorbike owners say they will abandon the company if it goes through with plans to shift some production overseas to escape …

Motorcycles

What is a blockchain token?

People are just becoming acquainted with the idea of digital money in the form of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, where transactions are recorded on a …

Blockchain

Crocs shoe company are closing down all of their factories

Croc-a bye-bye.The shoe company is shutting down their remaining two factories in Italy and Mexico.Crocs is closing down its last two factories after …

Profit