Paying Employees With Crypto: Can Your Business Do It?

Cryptocurrency has made some remarkable progress in the past few years. Bitcoin hit a peak of more than $60,000 this year, a jump of more than $50,000 since the year prior. Services like PayPal are also expanding crypto support as the once-niche resource breaks into the mainstream. Not long ago, businesses were hesitant to dip…

The Role of AI in Recruitment (+ Top 7 AI Recruiting Tools)

Artificial intelligence is gaining more and more attention. Intelligent self-learning programs disrupt many industries, including eCommerce, manufacturing and production lines, transportation, agriculture, logistics and supply chain, and more. Moreover, such programs automate redundant processes and don’t require a high level of creativity, increasing its overall effectiveness. “It is difficult to think of an industry that…

How Predictive Hiring Will Help You Weather the Next Disruption

Businesses have evolved significantly in the past half-century. Technology factors into virtually every industry under the sun, plus increases in consumer choice and VC funding have transformed what it takes for a company to become — and remain — successful. It has never been easier for an agile startup to cut a successful business off at its knees in…

4 Ways to Understand High-Risk Merchant Accounts

Did you realize that your enterprise merchant account can be classified as a high-risk account? After accepting debit and credit card transactions from consumers, providers will process your payments and deposit them into a given bank account. A transaction fee is deducted per processing carried out. However, not all businesses pay the same amount in…

Zoom Towns Will Define the Future of the Tech Industry

The pandemic put the brakes on economies worldwide, but it’s also fueled a historic housing market recovery in some areas. Now that many tech industry professionals are working remotely, they’re leaving crowded cities and moving to “Zoom towns” (i.e., places in the U.S. with more elbow room than New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and…

How Upstream Is Evolving Professional Networking And The Future Of Work

The importance of networking in business cannot be overstated — some studies have estimated that upwards of 85% of job openings are eventually filled through networking — but the systems that facilitate these processes today simply are not working in the way many people would like them too. COVID-19 has meant that just about everyone…

How End User Computing (EUC) is Digitally Transforming the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Since the start of the global pandemic, many column inches have been devoted to the inevitable rise in home-working. No business could have foreseen a situation in which the majority of their workforce would have to work from home for months on end. Even before many companies were forced to make (and help) their employees…

Nine Ways the Workplace Will Change in 2021

Unless you have a crystal ball, no one knows the actual extent to which workplaces will change this year. The chaotic reign of COVID will stay long after the pandemic and the vaccines are over. Employers worldwide have had to become agile creatures to give workplaces a makeover in the name of safety, where better…

How to Make New Friends and Promote Your Business

Being successful in the business world ultimately boils down to two fundamental steps. The first of these steps is to supply something to satisfy public demand at a reasonable price. The second of these steps is to show an idea to the right people at the right time. How to Make New Friends and Promote…

Supporting Greater Diversity Hiring in a Post-Geographic World

As the world grows increasingly digital during this pandemic, businesses need more tech talent than ever to support accelerated digital transformations, remote workers, and other tech investments. Leaders were already struggling to identify and recruit talent with the processes and resources they had before COVID-19, but as demand grows, the tech skills gap is stretching even wider. Companies’ inability…