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9 Daily Habits & Phrases We Can "Thank" 2020 For

We are without a doubt facing “unprecedented times”. The “global pandemic” has shaken the entire world to its very core and has resulted in a huge shift in the way we all live and work. Whilst we can only hope that we can look back one day soon  and think of our “quarantine-life” as a thing of the...

What is a 1099 form and how to prepare and file it?

If you’re new to working with freelancers, vendors, or contractors, you might have heard of 1099 forms, but what exactly are they? Here’s everything you need to know about these forms, from the deadlines and penalties, through to how to prepare and file them. Please note: The information in this...

11 Predictions for the Future

We recently published the results from our survey of global businesses who told us what the pros and cons of remote working have been for them, and what their future plans look like. Whilst we don’t know how long COVID-19 will play an impact on the way we live and work, we do know that it has...

For Freelancers: FAQs and how to get started on TalentDesk.io

Welcome to TalentDesk.io! Our platform is an end-to-end software that empowers distributed teams to manage projects and collaborate, and enables people across the world to get paid seamlessly!If you’ve been directed to this page it’s likely that you are a freelancer, vendor or contractor working...

What are contingent workforce solutions & how can they enable business success within the new world of work?

Contents What is a contingent workforce solution and why do you need one? What are the 3 key features of a contingent workforce solution & how can they enable success? Benefits of contingent workforce solutions How to effectively implement a contingent workforce solution Now, more than...

Future of Work Survey 2020 | Is there Life on Mars?

Welcome to the year 2050. You’ve woken up, hand-picked your fresh strawberries from your garden for breakfast, and you’re now logging in to Zoom for your 9am daily meeting. Did we say Zoom? We meant VRoom (your Virtual Reality chat room and future workplace that has effectively replicated all the...

12 Tools for Virtual Collaboration

The concept of virtual or remote work hardly needs an introduction anymore. Millions of businesses across the globe have had to shift their working practises to remote mode overnight, and as a consequence, most businesses have had to completely rethink their methods in order to be able to continue...

What Are Distributed Teams And Are They The Future Of Work?

Contents:  What is a distributed team? Which companies are leading the distributed team movement? Why are companies adopting this model? 5 key benefits of working as a distributed team 5 ways to manage a distributed team So, are distributed teams the future? No commute, no coffee...

(r)Evolution of the workspace

Have you ever considered what a strangely outdated entity an “office” really is? Thousands of people commuting on crowded trains every single morning in order to sweatily walk into a space that is designed to limit their flexibility; an often mundane corner designed to serve as a forceful reminder...