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Ways To Bring Privacy Back Into Your Online Life

8 Ways To Bring Privacy Back Into Your Online Life

With the recent data breaches of Facebook, Whatsapp, and other social media applications, it is hard to believe that our data is safe out there in the world of the internet. 

For those of you who are not clear on the details, many reports suggest that the data of around 50 million Facebook users were left exposed as a result of a vulnerability in their security system. This breach also exposed Spotify and Instagram accounts, as users had logged into these applications using Facebook details. Despite this breach, a large number of users still remained loyal to the platform, not deleting their accounts. 

As for Whatsapp, 1 billion users were advised to update their app as its developers reported a security flaw that allowed the software to be used for the installation of spyware. 

If two of the largest social media platforms are not completely safe to use in terms of data privacy, how can we expect the smaller ones to be?

Whilst it is not currently possible to protect yourself entirely from data breaches and cyber attacks, you can take some precautions to increase the safety and security of your accounts. 

If you would like to know how? Keep reading. 

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8 Ways to Manage Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

The life of an entrepreneur is never dull – however, it is rarely easy. Working for yourself often sounds like the dream (especially when you’re still working for someone else), but the challenges that come with it aren’t for everyone. Even the best prepared and the best suited to the entrepreneurial lifestyle feel stressed out, overwhelmed, and emotionally drained at times.

Let’s explore how you can better manage your mental health while tackling (or planning to tackle) entrepreneurship. 

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5 Essential Tips for Working with Freelancers

Hiring new staff can be an expensive and time-consuming process, especially if you only need their skills and expertise for a short amount of time.

That’s why freelancers could be the perfect solution. You can hire them for whatever you need, and then stop working with them once the project is over.

If you need their skills again, then all you have to do is reach out to them, and they’ll be happy to help you with your next project. 

Freelancers can save your operation and play a vital role in the modern business climate. However, working with the wrong set of freelancers can become a nightmare and open you up to all sorts of consequences. 

You could put your company’s cybersecurity at risk by hiring malicious web programmers or designers. You could hire someone who will sabotage your marketing efforts by releasing conflicting or false information, or you might have to deal with someone who holds the keys to your social media and could wreak havoc. 

That’s why you need to take your time when picking a freelancer and know what you should and should not do if you want your project done, and have no issues to worry about. 

For any business leaders seeking to start outsourcing work for the first time, here are our 5 essential tips for working with freelancers.

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5 Essential Tools and Software to Help You Manage Your Remote Team

Remote work is not only becoming more popular with each passing year but nowadays it has kind of become a necessity for companies that want to maintain operational efficiency amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Now that companies are forced to close down their physical offices, their only chance of survival is to build digital teams and manage their workflow and employees remotely. 

Of course, this is not something you can do without the right tech at your side. At least not efficiently. If you try to manage a remote team via email or chat only, you are bound to let something slip through the cracks, and your productivity and output are going to suffer as a result.

What’s more, this is not exactly the best way to elevate employee happiness and satisfaction. This is why you need to integrate some key tech solutions that will allow you to manage your remote team with ease, maintain efficiency, and improve performance over time. Let’s take a look at the five essential tools and software that will help you achieve these goals.

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5 Technologies You Need to Have for Working Remotely in 2020

Especially with the coronavirus pandemic raging outside, we have an ever-increasing need to work from home, and you have many businesses that have begun to do that. Remote work grows in popularity each day in the areas where they can do it. The numbers grow each day. Even among full-time employees, it has become increasingly popular under the current situation, and an estimated 40 percent of workers have begun to do this type of work because of how that’s what’s available to them. With that said, what technologies in 2020 can help you to work remotely?

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