How Freelancers Can Save for Retirement
There are four main DIY options for retirement plans for the self-employed. Here’s a look at what they are and which one might be right for you.Read More
September 27, 2016
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Businesses grow more and more complex each day, interacting with customers and clients all across the globe instantaneously. These interactions take place in a variety of different cities, states, and nations, all of which have their own unique taxes, fees, and even currencies. In addition to this, the hierarchy of business and industry itself has changed, with companies more than ever now having to report their activity to a multitude of government agencies, stockholders, parent companies, and subsidiaries. This steadily growing complexity has for many medium to large businesses taken traditional financial accounting and moved beyond being just another task that can be performed by a manager or owner and into the realm of a business need that must be addressed completely, directly, and frequently.
Financial accounting specialists are highly-skilled professionals who often come from an accounting background and are capable of managing and organizing the financial needs of any business. A specialist can work independently to help you and your business set up good accounting processes that you can, in turn, follow to streamline and simplify your finances. A specialist can also be available to work with an existing internal team on a project-by-project basis, thereby guaranteeing that each financial demand gets the attention it needs. Hiring a freelance financial accounting specialist allows your company to focus on its customers and products without having to worry about the red tape and minutiae that is modern-day business accounting, providing you with a cost-effective solution to all your financial needs.
In the old days, all work had to be done onsite. Then we outsourced to cut costs and increase productivity. Later, we near-sourced for longer work days that followed the sun. And we in-sourced to optimize employee competencies. Although each of these workflow evolutions were beneficial, they still limited us. Meet the new global workflow: cloud-sourcing.Read More
September 27, 2016
Application programming interfaces (API) have been around since the 1960s. So if they aren’t a new concept, why are they such a hot topic lately? Without APIs, the digital experiences that we expect every day as consumers wouldn’t be possible. Here’s a brief introduction to what APIs are and what they can do from Upwork’s free ebook, The API Economy.Read More
September 26, 2016