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Outsourcing

Staff augmentation: Everything you need to know

At BorderlessMind, we’re outsourcing specialists. As such, we often get asked about staff augmentation and whether it’s a good option. Augmentation vs outsourcing is so similar that often people...

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How To Manage Remote Teams Globally

With COVID-19 coming into play and shifting how we work, it is a necessity for every business to be able to operate remotely. By now your team has probably mastered the art of working remotely with...

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Here’s How To Evaluate Freelance Developers

How can you evaluate freelance developers for your business? When you’re seeking to build a website, application or software, having a freelance developer on hand can be very beneficial. Not only...

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How to use LinkedIn for recruitment

Are you wondering how to use LinkedIn for recruitment? You’re not alone. There are so many amazing candidates out there just waiting to be contacted, however without a professional on your team who...

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Product Management Life Cycle: How has it changed during the pandemic?

Product Management Life Cycle: How has it changed during the pandemic? With 12 months + of COVID-19 related change, many people are now reflecting on that time and looking at how COVID has re-shaped...

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Future of Work, Outsourcing, Remote Career, Remote Culture

The real cost of employees vs contractors

Are you trying to work out the real cost of employees vs contractors? It can be a tricky thing to understand. On the surface, everyone is always taught that employees cost less. When you take into...

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Office vs Work From Home vs Hybrid

As the working world continues to adjust and evolve with COVID-19, there has been a debate between office vs work from home vs hybrid working. During COVID-19 alternative many work styles proved...

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Outsourcing as a service trending in 2021

Outsourcing as a service has become a key trend in 2021. While COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the working world, it has become more important than ever to have a solid remote team that you can rely...

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5 easy steps to improve your remote work lifestyle

Remote work is becoming the norm. So much so that 74% of professionals expect remote work to become standard, according to recent studies.  In line with these expectations, remote workers are...

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Remote Career

5 Affordable Perks That Businesses Can Offer Remote Workers

Keeping remote workers engaged and interested in their role is one of the biggest challenges for any company. We all know that employees perform better when they are offered perks that make them feel...

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Remote Management

Want To Run A Remote-First Company? Here’s The Checklist You Need

So you want to run a remote-first company?  If that term doesn’t ring any bells, check out our recent article on what exactly a remote-first company is. If it does, and you’re ready to get...

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Outsourcing

Why are remote labs useful for software as a service (SaaS) startups?

Remote innovation labs can work for all kinds of businesses, including SaaS companies. The benefits of remote innovation labs for startups have been well documented, with many businesses benefitting...

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Future of Work

5 Remote First Startups to Follow in 2021

We recently wrote on what a remote-first company is, and many people got in touch to say they find the idea of ‘remote-first’ innovative and interesting. Whilst a few years ago having a company...

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Outsourcing

Why Your Business needs IT Staff Augmentation Services?

Staff augmentation as the term suggests allows companies, big or small, to add skilled professionals to their existing workforce. Are you still wondering what IT staff augmentation is, its benefits,...

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Outsourcing

Top 10 Kotlin App Development Companies To Make Android App

Kotlin is an interoperable language based on Java and JVM and is encouraged by Google for Android apps. As per Synk, Kotlin has gained a huge user and developer base for secure app...

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Remote Staffing

How To Hire Top Remote Talent for your Software Development Project

Hiring remote talent is usually the best way to fire up your software development project and get your software built to budget and schedule. With COVID-19 making business remote in 2020 and the...

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Future of Work, Remote Culture

How to Build and Cultivate Trust in Remote Teams

If your team, like many teams across the globe have recently had to shift to a remote working model, you’re probably struggling to build and cultivate trust in remote teams. Whether it’s trust...

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Remote Career, Remote Staffing

Top Remote Hiring Sites and Platforms to Find Remote Talent

So, you’ve established that your business needs to make some changes to keep up with the remote working revolution. That’s great! The next step is to find remote talent to help you become a...

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Future of Work

Hybrid Work Model: The Work Style Of Tomorrow

Employers today are struggling to keep up with the ever changing working landscape. One minute flexible and fun offices are the in thing, the next it’s remote work due to COVID-19 and at present...

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Remote Staffing

What Is A Remote First Company?

Have you ever wondered what a remote first company is? With COVID making remote work a norm, we’re seeing more and more companies ditching the office altogether and opting for a remote working...

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Future of Work

What Will The Workplace Look Like in 2021 and Beyond?

The past year has been a whirlwind. With drastic changes in how we work becoming the ‘new normal’, the workplace is still adjusting to a very volatile situation.  As things are starting to...

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Future of Work

The Female Investors Doing Things Differently

Did you know that only 21 companies founded and led by women have ever gone public? This crazy fact isn’t commonly known, and it really is quite shocking. Whilst the IPO world may be dominated by...

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Remote Culture

10 Influential Females To Follow In The Tech Space 

Are you looking for inspiration from females leading the way in the tech space? If so, you’ve come to the right place. At BorderlessMind, we work with some amazing women who are pioneers in their...

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Outsourcing

5 Signs It’s Time to Start Outsourcing in Your Business

Knowing when it's time to start outsourcing isn’t always easy. In some cases, a moment just occurs where it feels natural to outsource some extra assistance. However, on others, it can be a long...

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Remote Staffing

Hire A Remote Team In 4 Easy Steps

We recently provided a guide to hiring remote talent in India, but now we’re making that much easier by allowing you to hire a remote team in 4 easy steps. This new addition to our website will...

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BorderlessMind Recognized as a Top Business Process Outsourcing Company

As the industry of business expands and diversifies, the BPO industry has become more of a necessity rather than a secondary option. Outsourcing proved itself to be a vital component in running a...

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Top Remote Work Blogs To Follow in 2021

If there was ever a time to learn more about remote work, it is now. Whether you are reading up to streamline your own remote work processes, or you want to understand other people’s experience of...

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Outsourcing, Remote Staffing

Your Guide To Hiring Remote Talent & Employees From India

India, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies has a population of more than 1.3 billion, with roughly 125 million english speakers. That makes it the second-largest English-speaking...

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Top 6 Influencers for Digital Transformation on LinkedIn

Nothing has become more apparent over the past few months than the fact that digital transformation has the ability to save businesses. Moreover, this period has meant that those businesses that...

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Why email is not the best solution for communicating with remote teams

 In 2021, it’s likely that remote working is going to continue as the norm. With COVID-19 still in full swing, many of us are required to work from home due to government restrictions, as well as...

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How to avoid micromanaging remote teams

Remote working will be a crucial work skill of 2021. A recent report on remote work suggests that 66% of companies plan to offer more flexible work arrangements for team members.  Further, 81% of...

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3 common mistakes made by first time remote managers and how to avoid them

2021 will be full of challenges, and if you’re a first time remote manager, knowing how to manage people remotely is likely to be one of them. Luckily, there are 3 common mistakes that are made...

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How to delegate and outsource everything (the right way)

If you’re reading this article, you probably already know that you need to delegate and outsource anything you do not wish to do yourself and things you are not good at.   Anything that is not...

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Has COVID-19 Been Good For Employee Engagement?

If the title of this article caught your eye, it’s likely that you were pretty shocked at the suggestion that COVID-19 could have made employees more engaged?! We know what you’re thinking,...

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Top Questions That Clients Ask Us About Remote Working

As a leading remote talent agency promoting remote working since 1999, we get asked a lot of questions about remote working. For many businesses, remote working has never been an option as a serious...

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Remote Management, Remote Work

How to conduct successful interviews for remote talent

How to conduct successful interviews for remote talent With so many of us working from home and remotely, many hiring managers are experiencing a different interview process to what they’re used...

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What Is The Difference Between Remote Working And Distributed Work?

With COVID-19 disrupting how we work and forcing many of us to work from home, the term ‘distributed workforce’ is cropping up. In the past, this term was somewhat unheard of within the corporate...

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5 Surprising Stats About Remote Working (And What They Mean)

Remote working is becoming much more normal, and as a result many business leaders are trying to get to grips with the best ways to work remotely. Stats and facts can be a great place to start when...

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Remote Work

10 Thought Leaders On Remote Working To Follow

If you’re looking for some inspiration to help you take your remote working model to the next level, it can help to tune in to some of the top thought leaders in the business to guide you. The best...

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Future of Work, Remote Management

Head Of Remote Work: The New Post-Pandemic Job Title

As the pandemic has shifted how people work, remote lifestyles have become much more common. Many businesses were already championing this way of working pre-COVID, however it was a much rarer...

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How To Onboard A Remote Worker Or Tech Talent

Working with remote workers and new tech talent can be really exciting. For many, it marks the growth of their business and the start of an outsourcing revolution that will help their business...

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5 Books To Read On Remote Working During COVID-19

COVID-19 has made remote working the norm, and as such, this is a pivotal moment for most businesses and individuals when it comes to how we run our companies. With remote working becoming more...

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5 Leadership Lessons From M.S. Dhoni

In the week that M.S. Dhoni retires from international cricket, it only seems right to pay homage to Indian cricket’s most successful captains with three TCC trophies under his belt. Dhoni...

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5 life changing business books that have become relevant during COVID-19

During COVID-19, we’ve all had a lot more time on our hands. This has meant that we’ve had time to read new books and delve back into the ones that we’ve already read and loved. A good...

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Remote Work

Top 10 Influencers for Outsourcing on LinkedIn

So, you think you’re ready to start outsourcing? Once you’ve decided that building a remote, outsourced team is a good idea for your business, it’s time to get some inspiration from the...

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How to work with remote team and create a high-performance culture

Working with a remote team can be a dream or a nightmare. Over the past few weeks and months many of us have had both experiences. Whilst working with a remote team, when planned, can bring many...

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How To Re-build Company Culture After COVID-19

COVID-19 has hit every business in a unique way, meaning that we’re all having to look at rebuilding our company culture. For many, the lack of work has meant that they have had to let go of staff...

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Remote Management

How are business leaders filling their skills gaps in the current climate?

The current climate has left many businesses feeling a little lost. With some having to let go of valuable staff members to stay afloat, whilst others are seeing less productivity due to motivational...

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Remote Work

Silicon Valley Leads The Way With Remote Working

Silicon Valley seems to be the hub of the working world, from which trends emerge. It seems that whatever goes on there becomes best practise for the rest of us eventually. Silicon Valley allows a...

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Remote Culture

Resilience in the workplace: what is it and why does it matter?

With everything that’s going on in the world at the moment, resilience in the workplace is becoming more and more important. How we react to these moments as businesses is becoming an integral part...

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Remote Work

Do You Have The Tools To Manage A Remote Team?

If your business is lucky enough to be going through a busy period, sometimes outsourcing and using remote workers is a must. Working with a remote team can take the pressure off and ensure that your...

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Future of Work

Inhouse vs Onshore vs Offshore vs Nearshore- Which among these the best sourcing option that meets your software needs

When faced with the decision of how to get software projects, multiple sourcing options available. Depending on your preferences, you could be looking at inhouse vs. onshore vs. offshore vs....

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5 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Thrive in the Post-pandemic World

Severe public health crisis caused by the recent coronavirus pandemic has left business executives around the globe facing enormous business challenges - supply chain, the drop in customer demand,...

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Worried About the Economic Downturn? Here’s Why Now is the Best Time to Outsource Your Work to an Offshore IT Company!

You are already aware of the havoc caused by the COVID-19 virus outbreak throughout the world. But did you know the economic downturn we are seeing as a result of this global pandemic could get even...

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5 Ways the Coronavirus Pandemic is Affecting Remote Work

The global pandemic in which we currently find ourselves is unprecedented in modern times. Not since the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 has the world seen the widespread outbreak of such a dangerous...

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Remote Staffing

Want to Use Staff Augmentation for Your IT Projects? Not Sure What the Benefits Are?

One of the hottest trends in the corporate world is using staff augmentation to fill out your IT team without having to add more full-time employees. Staff augmentation isn’t new; it’s been...

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Outsourcing

Image Annotation Project In Your Mind? Worried how to make it work on your AI Platform?

Image annotation is an essential element of AI learning and teaching computers to see the world. More simply put, image annotation uses a human-powered process to annotate an image with labels to...

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Remote Staffing

9 Key Benefits which makes Offshore IT Staff Augmentation Irresistible

Never in history has it been easier for entrepreneurs to bring on talented staff from abroad using telecom-assisted outsourcing. And no type of work is more influenced by this than IT....

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Popular Misconceptions About Offshore Data Annotation

As machine learning and AI services become ever more mainstream to IT, the need for annotated data for these applications is rising explosively. Using an offshore data annotation service like that...

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Outsourcing

Here is Why You Should Choose Python for Your Web Development Project

We all know that technology is always changing and advancing for the better. And the technology is largely affecting all kinds of businesses. So, if you are a start-up or an established business and...

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Why Hire Remote

7 Reasons To Hire Offshore ASP .Net MVC Developers in India for Your ASP .Net Development Project

Asp.net has been developed and owned by Microsoft is one of the most popular, and widely used and accepted programming languages. The ASP.Net experts can use the ASP.Net framework and core to build...

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Top 10 tips to effectively motivate an offshore software development team to deliver their best

You want high performing offshore developers for your software development, web development, application development or mobile app development requirements. While you do everything in your capacity...

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Outsourcing

Software Outsourcing will propel Digital Transformation in 2019

There is a global digitalization trend that is impacting every industry and every kind of business. For business leaders which are considering digital transformation in the next year, outsourcing...

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Remote Staffing

7 tips to hire the best remote AngularJS Developers

Hiring process for an in-house team isn’t easy. The hiring process becomes extra difficult when one must hire for specialized technical skills like AngularJS developers. When you’re seeking a...

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The complete guide to hire an offshore PHP developer to get a perfect website

When I first thought about why it is important to have an insight into hiring an offshore PHP developer, the first answer that came to my mind – it is difficult to find the right offshore PHP...

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Remote Staffing

Hire offshore web designer: 4 tips to ensure that you hire the right offshore web designer(s) in 2019

Web designers are responsible for putting life into a website. Professional and offshore web designers can help infuse the right components into a website. As you build your website revamp or website...

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Remote Data Security

Is your company data secure with the remote team? 5 proven tips to keep your data secure

One of the predominant workplace trends over the years has been hiring an offshore remote team for skills that are not available in-house. This helps enterprises to maximize productivity and optimize...

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Remote Staffing

5 proven tips to ensure maximum productivity when you hire remote developers

There are several benefits of engaging with a team of remote developers or remote developer. Increased productivity, reduced stress, lower overhead costs and improved efficiency to name a few. You...

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Remote Staffing

10 most important questions that you must ask to find the best remote workers in US

There are an increasing number of enterprises embracing remote workers. They are using remote workers their productivity, improve their bottom line, and access to a bigger resource pool at lower...

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6 top reasons for startups need to hire offshore talent

Startups often wonder if they should hire an offshore staff to perform certain tasks or to keep them within the organization. As a business owner, it makes sense to make an informed decision. Every...

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Remote Staffing

10 Project Management Best Practices to manage remote teams effectively

Project Management isn’t easy. The challenge increases manifold if there’s a remote team to be manage BorderlessMind. You need the right set of people, processes, methodologies, tools and, most...

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Remote Management

Staff Augmentation or IT Project outsourcing model – make an informed decision before you engage with an IT outsourcing services company

There are a growing number of IT projects where the need is always to reduce time, cost and money. The goal is always the same – reduce cost and improve operational efficiency.  Some of you might...

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Remote Staffing

7 top benefits of hiring a remote professional or hiring a remote team

As you seek to expand your business or require some support or software development work for some time, you always wish that there was some way you could save on the recruitment cost. This is exactly...

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Future of Work

Everything you wanted to know about CRM and Microsoft CRM

Getting the basics right – What is CRM? Customer Relationship Management System or CRM is a technology that allows organizations to track and leverage every customer interaction to maximize...

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Remote Management

The software project manager can make or break a software project

In any outsourced project, establishing the most effective project management is crucial. That is the reason why we take utmost care in assigning a project manager to a project. In some cases, the...

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