Archive for March, 2010

Clever tips for self-employed on how to manage your time

Filed by team twago on March 9, 2010
Clever tips for self-employed on how to manage your time

The day has 24 hours in it – plus the whole night. At least that would be ideal for some people. People who don’t live on a 9 to 5 working day basis, like freelancers or self-employed. They work much longer hours, every day. In order not t drown in work, a few hints should […]

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Cultural differences and international cooperation: What to keep in mind regarding China

Filed by team twago on March 8, 2010
Cultural differences and international cooperation: What to keep in mind regarding China

“All things change, and we change with them”: China is becoming more and more important in international business. China has newly become the country with the highest number of exports. This is not only for merchandise, but also for services. Becoming an important part of the economy, international teamwork changes business and therefore Chinese Service […]

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Lost in Translation – in-between German and Chinese culture

Filed by team twago on March 8, 2010
Lost in Translation – in-between German and Chinese culture

5 questions to Shuai Leng, a chinese student studying to become a Master of International Business at a University in Berlin. Since 2007 Shuai is in Germany and she already finished her Bachelor in Technical Business Administration. 1. What was the most difficult to acclimate to Germany?? Firstly, of course to the language. By now […]

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Cultural differences and international cooperation 2: How to work with Indian partners effectively

Filed by team twago on March 4, 2010
Cultural differences and international cooperation 2: How to work with Indian partners effectively

Service providers or buyers often work globally and have to interact with people from different cultures. This post is focused on India and will provide a few tips to facilitate a healthy business relationship. Since India‘s IT market is still growing, service providers or buyers will more likely work with Indian business partners in the […]

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Not to be treated lightly by freelancers: backing up your PC

Filed by team twago on March 3, 2010
Not to be treated lightly by freelancers: backing up your PC

Often disregarded: backing up of PCs In professional life, many people use PCs daily. They design websites, translate texts, or programme software. Many of them, like twago users, are freelancers or self-employed and work on projects for their buyers. Their PCs are their most valuable tool and without them they won’t be able to complete […]

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Offshoring

Filed by team twago on March 1, 2010
Offshoring

Offshoring describes the transference of responsibilities and processes to internal or external resources abroad. Offshoring as a business strategy has been in existence since the 1960s. At first, it was mainly used by the producing industry to obtain material and pre-products and to relocate the production of products abroad. To outsource services abroad, however, is […]

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