Not Even 2020 Can Cancel Gratitude 150 150 Alicia East

Not Even 2020 Can Cancel Gratitude

However you’re spending this holiday, it’s likely different than you expected before the regular old year of 2020 became, well, #2020. Whatever your situation, Thanksgiving is the day we’ve set aside to take a pause to remember what we’re grateful for. P.S. Science says the act of giving thanks gives us more to be thankful for.…

Your Next Virtual Event/Shoot Just Got Easier 800 549 Alicia East

Your Next Virtual Event/Shoot Just Got Easier

Recording Zoom calls is acceptable during a pandemic, but what if you want to be able to use the footage well beyond 2020? And what about virtual events? When you’re talking about making sure there’s a flow between remote speakers, audience participation, online elements, and no fewer than eleventy billion cameras–you know you need the right…

Need to Film Footage Yourself? You Have Options! 2560 1707 Alicia East

Need to Film Footage Yourself? You Have Options!

Sure, there are as many iPhones as there are stars in the (Samsung) Galaxy. Sure, people are more forgiving about production value right now. And yes, you can send a mountain of footage to an able editor over the wonderful, wacky web. But should you? Are you going to feel good about using what they produce…

Less Obvious Etiquette For Video Calls 2560 1709 Alicia East

Less Obvious Etiquette For Video Calls

If you don’t know why we’re revisiting this, well, bless you. But sometimes the things you think go without saying need to be said. I guess? But really. We’ve gathered some resources to help you be your best self on your work calls and there are probably a few things you haven’t thought of.  …

How to Thrive Through the 💩Storm of 2020 967 725 Alicia East

How to Thrive Through the 💩Storm of 2020

Over a period of 4 years, the Brown farm faced a devastating blizzard and a series of hailstorms that destroyed their 100% of their crops. Gabe Brown’s neighbors were eyeing his 1,760 acres of farmland–ready to pounce on his failure. This, Brown said, was the best thing that ever happened to him. It forced him…

Want to Hire an Employer of Record (EOR)? What You Need to Know. 9000 6000 Alicia East

Want to Hire an Employer of Record (EOR)? What You Need to Know.

Compliance is hard, time-consuming, high-stakes work. Many companies are finding that keeping on top of the ins and outs with an in-house team gets harder as laws change (and then change again). Whether you hire a payroll service or build a team to do the job, you want to be sure they’re fully in position to protect…

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How Project-Based Work Could Lead to Long-Term Prospects 1350 900 Alicia East

How Project-Based Work Could Lead to Long-Term Prospects

If you’re happy with your job and lucky enough to still have it, this is not the post for you. On the other hand, if your position has been a victim to COVID-19 or you just feel like you need a change, read on. Maybe you’ve thought about taking the leap to contract work but…

How to make paying contractors the easiest part of your job 2560 1707 Alicia East

How to make paying contractors the easiest part of your job

Whether it’s a massive event or a one-camera shoot, when PayReel manages your projects, it’s the best for clients and workers alike. We’re devoted to making every single client and worker interaction a good one, which makes working with you mighty attractive for workers. Make your life easy and your workers happy 1. Make events…

Would your company benefit from an Employer of Record? 2560 1710 Alicia East

Would your company benefit from an Employer of Record?

Employer of record (noun): a) a company or organization that is legally responsible for paying employees, including dealing with employee taxes, benefits, insurance, etc. b) your secret weapon for eliminating red tape for hiring and keeping you out of court While you’re not going to find that second definition in the dictionary, it’s one of the top…

How to open business/go back to work safely 400 300 Alicia East

How to open business/go back to work safely

As the country tests the waters on how to open back up in the midst of a pandemic, everyone–from government officials to businesses and workers–is making tough decisions. While it’s hard to say what’s next, one thing seems clear: We are going to be in this thing for a while. As we navigate new waters,…