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GDPR - It's All…

A follow on blog to  written by  a registered Virtual Assistant at Outsource2day. Consent and GDPR? What's that all about? The wording goes, more or less like this: Consent must be freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. Eh, OK, so what does that mean? As mentioned in , the regulation has been put in place to protect an individual’s personal data. With so much of our time spent online, we have become used to giving away our personal data without a second thought. How many times have we signed up for an online subscription and clicked submit without reading the terms and conditions..

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Data Collector or Data…

A follow on blog to  written by a registered Virtual Assistant at Outsource2day. Who or what is a Data Controller? In the case of a sole trader, you are a Data Controller because you are collecting personal data for your business activities including sales and marketing and/or any other activities that involve recording personal data. To draw comparisons, FACEBOOK is a company and it’s also a Data Controller.  But because it’s such a big company it will have several Data Officers taking care of its GDPR compliance. They are probably quite busy at the moment!   Who or What is..

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GDPR & Sole Traders…

The Bare Basics This blog was written by a registered Virtual Assistant with Outsource2day. If you are a sole trader, like me, living in Ireland, you will be keen to find out how to become compliant. I will be sharing the information I have gathered over the past few months in a series of posts.  These are my own views. I won’t be using legal jargon or providing information that relates to bigger companies, as they have their own HR and IT staff to handle their compliance.  I hope you will find the posts helpful and feel free to add..

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WHAT IF MULTI-TASKING MEANT…

You hear it all the time, multi-tasking is a great skill etc, but what if by constantly multi-tasking we’re being less productive? If we are constantly multi-tasking eventually something must give and that comes in the form of exhaustion, burn out and just that hazy feeling that your brain is literally fried! If you were to take 10 minutes out of your day and think about all that you do daily what would that look like?  A very long list I can bet.  Here’s the thing, our brains weren’t meant to handle multiple tasks at the same time, to use..

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