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A Deep Dive into Skip Tracing

According to the United States Postal Service, nearly 30% of “undeliverable-as-addressed” mail comes from people who have moved and failed to forward their mail or update their new address. Though not always the case, many go unaware of their uncollected debts, and that’s where skip tracers come in.  In collections,

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When is The Right Time to Hire a Collection Agency?

When is The Right Time to Hire a Collection Agency?

When deciding whether to hire a collection agency to address overdue payments, it is necessary to identify which type will best serve your organizational structure, your industry, and your clientele.  Read on to learn more about the process of determining whether a collection agency is the right choice for your

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Tips for Working in a Hybrid Work Environment

The necessity of remote work over the last year has caused many companies to adopt a hybrid work environment, which consists of a productive balance between the office and home. As organizations adjust to this workstyle, they are also finding themselves searching for ways to keep up morale and flow

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9 Collections Acronyms You Should Know

If you’re considering outsourcing your debt collection to a third party, you’re likely to be inundated with unfamiliar terms and acronyms. You should always feel empowered to ask people to define those terms for you, but we’ve compiled a list of ten collections acronyms that Alacrity Collections uses. Legal Acronyms

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How Customer Service Improves Cash Flow

How Customer Service Improves Cash Flow

Adequate cash flow is as essential as overall revenue for many businesses, especially small and medium-sized companies. Improved customer service serves as a critical part of ensuring cash flow, not only in how customers are treated but also in how quickly services are rendered to receive payment. Let’s look at

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6 Time Management Tips for Contractors

As a contractor, you are constantly keeping track of many things at once. From the status of the current project you are working on to scheduling sub-contractors and consultations with prospective clients, it’s hard to keep track of everything and stay on top of your workload. In this blog, we

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Managing a Remote Work Team Effectively

Whether your business has been working remotely for years or has recently been forced into remote work by the COVID-19 pandemic, managing a remote work team takes different skills than managing a traditional team in person. If you’re a team leader or a company leader, understanding the best methods for

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The Importance of Humor in the Office

Work needs to feel like work, right? Wrong! As research continues on what makes great workplaces that both attract and retain employees, it’s becoming clearer that there is a big connection between job satisfaction and humor in the office. Why is humor in the office so valuable, and how can

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