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The Importance and Value of Pre-Employment Background Checks

When you’re on the stage of setting up and growing your business, your hands are usually full of a long list of tasks. In the end, you are less likely to fulfill what could have been a very critical step in the employment process: pre-screening. Conducting pre-employment background checks is one of the essential HR processes, but because it’s usually complex, and n …

The Indonesian Business and Banking Landscape

Indonesia is on a roll as far as its economy is concerned, and two of the fastest-growing sectors are business and banking. The Banking Landscape The banking industry wins in terms of its reforms and framework. For one, it is highly centralised. While Bank Indonesia is responsible for keeping the local currency stable, it’s OJK (Financial Services Authority) that ov …

Why You Need to Know Your Candidate Before Hiring Them

Sometimes the need to fill a vacancy becomes so urgent the company no longer takes time to assess, and even scrutinize, every application properly. Rather, HR may take all the information in the CV at face value. This method may work, but oftentimes they don’t. If you’re in Indonesia, it can also mean serious trouble for your business. If you’re wondering how and w …

Is a University Degree Important for the Position That You Are Hiring For?

One of the biggest bones of contention in recruitment is whether education matters during hiring. If it does, how much weight should it have? Granted, not all jobs will require a diploma. In some cases, experience and even trainability are more than sufficient. But it’s a totally different case if you talk about hiring people for Indonesia. In Indonesia, Education …

How Much Should I Pay the New Employee?

Wages are and always will be a very sensitive but essential topic for both employers and employees. For those who hire, the biggest concern is the return of investment. The salary should answer the question, “Is my employee worth it of the money I pay?” For the employees, the wages must not only help them survive but also encourage them to stay in the company. Many …

Understanding the Concept of Office Sharing

Although the concept of a shared office or co-working spaces in Indonesia has been around for some time, many people still don’t understand it. Others may be believing the wrong information, so they end up getting confused or frustrated once they try it out. Cekindo wants to help you appreciate the benefits of office sharing as well as comprehend what it means to y …

Will Your Startup Thrive in a Shared Office Environment?

Co-working spaces have grown massively over the years, and the United States projects 3.8 million users in 2020. And while the concept is relatively new in Asia, it’s also fast catching up. Why are startups attracted to the idea of a shared office? Forbes has an insightful article about it, citing seven of the best reasons. These include lower costs, fewer commitme …

The Basics of Starting a Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is bent on competing in the global market more aggressively. This will then explain how it tries to make starting the business in the country as convenient and as quick as possible with stronger and better policies as well as governance. But how do you actually start a business in Indonesia? The real process depends on many factors including your industry …

Indonesia’s Growing Co-working Industry: A Constant in a Shifting Economy?

The co-working movement has been around for years, but it’s pretty young in Asia, especially in Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia. This leads to a lack of more information on the status and growth of such industry. One thing is sure, however: it is going to be a constant in the country. Indonesia’s Shifting Economy Most of the country’s main industries rev …

Could a Shared Office Space Help with Your Cash Flow Problems?

Whether you’re a start-up or an established business, one of your major concerns is cash flow. It refers to the movement of your cash and can be a good measurement of your liquidity. The more liquid you are, the better your business is. It means you can get hold of cash quickly whenever you need it. Contrary to popular belief, cash flow doesn’t mean profits or reve …

Permanent Business Licensing: How Cekindo Can Help

Doing business in Indonesia is a lengthy process. There are still many documents and requirements to meet, and sometimes it’s not enough that you have your company registered already.  You still need to secure a permanent business license. Principal License versus Permanent Business License If you’re a foreigner who wants to invest in allowed industries in th …

Shared Office Space: An In-Depth Look into the Costs

When it comes to co-working spaces in Indonesia, one of the universal questions is, how much does it cost? Here’s the truth: cost is and should be relative. Just because something is cheap must not mean you’re getting the best value for your money. To understand this better, let’s take a much closer look on the spending – and value – of using a shared office space. …

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