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The Rise Of The Energy Freelancer

by Colin Manson, CEO of Xergy, the tech start-up behind the digital platform, Proteus. As published in Energy Voice Using freelancers has been common practice, particularly among the creative industries, for many years. When you can’t find, can’t afford or don’t need specific skills full-time, the freelancer can provide the perfect solution. In fact, even … Continued

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How to buy new software

We know you’ve heard the sales pitch 100s of times already. “Use our never-seen-before cloud-based business operating system to transform your business by tackling your inefficiencies and spiraling overheads.” So what is the justification for choosing Proteus over another software option? Buying software is difficult: there is a lot on offer out there and it is not … Continued

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Become a Proteus Partner

The Proteus software platform was launched earlier this summer, at the peak of the global lockdown when the working environment changed forever. The Proteus cloud-based operating system transforms the way in which businesses source and use talent to deliver projects. Initially launched to address the specific challenges facing energy companies in resourcing complex engineering projects, … Continued

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The Proteus Value Proposition

Proteus was designed with the future in mind; a future that allows companies to reduce costs considerably, a future with a flexible workforce, a future where data is saved and used at the click of a button, a future where skills can be transferred easily between industries and a future where a company is digitally … Continued

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Why Your Team Needs Integrated Invoicing Software: The Invoice Module

Integrated invoicing software is one of those basic business no-brainers: why waste time manually pulling together billed time and expenses from all over the place when everything can be instantly and automatically populated into a simple, beautiful, accurate proforma? We’ve all spent hours chasing team members to complete their timesheets, rifling through the pockets of … Continued

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The Project Module: project management software designed to improve your bottom line.

Project management sits at the heart of Proteus.  The fact is the way we now manage projects has changed. Teams are working remotely and margins are tighter than ever whilst the challenges of managing enterprise-scale projects remain. Sheer project size and complexity combined with multiple risk factors make it difficult for companies to meet budgets, … Continued

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Colin Manson explains how football inspired his leadership and ambition

As published in The Press and Journal ‘The Business’ 25/09/20 “Right from school, up to senior football, I was captain of every team I ever played for.” Energy entrepreneur, Colin Manson has been a keen sports fan all his life. Chasing after footballs throughout school and university, the CEO has even made some of his … Continued

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Share more to get more

Refer a friend and get $10 credit Invite your friends to join Proteus as a skilled freelancer.  Get $10 credit for each friend that signs up using your referral code. It is that simple. The more first class people that join Proteus, the more project opportunities we will be able to offer, the more we … Continued

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3 ways to take the stress out of proposals, impress your clients and win the deal. By Andy Derrick, Head of Sales

Let’s face it, there’s nothing particularly fun or easy about writing proposals. You’ve got a hot lead and you’re anxious to close the deal, but before your prospect will sign on the dotted line, you’ve got to provide them with the details of why they should use you, how you’ll manage the work and what … Continued

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Five reasons why you should be using freelancers to get the job done.

Last month, we shared our top tips on how to set yourself up as successful freelancer. It pointed out how the shift in working culture was attracting more professionals to ‘go it alone’ and the estimated increase on service demand this was likely to have in the future. But just what benefits does working with … Continued

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