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Productivity

August 13, 2019

It’s difficult to concentrate when you’re surrounded by chaos. A cluttered, messy office can affect the concentration of your employees and leave them less productive than you’d like. Developing your workplace into a place that can help improve efficiency and bring your employees closer together is a worthwhile investment for any business. … Read More »

Productivity

August 12, 2019 by Emma Sneddon

Often members of staff can appear fatigued or unmotivated despite making good time and managing workloads. In the workplace, we sometimes find that our mood can completely change based on our surroundings and décor. For instance, how you paint the breakroom can offer staff a respite from the white office walls and help reconfigure focus, as it’s not only the workload that affects us at work. Oddly enough the surroundings have more to do with our general mood and emotions then we realise even down to the paint colour we use on our walls. … Read More »

Career Development

August 12, 2019

Nowadays people don’t tend to stay in on career for their whole life. With so many resources and new opportunities that open up n a daily basis, it would almost be silly to stick to one career path and just one set of skills. It’s never too late to start considering a move in careers even if you’ve been doing what you are now for many years. It’s even possible to train for some careers at home, which opens up even more variety and opportunities, especially if you haven't got the time or money to stop working to train full time. … Read More »

People Skills

August 10, 2019

Having a great team behind you is an important part of helping your business succeed. And a part of having a great team means using their skills in the best way possible. While you can always bring new talent in your team through recruitment, it’s better to be able to help your existing team shine through making the most of their skills and experience. … Read More »

Office Management

August 7, 2019 by Mitesh Patel

When an organisations' IT infrastructure has become outdated due to underinvestment, there is often a negative impact on staff to deliver the standard of service expected of them to their customer base. Difficulties and challenges arise as IT systems continue to age and no significant progress to modernise is achieved. Depending on the company and their ability to invest, there are so many IT services & solutions available - it can be difficult to know where to start. In this article we look at what you should be expecting from a managed IT services company in order to free up your (and your employee's) time. … Read More »

People Skills

August 6, 2019

In business, perception is something that is a very real issue for business leaders and small business owners. Leaders need to decide how they want their employees to view them, and then act accordingly. In many cases, a business leader should choose a combination of different traits, from being stoic and strong, to either closed-off or loud. Some leaders make the mistake of thinking that they have to be quite tough and reserved, in order to gain respect from employees. And while that may be a strategic decision, it can really mean a lack of personal connection with your team, which can be a really big mistake. … Read More »

Business

August 5, 2019

To organize an office event with a party, you must first plan various things. Depending on the scope of the event you will need to calculate the time needed to complete all the phases of the organization. In some cases, it is necessary to start work months earlier, other times, for example in international congresses, even a year before. However, for every occasion, the first step is to carry out a careful analysis of the type of corporate event you are facing, as everyone will be different from the other and will, therefore, have different characteristics and needs. … Read More »

People Skills

August 4, 2019 by Mary

According to a research gathered by Culture I.Q., an employee's overall ratings of their company's qualities – including collaboration, environment and values – are rated 20% higher at companies that exhibit influential culture, proving that the company's productivity and work-spirit depends highly on the kind of culture having served to them at work. To establish a work- friendly environment, one ought to follow these five easy ways to build a stronger culture at work. … Read More »

Home Office

August 4, 2019 by Kayla Matthews

Since the advent of the internet, remote work has become more common every year. As of 2019, studies show that more than 70% of global employees work remotely at least once a week. While getting paid to stay home and work in your pajamas might seem like a dream come true, there are plenty of challenges when it comes to working remotely that no one ever talks about. Let's talk a bit about these challenges and how you can overcome them. … Read More »

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