2 Ways To Simplify Your Meeting Scheduling

Meetings can be a big time sink for staff members that are otherwise trying to get their work done. While in our other blog this month, we explored how meetings themselves need to be justified and streamlined, the fact is that even if you have a good reason to book a meeting, that process alone can be time-consuming.  Fortunately, there are a lot of tools available to help you take the work ou...

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New Study: Your Meetings Are Wasting Company Time

Do your meetings feel like a waste of time? Based on a recent study by Asana, they might be. The report, based on a survey of nearly 10,000 participants, found that: Work about work (i.e. meetings) takes up 58% of the workday Skilled work takes up 33% of the work day Strategic work takes up 9% This suggests a key problem in the modern business world—managers are getting in the w...

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Everyone’s Adopting This New Secret To Stronger Cybersecurity…

You can’t afford to assume a simple cybersecurity defense will actually protect you from the many cybercrime threats out there. This is precisely why so many businesses are adopting a zero-trust cybersecurity model.  Did you know that, on average, there’s a cyber attack every 39 seconds? It could be a ransomware infection. It could be a phishing email. It could be one of the many other ...

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3 Ways Businesses Are Evolving Their Cybersecurity

Are you falling behind the current standard of business cybersecurity? Discover what your colleagues in the business world are using to keep their organizations secure.  The absolute biggest mistake companies make about cybersecurity is to assume that they don’t need it and that they are not a target. Or even worse, they think they are already protected, without taking any steps to ensure th...

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How Microsoft Teams Supports Your Business Culture

Need help enhancing your staff members’ productivity, job satisfaction and general engagement at work? Try these Microsoft Teams apps. Microsoft Teams is an increasingly popular collaboration tool that can help improve staff engagement and satisfaction. It allows teams to communicate, collaborate, and manage projects all in one place. While Microsoft Teams’ range of standard features...

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How To Build A Company Culture That Retains The Best Employees

So you’ve finally hired an experienced, capable new staff member. Are you sure you can convince them to stick around long-term? Are you having trouble retaining your staff? To be blunt, the problem is undoubtedly company culture.  The way your team feels at work every day, the way they’re managed and encouraged, and the people they work with directly influence their degree of satisf...

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Why You Need Onboarding Software

So you’ve managed to hire an experienced and skilled new staff member. Are you sure you can keep them around? It all starts with your onboarding… Employee Retention Stars On Day #1 The onboarding process is an integral part of the employee life cycle. It sets the tone for a successful relationship between employer and employee and directly informs the new hire’s comfort on the job.  That...

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Hiring Crisis: 3 Lessons To Learn While Growing Your Staff

Hiring Crisis: 3 Lessons To Learn While Growing Your Staff Amid a nationwide hiring crisis, it’s never been more difficult to recruit and retain quality team members. Consider the top three lessons we’ve learned over the past three years to better manage the new hires you bring into your company.  How To Find & Hire The Right Staff Members Are you having trouble hiring right now? You’re...

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The Top 3 Considerations For Managing Your Remote Employees

Are you considering making remote work a part of your business’ operations long-term? Then make sure you keep these important considerations in mind going forward.  3 Best Practices For Managing Remote Workers Is remote work a permanent part of your business model? This approach can take many forms. Maybe your staff follows a hybrid work arrangement, where they’re in the office some days and ...

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Remote, On-Site, Or Hybrid—Which Work Model Is Right For You?

Are you looking into establishing a new work model for your business? Executed correctly, the right work model can come with a lot of advantages. What’s your business’ current work model?  Over the past two years, you’ve likely engaged in some degree of remote work for your staff. Going forward, however, you may assume you’re stuck with one of two potential scenarios: Your entire staff r...

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Remote, On-Site, Or Hybrid—Which Work Model Is Right For You?

Are you looking into establishing a new work model for your business? Executed correctly, the right work model can come with a lot of advantages. What’s your business’ current work model?  Over the past two years, you’ve likely engaged in some degree of remote work for your staff. Going forward, however, you may assume you’re stuck with one of two potential scenarios: Your entire staff r...

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Protect Your Employees and Your Business Against Vishing

Protect Your Employees and Your Business Against Vishing Key Points The increase in remote and hybrid workforces has created new opportunities for bad actors. Vishing is a type of fraud where criminals attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a reputable entity. Bad actors typically do this by making voice calls or leaving vo...

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