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7 Ways to Convince Your Boss That Flexible Working Is a Good Idea

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Flexible working policies allow employees to vary their work schedules. The most common form of flexible working is flexi time, when employees don’t work the traditional 9-to-5 hours and have the option to start and end work at varying times. Other types of flexible working arrangements include telecommuting, mealtime flex, alternating work locations, and a compressed workweek, which allows employees to work 40 hours per week in less than five days. The primary benefit of flexible working is that it allows employees to fit other responsibilities and activities around their work schedules. Flexible working contributes to a healthy work-life balance, which in turn helps businesses achieve growth and success. Many employees are interested in flexible work, so how can they go about approaching their managers with

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  • Many employees are interested in flexible work. Flexible work arrangements positively impact employee relations, commitment, and motivation levels.
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The benefit of serving catering for meetings

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Having catering at meetings creates a more welcoming and friendly atmosphere for those attending. By welcoming invitees with food, even if it is as simple as a vegetable tray, shows them that you have taken the time to welcome them, and made them a priority. Further, just like sitting around a dining table at home with a family, eating food creates a more open environment that encourages interaction and idea sharing. Think about how many relationships start, or how they grow, just by sharing a meal with someone. By catering an event, you are not only providing employees and guests with an energy treat, but you are encouraging socializing creating a catalyst for relationship business.  One of the most commonly underappreciated aspects in a business meeting can

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  • By welcoming invitees with food, it shows them that you have made them a priority
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Why Move to the Cloud? Benefits of Booking Meetings and Managing Calendars in the Cloud

Why Move to the Cloud? Benefits of Booking Meetings and Managing Calendars in the Cloud

The cloud is becoming the new normal. Cloud computing allows you to access applications through the Internet, rather than having to run applications on a physical computer or server. Not only can the cloud help you save time and money, it can also change the way you do business.    Work from Anywhere Moving to the cloud gives you flexibility. You can work virtually and have the flexibility to connect anytime, anywhere. As long as you have an Internet connection, you can get to work. You can also use nearly any type of device to access your app, including a smartphone, laptop, or tablet.  Using cloud-based meeting booking software and team calendar software is ideal for companies that have a virtual team or some

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  • In order to be able to reach out effectively to customers and employees, it’s crucial that businesses use cloud-based software
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The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

In today’s mobile and flexible business environment, a growing number of employees are using their own computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices for work purposes. Employees often prefer to use their own devices to access their work data because IT departments struggle to keep up with yearly upgrades in technology and may not have the latest devices available.  BYOD is part of the larger IT consumerization trend, which blends the personal and business use of technological devices and applications. BYOD is about offering choice to employees and gives them the flexibility to work how they want, easing the integration of their work and personal lives. BYOD is beneficial to companies because it increases employee productivity. In a survey by Forrester Consulting, over 80% of firms base

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  • Employees enjoy using their own devices, which makes them happier and more productive at work
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Digital Signage Trends and Their Benefits

Digital Signage Trends and Their Benefits

2016 has brought numerous changes and advancements to the marketing world. One tool that has become an increasingly important part of companies’ marketing is digital signage. Digital signage is a highly effective communication medium that involves using electronic displays to advertise products and services as well as build brand awareness. Long before the Internet existed, digital signage campaigns consisted of businesses playing VCR tapes on TVs to attract customers. All of the content had to be pre-recorded in those days, and then the videos had to be rewound and played again once they were finished. Technology has come a long way since then and digital signs are now more cutting-edge and interactive than ever before, thanks to 4K displays, touchscreens, content management systems, video, and more. We’re

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  • Use digital signage to effectively communicate your message and build brand awareness
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