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The Future of Work 2017: How the Workplace is Changing

  As we say goodbye to 2016, let’s break down the ways in which the workplace is changing in 2017. Over the past year, workplaces have evolved to accommodate a more fast-paced, mobile workforce. In 2017, perhaps more than ever before, companies will have to rethink the way they set up and use their workspaces. This is particularly true as the demand for a flexible work environment increases. The following are major trends that are likely to affect offices in 2017.   Blended Workforces Are on the Rise Freelancing and the gig economy have become major forces. More companies are hiring people ...

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5 Ways to Attract Top Talent to Your Company
Attract top talent to your company with flexible working initiatives, provide opportunities for development and make work fun and rewarding

5 Ways to Attract Top Talent to Your Company

How do you create a more desirable workplace for the best employees? How you can create a process to retain and develop talent? Some companies say that they can’t hire top talent because it’s expensive, but they would be better off paying higher salaries and offering perks to attract the best employees rather than hiring less qualified people for lower wages.  The workers on your team whom you consider the most qualified likely do the work of more than one person. Wouldn’t you like to have more of those people on your team? You can cultivate a work environment that attracts top talent ...

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5 Technology Trends That Are Changing the Future of the Workplace
Technology is changing the future of work

5 Technology Trends That Are Changing the Future of the Workplace

Technology is transforming the way that we work, and businesses have to keep up with these changes in order to adapt. Here are 5 key technology trends that will have a strong impact on the way we work now and into the future.    1. Mobile Workforce More and more employers are relying on a mobile, distributed workforce. This has been made possible thanks to the development of virtual collaboration tools, such as web-based team calendar software and resource booking software. Technological devices are also become smaller, faster, and more portable.  Now that a growing number of employees ...

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Why Add-On Products’ Customer Service and Tech Support Is Top-Notch
“We experienced outstanding service when we approached Add-On Products" Paisha Cook, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia

Why Add-On Products’ Customer Service and Tech Support Is Top-Notch

When you are looking to purchase business software, there will be many companies out there that promise you the moon just to make the sale. However, if that product ever malfunctions or you encounter other issues with it, you may find yourself out of luck and without the support you need to keep important work processes running. This can spell disaster for any business that’s dependent on information technology. Technical issues can take your business’s focus away from profit-making activities and increase work stress.    At Add-On Products, our culture is customer-focused, and it ...

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The Future of the Modern Office
Workplace Flexibility Is the New Way of Working

The Future of the Modern Office

A problem that has become central to modern life is the struggle of maintaining a work-life balance. The traditional 40-hour workweek is inflexible, and for many people, it simply doesn’t work well.  The 40-hour workweek originated during the Industrial Revolution in the UK. It was created to reduce overwork. Back in those days, it was standard for workdays to be grueling, lasting anywhere from 10 to 16 hours a day, six days a week. The implementation of the 40-hour workweek was a welcome change at the time.  The 40-hour workweek no longer accommodates the circumstances of most workers ...

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