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10 Ways Millennials Are Redefining the Workplace

10 Ways Millennials Are Redefining the Workplace

Over the last decade, workplace flexibility has become an important topic, particularly among millennials, who make up the largest generation in today’s workforce. Millennials demand workplace flexibility in order to achieve a better work-life balance. The following are ways in which they are shaping workplace trends. 1. Productivity is measured not by hours, but by output Unlike previous generations, millennials place less emphasis on the hours they spend working and more focus on the work performed. On the other hand, their older bosses often equate more face time with higher productivity. 2. Remote work is worth a pay cut Millennials gravitate toward remote work because they are tech savvy and value the flexibility that remote working offers. They realize that technology allows them

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  • Millennials prefer to share desk space in a central area so they can bond with their co-workers
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How to Set Up the Perfect Team

How to Set Up the Perfect Team

Having an effective team at work is important for increasing retention, morale, and productivity in your organization. Working alone makes it difficult to get early and continual feedback on your work, which hurts output quality. The earlier you get valuable feedback from team members in a project, the less likely you are to go down the wrong path. Working on a team also increases accountability because peer pressure can be powerful. You won’t want to let your team members down, especially if you highly respect them. Building a successful business team is easier said than done. That’s where Belbin comes in. Belbin Team Roles are used to identify behavioral contributions in the workplace. They are based on the Team Role theory, which was originally developed by

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  • Boost Teamwork and Work Smarter, Not Harder with the Right Collaboration Tools from Add-On Products
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10 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

10 Ways to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Between phone calls, meetings, emails, and other distractions, staying productive at work can be a challenge. There are only so many hours in a day, and it’s crucial to make them as productive as possible. Here are 10 tips to make the most of your time at work by working smarter, not harder. 1. Set your schedule the night before Prior to leaving the office in the evening, set your schedule for the next day by prioritizing the day’s most important tasks. That way you’ll know exactly what needs to be done when you return to the office. Try to begin your day with the most important task to get your day off to the best start possible. 2. Take regular breaks

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  • Enhance productivity and increase efficiency in the workplace with a solution from Add-On Products. Contact us today for a free demo or trial of our add-ons for Outlook
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Top 7 Business Trends in 2017

Top 7 Business Trends in 2017

Now that we’re well into the New Year, it’s a great time to reflect on some of the things that will be shaping the business world in 2017. At Add-On Products, we’ve identified the following trends, which have broken out of their emerging state and are likely to have a broader impact in 2017 and beyond. 1. Tightly integrated sales & marketing It has become crucial for your sales & marketing strategy to be tightly integrated since most customers are more than halfway through the purchase process by the time they speak with a vendor. When sales and marketing are aligned, revenues increase because salespeople understand prospects better and can effectively speak to their needs. 2. Video is the future Video

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  • Add-On Products is helping to create more opportunities for businesses this year by combining technology and people
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HR Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017

HR Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017

Working with HR technology has never been more exciting. There are transformational changes taking place in the HR landscape that are giving HR leaders the tools necessary to better manage the people side of their organizations. The new world of work has required innovation from HR leaders, but it has also created the opportunity for HR departments to generate a much greater impact. The following are some exciting HR technology trends to watch for in 2017. Mobile is the new HR technology platform In the eyes of the new generation of talent, desktops are a relic of the past. Smartphone use is surging, and employees expect to have the ability to access work applications via their mobile devices anytime, anywhere. The

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  • Add-On Products offers a suite of tools for Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange that help organizations create a flexible and mobile work environment
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