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Go Green: Sustainability Trends in 2018

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Going green has become a popular business strategy. With news of declining natural resources and the worsening effects of global warming, achieving sustainability in business operations has become more of a requirement than an option. The public has also come to favor green business practices and has put pressure on companies to become more sustainable. Businesses that don’t want to be left behind have jumped onto the sustainability bandwagon. Going green is also great for an organization’s profitability and bottom line. Below are some sustainability trends that are driving business practices in 2018.   Cloud Computing  Moving your organization’s software to the cloud could lead to energy savings, in addition to improving operational efficiency and agility. According to a six-month study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National

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  • Going green has become a popular business strategy. Cloud Computing is only one of the sustainability trends in 2018.
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Why You Need a Visitor Management System, Even If You Have a Receptionist

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Receptionists have a huge impact on your business. They are the face of your company. Every person who walks through your door will meet your receptionist and form an opinion of your company based on that interaction. If you want to make a great first impression, welcome visitors in style by implementing a visitor management system. If you have a receptionist working the front desk, you might wonder why you need to have a visitor management system. Visitor management systems aren’t meant to replace your hardworking receptionists—they are meant to help them. Such systems allow your front desk area to run more smoothly by automating the visitor check-in process and increasing productivity and efficiency. Modern-day receptionists do a lot more than just answer the phone and greet visitors.

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  • Visitor management systems are meant to help your receptionists run more smoothly by automating the check-in process.
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The Importance of Visitor Management: Protecting Your Business and Improving Customer Service

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Your company’s reception area is the gateway to your office. Visitors to your office come in different shapes and sizes. They could be anyone from potential new hires coming in for an interview, to important clients. Regardless of the types of visitors you’re expecting, it’s important to process them quickly and efficiently while giving them a warm welcome.    Visitor management consists of a few different phases: before the visit, the moment the visitor arrives, their stay, and the moment they leave. It’s important to carefully consider each phase of this process when receiving guests.   Inform Visitors Prior to Their Arrival   Arm your visitors with plenty of information about the visit before they arrive. For example, you could provide them instructions on parking, how to get

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  • Visitor management consists of different phases. It’s important to carefully consider each phase of this process when receiving guests.
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5 Best Practices for Visitor Management

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If your business is like most, you probably receive a number of visitors on a daily basis. It can be challenging to manage visitor appointments and keep a record of all visitors at your facility if you’re relying solely on paper logs and manual processes. Implementing a visitor management system can help you record information about visitors and manage the flow of incoming and outgoing visitors, both planned and unplanned. A visitor management system helps you warmly welcome guests, contributing to customer satisfaction. Effective visitor management also creates a workplace environment that feels safe to employees, which enhances their success and productivity. The following are some best practices for visitor management to keep in mind.   1. Establish and maintain a visitor management policy Establish a

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  • Best visitor management practices like establishing and maintaining a policy as well as implementing a user-friendly system can improve both security and efficiency.
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Pre-Register External Visitors for Meetings with Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange

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Our world has become increasingly technology-driven, but the power of meetings cannot be denied, even in the digital age. While emails and social media interactions can be a powerful way to communicate with people across distances, videoconferences and face-to-face meetings are the most effective at building trust and long-term partnerships. Meetings are effective business facilitators, but many people are not fond of them, not only because they take a lot of time to carry out, but also because they are a hassle to schedule.   From finding the right sized meeting room and checking its availability, to gathering the necessary equipment and inviting attendees, scheduling meetings can be time-consuming. Meetings can be especially tough to schedule when there are many participants involved, even more so if they

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  • Easily schedule meetings and invite internal and external attendees even over multiple locations. The My Visitors tool can assist in easily inviting external guests fast.
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