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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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How to streamline meeting room space utilization

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Space utilization has always been an issue for companies and corporations both big and small. This especially pertains to the booking of meeting rooms, and finding ways to make sure groups of all sizes have a room that can satisfy their need. However, by allowing central personnel, like receptionists the ability to re-arrange meetings into different rooms, you can fully utilize the space you are operating in.   Help reduce space conflicts How many of you have had to book a meeting in a room that seats more people than you have attending, or have tried to book a large room but find that the only one available is too small to host your attendees? The problem arises from not knowing how many guests

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  • Improve space utilization and effectiveness with a centralized meeting room booking manager.
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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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Collaborate with Anyone, Anywhere with Skype for Business: A Popular Tool for Work Communication

Collaborate with Anyone, Anywhere with Skype for Business: A Popular Tool for Work Communication

In any remote team, having access to collaboration tools that allow you to work online and communicate with employees and clients is crucial. Collaboration tools enable you to operate effectively in a distributed setting. They bring people together far better than phone calls. There are so many tools out there to choose from, that it can be hard to choose one. Skype is one of the most well established business communication tools. It was one of the first free online communication tools available and continues to deliver reliable service. Microsoft purchased Skype in 2011. Because Skype wasn’t optimized for business use and was geared more toward individuals, Microsoft combined the enterprise features of Lync with the Skype user experience to offer a more business-specific tool. Microsoft rebranded

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  • Work Smarter by Integrating Skype for Business with Resource Central
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Increase Employee Happiness and Motivation with Modern Workplace Design in 2017

Increase Employee Happiness and Motivation with Modern Workplace Design in 2017

Like many other things in life, the workplace has evolved significantly over the years. We’ve come a long way since the grey cubicles of yore. While technology has played a role in streamlining processes and improving the way people work, there has also been a shift in what employees would consider the ideal workplace. Generations Y and Z, which will soon make up the majority of our population, have shaped the modern workplace. Unlike the Baby Boomer Generation, which kept their work and personal lives separate, Generations Y and Z view work and life through a single lens. They have a more casual and collaborative work style and prioritize health and wellness. Therefore, modern workspaces tend to reflect those values. The right office design can actually

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  • Increase Employee Happiness and Make your workplace more agile and flexible with a solution from Add-On Products
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