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Why a Mobile Workforce Is a Happier One
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Why a Mobile Workforce Is a Happier One

There is no question that mobile working is shaping up to be a major trend. Previously, employees had no other option but to remain at their desks and in their offices for most of the day. Computers and file cabinets held all of the information they needed to do their jobs, so they worked in a central office environment. Mobile technology has transformed our workplaces. The workforce has become more mobile and is now distributed across many locations. You can pretty much work when and where you want, as long as you have access to an Internet connection and a tablet, smartphone, or other mobile ...

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University of Southern Denmark Cuts Down on Meeting Planning Time with Resource Central
“In the past it took at least half an hour to organize a meeting; now it takes a few minutes.”

University of Southern Denmark Cuts Down on Meeting Planning Time with Resource Central

One of Denmark’s largest universities, the University of Southern Denmark has more than 19,000 students and nearly 4,000 staff members. The university holds many internal meetings that take place across 55 meeting facilities, so they needed a way to streamline the meeting planning process. It took university staff a considerable amount of time to schedule a single meeting because they had to locate a suitable room and arrange for the proper equipment, tables, and services to be delivered in time for the meeting. In order to significantly cut down on the time spent planning meetings, the University ...

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Why Optimal Seating Makes the Difference Between the Success and Failure of a Meeting
Did you know that a circular seating pattern is ideal when it comes to problem-solving meetings?

Why Optimal Seating Makes the Difference Between the Success and Failure of a Meeting

Meeting planners spend hours planning meetings to select everything from a catering service, to the correct meeting room, to the right audiovisual equipment. Seating arrangements for meetings are often an afterthought, but it’s important to consider your seating plans very carefully when planning meetings because the way that meeting participants sit can influence the overall effectiveness and outcome of your meetings. Whether you’re hosting a training session, lecture, business presentation, or product launch, the goal of a meeting is to communicate with participants. Seating arrangements ...

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Large Housing Association in the UK Saves £1 Million Per Year with Hot Desking - Add-On Products Blog
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Large Housing Association in the UK Saves £1 Million Per Year with Hot Desking - Add-On Products Blog

The Genesis Housing Association is a leading housing association in the UK that provides homes to more than 100,000 people. In 2014, the organization planned to relocate to a new flagship office in Camden, London. This move was part of a two-year plan to lower costs and create a more flexible and efficient workplace. Because many employees were frequently out of the office, engaging with clients face-to-face or attending meetings in hub offices, the management team at Genesis decided to set up a flexible work environment, do away with fixed desks, and implement hot desks. However, they quickly ...

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The True Cost of Meetings in Your Organization
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The True Cost of Meetings in Your Organization

According to Atlassian, most employees attend 62 meetings each month. A Bain & Company study showed that one company’s weekly senior leadership meeting consumed 7,000 hours per year for the attendees and 300,000 hours companywide among subordinates in preparation and related meetings. Meetings are necessary for doing business, but research suggests that up to half of the time spent in meetings is wasted and would be better spent on working toward business goals and satisfying customers’ needs. Time is money, and it’s important that companies manage this valuable asset as such. There are ...

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