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How to Reduce Meeting Room No-Shows

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Meeting room no-shows aren’t just an inconvenience – they can also be costly for your organization if you don’t keep them under control. A report from 2009 by Herman Miller showed that meetings cost companies between $30 million and $100 million per year. Studies show that an average of 40% of meetings are no-shows.  Meeting room no-shows take place when someone books a meeting and then cancels it but doesn’t cancel the room booking. As a result, unoccupied meeting rooms appear as reserved in the meeting booking system. Other employees who are looking for a meeting room may not find one available. A quick stroll around the office would lead them to determine that there are plenty of unused meeting rooms, yet none of them can be booked.

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  • Using resource scheduling software can prevent no-shows from occurring because when you cancel a meeting, the meeting room is immediately freed up for others to use
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The Future of Work - 5 Mega Trends That Are Changing the Workplace

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Megatrends Impacting the Changing Workplace In the last decade, we’ve witnessed major changes in the way technology is used to help people complete tasks in the workplace. These advancements are affecting everyone, from white-collar knowledge workers to blue-collar factory workers. The following are some mega trends in work technology that is transforming the way we work now and into the future.     1. Transitioning From Working at Home to Working Anywhere  Work is no longer a place that you go – it is something that you do. As connectivity has improved, people have gotten used to the idea of working at home. However, workers in the future will have even more control. They will have the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere, and with nearly any

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  • New mega trends are changing the workplace and transform the way we work.
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A Better Solution to Booking Recurring Meetings with Conflicting Instances

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Avoid Getting Your Recurring Meeting Series Declined Every Time There’s nothing more frustrating than booking a recurring meeting series, only to have the request declined due to just one or a few conflicting instances in the meeting room. Thanks to our meeting room booking software it’s now possible to know if all meeting rooms are available for all recurring meetings.   Even if a meeting room is not available on all the requested dates of a meeting, you can still book the room for the available occurrences. When you try to book a new meeting room, the conflicting dates will all be listed and viewable at a glance. The order form will show the approved dates for booking the meeting room, so you can still book catering to

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  • It's frustrating to book a recurring meeting series if the request is declined due to a few conflicting instances in the meeting room.
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Knowing When to Speak Up in a Meeting and When to Keep to Yourself

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At an organization, your leadership potential and capabilities will be judged by your ability to contribute in meetings. Your participation in meetings and the things you say off the cuff are more important than what you say in a prepared speech or presentation because it is what you do every day. Speaking up in a meeting can help you move up in your career, while holding back can hurt it. Don’t wait till others ask you to contribute to say something. Speak up if you have something to say. But there are also times when you should stay quiet. Here are some tips to help you speak—or not speak—in your next meeting.     When Speaking Up in a Meeting Challenge Yourself

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How to Make the Best Invitation for a Business Meeting

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A meeting is an important gathering of people exchanging ideas, information, and opinions. The first step to calling people to come together for a meeting is by writing a meeting invitation. Writing a good meeting invite can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. Make sure that your meeting invitation contains key details that answer the following questions.    Who?   Who will be attending the event? Are participants allowed to forward the invite to others?     What and Why?   What is the purpose of the meeting? It’s important to give meeting attendees a chance to prepare for the meeting by providing them with details about the meeting’s objectives. If there is an agenda for the meeting,

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