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Tips for Creating the Ideal Meeting Room Setup & Layout

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A meeting room is a center for collaboration. It is where ideas are shared, deals are made, and topics are brainstormed. The layout and setup of a meeting room can either support or hinder this purpose.  A properly configured meeting room optimizes learning, makes attendees feel comfortable, and encourages them to participate.   When thinking about how you want to set up your meeting room, consider the room’s objectives. Do you mostly plan to do presentations there? Will you use the meeting room for brainstorming? Who will be attending these meetings? Whatever the purpose may be, the design and layout of your meeting room should support that.   Location, Location, Location The location of conference rooms is important. A meeting room should be

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  • The setup of a meeting room can either support or hinder its purpose. Learn how a properly configured meeting room makes attendees feel comfortable.
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Guest Registration Outlook®: Do You Know Who’s in Your Building Right Now?

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Many companies still have their visitors sign into a paper guestbook in the reception area. For safety reasons, however, a growing number of organizations are using electronic visitor management systems to automate the sign-in process and control and monitor guest access. An electronic visitor management system, such as a tool that allows for guest registration through Outlook®, can help you manage all incoming and outgoing visitor traffic and make the visitor sign-in process more efficient. Visitors are screened using a computer rather than a sign-in sheet or guestbook. Electronic visitor management systems allow you to check-in, badge, and register visitors that enter your building. A receptionist can gather information from guests, check their photo IDs to verify their identity, and provide them with high-quality visitor badges in

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  • Instead of a paper guestbook, you can use Microsoft Outlook® to register your guests
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Private Offices vs. Open Workspaces: Which Is Right for Your Business?

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The debate between private office and open workspace is often seen as a stylistic concern, but it actually plays an important part in ensuring the success and productivity of your business. The goal of picking a layout for your office is to choose an environment that allows your employees to do their best work and accomplish as much as possible. There is no one-size-fits-all solution.  Depending on your employees, private offices might be more suitable than an open workspace. In some environments, workers need lots of quiet time and therefore prefer a private workspace where they can get plenty of undisturbed, heads-down time. Or perhaps your employees speak with clients often and need a quiet place to do so.  For collaborative teams that frequently need to

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  • Private office vs. open workspace is often seen as a stylistic concern, but it plays a more important role. Learn the pros and cons of both options.
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Why You Should Cut Down on Recurring Meetings

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Sometimes, getting everyone together in one room to discuss an issue or make a decision is the most effective way to collaborate. Emails can lead to a lot of back and forth and aren’t always the best way to share information or tackle problems. However, meetings can easily take up most of your workday and leave little time for actual work. Not having enough heads-down time to concentrate and complete work can be detrimental to productivity. Your calendar can become especially overloaded if you have lots of recurring meetings.  Whether you hold them on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, recurring meetings are often a waste of time and frequently don’t have a clear agenda. Every minute you spend chatting at a pointless meeting costs your organization

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  • Consider to cut down on recurring meetings to ensure enough heads-down time to concentrate on work to ensure productivity.
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Ghost Meetings: Clearing Up Your Meeting Booking System to Prevent Rooms From Sitting Empty

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Today’s businesses are in a cutthroat competition to attract and retain talent. Benefits and salaries are an important part of being able to retain talent, but so is creating a positive and productive work environment that empowers employees. One common sticking point in offices is the problems associated with finding and booking a meeting room. While scheduling meetings should be a straightforward, routine task, that’s unfortunately not the case in most businesses. Meeting rooms are often fully booked, making it challenging for employees to schedule important meetings. This requires employees to spend time asking around to see if someone can move their meeting so that they can use the room. What makes the problem even more frustrating is that some of these meeting rooms that are supposedly

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  • Avoid ghost meetings to improve your work environment by clearing up no-show meetings in your calendar and implementing meeting room booking displays.
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