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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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Why People Steal Meeting Rooms and How to Prevent it From Happening

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Have you ever had the experience of booking a meeting in advance, only to find that when you go to the meeting room to start your meeting, it is occupied by others? What’s worse is that the people in the room are looking at you as if you’re in the wrong place, even though you rightfully booked the meeting room. Oftentimes, meeting rooms get hijacked when we need them the most, such as before an important conference call or status update meeting. Why do people steal meeting rooms? How can we prevent meeting room theft from occurring? There are a number of reasons why people steal meeting rooms. These are some of the scenarios one might encounter.     “This meeting is really important. Could

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  • Why do people steal meeting rooms? Learn why and get some tips on how to prevent meeting room theft in your organization.
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Increase the Efficiency of Your Front Desk with Instant, Automated SMS Notifications

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First impressions matter. If visitors come to your facility and are greeted by a friendly receptionist and then are quickly met by their host, it could make all the difference in how your company is perceived. Resource Central is a meeting room booking system for Microsoft Outlook®, Exchange, and Office 365 with a new feature that instantly sends SMS notifications to hosts upon visitor check-in, alerting them of their visitors’ arrival. This makes the front desk more efficient and provides guests with an exceptional arrival experience. It also saves receptionists time, so they don’t have to call and track down employees when visitors arrive. Previously, the standard was for staff hosting visitors to receive an email when a visitor arrived. While email is effective to an extent,

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  • With SMS notifications, visitors can check in more quickly and easily and receptionists save time.
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Plan Projects More Efficiently with a Team Calendar for Outlook®

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Timesaving Calendar Management Software Solution for Microsoft Outlook® If you’re working as part of a team, a personal calendaring solution probably won’t suffice. A team calendar management software for Microsoft Outlook® allows you to coordinate schedules and manage activities, tasks, and meetings among team members. With a group calendar, you can monitor all of your deadlines from a single place. A team calendar aligns people, tasks, and meetings, so you know exactly who is doing what and when. It also arms you with powerful tools that save you time and simplify project planning and execution. A group calendar allows you to keep track of your projects and your colleagues’ schedules in one place. The team calendar integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Outlook®, so you don’t have to learn a

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