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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 needs. 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 invited to the meeting? Maybe you 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

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Save Time and Enhance Productivity with the Assistant Organizer

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In recent years, companies have been under pressure to cut overhead costs and lower head counts. As a result, the number of executive assistants has decreased at many corporations. This is an unfortunate trend, considering that executive assistants make significant contributions to the productivity of an organization.   The return on investment for executive assistants is substantial, especially at senior levels. From ensuring that meetings start on time, to prepping for meetings, to keeping projects on track, executive assistants help to filter distractions and save executives time. The best executive assistants save executives several hours each week by freeing them up from answering emails and handling other tasks that take away from their ability to guide the organization’s agenda.   How Technology Can Help

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Pre-Register External Visitors for Meetings with Microsoft Outlook® and Exchange

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Our world has become increasingly technology-driven, but the power of meetings cannot be denied, even in the digital age. While emails and social media interactions can be a powerful way to communicate with people across distances, videoconferences and face-to-face meetings are the most effective at building trust and long-term partnerships. Meetings are effective business facilitators, but many people are not fond of them, not only because they take a lot of time to carry out, but also because they are a hassle to schedule.   From finding the right sized meeting room and checking its availability, to gathering the necessary equipment and inviting attendees, scheduling meetings can be time-consuming. Meetings can be especially tough to schedule when there are many participants involved, even more so if they

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Extra Services That You Can Book with Resource Booking Software

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At any busy office, staff members host a number of different meetings each day. In order to have successful meetings, it’s often necessary to book additional services like catering, AV equipment, table setup, and video conferencing. These services help to create an optimal meeting experience and leave a positive impression on customers and other guests who might be attending your meetings and events. A booking solution like Resource Central gives your organization complete control over the resources users have the ability to book. Anything can be a bookable resource, from AV and table setup services, to wellness and video conferencing services. Administrators can determine who is able to book the resources, where they can book them, and for how long. Resources can be booked across multiple

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What Makes Meetings Effective?

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Have you ever found yourself sitting in a meeting, bored, wondering why you have to be there? Have you ever felt like a meeting you were in was long and directionless? Meetings take up a lot of time for employees, and particularly for managers. According to research, employees spend about 35% of their time in meetings and managers spend up to 50% of their time in meetings. What’s worse, many meetings are unproductive and leave you with little time to get actual work done. Despite this sad state of affairs, meetings aren’t going anywhere. In fact, each year, we spend an increasing amount of time in meetings. There are many different types of meetings, including problem-solving meetings, planning meetings, and staff meetings, to name a few. No matter

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