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3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

The number of companies seeking to integrate sustainability practices is on the rise. Sustainability programs make positive contributions to organizations both in the short-term and long-term. They can cut costs, improve your company’s reputation, and increase operational efficiency.  Each year brings a new set of innovations that promise to benefit both your profits and the planet. The following are 3 sustainable business trends that you can expect to see with more frequency in 2017.    1. Flexible/remote working Among the many considerations that businesses make in order to achieve ...

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How Technology is Changing Business

How Technology is Changing Business

Social media, real-time, mobile solutions – these are just some of the many technologies that are disrupting the market. Technology affects nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives, including the way we communicate, connect, discover information, and conduct business.  The business world has transformed into something beyond recognition in the last couple of decades, owing to advances in information technology and telecommunications. Employee values, behavior, and expectations have also changed as a result of technology.  As information and communications travel faster, ...

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Going Green with Meeting Booking and Team Calendar Software

Going Green with Meeting Booking and Team Calendar Software

Sustainability has moved away from being a “nice to have” to being the center of many companies’ strategic agendas. IT systems and software have played a crucial role in helping companies achieve their sustainability goals.  Add-On Products’ meeting and resource booking software Resource Central and team calendar software WebTeam Central aid companies in doing their part for the environment. Both tools allow companies to manage a mobile workforce, maximize resource utilization, and maintain a cost-effective, sustainable facility.    Optimize Workspace and Lower ...

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How to Manage a Remote Team

How to Manage a Remote Team

In the modern workplace, remote teams are becoming commonplace. Many of us now work with colleagues in different buildings, cities, and even countries. We may be in different time zones and sometimes even speak different languages. Some remote workers meet in person on a regular basis, while others haven’t even been face to face once. No matter how remote teams are organized, ensuring that everyone stays on track is no easy task.   Telecommuting is beneficial because it minimizes overhead costs while giving employees flexibility. Geographically dispersed teams present challenges for management, ...

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5 Benefits of Remote and Flexible Working

5 Benefits of Remote and Flexible Working

When most people think of the benefits of remote and flexible working, the advantages for employees come to mind, such as a better work-life balance, greater autonomy, and higher job satisfaction. What many businesses don’t realize is that remote and flexible working can benefit their bottom line as well.  There are a variety of remote working and flexible working arrangements offered by companies today. They might include telecommuting, extra vacation, personal days, career sabbaticals, shift swaps, hot desking, a compressed workweek, and more.  Remote working has evolved from being ...

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