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Life After COVID-19: Transitioning Back to an In-Person Workplace

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COVID-19 has thrusted unprecedented challenges upon companies and their employees. The pandemic has forced us to quickly adjust to working from home and adapt to new ways of working. Just as we get used to this new normal, many employers are gradually sending their employees back to the office. But as organizations transition back to the office, the pre-pandemic ways of working just aren’t going to cut it.   Many employees are happier working from home because they have more free time and better work-life balance when they don’t have to commute to and from the office. They also appreciate the flexibility and autonomy that working from home affords them.   A growing number of workers would rather not return to working in an office or

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The Top Meeting Room and Scheduling Problems in Outlook®

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Microsoft Outlook® is an excellent email client and calendaring solution that many organizations use, but its meeting and resource booking capabilities leave a lot to be desired. From lack of visibility to missing description, using Microsoft Outlook® for meeting and resource booking can present many issues. The following are some of the most common problems that users experience when booking meetings and resources through Outlook®.   The need to use multiple, disparate systems to book resources and order services   When you book a meeting room, you often need to order additional services like catering or audiovisual equipment. If you’re using Microsoft Outlook® to book meetings, this means you’ll have to log in to different systems to order catering, create invoices to send to service providers, etc.

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  • A meeting room booking add-on for Microsoft Outlook® help you expand the capabilities of Outlook to make it a central tool in all aspects of meeting and resource booking in one system.

How to Come up with Creative Meeting Room Names That Reflect Your Company Culture

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Meeting room names are important. They embody your company’s identity, values, and culture. If you’re not picking out creative names for your company meeting rooms, you’re missing out on a valuable opportunity to show off your company’s culture and personality. Interesting meeting room names have the potential to make meetings more fun for clients while boosting employee morale. Creative meeting room names may even enhance creativity during collaborative brainstorming sessions. It’s important to pick meeting room names that resonate with the people that will be using those meeting rooms. Employees, clients, and prospects are invited to meetings in your meeting rooms, so the names of the rooms will impact how they think and feel about your company.  Having unique meeting room names is also beneficial because

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The Importance of Visitor Management: Protecting Your Business and Improving Customer Service

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The Phases of Visitor Management Your company’s reception area is the gateway to your office. Visitors to your office come in different shapes and sizes. They could be anyone from potential new hires coming in for an interview, to important clients. Regardless of the types of visitors you’re expecting, it’s important to process them quickly and efficiently while giving them a warm welcome.    Visitor management consists of a few different phases: before the visit, the moment the visitor arrives, their stay, and the moment they leave. It’s important to carefully consider each phase of this process when receiving guests.   Inform Visitors Before Their Arrival   Arm your visitors with plenty of information about the visit before they arrive. For example, you could provide them

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  • Visitor management consists of different phases. It’s important to carefully consider each phase of this process when receiving guests.

Improve Your Meetings with Design Thinking

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Organizations hold more than 3 billion meetings each year. Executives spend nearly half of their time at work in meetings. While meetings can be instrumental in helping an organization make informed decisions and improve collaboration, they can also be a waste of time if you don’t plan them thoughtfully.   A great way to breathe new life into your meetings is by applying design thinking. Design thinking is a concept that originated at Stanford’s d.school and was popularized by the founder of IDEO, David Kelly. The design thinking methodology is typically used to create innovative products and services as well as solve complex problems. It is an ideation method used by designers but it can also be applied to other areas.   By applying design thinking

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  • Implement design thinking for meetings to create more effective and relevant meetings.

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