In many offices in America, the holidays are a time to celebrate the victories, let go of the failures, and share in the warmth of the holiday season. For those of you lucky enough to work in an office that still throws the traditional office holiday party, here are a couple of things to remember this holiday party season.
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If you are looking to get a leg up on the competition by improving your office efficiency, outsourcing may just be the solution for you. While there are perceived pros and cons to outsourcing, depending on your specific needs, there is a good chance the benefits outweigh the risks.
Topics: Office Efficiency
When it comes to the workplace, one of the most difficult things to deal with is also one of the toughest ones to discuss—stress. It can be challenging to address workplace stress without feeling like you are a weak link or are causing unrest amongst coworkers. Here are some tips for reducing stress and increasing productivity.
Work will always be stressful to a degree but things can be done to reduce that stress. You working environment has a lot to do with the potential for stress. Looking into your business document processes can be one way to reduce the stress on your overworked team.
Topics: office organization
The nature of the legal business makes it heavily dependent on paper processes. Making those processes more efficient through workflows and print policies will directly impact the profitability of your firm. One of the easiest and most effective improvements you can make to your firm is implementing a cost recovery system.
Many legal firms have software for cost recovery while others rely on user codes native on their copy machine. Some offices use a tally sheet next to the copier to record the date and quantity of printing per individual client.
We all wish we were more effective, but few of us really take the time to learn ways to accomplish this goal. Try these strategies. You might gain back an hour or more of your day like I did.
All organizations share a common goal: to improve efficiency. When your company is more efficient, it delivers products faster, provides better customer service, and gives a better return on investment.
But too many companies are convinced that boosting efficiency will take some paradigm shift, assuming that without a significant change, there won't be any marked improvement. The fact is, you don't need some sweeping change, a major culture shift, or anything hugely disruptive to become more efficient. A simple strategy change can make all the difference.
Topics: Office Efficiency
Business owners everywhere are very concerned with one number: return on investment. When you're focused on growing your business and making your product profitable, every cent counts and every investment needs to pan out.
That's why many companies are understandably hesitant to spend money on services. Many choose a DIY approach that seems to save money in the short term, making budgets appear more balanced. But when more often than not, these DIY solutions are a money drain that can be hard to recognize. Information technology is just one of these areas where professional management is vital. Here's why.
Topics: Quality IT Support
There are plenty of reasons why businesses shy away from a good solution like document management, but all of the reasons typically come down to a lack of information. When companies understand how document management can improve their internal processes and bring their workflows into the 21st century, they often choose to implement quickly. Here are a few of the myths we encounter about document management, as well as the truth.
Topics: Document Management