How Managed IT Services Help Employees Work from Home

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees have transitioned into working remotely from home, and about 80 percent of them agree that working remotely long-term would make them happier.

For some small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the transition wouldn’t be possible without the assistance of managed IT services providers (MSPs). If you’re unfamiliar with MSPs, this article is for you because it explains the benefits of managed IT when working from home.

Hiring processes need to be mobile-friendly

As people continue to spend more time on mobile devices, a growing number of candidates will begin to apply to positions using their tablets and smartphones. If your company is behind the times on mobile recruiting and application processes, you could lose out the most tech-friendly talent – often the most desirable candidates these days.

Create an awesome culture even as you grow

Company culture is an important part of recruiting and retention at many companies. However, many startups begin with an awesome culture and fail to maintain it as they scale. Is there a way for human resources to help companies keep their culture even in a time of growth?

It's easy to maintain a strong culture when there are just 10 people in a small office.

How HR can impact employee engagement

Everyone knows how important employee engagement is. However, human resources professionals often feel cut off from the day-to-day operations of their companies, making it hard for them to have an impact on engagement. Here are a few ways HR departments can have a positive impact on employee engagement:

Feedback mechanisms

Despite the fact that managers have more direct contact with employees, HR likely has more insight into engagement levels.

Apple announces iOS 9 for iPad

Apple holds their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) each year to introduce their new products and platforms. This year, the tech giant has announced the arrival of the latest iOS version, which contains several application additions and revamps, as well as changes to design and interface.