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 […]
How Managed IT Services Help Employees Work 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.
6 mistakes that can lead to a bad hire
Hiring mistakes cost companies serious money. Replacing a hire is always expensive, especially when you have to do it more than once within just a few months. It’s not always possible to prevent bad hiring decisions, but by performing due diligence, you significantly reduce the likelihood of them.
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 […]
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 […]
How to make your workplace more millennial friendly
Say what you want about millennials, but they continue to enter the workforce. Chances are, you are working aside a few of them right now. In fact, there are now more millennials than Gen X-ers in the workforce, according to Pew Research. With so many young folks flooding into jobs across the country, it may […]
Improve your onboarding process for a lasting relationship
Onboarding new employees is crucial to establishing a relationship with them. When new team members don’t start off on the right foot, they are more likely to be unhappy, disengaged and move on quickly. It’s important to have an established plan for employee onboarding.
What to consider when drafting a social media policy
Social media is a necessary evil in the business world these days. According to the most recent data from Pew Research, 74 percent of adult Internet users are active on social networking sites. That means, chances are, a lot of your staff members have an account on at least one platform.
New Office 365 Suite announced
Microsoft recently announced its plans to phase out their current Office 365 E4 suite and replace it with a new, premium package known as E5. While a release date has yet to be specified, Microsoft has stated that they intend to make the product available by the end of this year.
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.