With the update to Windows 8.1 offering users the ability to boot directly into Desktop mode, the Start Screen has gone largely unused by many business users. However, you will still have to use it eventually, and some users have found that the tile-based layout of the Start Screen does offer some benefits.
The Society for Human Resources Management has called 2014 “The Year of the Minimum Wage.” Not only is the federal government pushing for a higher wage, but many state governments have also passed laws that will increase the minimum amount of money that employers can pay.
A recent study by Hay Group Vietnam cited by Bloomberg BNA indicated that employees want to feel engaged by their work and recognized by management. People who get these two things from their jobs will actually work harder, and such businesses can see growth of as much as 30 percent.
The start of a new year can be a stressful time for all. Businesses are usually tied up planning for the rest of the year. This often means looking for new, yet affordable, business systems that can make tasks and business operations easier. To help, here are five free or affordable business systems that could […]
It’s the holiday season, and regardless of the industry you work in, or where you are located, there is a good chance that during this busy time your phone systems will see an increased load. It seems that as the year comes to a close people want to communicate more, and so you need to […]
In a recent Google survey, 85% of retailers rated the holiday season as the most critical time for their business. Before you open your doors (real or virtual), be sure you’re ready. Following some simple best practices can help ensure a joyous holiday shopping season.
One of the most popular gifts of the holiday season is the tablet, and more specifically the Android tablet. Because there are so many different options to choose from, it can be difficult to actually pick the best, or the right, tablet to give as a gift.
Office 365 users can count on having the latest version of Office apps included in their account. In early November 2014 Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for Mac users, along with an updated roadmap for the other versions of Office for Mac. Here is an overview of the newest update of Outlook for […]
One of the biggest weaknesses of browser-based cloud systems like Google Drive, is that you generally are not able to open files using apps installed on your computer directly from the browser. Many of us who use Drive agree that being able to do so would probably help increase overall adoption of the system, and […]
The cell phone and tablets are quickly becoming the primary communication device for many individuals at home. In fact, in 2013 it was estimated that 2/5 households in the US use only mobile devices for calls. Cutting the landline is becomingly increasingly popular, and some business owners are considering switching over to a mobile only […]