Monthly Archives: April 2018

Organizing digital files

5 Tips for Taming Digital Clutter

April 25, 2018
Isabelle Zammit,

You hear a lot about people whose homes are so cluttered they can’t find a frying pan or the eggs they purchased at the supermarket that day, but you don’t hear as much about cluttered computers. However, if you actively work with computer files all day, every day, soon your computer will be filled with […]

Organized Desk Office

7 Life Hacks to Make Your Day at the Office Better

April 21, 2018

We’ve all been there – the day that home is a mess (emotional or physical), or the sun is shining outside inviting you to call in sick and take an unauthorized mental health day. Beyond doubt, you’ve also had the days when the day you had yesterday makes you want to run and hide instead […]

Home office life hacks

Top Hacks to Optimize Your Home Office

April 18, 2018
Mari Laatre,

Working from home might be your ideal job situation, but it has its own special challenges. These can range from needing to provide your own office supplies to setting firm limits on how your time is to be used – both for yourself and for others.

General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR: Challenges Companies Have to Solve before May 25, 2018 (and Staying in Compliance After)

April 15, 2018

The EU General Data Protection Regulation, passed in 2017, is set to go into full effect on May 25th, 2018. Among other considerations, the GDPR grants the right to be “forgotten” on the Internet. It goes much farther than that, however, in efforts to protect personal privacy and sensitive identifying information.

5 Surprising Hacks to Increase Happiness and Productivity at Work

April 11, 2018
Mari Laatre,

It isn’t news that people who feel good about themselves and about their workplace are more productive, less likely to take time off, and generate an atmosphere of general bonhomie that makes customers say, “I like going there. I like trading with them.” However, generating that environment can sometimes be a challenge. 

Office Manager Evolution

How the Office Manager Has Evolved Over Time

April 8, 2018

There was a time when professionals who handled all administrative and support duties in a business or organization were simply known as secretaries. A majority of secretaries including the most experienced were exempted from leadership roles. A lot has changed since then. 

The Best Scanner Apps

The Best Scanner Apps

April 6, 2018
Mari Laatre,

Paper is still an inescapable part of our life, even in the 21st century. You have to deal with paper documents every day, from bills, office forms, notes, sketches and receipts to personal or business letters and an endless stream of pictures and other personal documents.