In today’s competitive market, professional development and staff training are more important than they have ever been before. If you are a small to midsize (SMB) establishment, you don’t have extra dollars to spend on a learning management system that doesn’t meet your needs. With that said, there are some steps that need to be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s a saying among business people that the job isn’t done until the paperwork is finished, but this is a step that’s too often neglected. From a corner lemonade stand to a thriving retail shop, from a lawn mowing to contracting, keeping good records is an essential part of any business.
Folderit document management system has added a new utility: OCR. OCR stands for optical character recognition and is a key part of converting pages of scanned text to documents that computers can read.