We spend more time than anywhere else in work, so it’s important that it is a place we feel comfortable in. The problem is, because we spend so much time there, conflicts and clash of personalities can occur regularly. It’s how you deal with those conflicts that matters. Continue reading
Skilled receptionists are in high-demand. They help businesses stay on top of admin work, they portray the business for client’s who come visiting your office, and they can help up morale. But what makes a good receptionist and how can you ensure you are hiring one?
To help, we have put together a quick rundown on what to look for when hiring a receptionist. Continue reading
The office desk. You spend more time there than pretty much anywhere else in your life, so it needs to be organised. Otherwise, it’ll hinder your workflow and kill productivity.
But where do you even start when it comes to organising your desk?
What needs to stay? What can go? What should you buy?
Here’s our rundown on organising your work desk. Continue reading
Working life is full of distractions. One minute you’re plugging away at your keyboard, the next a conversation has started up across the office about a TV show you saw last night and you want in.
These distractions can quickly ruin workflow.
To help ensure you remain on top of your game and focused at your desk, we’ve put together a few tips. Continue reading
It’s hard to get noticed in the office if there are a number of co-workers all performing the same job as you. This isn’t a problem if you are happy to go along with the nine-to-five, it could be a slight issue if you want to ask for a raise, or would like to boost your job prospects with a view to gaining promotion at some point in your career. Continue reading
How functional would you say your desk is? Is it clutter-free, clean and tidy, ready to support you throughout the working day, or is just a mess, strewn with paperwork, dirty cups and littered with useless junk that hinders rather than helps your daily activities? Continue reading
Headaches, high blood pressure, and heart problems. These are just three side effects of stress.
But what is it that’s causing you to feel stressed?
In most instances work is to blame. There are deadlines to meet, client’s to impress, responsibilities to adhere to – it can all become too much, which in turn can have a serious impact on your health. Continue reading
We all know how daunting a first day at a new job can be. Not only do you have to give a good first impression to everyone you meet, but you have to remember everything you’re shown; from how the computer system operates to the name of your boss. Continue reading
The receptionist, more often than not, sits at the front line of the business. It’s their job to welcome people in and make a good first impression every time. If they don’t, it reflects badly on the business. Continue reading
Have you had a bad run of employing people that just aren’t good enough? Have they been with you two months and shown that they aren’t the candidate you first thought? Continue reading