It’s mandatory that anybody who has control of a business premises takes reasonable action towards the prevention of fire.
If you’re unsure about the level of fire safety in your building then keep on reading. We’ve put together 5 steps that you need to take to ensure that your premises are adequately protected. Continue reading
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
Receptionists are the first point of contact for companies. This is an important role. Not everyone is suited to this position, it takes a special skill set and you need a particular type of personality to nail it as front of house staff.
Strong customer service skills will certainly help if you are considering a role as a receptionist. You need to be on your game throughout the working day, utilising a host of talents to perform effectively in this role, create a great first impression by strengthening in these areas. Continue reading
It’s hard to stay in shape if you are seated at a desk all day. Most days your body is fairly immobile as you sit there, tapping various buttons on a keyboard whilst staring silently at the screen placed on your desk.
Keeping fit whilst at work isn’t easy, but even the most gym-phobic person can do a little exercise in the office, even if they are stuck behind a desk from nine ‘til five. Here are some steps you can take to become healthier at work, try these exercises when you get a spare minute or two. 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