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
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
Team morale is one of the most important elements of office life. And if morale is low, any manager will have difficulty keeping on top of workloads and dealing with conflicts. So what can you do to boost team morale in times of hardship? Continue reading
We’ve talked a little about the struggles of staying productive at work in the past – it’s not an easy thing to do. But we haven’t looked at the foods that’ll help you stay energised and ready for anything. So here we’re going to give you a rundown of office snacks that’ll fuel your day and have you blasting through that to-do list in no time. Continue reading
Whether you’re just getting your start-up off the ground or you’re looking to revamp your office space, it’s absolutely vital that you think about what you’re trying to achieve with the overall look of the office. After all, the way your office looks has a huge impact on the way that both staff and clients perceive your company. Here’s why office design is so important: Continue reading
Are you sick and tired of the daily grind? Working a 9 to 5 with little recognition for your efforts can be at best a little disheartening and at worst well and truly depressing! So, maybe it’s time you went into business for yourself. You will finally be able to spend your time doing something you’re passionate about and you may just see the benefits of starting your own small business reflected in your bank balance! So, what are you waiting for? Oh, you don’t know where to start? Well, we have a few great tips to help you get going. Continue reading