Are you smitten by your smartphone? Tethered to your laptop? Pretty much constantly connected? It sounds like you’re in need of a digital detox.
Month: August 2019
Working from home – or telecommuting – can be beneficial for both employees and employers. While employees get the benefit of flexible working and the improved work/life balance that brings, employers get a more motivated and productive workforce, with staff who are happier to work longer hours when the daily commute is taken out of the equation.
Telecommuting isn’t for everyone though, so here are five top tips to make sure employers get the most of telecommuting.
Switzerland is a diverse and mature economy that offers opportunities in all sectors and bilateral trade with the UK is worth over 33.9 billion a year – a figure that is projected to rise to 29.4 billion by the end of the decade.
And it’s been named as the world’s most competitive economy in both the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2013 and 2014.
So while breaking into Switzerland might not be easy, it will be well worth the effort if your business does.
There are about 80 flights per day between the UK and Switzerland, so getting there and back is no problem – even so, you’ll still need a cost-effective and reliable international conference call provider for those times you simply can’t get out there.
Here’s how to set one up in a few simple steps…
Have you ever wondered yourself how much time you waste in meetings each week? A new study has found that the average worker now spends 213 hours a year in meetings – that’s 26 working days.
If this sounds like an area of concern, maybe it’s time to consider whether those daily catch-up meetings are really worth the effort, or if those weekly stakeholder meetings are actually relevant enough for all stakeholders.
And if you’re dragging people in from all over the country for face-to-face meetings, it could be time to work out how much time and money you could save by getting everyone to dial into a conference call instead.
If you’re a Mozilla Thunderbird user, we’ve made conference calling a whole lot easier as our ConferenceCall.co.uk Thunderbird plugin means you can now use the plugin to add our savvy email templates to your Thunderbird toolbar.