Once merely an option, remote working has become an integral part of business operations because of the pandemic. In fact, Gartner notes that when the pandemic struck, 88% of organizations encouraged or required employees to work from home. While this setup has been largely beneficial to companies, the experience hasn’t exactly been the best for some remote workers.
Microsoft Word remains the word processing software of choice for businesses large and small. With Word, you can create a wide variety of documents, from reports to invoices to brochures. Word also has a number of features that, when utilized properly, could greatly enhance your productivity and efficiency at work. Let’s take a look at […]
Countless companies prefer Microsoft Outlook over other web-based email and calendar services because of its ease of use and convenience. Aside from being handy for managing business communications and setting up meetings, it can be used for coordinating projects and organizing contacts as well. Here’s a quick guide to making the most out of these […]
There are advantages and disadvantages to monitoring your employees’ online behavior. Below is an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against such a practice. However, should you decide to monitor your employees, we have some guidelines for you to follow for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring Here are several reasons […]
Change can be difficult in business, but it can also usher in a new era of productivity and profitability. Microsoft is shooting for better ways to improve productivity and elevate data integrity with its new Microsoft 365 product. Name change Microsoft has time and again shown that they are willing to make drastic changes to […]
The post-COVID-19 workplace is about elasticity, agility, and resilience, and this is why remote work setups are predicted to stay for good. But there remain challenges when it comes to working from home. For one, most homes are not configured to be offices.
Even before a stay-at-home order was issued in different states, remote working had already been a growing trend. In 2019, about 4.7 million workers across the United States spent half of the workweek being productive from their homes. The numbers are sure to get higher, as enterprises have begun adopting remote work arrangements to keep operations running during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses are still grappling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and one way they’re dealing with the situation is by implementing remote work policies. The global health crisis is driving them to unlock the full potential of working remotely, allowing people to work through quarantines, as well as keep companies and even economies afloat. […]
If there’s one thing we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that communication is key during a crisis or emergency. Poor communication can lead to misinformation, which can cause undue panic. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers organizations in all sectors with the perfect solution to keep their workforces, clients, and partners in […]
OneNote is a useful but underutilized program that comes with Microsoft Office. With OneNote, you can create and share digital notebooks that contain handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other […]