Tag Archives: remote workers

Small businesses are reaching for the cloud for Unified Communications

Small businesses are embracing Unified Communications (UC). A survey conducted by Plantronics a few years ago found that 54 percent of small businesses were utilizing UC or planning to implement the technology platform that integrates desk phones, PCs and mobile devices into one data and voice network so that these devices can talk to each … Continue reading Small businesses are reaching for the cloud for Unified Communications »

7 steps for communicating and collaborating with remote small business employees

At Reavis Rehab and Wellness Center in Round Rock, Texas, the billing department is handled by billing manager Marlene Koster and Paula Maidlow, billing assistant. Throughout most of the day, both are on the phone with insurance providers to ensure patient costs are covered. They also are on the phone a lot with each other. … Continue reading 7 steps for communicating and collaborating with remote small business employees »

How to empower and enable your small business mobile workforce

As your small business grows, you’ll probably deal with a workforce that is dispersed across the country, possibly even overseas. Coming into the office 9 to 5 is no longer the norm for many employees. By offering flexible, mobile and remote work options, small business owners find that it assists them in attracting and retaining … Continue reading How to empower and enable your small business mobile workforce »

Focus on team building to foster a winning spirit among your small business employees

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, it seems timely to talk about teams and team building. Where would your small business be without a group of employees working together to promote your values and achieve your small business goals? Since strong teams are built and don’t just happen, you need to make team … Continue reading Focus on team building to foster a winning spirit among your small business employees »

Don’t let bad weather bring your small business productivity to a halt

It’s pretty common to talk about the weather these when the country is experiencing such extreme conditions. Since we have no control over Mother Nature, it makes good sense to take measures to ensure your small business productivity doesn’t take a hit when it’s either too cold or too stormy. For starters, in “How to … Continue reading Don’t let bad weather bring your small business productivity to a halt »

Make accountability part of your small business culture

Do meetings in your office start on time or are you held up by late comers, even those working remotely who invariably dial in late for an audio or video conference? How dedicated are your small business team members to meeting project deadlines? Being punctual for meetings and completing projects on time are part of … Continue reading Make accountability part of your small business culture »