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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 »

Video conferencing interviews can save your small business time and money

Nowadays meeting face to face with a job candidate for your small business no longer means sitting across a table from each other; and I can attest to that. A few years ago, I hired someone from Houston for our Plantronics Small & Medium Business team in California over a Skype video call. The use … Continue reading Video conferencing interviews can save your small business time and money »

When Will Video Progress in the Workplace

I showed up early to a video conference the other day, and as I sat in the room I saw something that is probably a common occurrence in many offices around the country.  I watched a presenter cart in a box of expensive and not to mention heavy video conferencing equipment, look at it with … Continue reading When Will Video Progress in the Workplace »

Microsoft to Shut Down Windows Live (MSN) Messenger – Migrate users to Skype

It’s a somber announcement for those who have used Live Messenger for the last 13 years.  Microsoft has made plans to close down the service on the 15th of March.  With Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype in May 2011, many started to wonder what they were going to do with TWO major chat programs.  In November … Continue reading Microsoft to Shut Down Windows Live (MSN) Messenger – Migrate users to Skype »

Keeping up Your Image – Why you still need to impress while working from home

Some of us are lucky enough to be allowed to work from home, but others take advantage of this pleasure.  People tend to forget that it is not a right, but a privilege that their employers allow them to do their jobs remotely.  This is possible in most jobs due to videoconferencing software that allows … Continue reading Keeping up Your Image – Why you still need to impress while working from home »