Easy and frequent employee communication has long been seen as a cure-all for companies struggling with workplace collaboration and productivity – and technology is viewed as the elixir for ensuring effective contact between workers.
Rafael Cortes, Foehn head of marketing, highlights how business management can counter the risks to business-IT alignment.
Richard Morris, UK CEO of Regus, identifies three core elements that power productivity – and explains how businesses can best make use of each.
Two tours of Bruges, 32 tickets to sell and a battle for the highest profit. Week six of The Apprentice emphasised how not to treat staff, as project managers Sarah-Jayne Clark and Elizabeth McKenna tried to guide their teams to victory with somewhat contrasting leadership styles.
One of the challenges of a fast-growing business is internal communication – something Adam Twidell believes is crucial to a successful and happy workplace.
When it comes to achieving solid IT support in your business, the answer could be to add a social element to give employees familiarity.
There’s no right or wrong, but telesales is not working for Mungo Park and his business. He explains why pounding the phones is not the best use of time.
Instagram is now a certified social media giant, with over 700m users worldwide, 400m of which are active daily. Here’s how SMEs can crack it.
Rafael Cortes, head of marketing at Foehn, explains why cloud phone system control needs to embrace the needs of managers beyond the IT department.
When you start out as a small business it’s likely that you’ll have established a close-knit company culture, where everyone knows one another and feels like family. The prospect of expanding can thus be daunting for employers looking to retain this atmosphere.
I am yet to work with an organisation that doesn’t want to be more innovative and creative, but it’s less common to see it in practice.
The ways you stay in touch with your customers will differ to the ways you stay in touch with staff.