Printing is an essential function of most businesses, even in today’s digital-first world. It’s one of those business processes most people don’t think twice about – until something goes wrong. Here are some common scenarios:Read More
4 Steps to a Quality Managed Print Services Program
Managed Print Services: The What, The How, and The Why
More and more companies are turning to managed print services to help them manage and optimize their printing environment. Here are some reasons why:Read More
5 SEL Classroom Design Tips
We all want to get back to normal, but things like masks and social distancing aren’t completely going away. One way to make the situation easier is to use your classroom design to support social-emotional learning (SEL).
Teaching SEL concepts in the context of following health and safety policies is a great opportunity to show how our actions, such as staying away from others when we are ill, can have an enormous impact on others in our community.
Your SEL classroom design, from the layout of the space to the decor, can serve as an aid for teaching these important concepts that students need to thrive in the classroom, the workplace and in all of their relationships. Learn how with these five easy tips.Read More
4 Ways to Show Appreciation for Remote Employees
A Harvard Business School Online survey showed 81% of workers would like to work remotely either full-time or part-time.
Many companies are giving employees what they want by transitioning to a hybrid model that allows them to work remotely at least one day per week. Other companies may have a percentage of employees who are 100% remote while the rest work in the office.
Regardless of your model, the increased number of remote employees brings unique challenges, such as making those working off-site feel just as valued and integral to the company’s success as their in-person counterparts.
Here are four ways to show appreciation for your remote employees:Read More
3 Elements of Great Medical Office Design
Do you know that empathy is the secret ingredient to patient happiness? Physician empathy accounts for 65% of patient satisfaction, with one definition of empathy being “the recognition and validation of a patient's fear, anxiety, pain, and worry.”
A conscientious medical office or dental office design can help patients feel that their physical and emotional comfort is a priority from the moment they walk in the door.
Here are three elements of design that can help cultivate an empathetic, “patient-first” atmosphere.Read More
Breathe Easier: Tips for Buying the Right Air Purifier
Ventilation and air quality became a top concern for facilities managers and building owners, especially after learning the extent to which COVID-19 is transmitted through aerosols or “infectious viral particles that can float or drift around in the air.”
To improve indoor air quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued ventilation guidelines recommending that building managers consider investing in permanently installed or portable air filtration systems in addition to optimizing their HVAC units.Read More
3 Simple Tips to Increase Productivity and Workplace Happiness
We all know money can’t buy love — the Beatles have a whole song about it. As it turns out, it can’t entirely buy workplace happiness either.
More and more employees are eschewing larger paychecks in favor of a culture that makes them feel valued and appreciated.
Companies, on the other hand, are eagerly seeking creative ways to cultivate a more positive company culture and improve workplace happiness. After all, a happy employee is a productive employee.
The good news is that some of these solutions don’t cost a dime.Read More
Promotional Products to Rejuvenate Your Brand Post COVID
Psst. With everyone hanging out in the virtual world now, you can’t rely as heavily on business cards to build brand awareness.
Reopening your doors is the perfect time to rejuvenate your brand and develop creative ways of reaching your target audience.
Even if you don’t need or want a brand overhaul, you can easily refresh your brand with promotional products that align with the “new normal” and that people will actually use.Read More
Show Employee Appreciation: Redesign Your Breakroom
While a simple “thank you” can go a long way with employees, companies are going the extra mile to ensure their well-being and increase employee engagement.Read More
Essential Office Supplies for Reopening
In our recent Return-to-Work survey, 99% of respondents said they planned to return to the office at least part of the time, yet well over half felt only “moderately comfortable” about doing so.
Many of the big tech companies who’ve been leading the charge on reopening are eager to get back to the office. Google will reopen its doors ahead of schedule.
In addition to new safety measures, office and facilities managers are busy creating remote work policies, updating time-off procedures and creating strategies to increase workplace happiness and engagement overall.
When it comes to your COVID recovery plan, no detail is too small, which is why your office supplies must include the following to help employees feel safe and excited to come back to the office.Read More