Remote work is here to stay in one form or another for some companies and teams around the world. Yet, despite the benefits that work from home has to offer, there are drawbacks too. And one of the most often cited challenges is the absence of a remote work-life balance.
A cold email is a message sent to a potential lead with whom you usually have no prior relationship and who is not expecting your email. Considering the average worker receives 126 emails per day, they likely don’t have time to read your message. So how do you stand out? This is the first article from a short series on how to craft messages that ultimately help you sell.
If you’re not sure what WiFi calling is, why you’d need it, and most importantly, how it works, you’re not alone. WiFi calling is a powerful tool, yet we receive many inquiries on how to best use it. Common questions include, “What are the pros and cons of WiFi calling?” or “Is WiFi calling secure?” Especially for those planning to use it for their business, the desire to know all these details is perfectly understandable.
If you have a hard time keeping your employees engaged and motivated, you’re not alone. Morale and motivation are hard to get these days. More than 100,000 workers quit their jobs every day, resulting in billions in lost productivity and hiring costs.
Some managers are afraid of change because they worry about how their employees will react to new processes and different procedures—and for good reason. According to the American Psychological Association, employees reported lower levels of job satisfaction when they recently experienced organizational changes within the past year than those who did not: 71 percent compared to 81 percent.
The domain name system (DNS) was created to help users access websites. Instead of remembering every IP address for each website you want to visit, the average web user only needs to recall the domain name. It’s easier to remember Amazon.com instead of a string of numbers.
When Coronavirus cases first started to spread across the country, businesses closed their doors and sent employees home to work remotely. Almost a year later, a great percentage of these working Americans are still clocking in from their kitchen tables or home offices. And many of them are working from home parents.
The Coronavirus pandemic has left people exhausted and stressed. This trickles into the lives of customers and reflects how people interact with customer service and sales teams. What’s more, your business might have noticed a spike in customer calls for help this year.
When the first wave of COVID-19 forced the world into lockdown, business leaders scrambled to pivot out of necessity. Overnight, they had to make financial adjustments and staffing decisions to keep the business afloat. They had to reassure stakeholders, hone their public message, and implement health and safety measures. If being a great leader was difficult before, now it has become even tougher.
Have you ever considered how much time you spend in meetings each day? Attentiv reports that Americans hold approximately 11 million meetings per day, with an average length between 31 to 60 minutes. As the COVID-19 pandemic drove teams away from the office, employers had to adapt to remote meetings. And video calls and phone conferences replaced many in-person interactions.
The problem is that 33.4 percent of meetings are considered unproductive, according to the same report. Leading an effective meeting is a skill, and so is leading an effective remote meeting.