Category Archives: Basic Office Management

Don’t Waste Ink: 7 Ways to Conserve

In 2013, news stations were a flurry with coverage of 14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani who found a way to save the federal government $136 million each year: change the standard typeface from Times New Roman to Garamond. Garamond is an elegant … Continue reading

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Make Flex Schedules Work for your Workplace

Flexible work arrangements, flex hours, flexible schedules–whatever you want to call it–one thing remains the same: flexibility. Offering employees flexibility in their hours shows that you trust them and fuels empowerment. Even the President supports flexible working hours. However, flexible … Continue reading

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How to Fight the Holiday Slump in Office Productivity

Oh, the holidays! Sweaters, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and … lowered productivity. What causes this slump near the holidays? Online shopping. According to CareerBuilder’s 2013 Cyber Monday Study, 54% of employees shop online, while on the clock. Holiday parties. Preparing for–or … Continue reading

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Keeping your Workplace Healthy During Flu Season

Every third news article seems to be about ebola. Ebola certainly sounds scary. However, statistically, it’s not as scary as the flu. Business owners and office managers have an important duty, especially in cold and flu season, to help prevent … Continue reading

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How to Address Typical Problems of Office Printers

You need to print and ship a package of important documents TODAY. All the final edits are made, and the packaging materials are lined up. However … the printer isn’t holding up its end of the bargain and now there’s … Continue reading

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