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What is a Visitor Management System?

In today’s digital world there are many pieces of software making their way into the workplace. One of the key software currently being implemented in many corporate businesses are Visitor Management Systems. But what exactly is a Visitor Management System, and why would your business need one?   Let’s start at the beginning. You have a meeting scheduled with someone at a company. You arrive early to the reception of the building and are greeted by a long queue. The receptionist is busy trying to sign in visitors, take phone calls, and do the rest of their job all at

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10 Apps to Improve Your Productivity at Work

In the information overload age that we live in, focusing on a single task can be challenging. We are constantly being bombarded by several stimuli, often simultaneously. We step into the office and are easily drowned by an ocean of emails, social media notifications, texts, news stories and cute little dog videos.   In this context, being productive becomes a nearly impossible task. More often than not, people leave work feeling that they didn’t accomplish enough, dragging their workload into the weekend. I know I do. According to the National Center of Biotechnology Information, our attention span has dropped from

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Top 5 Things Millennials Expect in the Workplace

For the first time in history, there are 5 generations in the global workforce at the same time. By 2025 Millennials, or Gen Y, will make up 75% of that workforce. Millennials (those born between 1977 and 1997) are often defined as narcissistic, impatient, and lack a good work ethic. However, while there are studies that show these trends, they also show positive traits. Gen Y are driven, highly technologically literate, entrepreneurial, and hyper-connected. So what do Millennials expect from their jobs, and what can businesses offer to motivate their rapidly growing Millennial workforce?   1. Feedback While Baby Boomers

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Next-level Visitor Management: Lessons From the Hospitality Industry

What sets the difference between a top-notch and a mediocre hotel? The question may seem complicated, but the answer is actually quite simple. The real difference lies in providing added value through service quality, and that basically comes down to visitor management. Just think about it. Whenever you go to a hotel, everything is about making you feel welcome, appreciated and cared for. But, you might be asking yourself “what does the corporate world have to do with hospitality?” Well, hospitality is an extremely customer-centric industry. Understanding customer needs, behaviours, preferences and anticipating them, can define whether hotels will make

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6 Hacks to Workplace Happiness and Productivity

The ordinary person spends just under 80 years on earth, 50 of which are spent as an active worker. Let’s take into consideration that the average working week is 39.2 hours long. That means we spend 1,842 hours over the course of a year at work (5 weeks of holiday assumed). Now, let’s break this down a little bit further. If we actually manage to sleep 8 hours every night, it means that 35% of our total waking time over that 50-year span is spent at work (Revise Sociology). That’s a large chunk of our lives to spend in (generally)

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The Top 5 Challenges for Chief Information Officers in Australia

According to Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2018, 40% of Australian Chief Information Officers (CIOs) reported low overall effectiveness levels in their digital strategies. Despite the fact that 66% of Australian CIOs reported having a clear strategy either enterprisewide or within business units, CIOs seem to have struggled to use digital technologies to achieve business success. Based on various reported interviews with leading professionals, analyst reports and tech journals we have put together 5 major challenges Australian CIOs are facing. 1.Driving Innovation A few years back, everyone was talking about cloud computing and big data analytics, but now the point of

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