Staff prefer consumer digital comms platforms to corporate ones

A new report claims that the way that workers wish to communicate digitally differs from the platforms that are actually sanctioned by their employers. The research by Maintel claims a substantial proportion of employees would like to use consumer-grade tools such as Snapchat or Facebook Messenger for work. According to …

4 ways to spot a fake email and what to do if your email is hacked

Email is one of the most frequently used forms of communication. It’s no wonder then that many cyber criminals are using fake emails to not only hijack your email account but also to steal your identity and more. In most cases, it’s a potential entry way into your social media accounts, …

Belfast office sector has enjoyed its most successful year ever

The office sector in Belfast has enjoyed its most successful year on record, with 885,023 sq ft of take-up reported across 84 transactions, more than double that was achieved last year, according to CBRE’s Offices Marketview research. Notable office deals completed in 2018 include PwC’s move to Merchant Square, Northern …

How to save on the heating bill AND stay warm – build a Kotatsu table!

Brr… Winter is here. The overnight temperature plunged into the 30s a few times last week. This seems a bit early to me. Usually, it doesn’t get this cold in Portland until December. The weather is strange this year. It’s been a lot drier than usual. The crisp sunny days …

Quarter of employees say they have experienced a data security breach

New research by 247meeting claims to have uncovered worrying lapses in data security in the workplace, with senior management often being the biggest culprits. According to the report: a quarter of senior managers have experienced a stranger on a conference call; 26 percent of employees with access to customer data haven’t …

Noting the Importance of Using Tech and Social Media Marketing for Your Business

If you are running a business, you likely know that it is not enough just to have a great product or service that people will love. Of course, you need this in order to be successful, but you also need an excellent marketing strategy in order to get the word …

Employers need to prepare workers for the new era of artificial intelligence

People and machines are entering a new era of learning in which artificial intelligence (AI) augments ordinary intelligence and helps people realise their full potential. But CIOs need to prepare workers for a future in which people do more creative and impactful work because they no longer have to perform many routine and repetitive tasks, according to analysts speaking at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo.  Although AI …

How to get clients to pay on time: 10 tips for web developers

It’s every business owner’s fantasy to have invoices paid on a timely basis: immediately upon receipt, without clients questioning the amount or delaying getting the funds together for even one day. If you’re wondering how to get clients to pay on time, we’ve got answers on how to make it …

The Impact of Blockchain Technology in the Trade Finance Industry

In recent times, technology has advanced to higher levels of success. The latest development of blockchain technology allows the distribution of information. It is a new technology that has significantly influenced the financial sector. The technology was developed for digital currency such as bitcoin and is being used in many …

Healthcare security basics: 9 inexpensive ways to improve online security

Healthcare security threats are very real, no matter the size or focus of your healthcare company. And data breaches aren’t only expensive, they can hurt your company’s reputation. Improving your online security will help keep your patient and customer records safe and intact. Most healthcare webmasters and executives run into …

5 do’s and don’ts for social media customer service

It’s 2018, and brands are still struggling to engage consumers with social media customer service. Recent studies compiled by Sprout Social have shown that 89 percent of social media messages sent to brands are ignored. While some of these messages may, understandably, be spam-related content, I have a difficult time imagining …

The jobs of the future that will survive the AI revolution

  While the debate rages on about the exact consequences of the use of automation in the workplace,  IT firm Cognizant has identified what it claims are the jobs of the future. Of the jobs Cognizant tracks, 45 actually exist today, such as data scientist and aerospace engineer. The other five are …

How to Use Social Media the Right Way for Building More Leads

Information overload and our ability to become commercial free has changed the old fashioned marketing funnel.  Attention getting tactics will no longer sell your products and services. Your brand audience now controls what they want to see whether this be on a smart phone, tablet, computer or television. Old methods …

Should you consider outsourcing customer service for your eCommerce business?

Exceptional customer service plays an essential role in the success of any eCommerce business. This is even more true now that the voices of consumers are becoming more and more powerful, thanks to social media. They are aware of it and are interested in wielding their power. That’s one reason …

Podcast – Be A Great Salesperson by Monday Morning – Interview with Sales Guru Dave Cook

Subscribe to Home Business TV YouTube Channel (Click)  Stream Audio or Download MP3 File: https://homebusinessmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Dave-Cook-Podcast-MP3-File.mp3 Download Now   Listen to Episode At Blog Talk Radio     Interview with Sales Expert and Author Dave Cook DAVE COOK IS THE AUTHOR OF “HOW TO BE A GREAT SALESPERSON… BY MONDAY MORNING! …

A challenge to traditional law firm design at new London offices for Wikborg Rein

ThirdWay Interiors has recently completed the office design of international law firm; Wikborg Rein in central London. The 12,000 sq. ft space has been designed to challenge the traditionally conservative style of a corporate workplace to create an office that is unique and innovative within the legal sector. With a …