People expect a bit of swag when they attend events, whether it a training, conference or networking event. What an organization hands out reflects on their brand. Give out goodies that people love, and it will inspire appreciation and good will. Hand out items that they don’t need, want or enjoy, and they will be … Continue reading How to Select Event Swag People Love
Irish employers don’t have to think about keeping their staff comfortable in high temperatures very often, but right now it is becoming an issue. It’s better for everyone to have some clear rules laid out before a conflict or confusion arises. One British man is having his moment of internet glory after he posted … Continue reading Helping Productivity Survive the Summer
Pretty much everyone has a digital planner now. They’re a basic feature on phones and laptops. A digital planner is an easy tool to synchronize the calendars of any group of people and to notify staff of events. They are very efficient. But they still can’t replace paper calendars. A diary or wall calendar has … Continue reading Why Digital Planners Will Never Replace Paper Calendars
Meetings are a sort of necessary evil. For many companies, they are an essential way to share information and discuss issues. But they are also a bit boring. Many managers have tried all sorts of gimmicks and games to keep staff focused at meetings. The task gets even harder during the summer. People are daydreaming … Continue reading One Trick to Keep Staff Focused During Meetings
Once upon a time, everyone with a good job had a business card. We went to conferences and trade shows and training seminars, and we exchanged business cards. When we met with a potential client, a business card was an essential. But do we still need them today? It’s so easy to connect online with … Continue reading Are Business Cards Obsolete?