Month: February 2019

How Your Employees Benefit from Digital Learning

28th February is now the day that celebrates the use of technology with great training. Your employees want to perform well in their jobs, but it’s important as business leaders to provide them with the opportunities to continually develop their skills and knowledge. This will help them to progress in their roles and if they progress and develop then so does your business! Digital learning is becoming a great way to do this quickly and effectively and provides your Company many benefits, but what are those benefits? Flexibility Digital learning allows your employees to train when they can at a convenient time for them. If you have remote workers, or staff with irregular hours, this way of learning allows them the read more...

Inspiration from David Brent at the PA Show!

Mode is always searching for ways to inspire the office arena, so David Brent gave us his thoughts yesterday at the PA Show at Olympia on how employees can reach his heady heights. Mode is not sure whether this advice should be taken! Take a look at the video here!

6 Questions to Ask Potential Managed Print Companies

Managed print services (MPS) can offer big benefits for your business. By finding the right service you can spend less time managing documents and more time on your business goals. Asking potential managed print companies the right questions will help you get the best return on investment in the future. To help you evaluate your best print management solution and find a service provider who can meet the needs of your organisation, here are six crucial questions you should be asking… Where can we read your client reviews? Client feedback is a great place to start. Do your research and see if you can find online reviews and testimonials for each potential MPS. Do they deliver what they promise? What read more...

Employee Legal Awareness Day – For Employees and Businesses too!

13th February was established by Australian lawyer, Paul Brennan as Employee Legal Awareness day. Who knows why he picked 12th February, maybe it struck him on this day one year that there was perhaps a lack of information or knowledge of what employees’ rights were? However, he created the day with the aim to emphasise the importance of legal education for not only employees but small businesses and wanted to reduce the risk of any legal complications on both sides. However, Brennan was also keen to accentuate that the onus of knowing your rights should not just sit with the Company you work with but also that you should ensure you are aware of the policies. So, we have devised read more...

The Office Utopia – How Can Your Business Achieve This?

Attracting and retaining the best employees is critical for a business to succeed. Not only does a low turnover rate benefit your bottom line, but it provides the foundation of a successful business for the future. However, how can you create the office utopia where your employees are happy and productive to their highest capacity? Its proven that happy people in their work are more productive. But it’s not always about the money and if you want to achieve an office Utopia, perhaps these top tips will help you achieve this: Promote the work-life balance: Whether you are the employee or the employer, you all share the need to balance your good working life with a good life. Promote the read more...

5 Tips for Internet Safety at Work

Today is Internet Safety Day and a great opportunity to shed some light on the subject. Most people aren’t actually aware of the cyber threats they face on a daily basis whilst using the internet at work. Keeping both yourself and the company you work for safe should really be a part of everyone’s jobs, so it’s worth knowing how. Here are 5 tips for using the internet safely whilst at work: 1.     Use Strong Passwords When signing up to different online platforms and software, be sure to select strong passwords that are no less than eight characters long. It’s also wise to use numbers and symbols within your passwords and even include a variation of both upper and lower read more...