Upgrade Cycles in Business

Introduction As consumers in an increasingly tech-centric culture, we have already had the idea of upgrade cycles ingrained into our purchasing habits. News stations regularly run stories about the newest gadget and when you should expect to upgrade your current device. Even if you manage to avoid traditional media, the Internet and word-of-mouth ensure that…

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VoIP vs. Landlines

VoIP vs. Landlines Should Your Business Upgrade? Between the years of 2000 to 2018, the United States reported the addition of over 35 million VoIP lines, bringing the total to over 41.6 million lines. Furthermore, a study done by Blueface Business Communications in 2018 reported that 61% of businesses with traditional landline phone systems adopted…

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The Ongoing Chip Crisis

The Ongoing Chip Crisis Introduction If you are planning to buy electronics as gifts for this holiday season, you may already be too late. Although Christmas is still more than a month away, consumers should prepare to see popular electronics already sold out, marked up by resellers, or afflicted by lengthy delivery times. The severe…

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Robocalls : Protect Your Information

Robocalls Introduction “Hi, this is Suzie calling from the vehicle service department. We are calling about your vehicle’s manufacturer warranty.”   If you have been notified by unknown numbers that your car’s manufacturer warranty is about to expire, you are certainly not alone. A report done by Robokiller, a telemarketer and robocalling blocking application, projected…

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Technological Literacy : A Modern Soft Skill

Introduction Soft skills are crucial to success in the workplace because they are skills that cut across all professions and fields of expertise. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, business owners have become very reliant on technology to try to continue running their businesses as usual. Without a doubt, embracing technological literacy will be…

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Soft Skills: The Secret To An Efficient Work Place

Soft Skills, The Secret To An Efficient Work Place   In the spring of 2017, Google released a study detailing which of their teams produce the most inventive and productive new ideas. This study, known as Project Aristotle, concluded that out of the eight most important qualities of their top employees, STEM expertise (science, technology,…

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Cyber Security

Cyber Security In a business landscape profoundly altered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the workplace is rapidly developing to suit the changing demands of workers. A study published in January of 2021 showed that only 6% of the workforce worked from home before the pandemic. In May of 2020, this figure rose to over 33% and…

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Formula for a Successful Receptionist

The Formula For A Successful Receptionist Introduction First impressions have the ability to make or break a business opportunity. According to neuroscientists at Harvard University and New York University, people make persistent evaluations based on rapid observations of even less than half a minute. So, it should be no surprise that receptionists are crucial to…

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