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Summer Fridays: Equipping Your Employees to Work from Home Without Technology Problems

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Ah, sweet summertime. Firing up the grill, watching some baseball, maybe hitting the links or taking a dip in the pool and…going back to work on Monday and doing the same thing you did all Winter long.

In the United States, there is no such thing as a summer break from the real world. Despite the all-American work ethic, employee engagement naturally declines during the summer months. Unless they’re trapped in a windowless room, the bright sunlight shining through the office windows can knock employees off their game and get them dreaming of all the things they would rather be doing during the workday.

There is a lot of work that has to happen behind the scenes to keep companies that allow working from home running on Summer Fridays.

If an employee doesn’t have access to their email or the important files they need, they’re not working. It’s as simple as that.

From an IT perspective, several steps need to be taken to ensure successful implementation of a Summer Fridays program. Read more!



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Business Process Outsourcing: 5 Things to Outsource When You Want Your Business to Grow

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Have you ever looked outside your organization to complete more specialized tasks?

Outsourcing can be a dirty word to some business owners. When some hear the word “outsourcing” their minds automatically jump to lower cost overseas outsourcing that can be more of a headache than a helpful strategy.

The game has changed. You don’t need to reach for the soap when you hear someone say “you should probably think about outsourcing this or that.”

There are several reasons for and benefits to outsourcing. It can help alleviate overburdened employees or add value in areas that don’t require a full-time skilled worker.

Luckily, outsourcing doesn’t have to go overseas. There are plenty of companies right here in St. Louis and across the United States specializing in business process outsourcing. As a business owner, research is critical to determine the legitimacy and strengths of an outsourced business partner.

Here are 5 routine and necessary tasks your business should consider outsourcing to a trusted partner...



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