15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

Different aspects and processes in businesses were outsourced, including documents from public, classified, and restricted archives. Aside from delays, document management also results in an even more disorganized process. What Exactly Is Document Management?

2019 248

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Therefore, as we explore some cost-effective ways to greenify your business, just keep in mind that we’re providing suggestions on how to make your company more energy efficient, which is not only better for the environment, but your budget too: Travel differently. Greenify.

2012 185

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The Top Advantages of E-Learning You Might Not Know About

Dumb Little Man

With the advent of the internet and everything being almost fully available online, learning has changed. Now, almost anybody can easily learn even the most difficult skill right from the couch! Along the years, many remote learning centers have developed complete e-learning models with no brick and mortar school affiliated at all. This is why many people choose e-learning. What Exactly Is E-Learning? E-Learning Broken Down By Type.

2018 144

The Cost Effective Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! Cost Effective.

2012 130

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)


For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

2016 67

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job I was reading a blog today about how a boss and an employee got into a heated argument that started in a morning meeting and then escalated into the afternoon.

2010 141

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

Certification is an inexpensive way to help your employees move forward and learn new skills. A talented and educated employee will utilize the skills they learn in a degree program while working for you, so offering tuition reimbursement to them is an investment in their professional growth.

2015 165

Easily Forgotten Factors When Purchasing a New Vehicle

Dumb Little Man

Insurance Costs. Another very important consideration is the cost of insuring the vehicle. Another ongoing cost you need to think about is filling up the tank, and if you are on a budget, you need to take fuel efficiency into consideration.

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members. This may include a two part content series that must be learned over two or more renewal periods.

2010 153

10 Steps to Start Importing from China

Small Business CEO

A small mistake can be a costly one when it comes to importing goods from anywhere in the world. Attain the Correct Documentation. By attaining the help of a skilled shipping agent you can ensure all documentation is completed correctly. Learn the Costs.

2012 74

Why You’re Not Getting What You’re Expecting

Tips From T. Marie

She bluntly told the craftsperson this and proceeded to enumerate her cost estimates for the materials and tools that were required to make said item. I’ve written about low-cost help before and the high price it can end up costing you.

2015 158

5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

A noticeable advantage of virtual teams enjoyed by an organization is the associated cost savings. Many organizations outsource their projects to low-cost regions. Ultimately, production costs, operational costs and expected wages of the employees decrease in these geographic locations.

2020 222

Make Your Office Green and Clean for 2014

Eco-Office Gals

For example, if you have to print a number of documents in order to distribute to others, make sure you produce only one at first. Why not consider using managed IT services to bring down costs and make your business greener ?

2014 198

Green Gift Giving: Great Eco-Office Gift Ideas

Eco-Office Gals

Cost: $10-$40. Cost: $11.95. Cost: $27.99. Check out Trees for the Future or Tree People to learn how you can adopt or plant a tree in your co-worker’s name. Cost: Whatever you’d like. Cost: $13.99. Cost: $12.49.

Gifts 225

Five Things Small Businesses Need to Know About Free

Tips From T. Marie

This is what I learned about using free for business. Yes, I was able to find alternatives out there for free, but I quickly realized there was a reason they didn’t cost anything. Free costs a lot of time. Free can cost your business reputation.

2015 168

Dealing with ‘characters’ at work

Practically Perfect PA

We learn how to deal with most people and work together efficiently. If you are an assistant to a big personality it is really worthwhile documenting all of your communications. Remember that clashing with this personality is only going to cost you time.

2015 237

How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

Practically Perfect PA

I was able to learn some of the tools they used which have been really invaluable. During my hotel accommodation project I used the define phase to focus solely on hotel accommodation and not travel costs or any other types of costs related to my department.

2013 231

12 Clever Ways You Can Earn Money From Your Computer Today

Dumb Little Man

Translators usually have to translate audio recordings or documents from one language to another, and you can work for yourself as a freelance translator. If you love helping people learn, an online tutor can be a fantastic job to do what you love.

2020 223

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

Included with the travel itinerary you should have the following as separate documents: Maps and directions for all hotels and meeting points. A lot of the apps are free or only cost a few pounds. Remember to print off the itinerary and additional documents for your Director.

Travel 179

Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

Although it’s more convenient to book return flights in one go, you may be surprised to learn that you can often save money if you mix and match your flights with different airlines.

2018 234

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And hosting a free teleclass is low to zero cost to you too! Just add some extra details such as a header/footer, ensure the layout is neat, and then convert the document to a PDF file.

2015 221

Sustainable Business Practices for 6 Popular Industries

Eco-Office Gals

Moreover, such institutions can use their own projects and initiatives as a means of providing genuine learning opportunities for their students as well as the surrounding communities. Installing energy efficient windows in classrooms also cuts heating and cooling costs, and, in some cases, students can be brought outdoors for their daily education. When it comes to printing digital documents, refillable ink cartridges and efficient, ENERGY STAR-certified printers work well.

2016 143

What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

They are an online events business and we are helping them with their marketing so I have been learning about hybrid and online events. Developing business acumen takes time, it has to be achieved through learning and training and ultimately it has to be part of your ongoing development plan.

2013 264

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. I can attest, though, that this executive assistant has never stopped learning, growing, and staying fresh.

2020 260

How to Make Small Business Grow This 2018

Dumb Little Man

Here are the most important factors you need to consider before you can learn how to make small business grow. And in the end, it’s a solid document stating where the business aspires to be over the years. All costs, such as rent, utilities, staffing, equipment, inventory, insurance, and marketing, should be covered. Before you start, take note of the cost of adopting any technology related services.

2018 143

5 Apps You Can Use Right Now to Become More Eco-Friendly

Eco-Office Gals

While we’re working towards the paperless office, why not use our digital devices to sign and mark up documents. This combination of productivity tools used to cost several hundred dollars on a PC. It’s easy to talk about eco-friendliness. We’ve all been doing it for decades.

2015 151

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

You can do this by creating a Q&A sheet, or an “Interview with…” type document that they read before getting in touch, giving them all the information you want them to have and know about you. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 130

The Seven Secrets That Brought Me To My 9th Business Anniversary

Tips From T. Marie

Value is more important than cost. To have one person who can assist on so many business levels, from formatting documents to building a website with tons of specialties in-between is not only a time-saver, it’s a business builder. Over the years I’ve learned the true value of disconnecting. My most productive work days have been since I’ve learned to completely disconnect from my business during off-hours and holidays.

2016 109

Should City Governments and other Businesses look to Virtual Services to Save Money?

Tips From T. Marie

If your employee or employees are sitting at their computers all day, making and taking phone calls, working on documents, data input and other tasks that are computer based with little to no public interaction in person they are a good candidate for either choice. Converting an in-office worker to a telecommuting employee saves money by reducing overhead costs. After all, you don’t tell your attorney how to draft your legal documents right?

2012 122

Work Near Anaheim CA? Claim Your Office Miracle Today!

Productive & Organized

Learn the questions you need to ask yourself before you throw anything away. Improve ability to store electronic information (documents, e-mail, contact information, financial information) for easy retrieval. What is the cost to you for you to do nothing? Information is power!

2011 169

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

You can do this by creating a Q&A sheet, or an “Interview with…” type document that they read before getting in touch, giving them all the information you want them to have and know about you. by Donna Toothaker.

2013 130

Coaching vs. Consulting vs. Training vs. Freelancing: Which One Is Best For You?

The Solopreneur Life

Training income never flattens out because once a training session is documented, it can serve as residual income (money that is made while you sleep). The curvatures represent the learning curve. One training session can be documented once and sold repeatedly at little to no cost.

2010 285

Simple Things You Can Do to Go Green in Your Business

Productive & Organized

  I learned this first hand when I spent some time with Karen Hanrahan this past month.    This in the long term, saves you on medical costs and down-time. Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle.    We have heard those words for quite some time now. 

2011 198

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Using the tools Matt mentioned are an excellent cost effective way to keep things organized, and productive.

2010 223

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

You can do this by creating a Q&A sheet, or an “Interview with…” type document that they read before getting in touch, giving them all the information you want them to have and know about you. By the same token, those who do like what they learn from your site can (and will) contact you already knowing that they are likely to be a good client for you. So, you want them at a place of thinking “I don’t care what it costs; I’ll pay anything because I want those results.”

2012 100

5 Tips for Productivity, Organizing and Changing Your Life

Productive & Organized

  The Esselte company conducted a study of over 2,600 executives and found that the average executive wastes 6 week a year just looking for lost documents and information.    If your business is not effectively organized, it’s costing you money. 

2010 225

6 Areas of Your Business Life that You MUST Have Flow to Make More.

Productive & Organized

  Add to that 25% of enterprise documents are misplaced and will never be located.  Imagine   Imagine the wasted time recreating those lost documents. Imagine Your Electronic Information (Email, documents, social networking, etc.)

2010 236

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And hosting a free teleclass is low to zero cost to you too! Just add some extra details such as a header/footer, ensure the layout is neat, and then convert the document to a PDF file. This means that your participants can follow along whilst listening to your call – people have different learning styles and you’ve just given them two options with this simple step.

2010 147

Do Bad Bosses Breed Bad Bosses?

The Office Professionals Place

If the manager insists that the budget is tight, suggest that you would pay half of the cost; this will show the manager that you are willing to invest in yourself.

2010 130

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

  Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?   Any big lessons learned? We have weekly management meetings and daily stand-ups; and we communicate and stay on track with project software, an internal wiki for documentation and real-time messaging.

2011 218

We are Fighting Against Cancer & Relaying For Life on Saturday - Check Out This Great Organizing Package

Productive & Organized

Paper Tiger does not involve scanning your documents. This method works much better than old-fashioned alphabetic methods and is a great alternative to costly and time consuming scanning and imaging solutions.

2011 199

Can you go from creative and productive in a corporate job to a mess working for yourself?

Productive & Organized

  HR department - handled all of the compensation issues, research, performance and people documentation, labor relation issues, downsizing decisions, payroll, hiring, exit interviews, outsourcing decisions, benefits planning and coordination of benefits issues, and so on.

2012 221

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

For simple notes, I like to use sticky notes on the frame of my monitor as placeholders until I have a chance to document the change; when the monitor gets too crowded, then I know I need to make time for an update. ’” I know of no better resource available for getting that insider knowledge, and even the most unimaginative employer cannot balk at the cost: incredibly, these webinars are offered at no cost to the attendees!

2017 157