Spring cleaning the home office

Ian's Messy Desk

Before starting this year’s spring cleaning, it is important to consider the following tips: Keep, file, shred: Start by sorting through your papers and making three distinct piles: what you keep, what you file (and keep organized for later use) and what you shred. File and organize: Once you’ve decided on what papers you will keep, set up a filing system that will be easy for you to follow. “Go Through Your Files and Purge Them!

The Use of Paperwork in Business and the Importance of Recycling

Eco-Office Gals

Companies, businesses and industries with lots of customers have to implement several filing systems. The patient would have to wait for an undefined amount of time until hospital personnel look through thousands of files. What if a major corporation is in the middle of a multi-billion pound deal and the CEO has tons of paperwork in his or her office and the most important file needed to make the transaction is lost? It should copy, scan, print and fax without any problems.

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Spring Clean Your Business

Step It Up VA Coaching

You likely know by now what isn’t working – your files are a mess, the furniture arrangement is awkward, you can’t see your surfaces any more, and you either don’t quite know where to put things, or where to find things… Make the spring season the time for a fresh start and uncover the office you’ve been longing for. A good place to start is to streamline your files and documents. Clean out your file cabinet. by Donna Toothaker.

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Simple Things You Can Do to Go Green in Your Business

Productive & Organized

When purchasing new equipment, pay attention to the energy rating.   Start with something like electronic faxes.    We use a service that allows a person to fax to a phone number, but rather than a physical fax coming out on our end, it lands in our email in-boxes.    Most of the time we look at the fax and file it electronically, or delete it.  Reduce -- Reuse -- Recycle. 

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New job, new culture, new language

Laughing all the Way to Work

I also included instructions on how to use some of the equipment that I needed to use such as the telephone, photocopier and fax. Gone fishing Next, I started searching through hardcopy files at my desk and electronic ones on the server. I file everything by date (YYYY/MM/DD) and everything files chronologically so very easy to find and everything relates to the date of the meeting. Starting a new job is more than just changing where you work.

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Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

OneNote: My Filing Cabinet In The Clouds. create notebooks and files just like I would with paper, but now it is all organized on my computer. Since I work at home (and because we're full-time RVers, always on the road), I need to be able to fax/copy/convert from anywhere. But I live and work in less than 200 square feet -- so I don't have the room for a lot of equipment. I plug directly into my MacBookPro and use Audacity or Garage Band to edit the file.

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Start 2011 off Organized! - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Clean Out Your Files It’s easy for your cabinets and folders to become overstuffed with outdated paperwork, so it’s important that you take time once a year to purge the old and make room for the new. Start with your reference, client, and financial files. Ask yourself whether or not those documents will be relevant to your work in the coming year – completed projects and last year’s receipts should not be living in your active files!

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Thinking Outside the Job Description Box

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Thinking Outside the Job Description Box By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 20, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by Patricia Robb of Laughing All The Way to Work: The Ultimate Secretarial Survival Blog. They each took the initiative to get appropriate training and education to better equip them in the areas they were interested in. Retrieve Your Files with Ease Is You Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

Create email folders same as you would for word doc and paper files. Review your tickler file, "to do" lists, Outlook tasks, or whatever you use to track your action items. Ok, now go through your office, write down what your desk looks like,what's on the floor,what does your bookcase look like,do you possible need more storage, is your filing cabinet full, can you find your supplies? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Small Business Start-Up Idea – C.V. Writing Service | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

You will operate through your website and have a number of options (e-mail, fax or phone) about the way you collate personal data (such work experience and qualifications) from your client. If you already own all the necessary computer equipment, scanner and printer then your only start-up cost will be the design and hosting of your website. E-Mail me or follow me. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business. Concentrate on your business, not your office.

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