Having worked from home for over six years, people come to me often asking for advice on the topic.
Archive for the ‘Virtual Workers’ Category
Deploying the right workflow management application across the enterprise ensures that everyone involved in a project get their assignments on schedule. Individual next-step tasks are provided as well, keeping your people informed every step of the way.
I talked about some basic apps and software that really improve the overall Mac experience and create a unified approach to productivity across your mobile and laptop. This post continues on that theme but as promised it focuses on business productivity and browsing.
Why you need to have a BYOD policy and how it can improve employee productivity while reducing security fears. And tips to create a good BYOD policy.
Relying on username-password combinations seems so last decade (last century?) these days. With smartphones able to do facial recognition and thumb readers as options on laptops, passwords feel like they should be phasing out.
A business’s website is a crucial component of their marketing efforts and needs to be updated with the latest information and products that their business offers. When chosen properly, a webmaster can turn a business’s site into a very profitable tool.
Sharon Sheppard runs the virtual office company – OutofhoursAdmin. Besides the business side of things I have often seen Sharon helping people on Twitter and Facebook – including me – with Excel and Word problems. Using Excel a lot myself I thought I knew it well but realised Sharon knows it inside out. So I thought I’d find out a bit more about how her business came about and her expertise in all things Microsoft. And of course I couldn’t let her go without giving us some helpful tips too.
Anne Brady of Dublin based practice, Anne Brady McQuillans DFK, was one of the first Irish accountancy practices to move completely to the cloud two years ago. In this interview, I ask about her experiences of moving the practice to the cloud and the operational benefits that it brings.
Well, UK accountancy practice, Richard Place Dobson has long since embraced the paperless office and for the past three months one of their senior practice accountants, Jennifer Watson, has worked for this UK firm from her home in the south-east of Ireland. This interview looks at how virtual working actually works, both from the perspective of the employer and the employee.