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Microlearning: Innovation in Motion

How do we prepare employees for new tasks and demanding jobs?  Traditional workplace training, if it is offered at all, often involves a day of in-person training, where new employees are inundated with information.  Unfortunately, this type of training is ineffective and costly, leaving employees no better off than beforehand.  In fact, 74% of workers …

POI Data: How does it Benefit Businesses

Before responding to the question of how beneficial POI data is, let’s take a step back and provide a quick overview about POI data. A point of interest (POI) is a particular location that a person would find interesting or useful. The phrase “of interest” should not be understood literally; rather, it refers to a …

The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Catalyst for the Supplement Industry

In 2020, we faced one of the biggest health scares of our lifetime: The Covid-19 pandemic. With the lives of their friends and families at risk, consumers worldwide turned to the supplement market. During the pandemic, all demographics increased vitamin use by 74 to 75%, with household purchases rising to 90% overall. To put that …

4 Benefits of Managed IT Services

The process of selecting a third-party managed service provider can sound overwhelming and stressful. But, while your in-house team could be capable of keeping all systems running and under control, there are considerable benefits to outsourcing these responsibilities. Keep reading to learn 4 of the biggest benefits of using managed IT services. 1. Increased Team …

The Medical Subway: Pneumatic Tube System

To prepare for the future ahead, medical facilities need operational technology more than ever. To elaborate, the technology needed for hospitals to be more efficient is using the pneumatic tube system paired with today’s advanced technology which may be the solution to a long-standing problem of material waste. In a study by SwissLog, they reported …

Remote Work Is The Future Of Work

Workers are changing jobs twice as often as older generations as they become less satisfied with their current jobs. Over 60% would switch jobs for the opportunity to work from home and over 90% are happier with the option to work remotely and flexible hours. Knowledge workers, such as software developers and writers, are leaving …

The Importance of Choosing the Best Small Business Printer

Printers are often thought to be a thing of the past. Why would I need a printer if everyone has a screen on them at all times? But printers are not something to look down at. Printed paper has been proven to encourage longer attention spans in readers, as well as a stronger working memory …

Ways to Leverage Your Alumni Networks for Professional Success

Networking is critical to professional success. Yet for many, it’s also intimidating. You may feel like you’re asking too much of a complete stranger. The truth is that many people are happy to help others and you know more professionals than you think.  When deciding who to consider part of your professional network, alumni groups …

6 Technology Concepts That Can Help Startup Companies Reduce Operation Costs

Technology has significantly impacted the business world by automating various processes resulting in increased productivity and speed, fewer human errors, and ease of information sharing. These benefits have helped enterprises lower their operation costs and grow their revenues. In this article, you’ll learn about the technological concepts that can help you lower costs in your startup company. …

What’s Stopping Small Businesses From Growing?

By 2024, small businesses could add 2.3 trillion to global GDP growth. However, COVID-19 has struck small businesses hard, affecting 96 percent of small businesses, nearly 60 percent resorting to laying off a substantial number of employees and nearly 30 percent closing their doors. Minority-owned businesses have been especially affected, being at least 50 percent …