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7 Office Phone Etiquette Tips

One office phone etiquette tip is to introduce yourself first.
Customer service matters a lot more than some companies may think. According to one study, a bad customer service experience over the phone is enough to send 74% of consumers to a competitor. Don’t miss out on potential new sales and leads! Practice these simple office phone etiquette tips to ensure your quality of care is top-notch.

 
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A Simple Way Businesses Can Improve Safety in 2019

Improve safety by keeping an automated external defibrillator close by.
Happy New Year, and we now welcome fresh opportunities and tackle new business objectives in 2019. If you’re like most local companies, you may have already established your sales, profitability, and operations goals for the year – but do you have your workplace safety goals in place?

 
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26 Ways to Reduce Office Waste in the New Year

No matter how large or small your business, reducing waste – sometimes even more than recycling – is one of the best ways you can help protect the environment and reduce your carbon footprint. And what makes us the experts on the topic? We’ve reduced our office waste by 75% since our inception in 2006. Here are a few of our favorite office waste reduction tips to help fuel your “go-green” efforts in the New Year.

 
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The Recurring Life Cycle of a Recycled Cardboard Box

Cardboard is one of the most frequently used materials around the world. Estimates reveal that over 80 percent of all food and products sold in the United States are packaged in cardboard, which amounts to about 100 billion boxes used per year. With cardboard and paper contributing to 41% of solid waste streams and using up to 1 billion trees each year, there is something we can do with all that cardboard to help protect our natural resources: recycle it.

 
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7 Holiday Gift Ideas for Coworkers

One of our holiday gift ideas for coworkers is a hand-crafted coffee mug.
While family and friends are close to your heart, this festive season of giving can also extend to your trustworthy coworkers who lent support – and perhaps some levity – to your days at the office. If you would like to show appreciation to your officemates, consider these work-appropriate holiday gift ideas for coworkers that won’t break your holiday budget.

 
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3 Ways Recycling in the Workplace Can Be Good for Business

Recycling in the workplace may lead to increased employee morale.
Whether it’s at home or work, any recycling effort helps cut back on landfill-bound trash, preserves natural resources, and gives commonly used materials a new life. If your desire to protect the environment is motivating you to adopt a recycling program at work, you may be surprised to learn of other valuable impacts that may be equally appealing.

 
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