How to Help Remote Employees Manage Their Time

The year 2020 changed the way many companies and therefore, employees, conduct business. Employees were previously accustomed to dedicated office spaces, personalized office equipment, and separation between their professional and personal lives. Today, however, about 4.3 million people in the United States work from home at least half the time, mainly due to the new social distancing rules that are in effect because of COVID-19. Remote work is a great alternative to working in-office, especially in today’s climate, although there has been an adjustment period for many companies and employees.…

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The Six Benefits of Real-Time Chat For Your Mobile Workforce

Nostalgic AIM users shed a collective tear as news that the pioneering chat app will close its windows forever at the end of this year. Pushed to the sidelines by the likes of Facebook and Google Hangouts, AOL can no longer compete. As tech is constantly evolving, business leaders continue to seek out the best chat apps for employees at work.…

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The Essential Checklist for Keeping Homeowners Safe at a Job Site

Safety should always be top of mind in the homebuilding and commercial construction industry, which is why all responsible builders take safety training for their mobile workforce very seriously. But workers aren’t the only ones at risk on the job site. Homeowners can get injured too. There’s nothing worse for a construction project manager than seeing a client get hurt as part of the project they’re paying for. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to reduce this risk.…

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7 Foolproof Ways to Make Clients Happy

Satisfying your client is the ultimate goal of a project manager. How do you accomplish this? The most intuitive response would be simple: do a good job. However, if you are doing a subpar job in client management, even a exceeding a project’s goals may still disappoint them, particularly if they don’t understand the ins and outs of the type of work that you are providing.…

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The Five Traits of Successful Project Management

Not everyone is cut out for project management. Some of us could imagine nothing worse than having to oversee and direct a group of people in a high-pressure work setting. Others thrive in such situations and derive great satisfaction from being a leader and having people count on them.…

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How to Stop Failing to Complete Your To-Do List

You know that you’re capable of doing it, and yet, somehow you never get everything done that you planned. The checklist of tasks you created –– be it written on a scrap of paper, using a template within a project management software program or simply concocted in your head –– that seemed so promising in the morning is often in tatters by lunchtime, destroyed by all of the unexpected distractions that popped up.…

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