Managing Productivity and Efficiency In Work From Home Environments

May 30th, 2022

Improvements in technology have allowed for more remote work opportunities. While remote work comes with its perks, it also causes a lot of distractions and productivity concerns. 

Luckily there are tips and tricks that remote workers, remote managers, and flexible businesses can employ to keep remote team productivity and efficiency high even in a remote work environment. 

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6 Productivity Problems That Your Company Is Probably Ignoring: Don’t Ignore Number 6!

February 28th, 2022

Companies that are successful even in competitive markets are able to master, market, and distribute their product. These companies have taken the time to analyze their production output and to optimize it in order to produce their product or provide their service with minimal interruptions. 

Having all of these components lined up requires a delicate balance. Let’s say that you’ve got a great idea and the means to produce it. You then need to have the properties in place to effectively provide this. 

The bottom line is that productivity challenges can make or break a good company. And when your employees are engaged, they are more productive and can increase productivity by 21%.

To help you get ahead, you need to introduce a productivity tracking software, a method for worker productivity tracking, and processes around improving that model. But you can’t do any of this without first understanding the causes of your low workplace productivity. 

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5 Ways Employee Monitoring Simplifies Remote Monitoring for System Admins

June 28th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to transition to contingency plans, like remote work, in order to stay afloat. 

Even when physical distancing measures are removed, and more businesses can open their doors to in-person customers, many may still allow remote work for their employees. 

If you plan to use remote work in your business operations, then you need some type of monitoring in place. Read on to learn more: 

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Why You Need an Employee Productivity Tracker

August 10th, 2020

More and more, companies are starting to realize that they need to look at monitoring employee productivity levels to reduce money spent on wasted time. Your employees might spend anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 working hours a day doing non-work-related activities, such as browsing social media, chatting with colleagues, or handling private matters. 

The estimated figure for money spent on wasted productivity will differ with each unique company situation, and whether or not your employees are content in their company culture. Experts suggest that nearly all of your employees (89%) are wasting some time at work, with about 30% of your workers wasting at least 30 minutes a day. 

While 30 minutes a day might seem minimal, that wasted time can easily add up to two and a half hours a week, which is, simply, costing your company.

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What is Your Policy for Monitoring Employees?

July 20th, 2015

Companies have rights, such as being able to ensure that their employees are performing the work they’re being paid to do. They have the right to take measures to protect their ‘secret sauce’ or intellectual property. That said, employees working in a company have a reasonable expectation of privacy. How does that square with companies using employee monitoring software?

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Office Productivity Tips (But if These Don’t Work, We Can Help)

July 13th, 2015

If your employees aren’t being productive at work, maybe the problem isn’t starting with them. Maybe it’s your management style. No offense, but we often find that our customers start looking for an employee monitoring solution before they’ve dealt with longstanding internal management issues that have soured the workplace for far too long.

Photo Credit: Pedro Figueiredo

Photo Credit: Pedro Figueiredo

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Getting Employees to Work Smarter. Tips from the Productivityist

July 6th, 2015

Office Productivity Tips from Mike Vardy

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You’re looking at an employee computer monitoring solution because you’re just not getting a good level of productivity out of your people. Instead of doing their work on your computers, they’re leveling up as panda shamans in MMO games or updating their social network. Computer monitoring is part of the solution – but if you want your workers to be their best, you need to run your office in the right way. We chatted with renowned productivity coach Mike Vardy of The Productivityist about how to achieve that:

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