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How to Help an Underperforming Employee Get Back on Track

In a best-case scenario, your employees operate at the highest levels of their abilities. They’re punctual, dedicated to improving, and invested in their work. When this happens, every aspect of your business benefits. But, you may have underperforming employees. And when an employee can’t do their work, others have to pick up the slack.

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Hot Topic: What Is Phishing? 

Well, it’s official. Phishing attacks are on the rise. In 2021, 83% of organizations faced a successful email phishing attack. And here’s the other side of the coin: phishing is expensive. These attacks cost large organizations nearly $15 million annually. And because small businesses are three times more likely to be targeted by cybercriminals than […]

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Small Business Saturday 2022: A Big Deal Year-round

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday (SBS) is a staple in the post-Thanksgiving shopping weekend. For the past 12 years, Small Business Saturday has been the perfect way for small businesses to generate revenue and get back in touch with their communities. And, Small Business Saturday 2022 is no exception.

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3 Benefits of Using a Document Management System [Hint: They All Boost Efficiency]

Research has found that 46% of employees at small- and medium-sized businesses still waste time on inefficient, paper-related workflows—and on a daily basis. Even with as many companies having transitioned to remote workforces or hybrid workforces, paper persists. But, any company looking to transform or adopt more advanced ways of working digitally needs to rethink […]

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What Are the Different Time Zones in the USA, and Why Do Businesses Care? 

Scoot over, Zoom fatigue. There’s a new sheriff in town: time zone fatigue. If you have one employee working in California, another in Wisconsin, and another in Maine, you’re probably already familiar with the condition. To get through the confusion, you need a cheat sheet to understand the different time zones in the USA. And, […]

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Customer Spotlight

Relax, Recharge, & Wine Down at Flights

For our May spotlight, we spoke with Kelsey Daniels, co-owner (with her husband, Kent) of Flights Wine Bar.

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