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Unified Communications Increases Productivity and Collaboration among Remote Employees

A recent report from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the average worker would take an eight percent pay cut in order to work from home. For some, that number is as high as 21 percent. With today’s workforce growing increasingly flexible and mobile, innovative mobile technologies are needed to streamline how a […]

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Use your Business Technology to Attract the largest Portion of the US Workforce

Millennials became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce in 2015. By 2025, they will account for more than 75 percent of the U.S. labor pool. The millennial workers bring immense value to a team, including self-motivation, creativity and enthusiasm. To ensure a stable, productive and engaged team tomorrow, organizations should create a culture with […]

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Small Businesses Benefit from UC Solutions

Happy Small Business Week! National Small Business Week has been celebrated every year since 1963 and recognizes the key contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they generate about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each […]

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Video Conferencing Can Simplify the Hiring Process

 Hiring top talent is critical to the growth and success of every organization. Each company has its own process. Even after your human resources department, or recruiting agency narrows down hundreds of applicants for each job posting, the interview process with the most qualified candidate pool can still be a daunting and expensive task. Here’s […]

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Chicago VoIP Hosting Must have Features for a UC Portal

Since unified communications (UC) solutions are cloud-based, the actual brains behind the systems are in the backend online management platforms or, as most refer to them as, online portals. When it comes to your ability to remain agile, mobile and productive, the interface you use holds all the power. Here are 6 must-have features and […]

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Streamline your sales with VoIP Hosted Phones

It’s remarkable how many companies ignore common opportunities to earn a little good will from their customers. One thing that’s commonly ignored altogether, or at least taken for granted, is a frustration-free telephone system. If your business relies heavily on customer interaction, particularly for sales, then you owe it to yourself to modernize your phone […]

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Preparing Your Business for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and for many businesses, this can be an extremely busy time with increased call volumes, sales and varying staffing needs, availability and business hours. Here are some of the key ways that using the right phone system and phone features will ensure your business is prepared for the […]

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7 Tools to Enable Your Road Warriors

Let’s face it, the way we function in both life and in business has evolved drastically thanks to all of the advancements in technology. People are constantly on-the-go, yet have managed to stay more connected than ever before. This new found mobility not only benefits our personal lives, but has substantial effects on our business, […]

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7 Things Every Customer Portal Should Offer

When it comes to your business’s communications, the interface that you use to manage it can make all of the difference. Not all customer web portals are created equal. We’ve identified the criteria you should look for in order to achieve the highest level of productivity and the most enjoyable experience. 1. Integrated Technology Businesses […]

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Fraud Protection: Keeping your Business Phone System Secure

Common headlines these days are exposing the countless threats of Internet hackers. Businesses that utilize cloud-based phone systems operated via the web are often concerned with security and fraud protection. Fortunately, major carriers like Broadview, have sophisticated fraud detection systems and protocols in place. A commonly reported scam or hack within business phone systems results […]