Helpful Articles About Office Products, Business Machines & Office Work Spaces

How to Stream Music, But Save Data

April 17, 2018

According to Statista, the number of subscribers from 2018 to 2020 is expected to increase by 41.2 million. If you’re on a mobile phone plan without unlimited data, you might be wondering how you can move your entire music catalog online. Fortunately, most apps that offer a paid subscription allow you to save your…

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What to Do If You Accidentally Delete Files

April 13, 2018

Imagine you’ve been making great progress on an important project. You get a lot done and close out your file. The next day, you come into work to realize that your file can’t be found anywhere and realize it has been deleted. Here are instructions on how you can recover a lost file.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money

April 12, 2018

Many people say they could use a little extra money. According to The Motley Fool, Millennials specifically have a savings rate of negative 2 percent! Whether you are in that negative 2 percent or not, there are some incredibly easy ways to make some extra cash. Here are a few suggestions.

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What Purpose Will Quiet Rooms Serve in Office Spaces?

April 10, 2018

Do you currently work in an open office layout, and struggle to find a quiet space? You’re not alone. A recent CNBC article says that 58 percent of high performing employees feel that they need quiet spaces in their open office layouts. Quiet rooms are easy to incorporate and will help to fulfill the needs of…

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Office Design

Office Design: Transitioning From A Closed Plan To An Open Plan

April 5, 2018

Moving out of closed offices into open plan is one of the more difficult workplace changes to make since it often also has political and emotional issues tied to it. Managing that change will require addressing three aspects: the personal concern for status and territory, issues of control over noise and disruption, and satisfying functional…

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Preparing for Take Your Child to Work Day

April 5, 2018

On the fourth Thursday of April, parents are given the chance to bring their children to work for the day. Take Your Child to Work Day is an important day because it provides children with the chance to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be part of the workforce. If you want Take Your Child to Work Day to go…

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Gifts for New Homeowners

April 3, 2018

Do you know a first-time homeowner or someone who relocated to a new area? Sometimes, figuring out what to gift to them might be difficult. Rather than gifting a bottle of wine, here are a few options for those of you that are stuck.

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Office Design

Office Design: How To Affect Changes In Your Business

March 29, 2018

As the pace of the workplace environment continues to accelerate and keep up with worker expectations, business evolution, technology, and the changing nature of work, the importance of implementing a plan is critical. Several factors will cause Office Design changes in your business. Humans prefer familiar and stable, and therefore naturally resist new and different,…

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Songs to Welcome Spring

March 29, 2018

The days are finally getting a little brighter and depending on where you live, the flowers might already be in bloom. Each day gets a bit warmer and spring has almost arrived! Here are some of the best songs to welcome in spring.

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How to Be Eco-Friendly with Your Tech Use

March 27, 2018

There’s so much more to being eco-friendly than using computers and Cloud computing instead of printing things. How you use your technology can also make an impact. Here are some suggestions on how to be eco-friendly with your tech use.

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Creative Desk Crafts

March 22, 2018

Is your desk bland and boring? Need something colorful or inspiring to look at during your day? If you find that others in the office are talking about your boring workspace, here are a few easy crafts to create for your desk.

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The Office Fridge: How to Keep It Clean

March 20, 2018

Every person in your office shares the office fridge and it doesn’t take long for it to get dirty. A dirty fridge is not only a hazard to your health, but can be off-putting if you’re expecting guests or clients to be in your breakroom. Use the following tips to keep your office fridge clean so your kitchen area…

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What 5 Skills Are Most in Demand Now?

March 16, 2018

Are you curious about the top skills employers are looking for today? While some of the skills may be more technical, there are a few important ones that span a variety of fields. Here are some opinions about the top skills in demand right now.

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5 Famous People Who Went from Rags to Riches

March 15, 2018

Do you love success stories? If you’re a business owner, you understand how much hard work is spent on developing a successful career. Here are a few interesting stories of how celebrities and founders of major companies went from rags to riches.

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Better Office Space

Five Alarming Signs That You Need To Know To Design A Better Office Space

March 14, 2018

A professional office can impact your clients positively or negatively. How does your office look right now? The visual presentation of your office is essential to you, your customers and your employees. Beyond that,  is an ergonomically designed office? Designing a Better Office Space is where you can make a real difference with your employees…

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Feed Me, I’m Irish

March 13, 2018

Whether you are Irish, or just like to pretend for one day, March is the perfect time to make some Irish classics. Here are some recipes for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

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Be Flexible: Stretches You Can Do at Your Desk

March 9, 2018

Are you feeling stiff and exhausted? Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and injuries are common in offices with poor-fitting office furniture. According to OSHA, MSDs accounted for 33 percent of all workplace injuries. Taking a few moments each day to stretch can reduce the risk of workplace injuries. Check out these…

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Gift Ideas for New Parents

March 8, 2018

Do you know someone welcoming a new addition to the family? Stumped on what to give for a gift? If this sounds like you, here are a few gift suggestions for friends or family who are new parents. If the new parents do have a gift registry, consider checking first to make sure that no one buys the same gift.

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How to Defeat the Hump Day Slump

March 6, 2018

Employees tend to have mixed feelings about Wednesdays. According to the Robert Half Staffing Agency, productivity tanks from Tuesday to Wednesday by approximately 15 to 20 percent. If you find that the second half of the week isn’t as productive as the first, grab a caffeinated beverage and follow some of the…

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How the Remote Office Will Become More Like the Regular Office

February 27, 2018

Telecommuting has opened doors for hiring managers to more easily find qualified candidates without having to worry about their location. According to…

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How to Organize Yourself for Tax Season

February 23, 2018

Whether you’re filing taxes for just yourself, or need to report taxes on behalf of your company, this time of year can be stressful. Here are a few ways…

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4 Pie Recipes You’ll Love

February 22, 2018

Did you know that February is Great American Pie Month? Celebrate by making one of these delicious pie recipes below!

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How to Freshen the Air at Work

February 20, 2018

Whether you are trying to remove an unpleasant smell, or need to get some air circulation to make your space less stagnant, here are a few ways to…

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Preparing for Maternity & Paternity Leave

February 15, 2018

Preparing for a baby is a lot of work. You need to take time off from work so you can be ready. For mothers, this is a maternity leave, and for fathers…

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Best Love Songs

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so there’s no better time to listen to some love songs. Writing a good love song is no easy task, but hundreds of artists…

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What To Do If You Feel Overwhelmed at Work

February 9, 2018

Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? You’re not alone. According to The American Institute of Stress, 40 percent of employees report that their job is…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas That Aren’t Chocolate or Flowers

February 8, 2018

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Are you stuck on gift ideas for your significant other? While chocolate and flowers are usually the most…

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Easy Jewelry Crafts You Can Create

February 6, 2018

There are many types of jewelry you can make on your own. Here are a few ideas that are easy to make and can save you money.

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Are You Getting Storage Full Notifications?

February 2, 2018

You just took a great photo and it wouldn’t save to your phone because your storage is full. Sound familiar? If so, here’s what you can do.

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What to Gift for Engagement Parties

January 30, 2018

One of your friends or family members just got engaged. It’s an exciting time for all, and you’re excited to attend their wedding. With engagement…

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The Benefits of Coloring for Adults

January 25, 2018

Adult coloring books are some of the best-selling items on the market right now. Adults like to color because it’s an activity that provides a wide…

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Keep Yourself Safe from Identity Theft

January 23, 2018

$16 billion was stolen from over 15 million U.S. citizens last year, according to research from the Insurance Information Institute. Identity theft…

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How to Start an Office Yoga Club

January 19, 2018

Yoga can provide many benefits to our bodies. Approximately 9.5 percent of U.S. adults have tried yoga before, according to the National Center for…

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5 Office Supplies You Should Have

January 18, 2018

Think about the office supplies you use every day. You might do a good job of ordering sticky notes, staples, and pens, but what are some other office…

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How AI is Changing Meetings

January 16, 2018

As technology advances, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a key factor in the business world. Many companies have created AI assistants that can…

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Best Songs to Play While Working

January 11, 2018

Sometimes, all you want to do at work is listen to some music you love. When it comes to listening at work, it’s important to consider who you work for…

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Did Somebody Say Chowder?

January 9, 2018

For soup lovers, a tasty chowder can be enjoyed as a hearty lunch, or a starter at dinnertime. Below, we feature a few recipes for traditional clam…

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4 Ways to Better Yourself Financially This Year

January 4, 2018

Now that the holidays are over, you’re probably thinking about how you can reduce your debt and pay off any outstanding bills you might have. According…

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Start the New Year on the Right Track

January 1, 2018

The New Year is here. In regards to technology, there are a number of tasks you should complete to make sure that you’re organized. These are just a few…

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What Millennials Are Really Looking for in an Office

December 28, 2017

As Millennials take on managerial roles and Generation Z starts to enter the workforce, the amenities that they want in an office differ from those who…

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4 Ways to Easily Invest

December 27, 2017

You finally saved up the minimum funds to start making investments. Before you dive in, there are a few considerations that you will need to think about.

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Must-Have Songs on Your New Year’s Eve Playlist

December 22, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. Planning the perfect playlist for a New Year’s Eve gathering can be tough when thinking about…

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How to Keep Up When Working from Home

December 21, 2017

For those of you who work from home, you may find various distractions to prevent you from focusing on your tasks. Whether it’s a pile of dirty dishes or…

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Great Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

December 19, 2017

Did you wait until the last minute to do holiday gift shopping? You’re not alone. Last year, last-minute spending led to a strong finish for the holiday…

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How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise

December 14, 2017

Let’s face it, asking for a raise can be nerve-racking. At the end of the day, just remember the worst he or she can say is no. Here’s how to go in with…

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You Received a New Gadget… Now What?

December 12, 2017

With the holidays approaching, there’s a good chance you are either giving or receiving a new phone, smartwatch, or tablet. But what should you do once…

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Gifts You Can Make This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017

The rush is on. Have you missed buying a gift for someone? Don’t worry, you still have time to hand-make something! Here are a few ideas below.

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Gingerbread Gems

December 7, 2017

Nothing says the holidays quite like gingerbread treats! Here are some traditional and unique recipes to share with your family and friends this holiday…

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How to Make Time for Exercise

December 5, 2017

On extremely busy work days, you might forget to eat lunch or work through it. And, after back to back meetings all day, the last thing you want to do is…

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Holiday Gifting: Who You Shouldn’t Forget

December 1, 2017

Let’s face it, the holidays are a hectic time for everyone. You know that you’re going to be buying gifts for your family and friends, but what about…

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Holiday Office Party Do’s & Don’ts

November 29, 2017

Many companies throw holiday parties to thank their employees for their hard work. If your company is hosting a party, there are some things you should…

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The Breakroom as a Social Hub

November 27, 2017

The breakroom is one of the few places in an office where everyone who works in an office meets. It’s where accounting meets developers. It’s where…

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