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March 11, 2021
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How to Handle Criticism at the Office

We have all received some form of a criticism at work. But how we handle it is what shows our character. Sometimes it can be hard to handle criticism but here are some tips to make it just a bit easier. Our Business Community would be a great resource should you face criticism. Handle Criticism Criticism Will Improve You Remember that criticism will help to improve you. Whether it comes from a boss or fellow employee, it’s not meant as a slight to your character, but a way to help you improve professionally. Your boss probably experienced similar critique during his or her own career. Don’t Get Defensive Criticism is not an attack on you. It’s ultimately a way to help. By getting defensive it shows that you cannot handle a professional environment. Your boss is not there to coddle you or to be your best friend, they are trying […]
March 5, 2021
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Create a Perfect Virtual Office

A lot of us are now working from home more than ever before whether we like it or not. Sometimes it can be hard to create a productive workspace. Working from home brings many distractions and many benefits as well. How do you create the perfect virtual home workspace? Let DataTech show you how. The Perfect Virtual Office The Office Sunlight Keep it natural and make sure you get plenty of it. Florescent lighting can cause drowsiness and ruin productivity. No Distractions No TV, no children, no pets. Keep your workspace for work only and your productivity will increase. Simple Do not have too many office gadgets. Invest in a good chair and functional desk. Desk Plants Having desk plants that require little care are perfect for the desk. Keeping plants close by reduces stress and adds some nice greenery. Music Spotify is a godsend for virtual offices, playing relaxing […]
February 26, 2021
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Communication In The Office

A fundamental element of team building in an office environment is the ability to communicate. For employers ideal communication leads to a satisfied workforce, comprehensive understanding, and a strong team dynamic. For employees, the ability to speak freely with supervisors or management forms a bond of respect amongst the office and ensures all needs are addressed. So with the multitude of communication tools available, which are the best forms of communication in an office space? Inter Office Communication is Key Face to Face The oldest and most time-honoured form of communication, an in person conversation allows for a much more personal approach than an email or text. Not to mention there are elements of delivery that are only possible in person. Body language, tone of voice, and facial expressions say just as much, if not more, than the text of an email. In person meetings provide an organic space for […]
February 18, 2021
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How Can Renting a Mailbox Benefit your Small Business?

If you’re an entrepreneur who works from home, you may want to consider renting a separate, dedicated mailbox for your small business. Here are several benefits to consider when making that decision. If 2020 has taught us anything, having a professional appearance while working at home is key. Why do you need a Mailbox? Never Miss Deliveries First, renting a separate, dedicated mailbox has several practical benefits for your business. If you receive frequent deliveries or if you spend a lot of time away from your home office, a separate mailing address can make your communications with clients a lot smoother. Waiting for deliveries that need to be signed for can affect the time you dedicate to other parts of your business, and you also don’t want your shipments sitting exposed on your front step. If you often travel, you can rest assured that your shipments are being signed for, […]
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