Why Business Automation is Worth Your Time

Posted by Erica Bass on 11/21/19 9:00 AM

Could Your Job Be Automated?

Chances are, even as far as technology has come, your job couldn't be automated... BUT something you do on a regular basis probably could be. According to a 2017 McKinsey Global Institute study , less than 5% of all occupations are candidates for complete business automation using current technologies. However, the same study estimates that nearly 50% of all current tasks humans are paid to perform could be automated using already-existing technologies. Okay, so... what does that mean for us, the people whose tasks could be automated?! The answer is... a few things.
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Topics: career guidance, In the News, technology, Tips + Tricks, efficiency

Reasons to Have a Small Team

Posted by Annette Orrick on 12/18/18 9:00 AM

Do small or large teams make for a better organizational structure for your company's overall goals?

You might think at first that larger teams are more productive due to their overall size. On the contrary, teams of smaller sizes have an advantage over larger teams in regards to efficiency, communication, and work environment. 

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Topics: efficiency, productivity, small teams, communication

Business Tools for SMBs

Posted by Erica Bass on 12/11/18 9:00 AM

In an increasingly online marketplace with business automation as the next frontier of every strategy, your company is only as strong as the business tools you are using. A business’s software "stack" decides how agile it can or cannot be, especially in making the most of available manpower. While that is crucial to the success of SMBs, it goes for larger businesses too.

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Topics: Business, marketing, technology, Tips + Tricks, efficiency

Avoiding Job Burnout

Posted by Paul McDowell on 12/4/18 9:00 AM

Work Burnout is used to describe the mental collapse that accompanies becoming exhausted performing specific tasks or jobs, commonly to a point where you no longer feel passion and/or a desire to perform anymore. I have worked in the Information Technology space for 16+ years as everything from cable tech to IT Director before becoming a full time developer. I have seen a number of people burn out and switch careers, giving up their comfortable salaries to do something, anything, that doesn't involve computers.

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Topics: personal health, Work Schedules, efficiency

Why Find a Work Life Balance?

Posted by Vaughn Pourchot on 11/20/18 10:00 AM

Work Life - Greatest Source of Stress

Surprise, surprise - as if you hadn't already guessed. According to Steve L. Sauter of the Nation Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the workplace has become the single greatest source of stress. This is exactly what a healthy work life balance can alleviate if executed correctly. 

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Topics: AICPA, APA, ASAE, Business, Business Talk, happiness, HRCI, personal health, SHRM, Work Schedules, efficiency

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