With the sudden shift in the work environment in the last few months, employees around the globe were forced to be more adaptive in learning new technologies and be patient with their employers in adjusting to working from home, quickly.
With the workforce now having experienced widespread working from home, a “this is the way it’s always been done” attitude will no longer be an option.
The Way We Work Has Changed Forever, And The Change Is Here To Stay.
What Changed For Me? Remote Flexibility Is Becoming A Common Perk
With the giants investing more and more in remote office set-ups, the burden will be felt on SMBs of acquiring workforce loyalty by developing new muscles to work virtually. It shows that you care about them, want them to be happy and productive. On the other hand, remote flexibility will also allow companies to save money on the overhead cost of running massive work facilities. Consequently, offering a remote working alternative is a Win-Win.
What Should I Do? Aversion To Remote Work
As working remotely becomes the norm, employers will have to provide employees with the resources needed to ensure the remote work effectively. This includes a secure work environment for their home office to ensure productivity and business security. It will be an employer’s responsibility to equip their employees with the right processes, tools and systems to perform and excel in their role.
How Can I Do It? Plan Ahead with Idealogical Home Security Essential
As bringing employees back to offices becomes challenging, thinking ahead and bringing a secured working environment to them should be your next plan of action. This is of the highest significance because now HOME IS THE NEW OFFICE AND WE NEED TO GIVE IT A BUSINESS GRADE COMPETENCE AND SECURITY.
Contact us to find out about our New Home Security Essential. Email us at [email protected].
Collaborate And Make Calls Using Microsoft Teams
Office 365 and Microsoft Teams has recently introduced new collaboration capabilities that allows individuals within an organization to make Voice over IP (VoIP) calls to their colleagues using a wide range of devices and platforms including Windows PC, Apple Mac/iPhone/iPad, and Google Android devices. Beyond internal communication, Additionally, Microsoft Teams give businesses an option to replace their old phone systems completely.
You can stay connected with a single phone number across your computer, mobile device, and desk phone. Get a consistent experience across devices with the Microsoft Teams app and Teams devices.
Make calls and join meetings with one-click plus, you get cloud-powered AI with voicemail transcription, online chat translation, and real-time captioning in meetings. Here is a guide on how to use Microsoft Teams.
Staying Secure In A Social Media World
The age of social media has let millions of people reconnect and stay up-to-date with family members, friends, in-laws and acquaintances. It also continues to shape how we all communicate with each other. It’s important to keep a few things in mind before you check your newsfeed.
There is no delete button on the Internet. Everyone knows how to capture a screenshot.
if you keep your social media completely private, when relationships change, nothing is private. Are you going to be comfortable in 10 years with what you post today? It will be archived forever. If you post in online forums or comment on news-related websites, consider using a pseudonym.
Don’t share names of real businesses, clients, friends or family. If a bank manager wouldn’t allow a picture of all of the money in the vault to be shared on the Internet, then you shouldn’t allow a picture containing any confidential, financial, legal or other protected documents and items to be shared either.
A good corporate social media policy can save headaches down the road.
Additionally, we encourage you and your employees to activate Two-Factor Authentication for your social media mobile apps for added security.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to activate 2FA for your favourite mobile apps.