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Taking Care of an Aging Parent? Consider These 6 Tips

Are you taking care of an aging parent? You’re probably feeling overwhelmed, especially if you’ve never done it before. There are so many things to think about, from physical care to even getting time off work. But looking at the big picture can be daunting. This article will provide some helpful advice on caring for your aging parents with five tips.

1. Get Support

You can’t do it alone, and you’ll need all the help you can get. Find a job at home or ask your employer to give you time off work to care for your parent(s). Find a support group or caregiver with experience in this type of situation, and try to find out as much as you can about what works best. If there are any other family members with knowledge of taking care of an older person, they could be invaluable resources. (more…)

Choosing the Right VoIP Phone

As the VoIP phone industry continues to grow, so does the number of phone solutions available to businesses. Picking the right phone might be challenging, but when you consider these aspects you will be sure to pick an option that will work nicely for you as well as your business.

What Size Display screen should you have?

VoIP phone display screen are available in many different sizes. Consider if you need a small display, large display, or medium display; Be sure you pick a size which works for you. (more…)

Government assisted programs

Lifeline is a government-assisted program that assists qualifying individuals from low income families to have access to affordable and reliable phone services. Individuals can qualify for the program based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. The program includes unlimited texting, free monthly data, and free monthly minutes.

Households are considered low income if the income of the household is below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. In addition, (more…)

Founding A Company Culture Dedicated To Accountability

One of the most important cultural values for businesses to prioritize is accountability. A business and its employees’ accountability has an immense impact on how successful that business can be. This is made possible through employees willing to take that extra step and reach higher levels of productivity to contribute to their organization. This post will provide a more in-depth look at this corporate value and how organizations can develop and promote it.

Research conducted recently has indicated that the capability of managers to hold employees accountable is a necessary skill for the position. However, about 80% of managers’ report they possess “little to no” ability to meaningfully keep their employees accountable. (more…)

How Remote Employees Contribute To An Organization’s Liability

Is your business allowing employees to remain working remotely full-time throughout the tail end of the pandemic? Regardless of the amount, it’s likely that you do as remote work remains the safest option. Despite being the safest for the sake of each employees’ health, there are additional risks involved when it comes to remote employees that employers must be weary of. This post will detail a few of those risks and how to prepare for them.

Any benefit that comes as a result of transitioning employees to full-time remote work is met with a challenge. From a managerial perspective, there can be difficulty in keeping employees productive from their homes. (more…)

How The Online Retailing Industry Influences Lead Times

Lockdown restrictions continue to limit the way in which physical retail locations can service their customers. In these stores’ absence, online shopping has taken over. Shopping online has made for the safest and most convenient experience for consumers to get their hands on the necessities throughout the pandemic. Customers can browse through entire stock lists and compare products based on different features, competitor pricing and even customer reviews. These sorts of advantages have given online retailing the upper hand over the physical shopping experience. In fact, the growth of this industry in 2019, pre-pandemic, was staggering. Online retail spending was over $3.5 trillion dollars globally from a contributing 2 billion online shoppers. (more…)