By Jerry Mooney
Are you getting the most out of your staff? Really? You are asking them to work late yet again, so what can you do to take the sting out of it for them? There are systems that can be implemented to help the staff out with various issues in the workplace. There are even some that do the job for them (well, technically)! Here are some systems your business can afford to get.
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) systems are used a lot by businesses. It is a device that transfers data from one company to another. When it comes to benefits of this tool, time is a significant factor. It cuts down on the amount of time it would usually take to send information to a business that is based far away or overseas. EDI issues can include integration to the EDI “language.” However, this is easily remedied as you can purchase EDI translation software. Or pay an EDI service provider or IT Company to do the integrating for you.
Landing Page Tools
Creating a website home page can be a devil of a task if you don’t have the know-how. Creating a site on WordPress may do in the short term if you are running a small business, but it’s unlikely to represent your company in the best light. Luckily, there are tools to help with this. These tools have web forms already built in, so you can choose a style that suits you. They also have an image editor and a testing function, so you can see how it looks “live” before you launch it. These tools have so many different templates that you can create a page to suit your company in no time at all.
Customer Relationship Management software has become a very popular way to perform back-office functions. In essence, it is a giant Rolodex, and social network page rolled into one. As a tool for productivity, it is a lifesaver as it helps with time management. It also helps generate better client leads. When it comes to Human Resources and technology, it helps make processes a lot smoother. If your company is on the smaller side, a tool like this helps you to maximize the use of your workforce.
Are there any businesses that don’t use a blog? If it is a staple part of your company’s output, tools like CoSchedule is a fantastic method to keep organized and keep things like your marketing schedule on track. It also works as a tool to keep all of your previous work plans in one place for ease of access.
When it comes to Human Resources, there is software to help speed up the menial tasks. For example, HR software based in a Cloud operating system helps to save time because it will get up to date information on local tax issues and regulations. So, this saves the business money on getting a tax specialist or an accountant to resolve the problems.
Jerry Mooney is co-founder and managing editor of Zenruption and the author of History Yoghurt and the Moon. He studied at the University of Munich and Lewis and Clark College where he received his BA in International Affairs and West European Studies. He has recently taught Language and Communications at a small, private college and owned various businesses, including an investment company. Jerry is committed to zenrupting the forces that block social, political and economic justice. He can also be found on Twitter @JerryMooney