Our Top 5 Office and Visitor Management Articles for 2016

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2016 — What a year! We’ve seen huge advances in technology (like that VR headset you got for Christmas). We lost some people we held dear (RIP Carrie Fisher). And someone finally revealed the secret to happiness (but you have be a mathematician to understand it). At The Receptionist, we devoted 2016 to developing new features based on customer feedback … Read More

Krista GarverOur Top 5 Office and Visitor Management Articles for 2016

5 Legal Agreements to Increase Your Office Security

Legal agreements to increase office security

Are you concerned about office security? If you’re like most of the office managers, IT administrators, and executive assistants we talk to every day, you probably answered “Yes — very!” Because security is so important for every business today, we’re dedicating 2017 to developing security features to help you keep your office, employees, visitors, intellectual property, etc., safe. From a … Read More

Krista Garver5 Legal Agreements to Increase Your Office Security

Featured Manufacturing Business – Optimum Design Associates

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Bay Area-based Optimum Design Associates is a sophisticated printed circuit board design and assembly company whose client list includes Honeywell, Boeing, Intel, Applied Materials, and other tech firms on the leading edge of their respective markets.   Being an industry leader means optimizing all aspects of your organization. Up until the summer of 2014, Optimum Design had an unmonitored lobby … Read More

Krista GarverFeatured Manufacturing Business – Optimum Design Associates

Featured Business – Spa Suites on 116th

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Located in Carmel, IN, Spa Suites on 116th is an innovative company that not only rents out suites to beauty professionals, but also provides them with extensive business support. This includes design, marketing, business coaching, and a host of other services. Owner Annemarie Greene launched this business model in August 2016, with the goal of creating “a smaller, more personal … Read More

Krista GarverFeatured Business – Spa Suites on 116th

Featured Manufacturing Business – Modus Advanced

Modus Advanced is a leading manufacturer and supplier of die cut gaskets, custom molded rubber, and other materials used in industries such as automotive, medical, defense, agriculture, and construction. Although they are a small company, operating out of their California facility, make no mistake! They sell big around the globe. As a worldwide manufacturing provider, Modus recognized the need to … Read More

Krista GarverFeatured Manufacturing Business – Modus Advanced

Win a Free Massage for You and Everyone in Your Office

Do you need a massage? Silly question. Of course you do!! And so does everyone you work with. With the holidays and end-of-year deadlines approaching, we all feel a little pressure this time of year. (DYK that Christmas is the 6th most stressful life event?) That’s why The Receptionist is sending a professionally trained massage therapist to the office of … Read More

Krista GarverWin a Free Massage for You and Everyone in Your Office

Featured Business: Merrick Academy Charter School

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As the first and longest-running public charter school in Queens, New York, Merrick Academy has to keep up with changing trends so it can continue serving its students and their families effectively. When Merrick Academy noticed that its reception area was getting crowded and cluttered, they looked for a solution. “We were having so many people at the front desk … Read More

Krista GarverFeatured Business: Merrick Academy Charter School

10 Essential Elements of an Emergency Evacuation Plan

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Extreme weather, bomb threats, combustible dust explosions — these all require manufacturing companies to switch into emergency gear. Since these situations invariably cause panic, the best way you handle them is by having a plan in place. This article outlines the 10 essential elements of an emergency evacuation plan. OSHA identified these elements, and we adapted them to include visitors as well … Read More

Krista Garver10 Essential Elements of an Emergency Evacuation Plan

3 Types of Software Modern Manufacturers Should Invest In Today

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You already have ERP software, inventory software, and supply chain management software. But what about the non-production aspects of your business? Do you still use handwritten logs and ledgers? Do your salespeople still keep lead and customer information in their heads? If so, it’s time to move your entire business into the present, so you can be ready for the future. Read … Read More

Krista Garver3 Types of Software Modern Manufacturers Should Invest In Today

Featured Business: Fairfield County Bank

Fairfield County Bank check-in screen

Since 1871, Fairfield County Bank has been serving its community in scenic southwestern Connecticut. While the banking business has gone through innumerable changes over last 145 years, Fairfield County Bank continues its commitment to service that’s personal and efficient. When they needed an efficient reception solution for their human relations group, they turned to The Receptionist for iPad. Fairfield County … Read More

Krista GarverFeatured Business: Fairfield County Bank