A Look Back at 2017

With 2017 officially behind us, we here at The Receptionist want to take a moment to reflect on what turned out to be our best year ever as a company. We grew at an incredible pace, thanks to our amazing…

Featured Business — Contours Studios

Contours Studios is a mindful movement studio that offers clients a high-end boutique studio experience with services that include Pilates, Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, Tai Chi, meditations, and movement training, among other services. But with as rejuvenating as the studio’s…
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Featured Business – Viva MedSuites

Coworking spaces are trendy among small businesses and entrepreneurs. But could they work for the medical community? Judging from the early success of Viva MedSuites, a medical coworking space that opened in Scottsdale, AZ, last month, the answer is…

A New Logo and Website

Over the past two years we focused on modernizing the look of our application and improving our features to make them easier to use and even more configurable. Throughout all of this change, there was one thing that had stayed…

Featured Business — Flying Axes

Looking for something fun to do for your next office get-together or birthday party? How about axe-throwing? Never heard of it? Neither had Zack Pennington and the team at Flying Axes until they tried it during a trip to Canada,…

Food Defense Mitigation Strategies: How to Keep Your Facility Safe

You have a food safety plan in place, you’ve verified your foreign suppliers, and your delivery vehicles meet the requirements for sanitary transportation. Concerning FSMA, you’re feeling like everything’s “so far, so good.” But you aren’t quite done yet. The…

Featured Business — Highfive

Do you remember your last team video conference? How long did it take you to set up the connection in the first place, and how many times did someone’s audio cut out right in the middle of a sentence? Despite…

Featured Business — K-TECHnologies

It’s a tall order to design, manufacture, and assemble electronic and electromechanical products that absolutely cannot fail — but that’s exactly what K-TECHnologies has been doing since 1997. Located in Buffalo, NY, K-TECHnologies offers electronic manufacturing services for the military,…

Featured Business — Mecaer America

Mecaer America, a division of Mecaer Aviation Group, is located in Laval, Québec, Canada. Mecaer designs and manufactures hydraulic and mechanical systems and components for the aerospace market. Its products include flight controls, landing gears, actuators, dampers, valves, and…

Featured Customer — Luno

The future of currency is changing, and Luno is at the forefront of that transformation. Luno launched in 2013 as a way for people to safely and easily buy, sell, store, and trade Bitcoin, a form of digital currency that…

7 Benefits of Becoming C-TPAT Certified

If you move goods across the U.S. border, you’ve probably heard of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. C-TPAT was put in place by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The program puts the…

Featured Customer – Denver Public Schools

Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) Emily Griffith Campus is constantly brimming with activity. It gets anywhere from 500 to 800 visitors per day. In fact, the only building in Colorado that gets more visitors is the capitol building! The campus is…

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! To celebrate our customers, we held a contest and asked you to share some stories of the amazing things administrative professionals do for your offices. More than 10% of our customers participated and we got some…

Featured Business — America’s Health Center

The cost of running a healthcare business continues to rise, making it difficult for providers to offer affordable services and still make a living. This situation prompted Nick Porterfield to develop a way to help healthcare providers reduce their office…

New Feature: Visitor Evacuation List

Do you know who’s in your office right now? If an emergency happened, would you be able to ensure that all of your visitors get out? It’s not fun to think about, but emergencies can and do happen. Because of…

Featured Business – Salem Christian Homes

A distinguishing feature of many of our customers is that they care passionately about helping others. That’s certainly true of the non-profit organization Salem Christian Homes. In the 1960s, there weren’t many educational opportunities available for people with developmental…

Featured Business – Fixt

Luke Cooper loves convenient and efficient solutions. That’s why he founded Fixt, an on-demand mobile device repair service. If you have a problem with your phone or tablet, a technician will come to your home or office, fix the…

3 Common ITAR Compliance Mistakes

In the last article, we reviewed the basics of ITAR compliance. At the end, we noted the high cost of failing to comply. Here, we’ll look at three of the most common ITAR compliance mistakes that can lead to…

Documentation and Records Management for ISO Certification

Documentation and records management is at the heart of many certification and compliance programs today. It’s also just good business practice. According to a widely cited study by Information Week, between 3% and 5% of an organization’s files are lost…

What is ISO Certification? Does Your Company Need It?

At The Receptionist, we’re always interested in learning more about why our customers chose to implement a visitor management system. For many, like manufacturers and companies that regularly bid for contracts, visitor management is required as part of a certification…

5 Legal Agreements to Increase Your 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…

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…

Featured Business: Fairfield County Bank

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…