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

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

New Features: Pre-Registration and Returning Visitor Check-In

A few weeks ago, we launched The Receptionist for iPad version 3.0. (Missed the announcement? Check it out here). But today is the BIG announcement! Today, we’re rolling out two huge new features to make your visitors’ check-in even more efficient: pre-registration of upcoming visitors and fast-track check-in for returning visitors. To update your app, go to the Apple App … Read More

Andy AlsopNew Features: Pre-Registration and Returning Visitor Check-In

Receptionist Job Description: How to Optimize Your Front Desk Efficiency

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Your reception area is the first point of contact for office visitors. As such, it plays a vital role in making a positive impression and helping office traffic run smoothly. Many offices are shifting toward automated reception (more on that later!). But plenty of businesses still have a person sitting at the front desk at least part of the time. … Read More

Krista GarverReceptionist Job Description: How to Optimize Your Front Desk Efficiency

Are Your Competitors Using Your Visitor Log to Spy on You?

Spy Agent Caught Stealing Informations

We all know that a visitor log is crucial for office security. But could a written log threaten the privacy of your customers? The answer is “yes”! Imagine this: You’ve been developing a breakthrough product in a competitive field. After months of R&D, you’re ready to apply for a patent on a working design. So, you go to your attorney’s … Read More

Krista GarverAre Your Competitors Using Your Visitor Log to Spy on You?

Does Your Visitor Experience Make (or Break) Your Brand Image?

When it comes to visitor experience, first impressions are everything. As soon as clients walk into your office, you want them to see who your company is and why they should want to work with you. In other words, your visitor experience can make—or break—your brand image. In a previous post, we touched on some ways technology can help build … Read More

Krista GarverDoes Your Visitor Experience Make (or Break) Your Brand Image?

7 Trends in Modern Office Management

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With developments in technology and an ever-evolving workforce, office management is constantly changing. Here are seven trends currently shaping office operations. The cloud More and more businesses are adopting cloud computing, and this trend is expected to keep growing. The cloud can improve and streamline all sorts of processes—from collaboration and project management to data organization and information backup. And, … Read More

Amelie Welden7 Trends in Modern Office Management