Receptionist Job Description: How to Optimize Your Front Desk Efficiency

Receptionist job description

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

17 Office Design Blogs You Should Read and Follow

Modern Office Interior

It’s no secret that office design can either enhance or dampen your company culture. Ultimately, the best design for your office is the one that reflects your values and meets your company’s and your employees’ needs. To help you figure out what’s right for you, we’ve tracked down 17 blog and magazine feeds that offer inspiration, insight, and advice for … Read More

Krista Garver17 Office Design Blogs You Should Read and Follow

The Receptionist for iPad Version 3.0: More Customizable Than Ever!

While you were hopefully enjoying a relaxing summer vacation on a tropical isle, the Engineering team at The Receptionist was hard at work making your office check-in process even more awesome. Version 3.0 includes many more button options so that you can create an even more highly customized check-in process for your visitors. Read on for more details, along with … Read More

Andy AlsopThe Receptionist for iPad Version 3.0: More Customizable Than Ever!

13 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPad Could Become – 2016 Edition

visitor management system - iPad Receptionist

Your iPad is already your favorite movie theater, cookbook, and gaming console. But that’s just the start of what it’s capable of. Download an app and your iPad can turn into anything from a fish tank to a receptionist. Here are 13 things you didn’t know your iPad could become. 1. A Receptionist Install a visitor management system like The Receptionist for … Read More

Andy Alsop13 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPad Could Become – 2016 Edition

Your Lobby’s Role in Office Security

Office Security System

As the first point of contact with your office visitors, your lobby plays an important role in setting a welcoming tone and communicating your brand image. It’s also absolutely crucial to office security. A secure reception area can improve employee safety, protect customer privacy, and even thwart major security breaches. Read on for tips on how to make your lobby … Read More

Krista GarverYour Lobby’s Role in Office Security

5 Common Office Tasks You Can (and Should) Automate

Automate your workplace

A small investment in automation can save you hundreds of hours in the long run. Automating common tasks reduces mistakes and frees up workers to focus on more important assignments. It also improves your bottom line. Here are some practical strategies to automate your workplace. Data back-up Automatically backing up your data ensures that you’ll always have access to complete, up-to-date files, even if something … Read More

Krista Garver5 Common Office Tasks You Can (and Should) Automate

Adding That Wow Factor to Your Front Desk Experience: An Interview with TripAdvisor’s Jessica Moore

The iPad Receptionist - TripAdvisor

In this series, The iPad Receptionist users share their experiences. Jessica Moore, from TripAdvisor travel planning and booking site, reflects on how The iPad Receptionist saves employees time and impresses office visitors.   Why did you first consider using The iPad Receptionist? Moore: We’re an up-and-coming technology company, and we needed a higher tech way to greet customers from the … Read More

Andy AlsopAdding That Wow Factor to Your Front Desk Experience: An Interview with TripAdvisor’s Jessica Moore

5 Reasons You Need an iPad Receptionist Even If You Have a Real, Live Receptionist

Receptionist

We sometimes hear comments like, “We already have a receptionist. Why do we need an iPad Receptionist?” That’s a great question. The answer is that despite the name “The iPad Receptionist,” we aren’t actually suggesting that this software can replace the hard-working person who sits at your front desk. It’s true that many companies today choose not to hire full-time … Read More

Andy Alsop5 Reasons You Need an iPad Receptionist Even If You Have a Real, Live Receptionist

Who’s Watching Your Front Desk? [Infographic]

Front Desk Management

We asked receptionists, office managers, and executive assistants a few questions about how their front offices work. See how their answers stack up to yours. Please follow and like us:

Andy AlsopWho’s Watching Your Front Desk? [Infographic]