Office Equipment Maintenance Tips

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  The office equipment is a vital element for keeping the working process smooth and efficient. This technology is the lifeblood of any business. That is why you need to keep it running. Not to mention that these machines are a sizable investment for every company. Your office technology deserves some attention to ensure that is properly cared of. Here are some tips that will spare you the expenses and inconvenience that comes with the broken equipment. Plan a Preventive Maintenance Instead of waiting for a machine to malfunction or stop working entirely, schedule regular inspections for each appliance. This Read More

How Inefficient are your Employees?

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The title may be harsh, but it is something you have to consider in any business. Making a loss due to inefficient employees can affect your bottom line. Consider this scenario: Let’s say the average salary for employees in your company is AED45,000 per year. Assuming paid holidays of 4 weeks per year, that leaves 48 work weeks per year. At 40 hours per week, that adds up to 1,920 work hours per year. The average hourly pay for employees would then equal AED23 per hour. Studies show that the average worker wastes over 30 minutes per day looking for something in or around the Read More

Some Helpful Office Organizing Tips

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If you work long enough in the same office, sooner or later you will come to realize that there are things which you cannot find and, alternatively, there will be things you will find that you had no idea were in your office. Once this starts happening, you should be aware that it’s time to do some organizing. Here are some tips to help you with the process of clearing up and putting some order to that old office of yours. Remove all junk. Get a bin and start browsing through all of your office’s contents. Throw away everything you Read More

How To Transform A Room Into A Productive Office

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  Have you started a business and need a space in your home to create an office? Are you finding it hard to be motivated in your current room/office? If yes, then check out this great infogram to help you transform your room into an awesome, productive office.     (How To Transform A Room Into An Office [Infographic] by the team at Heiton Buckley) If you have recently transformed a room in an office, why not share the transformation to inspire our Decluttr Me readers and followers. If you need help to organise your room, why not contact Decluttr Me Read More

5 Simple Ways to Increase Productivity at Work

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Do you feel frustrated every day as you never seem to finish off your work? Wish time would stop so you can get more done? It seems to be a common problem with many people currently in offices around the UAE and Middle East. As much as tech seems to be helping us, sometimes it is the simple, tech free methods, which can help increase your productivity. Here are my favourite ways to be more productive when I work which I wanted to share with you today: 1. Organise your Space Every Morning and Evening Before you leave for the Read More

Becoming a Green Office

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I have previously complained about the lack of recycling initiatives generally in the UAE, but what about in the office. I know of a few big corporations here have initiatives to be green in their office; however there are many offices who have started off with good intentions, which have then petered out. Having a green office is not only good for the environment and reduces what we send into those giant landfills but also will save you your business money. To help you start going green here are some tips which you can incorporate today: Use recycled paper – Read More

Office Spring Organizing Tips

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No matter what type of office you work in, whether it’s a small one or a cubicle or part of an open area office, your own personal work space mirrors your lifestyle and aesthetics, so you would do well to keep your desk clean. Clutter only makes things much harder than they need to be – making sure your desk is clean and easy to work with can be achieved with the following tips: Start your work by ridding yourself of any possible paperwork you have lying around your office space, placing it in folders and organizing it in a Read More

Tidy Office, Tidy Mind

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Do you see a colleagues messy desk and think they have a cluttered mind? A study by Office Team interviewing HR mangers agreed with this adage. HR managers were asked, “How does the neatness of an employee’s desk or office affect your perception of that person’s level of professionalism?“. Their responses: Greatly affects it 18% Somewhat affects it 65% Does not affect it at all 17%   100%   The view was that a messy desk can leave a bad impression on your colleagues. Also having an untidy desk can reduce productivity and make it harder to find materials you Read More

How to Move Offices The Stress-Free Way

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Moving is one part of life that seems to test our nerves and pockets every time, which becomes even more jarring when you need to move an entire office building to a new location. This type of task is its own personal brand of hell you will need to go through if you want to make it without lost or broken items in the process, so you will need to make sure you plan ahead of time and you have what it takes to make it work. The following examples and tips will give you more information on the subject Read More

Great tips to Clean and Organize your Office

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Your office is a very important part of a business, but most people tend to forget that all that time spent there will mean you need to make things easier to organize and clean. Organizing and cleaning mean you need to have things done in such a way as they would improve the overall efficiency of the space you have to work with. This article has some tips you can use to make it happen: Sweeping your desk As months keep going, you have a lot of items that simply pile up and make a mess you could otherwise simply Read More