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Jive Co-Founder Advises Future Programmers: Invest in Yourself, Be Opportunistic

Not everyone takes the summer off, and the ambitious programmers enrolled in SIE Utah are no exception. These high school students use the summer months to hone their coding skills, and to hear from leaders of local software companies. Matt Peterson, Jive’s Chief Marketing Officer, stopped by to share his thoughts about programming, how it impacted his life, and how young programmers could prepare for the future.

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12 Tips on How to Conference Call Like a Boss

Even if you’ve been on conference calls before, does that mean you know how to conference call like an expert? Depending on how well prepared you are, conference calls—like any other meeting— can be extremely productive . . . or a tremendous waste of time. Here are 12 tips to help you prepare for—and hold—effective conference call meetings that stay on topic and give all participants a chance to contribute.

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10 Reasons You’ll Want Jive Hosted VoIP for Your Real Estate Phone System

Having the right real estate phone system is one way agents can tip the scales in their favor. It can be your secret weapon when it allows you to out-organize and become more responsive than your competition. That’s why a hosted voice (or Hosted VoIP) phone system is gaining traction across so many industries, including real estate. Jive Voice gives you access to a low-maintenance, high-tech solution that frees up your office budget, increases your realtors’ privacy and security, and gives you access to a bevy of productivity-enhancing features.

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8 All-Star Features You Need for Your Contact Center

Even with an all-star staff running your contact center – or your call center – and still not deliver all-star service. Why? Because good service isn’t only about hiring the right people. It’s also about technology. Stellar employees need terrific tools to deliver better experiences to customers. That’s why Jive offers multiple contact center options that include must-have features.

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How to Write an RFP for a Hosted VoIP Phone System

Writing an RFP (request for proposal) can be time-consuming, involves technology details you’re probably not familiar with, and kicks off the arduous service-purchasing process. But it doesn’t have to be that way. At Jive Communications, we’ve drafted our share of RFP responses. We’ve also helped many organizations craft their own RFPs aimed at Hosted VoIP providers. That’s why we wanted to share this list of tips on how to write an effective RFP.