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Best Practices to Manage Remote Workers

Best Practices to Manage Remote Workers

by Hillary Gamblin     Friday, July 28th, 2017.

The trend of hiring full-time remote workers is growing exponentially. So how do managers successfully lead these budding populations of remote workers?

Phone Etiquette in the Workplace

Phone Etiquette in the Workplace

by Hillary Gamblin     Wednesday, July 26th, 2017.

While 80% of millennials sleep with their cellphones at night, the millennial workforce is woefully unprepared to place an outbound call.

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[Breaking News] Funniest Tweets in the Wake of Marketo Outage

by Ryan Alleman     Tuesday, July 25th, 2017.

Welcome to the Marketo Outage of 2017! If you went to Marketo’s website earlier, it was down. Which meant marketing teams were locked out of their accounts, leaving them unable to work on any of their campaigns. And as is the case whenever an event like this threatens marketing teams, what do we do? We come together and tweet. Check out some of our favorite tweets here.


5 Gold Star Reviews for Jive Voice

by Hillary Gamblin     Tuesday, July 25th, 2017.

At Jive, we like to win.

Software Advice—a subsidiary of the world’s leading research and advisory company, Gartner, Inc., is a company dedicated to analyzing, reviewing, and recommending software to businesses—recently announced Jive Voice is among the top 5 for the 2017 Reviewer’s Choice for Small Business Phone Software.

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How to Pitch a Business Idea to Your Boss: 6 Steps to Score That “Yes”

by Ryan Alleman     Monday, July 24th, 2017.

No matter what industry you’re in, it helps to know how to pitch a business idea to your boss. So when that terrific idea does hit you—the one that’ll change your company forever—you’ll know how to convince your boss to say “Yes!” and then champion the idea to his or her boss. Here are six steps to make your ideas shine.

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Workplace Etiquette 101 – Refresher Course!

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, July 18th, 2017.

After working in the same office for several years, it’s easy to settle in and begin viewing the workplace as an extension of your home. Unfortunately, regardless of how long you’ve worked for a company, the workplace isn’t your home and, therefore, should not be treated as such. If office etiquette has been lacking in your workplace as of late, here is a refresher course.

11 Small Business Tips for 2017

11 Small Business Tips for 2017

by Jive Guest Author     Sunday, July 16th, 2017.

Here are eleven tips from iconic business owners to provide some inspiration for small businesses to finish the year on a strong note.

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2017 Small Business Web Design and UX Trends

by Jive Guest Author     Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

Whether you’re a small business looking for a WordPress Web Design or in the throes of developing an international e-commerce business, web design should form an integral part of your marketing strategy.

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Personal Brand or Company Brand? The New Realities of Life Online

by Jive Guest Author     Thursday, July 13th, 2017.

Personal branding is in the air! Here are a few of the perils, as well as the promise, of building a personal brand. Your personal brand is a transferable asset. Even if you’re happily employed, it’s important to continue to build a network and an online presence.

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Back to Basics: Communication 101

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, July 11th, 2017.

We spend hours weeding through our in-boxes, preparing reports and attending meetings. We talk, we text, we tweet. But, for all of the channels we have to reach each other — many of our most impassioned messages remain “lost in translation.” Whether we are considering the pitfalls of presentations, addressing the power of body language, or lamenting the e-mail epidemic — having the skills to communicate effectively matters.

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