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Image of people walking to and from revolving doors
June 07, 2017
Written by Katie Kregel, Director, Global Corporate Marketing
If you’ve noticed the workplace is undergoing something of an upheaval lately, you’re not alone. In announcing its latest State of the American Workplace survey, Gallup declared “[it’s] changing at a dizzying pace.” New technologies and processes are emerging constantly, reshaping the way we...
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The ShoreTel Teamwork Social Media Contest
May 16, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
On May 2, we kicked off a social media contest seeking the best tips and ideas to improve personal or team productivity at work. Lots of great suggestions were shared on our ShoreTel social channels, but one resonated with all of our judges thanks to its practical, easy-to-implement advice: “Don't...
A group photo of 5 multi-ethic Millennials
May 10, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
With more Millennials in the workplace than any other generation, it’s inevitable that corporate culture will change – and swiftly. In fact, this generation’s influence is being felt already. According to the Wall Street Journal , the Millennial force is forcing businesses to rethink the...
hand drawing of an organization chart
May 09, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
If you’re in charge of rolling out your company’s new communications technology, it’s important to remember that you can’t do it all by yourself. It takes a team to launch a new digital initiative. So before you even begin planning, identify the people who will play pivotal roles in helping you...
ShoreTel Teamwork Social Media Contest
May 02, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
In today’s fast-paced business environment, everyone is looking for ways to work faster, smarter and better. That’s why we’re on the hunt for your best tips to improve personal or team productivity at work. The ShoreTel Teamwork™ social media contest officially kicked off on May 2, 2017, and will...
Multiple hands touching the cloud
April 27, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
In the not-so-distant past, workplace collaboration meant sending hard copies of documents around the office and discussing the status of a project around a conference table. Then, a couple of decades ago, innovations such as word processing, spreadsheet software and the Internet introduced us to...
people working across a map of the world
March 28, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
Even though remote work and virtual teams are regular features of the modern workplace, many managers still find themselves uncomfortable overseeing such arrangements. Their main concern: will productivity drop once an employee is set up outside the office? The truth, however, is that with the...
Man speaking from video screen to a team of office workers
March 15, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
Even as video conferencing becomes a staple of workplace meetings, it’s also presenting new challenges for effective business communications. For instance, some people may be reluctant to appear on camera because it forces them out of their comfort zone. But there are other issues as well. A poorly...
Group of cyclists in a race
March 07, 2017
Written by Frederic Gillant, Vice President & Managing Director of Asia Pacific
I love cycling – riding as well as watching a skilled road racing team going through its paces. Those guys in the peloton know all about working together. The lead rider powers along for 30 seconds or so, then slips back while the next rider takes his place, and everyone zips along in perfect...
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Clocks showing different times in different cities
February 16, 2017
Written by Pam Bednarczyk, Content Marketing Manager
Managing a dispersed team can be tough enough, but directing a global workforce adds several layers of complexity. To keep everyone on the same page, you need to navigate a variety of obstacles which may include multiple time zones, diverse languages and disparate technologies. Beyond logistical...

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