Blogs @ Office Curry

December 18, 2017 0 COMMENTS

5 ways to make working from home productive

Working from home is a benefit coveted by many employees; there are no traffic snarls and long commutes, no fixed working hours, and no need to deal with colleagues you don’t like much. All this […]

December 11, 2017 0 COMMENTS

6 Tips to create a happy workplace

Happy employees work harder than their unhappy peers. The happier your employees are, the better their productivity will be. It is for this reason that employers should strive to create a pleasant workplace. It is […]

December 4, 2017 0 COMMENTS

5 ways to strengthen employee-employer relationship

Creating a strong employee-employer relationship is something all organizations should aim for. Many positive results arise when employers and their workers respect and trust one another. But getting to the point of reciprocal trust and […]

November 27, 2017 0 COMMENTS

How to use social media to boost employee engagement

There is no denying the impact of social media and the digital world in our lives today. Almost everyone has a social media profile on one platform or another. Businesses must appreciate that this is […]

November 20, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Boosting employee morale when the going gets tough

As an employer, you must have learnt to expect the unexpected. The WiFi can go down for indefinite periods of time. There can be rumours about layoffs or budget cuts. The extent of these situations […]

November 13, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Essential tools for start-ups and small businesses

Start-ups and small businesses are often required to do almost everything: manage business operations, take care of marketing, look into customer support and supervise human resources. Starting a new business can be tough, as roadblocks […]

November 6, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Importance of team building activities at the workplace

To accomplish tasks effectively and quickly, it is important for people across the organization to work closely together, as one cohesive team. Since teamwork is so critical to a business’ success, regular team-building activities are […]

October 30, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Transforming work gossip into positive communication

Work gossip is something we all hear, and some of us even indulge in spreading it, whether in person during a smoke break, at the water cooler, via text or through email. There are mixed […]

October 23, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Improving communication in a multilingual workplace

In a multicultural work environment, comprised of employees speaking different languages, communicating effectively can be a major challenge. Business prosperity, survival and growth depend largely on the smooth working relations between the diverse workforce. Human […]

October 9, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Role of effective communication in team building

No one doubts the importance of team building in an organisation, but the necessity to maintain the team and continually foster an environment where it can grow is sometimes overlooked. Effective communication plays an important […]

October 7, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Time savings from using mobile workplace communication apps

More than 50% of organisations use emailers and website announcements, including intranet postings, to communicate with employees. However, using these tools for business-critical communication presents several problems. One of the biggest is that this approach […]

October 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Myths about workplace communication apps

Workplace communication and collaboration apps are transforming the way office communication operates and evolves. They offer a host of services like state-of-the-art security, file sharing, real-time communication across geographies and many more features. However, these […]

September 30, 2017 0 COMMENTS

The evolution of messaging in the workplace

The concept of messaging at work has been around for many years. From AIM to Microsoft Lync, BM to Cotap, a spectrum of messaging tools have enabled employees to better communicate and connect with one […]

September 18, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Tips for effective peer-to-peer communication

Humans are hardwired to seek connection through communication. That’s why good peer-to-peer communication is crucial to the success of the organization. Without it, even the best of the business plans will not succeed. Effective peer-to-peer […]

September 16, 2017 0 COMMENTS

How to effectively manage a remote workforce

Technology has enabled a world in which we don’t need to physically come to work in order to get work done. Managing remote teams is a new reality for most leaders. Not only is this […]

September 10, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Time is money – most so on construction sites

Internal communication challenges are an unfortunate reality for most companies causing job dissatisfaction, delivery delays and cost over-runs. In the construction sector, a large number of employees either work far from the central office or […]

August 30, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Need for enterprise chat apps in the healthcare sector

Organisations in the healthcare sector are accustomed to critical situations such as an emergency call for a certain doctor/nurse, a sudden IT outage, or a regulatory compliance change that warrants immediate attention from multiple stakeholders. […]

August 12, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Need for enterprise chat apps in the hospitality sector

The hotel and hospitality industry is undergoing a revolution. Customer service has become paramount. Increased customer awareness and demands directly impact a hotel’s online reputation. Hotels need to adopt technology to their benefit, tap into […]

May 25, 2017 1 COMMENT

Why business communication apps will replace emails

Email has been in existence for decades and is being used as a collaboration tool by millions of individuals & companies. However, a lot of us are getting dissatisfied with this outdated tool: it is […]