Posts Categorized: Workplace Advice

How to Cold Call: Tips and Techniques for Mastering Cold Calling

January 8th, 2020 | Posted by Vaspian
How to Cold Call

There are very few people out there who genuinely enjoy cold calling. Most find it awkward, others absolutely anxiety-inducing. Millennials especially despise making phone calls, often preferring to email or text the people they need to contact. Yet, while it may be easy to email someone, you will have to cold call someone at least… Read more »

7 Reasons to Offer Remote Working for Your Business

December 19th, 2019 | Posted by Vaspian
7 Reasons to Offer Remote Working for Your Business

As 2019 draws to a close, business owners are setting their sights onto 2020. One of the biggest business trends that is expected for the coming year is remote working. Already, nearly two-thirds of American companies have remote workers, and in 2020, experts believe that the fastest growing jobs will be those that offer remote… Read more »

4 Ways to Improve Employee Experience

December 5th, 2019 | Posted by Vaspian
4 Ways to Improve Employee Experience

Customers are the lifeblood of our businesses, but our employees are the backbone. Indeed, as important as customer service and customer experience are, we can’t let that overshadow how we treat our employees. In fact, good employee experience can translate into good customer experience, meaning that it’s even more important for you treat your employees… Read more »

Customer Service vs. Customer Experience: What They Are and Why They Matter

November 21st, 2019 | Posted by Vaspian
Customer Service vs. Customer Experience: What They Are and Why They Matter

Any successful business should understand the importance of treating their customers right. Both customer service and customer experience are vital parts of a company strategy, but the line between the two can often get muddled. It’s important, however, to make the distinction so that you can properly address your customers’ needs. Let’s take a deeper… Read more »

The Importance of Communication in the Workplace

June 10th, 2019 | Posted by Vaspian

Effective and efficient communication can make or break a company’s productivity and workflow. In recent years, however, despite the advent of emailing, social media, and texting, workplace communication has been suffering. This is mainly because businesses don’t have the proper infrastructure or methods to support easy and efficient communication between employees, clients, and managers. Strengthen… Read more »

The Top 3 Things that Drive Away Your Customers

May 23rd, 2019 | Posted by Vaspian
The Top 3 Things that Drive Away Your Customers

For any business, half the battle is attracting new customers; the other half is keeping them. You might think the first half is the hardest part, but not so much. While customers are patient with the odd mistake, constantly making those mistakes will cause your customers to get fed up and eventually leave. And once… Read more »

Must Know Speakerphone Etiquette

February 13th, 2018 | Posted by Vaspian
Must Know Speakerphone Etiquette

Using a speakerphone at work can be a great way to get multiple people on a call. But with background noises and other distractions, it’s easy for things to go awry. Follow these must-know etiquette tips to make sure your call is a successful one. Be transparent Always ask the person you are calling if… Read more »

A New Way to View LinkedIn

January 8th, 2018 | Posted by Vaspian
A New Way to View LinkedIn

You might think that LinkedIn is only for staying in touch with your old business contacts, and searching for a new job. Well, the platform is great for doing just that. But lately, LinkedIn has taken more of an aggressive approach towards helping small companies grow and maintain their business. Here’s some info on a… Read more »

How to Build a Strong Communication Culture at Work

November 6th, 2017 | Posted by Vaspian
How to Build a Strong Communication Culture at Work

Businesses succeed when employees work well individually and also as a team. But in order for people to work well as a team, communication is essential. So what are things you can do to help build a strong communication culture at work? Get everyone on the same page Meet with your team to set up… Read more »

Importance of Telephones in Businesses

November 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Vaspian
Importance of Telephones in Businesses

Telephones are among the most important tools for any business. Even as social media platforms, email and other digital communication tools become more prevalent, picking up the phone is still the best way to make a personal, voice-based connection with clients, customers and coworkers. Since the first telephone line was created in the late 19th… Read more »