The Glasscubes Blog
Bringing you topical information around content management and collaboration and keeping you up to date with Glasscubes features.
Member Portals: Making membership more engaging
The larger a membership base becomes, whether that be internal members, clients or associates, the more resource that will be required to manage your group. Rather than increase staff costs, the provision of a 'Self Service Member Portal' adds value in many ways. This in turn allows you to focus your staff's attention on increasing the service and value offered to your members, resulting in improved engagement and increased retention.Read MorePosted by Jacqui Hogan on 19 March 2018
Why Are Remote Teams & Workers More Motivated?
Anyone who has ever tried remote working is likely to tell you that this is a wonderful way of gaining a more flexible lifestyle. Yet, what you may not realise is that people who work from home are often more highly motivated as well as happier.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 28 February 2018
What Can Businesses Learn from Teamwork in Sport?
Teamwork is one of the key elements in the success of any group of people. Without this, you just get a bunch of individuals doing their own thing without any concern for the overall results.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 13 February 2018
Why is Teamwork So Important in Business?
You have probably heard at some point that everyone needs to work together as a team. There is no “I” in team, after all. Equally, teamwork makes the dream work and together everyone achieves more. Yet, what do these popular phrases actually mean? Basically, why is teamwork so important in business?Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 24 January 2018
Tips on Hiring Remote Staff without Any Fuss
The move towards hiring remote staff has given businesses all over the world a far greater degree of flexibility. It is now possible to build up a team that is effective and cost-efficient without housing them all under one roof. However, the idea of hiring remote staff can be daunting for anyone doing it for the first time. Thankfully, there are some easy tips that will guide you smoothly and painlessly through the process.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 16 January 2018
New year, new goals – update your plan for 2018
Many years ago, in a very rash state of mind, I declared that I was going to become a black belt in Karate. There was much hilarity amongst my friends, as I am not exactly built for power or speed! Nevertheless, I was determined that this would be my goal, and that I would achieve it before I was thirty.Read MorePosted by Jacqui Hogan on 10 January 2018
How to Be a Better Team Leader
Being a team leader is a tough job with a lot of responsibility. It can also be massively satisfying when you see the progress made by your team over time. You can learn a lot about yourself in this role too. If you want to be proud of truly contributing to the success of a team and the personal growth of the staff then the following are a few of the best ways of going about it.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 9 January 2018
Great Ways to Keep Your Remote Team Incentivised
With more people than ever before now working from home, the challenge of keeping remote workers at the top of their game is a hot subject. It is all very well allowing someone to work from home but you can’t then just cut them adrift from the team. The idea of maintaining a sense of unity is a remote team is something many managers approach in different ways.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 3 January 2018
The Best Reasons to Let Your Staff Work from Home
The move towards remote working has seen millions of people all across the planet start to work from home in recent years. This is a change that works on a number of levels, giving both employer and employee some huge benefits in the long-term.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 26 December 2017
What are the Most Important Skills for a Leader?
Many people go through their entire careers dreaming of becoming a leader, but without fully understanding what the role is all about. This is the type of job that is ideal for some people but not for everyone. Therefore, before setting your heart on being a leader it is worth looking at the most important skills needed and seeing whether you possess them.Read MorePosted by Kevin Senior on 18 December 2017