Adcem now on TAMS

04 Oct ADCEM PHARMACEUTICALS NOW ON TAMS

ADCEM PHARMACEUTICALS NOW ON TAMS

 

Managing employee in any organisation is quite tedious considering the herculean task involved in managing employee from recruitment to retirement hence why one of the foremost Pharmaceutical company in Nigeria has now adopted TAMS into her operation to manage her employees.

Adcem Pharmaceuticals, a technology, and innovation-driven healthcare company and Nigeria’s Leading provider of renal care solutions and Pneumatic Tube System. Adcem is the sole representative of FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE (FME), GmbH, Germany – the world’s leader in renal care and also the sole representative of MEDCOMP INC., USA (MEDCOMP), the number one company in the world in the area of vascular access.

Adcem Pharmaceuticals now joins over 1,000 TAMS clients across Nigeria and West Africa. TAMS is renowned for its affordability and ease of use – attributes such as these have made it a workplace solution of choice for small, medium and large organizations.

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10 Worplace Safety Tips For Employees

03 Oct TOP 10 WORKPLACE SAFETY TIPS FOR EMPLOYEES

Employee Workplace safety cannot exist on best practice guidelines, ergonomics and policies alone. A safe working environment is based on how well the people, in both management and on the factory floor, adherence to and communicate about safety standards.

The foundation of any successful workplace safety effort is one that encourages employees to identify unsafe behaviors and opportunities for improvement while also making well-informed safety decisions during daily routine tasks

Here’s the Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips Every Employee Should Know to help you inform your own workers and create a workplace safety environment based on shared responsibility:

1) Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

This step requires knowing the particular hazards of your job or workplace. Once you’ve learned these risks, you are able to keep clear of potentially hazardous areas, and potentially hazardous situations. Also, always be alert of machinery.

2) Keep Correct Posture To Protect Your Back

If you work at a desk, keep your shoulders in line with your hips to avoid back problems. If you’re picking things up, use correct form so your back does not get hurt. Avoid bending and twisting at the same time. If possible, always use ergonomic designed furniture and safety equipment so everything you need is within easy reach.

3) Take Regular Breaks

So many work-related injuries and illnesses occur because a worker is tired, burned out and not alert to their surroundings. Taking regular breaks helps you stay fresh on the job. One trick to staying alert is to schedule the most difficult tasks when your concentration is best, like first thing in the morning.

4) Use Tools And Machines Properly

Take the proper precautions when using tools, and never take shortcuts. Taking shortcuts is one of the leading cause of workplace injury. It’s a huge safety risk to use scaffolding as a ladder or one tool in place of another for a specific job. Using tools the right way greatly reduces the chance of workplace injury.

5) Keep Emergency Exits Easily Accessible        

In case of an emergency, you’ll need quick, easy access to the exits. It’s also recommended to keep clear access to equipment shutoffs in case you need to quickly stop them from functioning.

6) Report Unsafe Conditions To Your Supervisor

Your supervisor needs to be informed about any workplace safety hazards or risks. They are legally obligated to ensure their employees have a safe working environment and will take care of the unsafe conditions and make them safe for you and your coworkers.

7) Use Mechanical Aids Whenever Possible

Instead of attempting to carry or lift something that’s really heavy in an attempt to save a sliver of time during your workday, take the extra minute to use a wheelbarrow, conveyor belt, crank or forklift. Too many injury risks are involved with trying to lift something that weighs too much.

8) Stay Sober

Around three percent of workplace fatalities occur due to alcohol and drugs. When a worker’s ability to exercise judgment, coordination, motor control, concentration or alertness is compromised, this leads to any number of risks for workplace injury and fatalities.

9) Reduce Workplace Stress

Stress can lead to depression and concentration problems. Common causes of workplace stress include long hours, heavy workload, job insecurity and conflicts with coworkers or managers. Take your concerns about workplace stress to your supervisor to see how they might help you address them.

10) Wear The Correct Safety Equipment

If you’re not wearing the correct safety equipment for a task, you may get injured. Depending on the job, equipment like earplugs, earmuffs, hard hats, safety goggles, gloves or a full-face mask greatly reduce the risk of workplace injury.

It is up to facility managers and business owners to get their employees on board with workplace safety efforts, encouraging them to become active members in the process. Share with them the workplace injury statistics and the inherent risks their job presents to them on a daily basis. Provide incentives that reward them for exemplifying great workplace safety behavior. These simple initiatives really do make all of the difference.

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Google 20

28 Sep 20 THINGS YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE

How much do you think your life will change if Google disappears tomorrow?

Google has been serving billions of people around the world for 2 decades, and as they celebrate their 20th anniversary, let’s take a look at 20 things you did not know about Google.

 

20 things you did not know about the Search Engine Giant

  1. Its original name was “Backrub”
  2. Google’s name comes from the mathematical term ‘GOOGOL’
  3. The original “I’m feeling lucky’ option cost the Search Engine giant up to $110 Million per year
  4. The first Google Doodle was inspired by Burning Man
  5. Google made an agreement with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) in exchange for a private runway
  6. The Company owns common misspellings of its own names www.gooogle.com, www.goggle.com and www.googlr.com
  7. They rent goats to mow the lawn of their headquarters
  8. The Founders were not happy when “Google” was added to the dictionary — in 2006 the Merriam Webster and Oxford English dictionary included the definition for Google for the first time
  9. There are over 2.3 Million Google searches per second, over 100 Billion searches per month and over 2 trillion searches annually
  10. Jeff Bezos, the founder, and CEO of Amazon was one of their first investors.
  11. Stanford University holds the patent to Google’s Page-rank algorithm
  12. In January 2017. Google was fined $5 Billion for violating anti-trust laws by the European Union Regulators for manipulating their search result.
  13. You can set your Google language to Klingon, Elmer Fudd, Pirate, and other unique options.
  14. Yahoo, Altavista, and Excite all declined to buy Googe for $1 Million, but today the Search Engine giant is worth over a $100 Billion.
  15. They replaced Apple as the most valuable brand in the world in 2017
  16. They bought Youtube in 2006 for $1.65 Billion
  17. PACMAN — In 2010, to celebrate PACMAN 30th Anniversary, the Search Engine giant brought the 1980’s classic to its search page – just type PACMAN in the search box, press ‘ENTER’, click to play and that’s it. You can use the scroll keys on your keyboard as controls.
  18. CALCULATOR – You need a scientific calculator on the go, just type CALCULATOR in the search box, press ‘ENTER’ and that’s it.
  19. Through their search box you can roll a dice for board games, mathematical calculations etc, also you can flip a coin. All you need to do is type the words in the search box and press ‘ENTER’
  20. ATARI BREAKOUT – in 2013, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of ATARI’s game ‘Breakout’, just like PACMAN, the Search Engine giant made ‘BreakOut’ playable from search. For this to work, you need to do an image search. Type the word ‘Atari Breakout’ in the search box and select the Images option. For controls, you can use your mouse or scroll keys on your keyboard.

Google goes beyond what meets the eye, we celebrate them and appreciate them for the 20 years of great service and we expect more and greater achievements from them.

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Lufthansa joins TAMS

27 Sep LUFTHANSA NOW ON TAMS

Lufthansa now on TAMS

Lufthansa traces its history to 1926 when Deutsche Luft Hansa A.G. was formed in Berlin. DLH, as it was known, was Germany’s flag carrier until 1945. On 1 April 1955, the Airline won approval to start scheduled domestic flights, linking Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Cologne, and Munich. The Airline started International flights on 15 May 1955. The Airline is the largest German airline and, when combined with its subsidiaries, it is the largest airline in Europe both in terms of fleet size.

To assure safety and reliability for her customers, Lufthansa places much value on healthy employee relationship, team orientation, discipline, reliability, responsibility, commitment, and excellence. Which is why they recently deployed the TAMS brand of workplace technologies at their Victoria Island office in Lagos to improve employee productivity and great customer experience.

Lufthansa now joins over 1,000 TAMS clients across Nigeria and West Africa. TAMS is renowned for its affordability and ease of use – attributes such as these have made it a workplace solution of choice for small, medium and large organizations.

 

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25 Sep BECOME THE PASSWORD WITH BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES

This is the age where we humans, through biometric technology, become the passwords and access to the things and places they want secured.

 

In an age where passwords, access codes, access cards have become inadequate and almost obsolete, security experts and manufacturers are finally offering some viable and cutting-edge alternative authentication methods that individuals and businesses can explore for effective and efficient security. This is the age where we humans, through biometric technology, become the passwords and access to the things and places they want secured.

Biometric access control enables and controls access at your organization or home based on human physical attributes, such as facial recognition, voice recognition, body heat, motion, fingerprints, hand geometry, iris, and retinal scans. It is a known fact that passwords can easily be compromised these days even with little effort and know-how. Biometric technology takes away that error and complexity inherent in the use of passwords to gain access to equipment or places. Note that the most secure places on earth are being secured with cutting-edge biometric technologies.

Outlined below are key benefits of biometric access control and how you can properly protect your facility for maximum security.

Biometric Access Control Benefits

Although biometric readers and more traditional access control equipment, such as keycards, have similar security purposes, physical attribute identification, such as fingerprints or facial recognition, makes false authentication more difficult. Biometrics can also add more convenience, as employees never have to worry about forgetting or losing keycards, keys, access codes or PINs.

With biometric readers, you can customize and control access to your building, restricted rooms and areas within it. If a breach occurs, you can quickly determine who was present and take required actions and needed measures. You can also employ the use of biometric time and attendance systems to keep track of your employees’ attendance and productivity levels at work.

Biometric access control is most common in high-security environments, organisations and controlled environments, such as government buildings, Data Centers, File Rooms, and IT Equipment Rooms.

Practice Appropriate Security Measures

Although biometric access control readers can add convenience and security, you must properly secure and install equipment. Keep the following tips in mind:

  1. Test your systems before rollout. Ensure biometric readers accurately detect the correct physical attributes for each employee. Before widespread adoption, have employees test that biometric devices are reading features correctly, and granting access as intended.
  2. Train employees on usage. Provide employees with guidelines and training resources to ensure they understand how the equipment works.
  3. Integrate as part of a comprehensive security plan. Biometrics should not serve as a standalone system. Integrate biometric readers with other security mechanisms (i.e. monitored alarms, motion sensors, and video surveillance, etc.) for maximum protection.
  4. Plan for a backup, should biometric readers fail, due to a power or Internet outage, or equipment malfunction. Additional security measures, such as passcodes or keycards, can provide employees with secondary access if needed.
  5. Work closely with a trusted vendor. Recommended biometric equipment varies depending on your business operations, location, environment, and necessary security levels. For questions on how you can ensure maximum security at your business with biometric access control, contact your vendor.

Some Biometric Systems to Consider.

Iris Scanning

This biometric technology is simpler than you might think, with an iris security system, you need a basic charge-coupled device (CCD) camera, which makes use of both visible and near-infrared light to capture a high-contrast picture of your eye.

This type of high-contrast digital picture taking makes it easy to isolate your pupil from your iris, and allows computer software to determine several unique measurements, including the location of the center of your pupil, the edge of your pupil, the edge of your iris, and the location of your eyelids and eyelashes. All of these measurements unique to you can then be stored and referenced in future iris scans.

Vein Scanning

Just as iris and fingerprints, veins are unique from individual to individual and tamper proof. In vein biometrics, the charge-coupled device (CCD) camera is also used, the CCD Camera takes a digital picture with the help of some near-infrared light. The hemoglobin in your red blood cells, which carry oxygen, absorb this light, returning an image that shows your veins as black in a digital picture. And just like in iris scanning, an algorithm identifies the unique patterns in your veins, stores it, and uses it for future comparisons.

Fingerprint Scanning

Where biometric technologies start to get advanced is what we have seen in smartphones these past few years. Many iPhone and Android phones ship with a built-in fingerprint scanner, allowing you to access all of your apps and even make payments with a simple scan of your finger. This technology has steadily evolved throughout the years, progressing from optical scanners to today’s capacitive scanners and the future’s ultrasonic scanners.

5 Ways Biometric Access Control Systems Will Increase Safety in your Organisation and home

  1. You are the access credential; such credentials cannot be duplicated.
  2. Access can be revoked with the click of a button.
  3. Surveillance video can be combined with door actions for better visibility.
  4. Know who accessed your doors when, and where they went next.
  5. Lock down your entire facility — instantly.

 

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For more enquires on the best biometric system(s) fit for purpose in your homes and organization please contact us

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19 Sep TAMS Unique Packages and Features

Curb Time Theft, achieve Productivity with TAMS

TAMS Cloud Biometric Solution is a proven system that has improved organizations return on investment through an automated system of detecting time theft and curbing employee’s laxity. Services on TAMS Solution includes Time Attendance, Payroll System, JobCloud, Verification and Identity Management, Electronic Voting, Event Management, Asset Management, Reports & Statistics, and Communication.

The TAMS biometric solution also comes with a motivational package called the TAMS Ambassador – SME’s can take advantage of this initiative to improve employee performance and productivity by honouring the most productive employees in their organisation.

Hereunder are the packages organisations can choose from to meet their daily human resource management needs effectively and efficiently.

 

Packages and Features

  1. TAMS CLASSIC, a freemium version of the TAMS HRM solution aimed at providing small and medium businesses with an easily accessible workforce management solution. The business owner has access to basic features such as attendance, payroll, etc. without a license fee. This Includes
  • Employee directory
  • Shift management
  • Attendance management
  • Payroll management (NIBSS integration)
  • Productivity & Performance management
  • Leave management
  • Exemption requests

  1. TAMS PREMIUM, a licensed version with full human resource modules, a wide range of features and multiple reports for a token annual subscription. It takes care of the regular human resource demands, thus helping both the business owner and human resource professional focus their time and energy on other meaningful work.

  The TAMS Premium provides access to all the HRM features and a suite of comprehensive attendance reports.

  • Employees Information Management
  • Multi User Privilege
  • Multi-Location Access
  • Employee Self Service
  • TAMS Mobile App Integration
  • Recruitment Management
  • Performance (Appraisal) Management
  • Attendance Log Report
  • Leave Management
  • Exemption Management
  • Task Scheduler
  • Shift Management
  • Payroll & Remittance Management (NIBBS Integration)
  • Loan management
  • Communications (SMS & Email)
  • 22 Comprehensive Attendance Reports

  1. TAMS PLATINUM is an annual subscription-based service that offers all the features of TAMS Premium together with extensive customized services based on the user’s needs; such as user-specific report templates, information, and data.

  1. TAMS BESPOKE is a fully customized offering of all attendance and human resource modules and features on the client’s server.

 

For more enquires about the TAMS Biometric Solution and the TAMS Ambassador initiative please contact..
+2348112677777, +2348113677777
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11 Sep Top 10 Professional Life Hacks

These Life hacks will be game-changing for you and your schedule.

When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it’s not because they have more hours in the day than you. It’s because somehow they’ve figured out how to deploy those hours in a way that is more effective and more productive, and allows for compounding results.

Whether your goal is to take your career to the next level or to just have more control over your personal schedule, these are the 10 life hacks you absolutely need to implement in your daily routine:

1. Set alarms for everything.

I know I’m not the only person who lives by the mantra, “If it’s not in my mobile calendar, it doesn’t happen.”

Success tends to be the result of being able to manage more with less–meaning you can handle 10x the responsibilities of most people, but with the same (or even less) effort. This goes back to the idea of working smart, not hard.

So, with an increase in responsibilities, you can’t expect yourself to remember everything. In fact, it’s a waste of brainpower. Just set reminders and show up when you need to. It’s that easy.

2. If someone wants to schedule a call, send a Google calendar invite.

Building on the above, if someone emails you requesting a call–or if you email someone to schedule a call–always, always, always send a Google call invite.

Not only does this ensure you don’t forget, but it ensures the other person won’t forget either. And more than that, it shows you’re on top of your game.

You’re organized, and you’re going to be there when you say you’re going to be there.

3. Chunk your activities together–don’t bounce between different tasks.

Do you have tons of calls this week? See if you can move them all to one afternoon, back to back to back.

Do you have a bunch of video editing to do? Do it all in the morning, instead of doing some now and then some later.

Do you need to think through a big pitch for a potential client? Block off an evening to focus on that and only that.

By performing related tasks one after the other, you’re able to move so much faster. The reason is that you get in your flow for that one specific type of activity. Whereas, if you have a call, then try to edit a video for 40 minutes, then respond to two emails, and then hop on another call, by the time it’s 2 p.m. you’re going to be brain-dead and exhausted.

4. Don’t start your day by answering emails. Start with your hardest tasks.

Most entrepreneurs that live by this golden rule.

When you start your day by checking your inbox, you immediately put yourself in a reactive state. You’re reacting to the day, to other people’s requests, instead of setting out to get done what you know you need to get done, first.

Instead, start your morning with a tough task. Work through the hard stuff earlier on, and save the mind-numbing email tasks for lunch or later in the day. But don’t waste those precious morning hours responding to other people’s requests.

They can wait. (And that’s not out of disrespect–just an awareness of protecting your time.)

5. Do free work for someone you very badly want to learn from.

This is a severely undervalued professional life hack.

I am a firm believer in doing free work in exchange for the opportunity to learn. Most people don’t think this way. They reach a certain level of success or status within their career and refuse to play that “intern” role ever again.

I’ll be an intern for the rest of my life if it means learning the things I want to learn.

I would much rather sacrifice a short-term financial gain for a long-term knowledge gain. Even today, there are people I work with for free purely because they know things that I want to learn, specifically from them.

And you know what’s funny?

If you’re good at what you do, that free work almost always leads to bigger and better opportunities.

6. Save more than you spend.

Most people don’t task risks–personally and professionally–because of money.

For example, a lot of people don’t leap from your 9 to 5 to do something they really enjoy purely because they can’t stomach the financial risk. They don’t have enough saved up to make that sort of decision comfortably.

OK, why don’t you have enough saved up? Probably because you spend more than you save.

Having money in the bank is what allows you to take risks, build bigger ideas, and ultimately live a more fulfilling life. So, by any means necessary, work toward a lifestyle that allows you to save more than you spend.

This, in itself, will change your outlook on life.

7. Build your personal brand online.

Do you want to know the single most powerful professional life hack out there?

Having a personal brand.

When people know who you are, they reach out to you.

When people know what you’re all about, opportunities come your way.

When people know what value you can provide, they want to work with you (and only you).

And all of those things come as a result of sharing what you know and putting yourself out there–a.k.a. building a personal brand.

Whenever I explain this concept to people, the majority see it as a cost. “But it will take a long time for people to know who I am and what I do,” they say.

And they’re right. It’s definitely an investment. But it’s an investment that pays returns you will never see by continuing to approach business one coffee conversation at a time.

Building a personal brand allows you to scale your knowledge. And that’s power.

8. Schedule time to relax.

Having commitments from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. is not realistic. And it’s also not sustainable.

A better long-term model (to ensure you don’t burn out, crash, and then spend a week recovering) is to deliberately schedule time to relax. If you have calls all morning, give yourself an hour to go grab lunch uninterrupted. If you have a crazy week, spend your weekend doing something to recharge.

Laddering up in life means playing the long game.

9. Delegate as much as possible.

If you value an hour of your time at X, then anything below that cost, outsource.

Delegation is one of the only ways you can really scale your time. And a lot of people struggle to delegate for two reasons:

If you want to be a one-person show, then by all means, keep doing everything yourself. But if you want to scale your time and build something bigger than yourself, then you’re going to have to let go of some of that emotional attachment.

10. The more successful you get, remind yourself to stay open and humble.

Here’s a life hack most business people never talk about.

Let’s say you start achieving a ton of success in your life. You go from being that young and hungry entrepreneur to an industry superstar.

Now what?

For most people, this is where ego gets involved. They start seeing themselves as better than everyone else. They take fewer meetings, answer fewer calls. They distance themselves from the world, because they feel like they have nothing left to prove.

That’s a fast track to closing doors of opportunity.

The bigger you get, and the more success you find, the more you have to work to stay open and humble. Continue to say, “Sure, I’d love to grab coffee” with people who reach out (assuming you can realistically make the time). Continue to answer calls, hop on smaller podcasts, share what you know, and give back.

Giving, in itself, is a life hack that people forget exists. The more you give, nine times out of 10, something good comes back.

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03 Aug Basic Fire Prevention Tips

 

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       Basic Fire Prevention Tips

  • Switch off all appliances and electrical outlets when not in use or before leaving your home.
  • In the office, shut down your computer and turn off the power switch when you’re leaving for the day.
  • Do not overload electrical outlets.
  • Install smoke detectors in your home to alert you to the presence of smoke.
  • Do not overcharge your mobile devices such as hand-phones and tablets by leaving them to charge overnight.
  • Never store combustible items/materials near heat sources.
  • Check for broken wires and exposed wiring and if you find any replace them.
  • Keep matches and lighters safely stowed away from children.
  • Keep a 1-kg dry powder fire extinguisher in your bedroom in case of emergency.

If you encounter an Out Break

  • Call these emergency lines 01 6584712, 7280500, 7280501, 7280502, 7280503
  • Shut the door behind you but don’t lock it. Cover the bottom gap of the door with a blanket or rug to prevent smoke from seeping through.
  • Lay flat on the floor for more oxygen
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Time Management TAMS

03 Aug TIME MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR SME’S

Many believe the reason behind time-tracking is punitive and designed to frustrate workers; but in reality, time-tracking helps eliminate redundancy and streamline work process to successfully reduce overhead costs. It has been proved that company lose 25% on ROI due to employee not paying attention or taking time management seriously. Effective time management helps improve and increase drastically ROI.

There’s a good reason for proper time management because the hard truth is that people pay less attention to time management with the usual adage African Time which in turn brings about laxity amongst employees by arriving work late, absenteeism etc. all these drains productivity. And, as you’ve likely found, wasted time impacts the revenue for a small business with limited resources.

Smart Time Management Solutions are readily available, to allow employees to develop a pre-set plan for how they spend each work hour. The paper/spreadsheet-based time tracking system is so yesteryear and hardly serves today’s dynamic work environment.

What you need, instead, is an agile time-tracking solution that captures the number of hours an individual has worked in real time. Here are time management tools small businesses can incorporate to better utilize their time.

  1. Biometrics Time Attendance Clocking Machine
  2. TAMS Human Resources Application

1. Biometrics Time Attendance Clocking Machine

If you have been using spreadsheets for time tracking but want something more robust, a biometrics time attendance clocking machine is a great alternative. It is simple, to install and built for accuracy. This time-tracking tool allows you to accurately track clock-in and clock-out time and also eradicate buddy punch i.e staffs signing in for each other that is rampant with the attendance signing sheet. There are series of clocking devices such as:-

  • TAMS Lite
  • TAMS Chrome
  • TAMS Leo

2. TAMS Human Resources Management Application

TAMS HRM is an end-to-end HR solution that is configured to meet your company’s human resource management needs. It enables you to access and manage employee information anywhere, anytime for FREE without any Re-occurring cost, through your computer and any intelligent devices (iPad, Laptop, Phones etc.).

TAMS HRM with Core HR software provides real-time transactions, reduces administrative effort, increases data quality, and provides a seamless user experience. Our technology provides accurate, real-time data to enable decision makers with business intelligence they can use. Embedded with the solution is a payroll system that enables you first-hand harmonize hours worked with time spent. Other benefits include:

  • Salaries Remittance and Statutory Deduction Management
  • Comprehensive Appraisal Management.
  • Cadre and Staff management
  • Retirement Management.
  • Loan Manager
  • Extensive Report
  • Pensions Management and Remittance.
  • Recruitment Management
  • Payee Management and Remittance
  • Multi-User and Multi-Location Function
  • Communication (SMS and Email)
  • TAMS Mobile APP

Conclusion

Each of these tools serves different purposes, but all are designed to save you time and make you more productive at work. However, it is recommended that you contact a professional for advice on a proper Time Management Solution set up.

Feel free to contact us for free consultancy on Time Management Set up, call 08083846345, 08054539109 for more also visit

Culled from http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/254812

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27 Jul Tips to Stay Safe on Social Media

social media
With so many of us using social media today, sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn make perfect targets for scams.
Here are our top 10 tips to stay safe on social media:

1. Use a strong password. The longer it is, the more secure it will be.
2. Use a different password for each of your social media accounts.
3. Set up your security answers. This two factor authentication is available for most social media sites.
4. If you have social media apps on your phone, be sure to password protect your device.
5. Be selective with friend requests. If you don’t know the person, don’t accept their request. It could be a fake account.
6. Click links with caution. Social media accounts are regularly hacked. Look out for language or content that does not sound like something your friend would post.
7. Be careful about what you share. Don’t reveal sensitive personal information ie: home address, financial information, phone number. The more you post the easier it is to have your identity stolen.
8. Become familiar with the privacy policies of the social media channels you use and customize your privacy settings to control who sees what.
9. Protect your computer by installing antivirus software to safeguard. Also ensure that your browser, operating system, and software are kept up to date.
10. Remember to log off when you’re done.
Culled from https://carleton.ca/its/2016/social-media-safety/

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