The technology you use while working flexibly is vital to your performance. It is in fact due to the advancing technology of today that so many employees and employers are no longer feeling the need to travel to work every morning.
Therefore, remembering what technology you use is important. You can start ticking off your list every point that you’ve taken care of until you’re ready to proceed.
Work fast, clean and well
1. Firstly, you need a fast, clean and well-working computer. Whether it’s a desktop computer or a laptop is irrelevant, as long as it is a strong and safe computer. You need to ensure it can load quickly and more importantly that you have space on your drive for new documents and files. There are always USB’s and external hard-drives ready for use if your laptop is originally small in storage, but saving and ensuring every document is safe is a major part of staying organised and professional with your work. And keeping it clean physically and have a clean work space is another way of making certain you can focus and work.
Save, save, and save again
2. Other storage ideas include online storage, for example One Drive, Google Drive and Cloud Storage. Plus, with online storage, you can access your files anywhere and on any computer.
Another thing to remember is the safety behind your computer. Ensure that you have your anti-virus software set up and you’re safe from any viruses or technical problems that may occur. Read more about the safety & back-up side of technology.
It's not just about the computer
3. Beside your main computer, another technological asset to your work is your phone. A lot of office jobs involve communication. If you can dedicate a separate telephone in your home just for work, then that is ideal. However, if you use your mobile phone, then ensure it is always close to you and charged fully. If there are any technical problems appearing, then ensure it is fixed as soon as possible.
Lastly, owning a tablet is also a great asset to your work load. The great advantages to a tablet are their mobility and small size. Not only can you take them with you anywhere, but you can also use it to multi-task between your laptop and your tablet.
Successful Work Comes With Good Technology!
Technology is all about organizing yourself and allowing your work to come through smoothly. There’s a lot of access and research that often needs to be done, hence why the Internet is also a major part of a successful workplace. You can compare best broadband providers and decide which one fulfills your needs to the best quality.
Having a fast broadband provider is not as hard to find nowadays as it used to be. In fact, some deals don't always involve a telephone and TV, so you can choose exactly what you want and not have to pay for all the other features. Being online means you can have conferences over Skype without travelling, and depending on your internet connection, you can update and work on your website fast and with no worry.
Organizing your technology is almost like laying down the foundation for your flexible work. This will ensure success and constant progression in your job, no matter where you are or for how long.
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