Register for “Workshifting – Essential tools for mobile workstyles” Webinar

The nature of work has changed. You don’t go to work; you take your work with you wherever you go. Join Shawn Snobelen and David Potter from Citrix as they discuss how their market-leading and award-winning cloud-based services are transforming the future of business.Learn why small businesses are using GoTo cloud services to connect, share, and collaborate. Webinar Topic: Workshifting - Essential tools for mobile workstyles Date: Wednesday, November 14 Time: 12 PM (EST) Speakers: Shawn … [Read more...]

The Telework Trend 101 (Part 2/3)

What is Telework? Telework is any type of work that is performed away from a traditional office space through the use of a computer and/or telecommunications technology.  This new employment arrangement accurately reflects the evolution of workspace culture, integration of technology, shifting business objectives, and awareness of the impacts of travel.   By its very nature telework can be performed on a full-time, part-time or occasional basis from essentially four different … [Read more...]

Co Working Attracts Start-Ups & Investors

  By now we have all heard some variation of the co working figures that point to the fact that the number of co working spaces has grown by 400% over the past two years. No matter how this is interpreted, one thing is certain: the trend is undeniable and isn’t losing steam. So what is the ‘big deal’ about co working anyway?   The co working culture and atmosphere is the most effective we have seen at fostering the building of business relationships and allowing ideas to flow freely. … [Read more...]

Recover from your next meeting with an Ostrich pillow

Important Fact: around 20 minutes is ideal for a power nap. Watch the video: … [Read more...]

Stop Losing Leads

On October 9 we will be hosting our second Lunch and Learn of the Fall, called Power up the Performance of your Company’s Sales Team, hosted by Lou Natale here at the Rostie Group. We are the lab for Your Virtual Butler, a CRM solution for workspace providers. A CRM system is instrumental for tracking and converting leads for any business. Here are few more ideas we put together for closing sales once you have your leads. You will never convert 100% of your leads but how do you increase … [Read more...]

The Telework Trend (Part 1/3)

Telework 101 Telework also sometimes referred to as telecommuting, involves the use of information technology which enables workers to work outside a traditional office environment.  Mobile workers enjoy a flexible schedule and can work either a normal forty hour week, or on an occasional basis.  Typically most telework occurs only a day or two a week.  Implementation of a telework program offers significant benefits to employees, employers and their surrounding communities. The Canadian … [Read more...]

The Rostie Group is proud to be the lab for Your Virtual Butler

Web-based services team up: Your Virtual Butler keeps clients updated using ScreenScape Web-based, shared work spaces and property marketing and management software, Your Virtual Butler will display automatically updated content on screens at various sites using ScreenScape. The Rostie Group is proud to be the lab for Your Virtual Butler.  Toronto, ON and Charlottetown, PE. September 11th, 2012 – Developers of Your Virtual Butler (YVB), a specialized e-commerce and work spaces … [Read more...]

Bad Office Posture Can Be a Pain in the Neck (Tips)

  Good posture is important whether you're sitting in a comfy office chair or at a workstation or standing by the water cooler. We spend countless hours sitting in front of the computer screen which can lead to back or neck pain. Fortunately all of this can be avoided by observing some thoughtful tips: Sit right back in your chair Use the chair’s lumbar support to keep your head and neck erect. Take stretch breaks and walking breaks if sitting in an office chair for long periods … [Read more...]

Reasons to Co work You May or May not have Thought of

Discipline. Routine of leaving the house can be just as important to the workaholic as it is to the easily distracted co worker. Industry awareness. Working alongside peers can put your career strategy and assumptions in sharper perspective. Net-WORK in a new city. If you have just moved to a new city you can work, network and learn all at the same time in the same place. It’s green!       Source About the Rostie Group: The Rostie … [Read more...]