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4 Tips from Our IT Team on Working Together

National IT Pro Day

Working in IT isn’t glamorous. There is a lot of hard work, research and problem solving that goes into working as an IT professional, and more often than not, these professionals are under-acknowledged or unrecognized by the rest of the organization. Today, on National IT Professional Day, we wanted to give our readers a little more insight into what it’s ...

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PGi Named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace for the 6th Year

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For the sixth year in a row, PGi is honored to be named a Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace by The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption®! Since 2007, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, America’s only non-profit public charity dedicated to finding adoptive children waiting in foster care, has compiled this annual list honoring companies committed to offering support with financial assistance and ...

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The Key to Your Next Raise Could Be Going on Vacation

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  As summer comes to a close, so, too, does vacation season. If you haven’t capitalized on your vacation time yet this year, then you should probably start planning because, as it turns out, going on vacation might be just what you need to secure your next raise and improve your work performance. Yes, you heard me correctly: going on vacation ...

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PGi’s “Collaboration Software Install Checklist” Will Help You Choose the Right Collaboration Tool for Your Needs

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Choosing a collaboration software that perfectly suits your needs can be a daunting task. Collaboration isn’t one-size-fits-all, and there are a number of important factors to consider, including how the solution will be integrated into your company. Quality collaboration software brings you more than just cutting-edge features; great collaboration software provides you with the comfort of security and reassurance that ...

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eBook: UC&C for Telco Carriers: A Clear Vision for a Complex Playing Field

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As technology continues its rapid evolution, few industries are insulated from disruption. Old-fashioned notions of “business as usual” are being bulldozed, pushed aside for a new era of increased agility, transparency and interconnectivity. Telco Carriers and Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are no exception; if anything, it’s a category with compelling innovation and fierce, fast-moving competition. Carriers are challenged by declining ...

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Infographic: UC&C for Telco Carriers

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Over the last few years, there has been major shifts in the unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) landscape. With new, over-the-top (OTT) brands, such as Facebook and Google, entering the communications market place as competitors, much of Telco Carriers’ traditional strategies will need to be revisited in order to protect and grow their base of business. To understand how UC&C market ...

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A Productivity Method to Make Your Next 30 Days More Productive Than Your Last 3 Months

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When you experience a lull in productivity or a slump in motivation, it’s all too easy to blame time management as the root of the problem. However, managing your time more effectively to get more done is not necessarily the answer to increased productivity. Surprisingly enough, the psychological state you’re in when tackling an important task plays a much larger ...

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25 Ways Collaboration and the World Wide Web Have Changed Our Lives in 25 Years

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We live in a world of shrinking attention spans, with new technology and trends continuously popping up and trying to be ‘the next big thing’. In this day and age, one of the surest signs of success is simply enduring the passage of time and remaining relevant. August 2016 marks a crucial milestone for PGi as we celebrate our 25th ...

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Flex Work Schedules Could Help Attract Top Talent

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If you’ve spent any amount of time reading our blog, you know that we are huge advocates for finding the perfect balance between professional and personal life. And while that’s an ideal goal, a recent EY survey revealed that one-third of employees report that managing a work-life balance has become harder than ever before. The same survey also showed that ...

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9 Productivity Tips to Close Out PGi’s Summer Hours Campaign

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All summer long we’ve been bringing you a (seemingly) endless stream of productivity tips to help you put 90 minutes of free time back in your work week so you can enjoy your summer. They say that all good things must come to an end and, sadly, that applies to our productivity tips. To close out our Summer Hours initiative, ...

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Infographic: PGi’s Summer Hours Survey Reveals How Respondents Would Utilize 90 Extra Minutes In Their Work Week

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With the summer quickly approaching its end, you might be feeling the pressure to make the most out of your remaining days in the sun. PGi is here to help you enjoy the end of summer with our Summer Hours campaign. Our Summer Hours campaign has one goal: to allow you to enjoy more of your summer by freeing up ...

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Jill Rowley and Getting to Know Your Buyer: STAGEnext 2016 Keynote Recap

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From August 17 to 19, 2016, PGi held its annual sales conference, STAGEnext, which featured a keynote address by the widely-regarded salesperson and social selling extraordinaire, Jill Rowley. In her keynote speech, Rowley shared valuable selling insights and tips for the contemporary salesperson. The following is an overview of Rowley’s keynote speech. A successful salesperson is an adaptable salesperson, one ...

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Summer FOMO is Compromising Your Productivity

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If you’ve ever spent time in the southern United States during the peak of summer, you know how hot it gets. Here at PGi’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, we’ve already conquered more than 40 days of 90 degree temperatures, with nothing but the occasional 5 minute downpour once every ten days to help the situation. And as the forecast continues ...

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Introduction of iMeet 5.0 Comes to Life Using Well-Known Rugby Scrum Method

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Scrum – Noun: A play in rugby in which players are strategically aligned with heads down and arms interlocked, while pushing forward.  Rugby, a growing pastime in the U.S., has always been a rugged sport that requires an incredible amount of teamwork, strategy and resilience when it comes to accomplishing the goals of the team. Rugby teams use the scrum method as ...

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9 Productivity Tips to Help You Feel Better and Work Harder

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One of the biggest productivity flaws in my personal routine used to be hitting the snooze button. I admit I still fall victim to haphazardly fumbling for the snooze button sometimes, but once I trained myself to become a morning person, I found that this instinct eventually subsided. My coworkers constantly joke that I’m an elderly person trapped in a 20-something’s ...

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