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Getting Concierge or Hiring Assistant…A Better Deal?

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Hitching up with the concepts of hiring assistants for an odd job is either a wise decision or a poor one, is debatable. The accounts department, for sure, can understand the weigh that it pours in the company accounts.

Despite this, we can give you a few reasons why having an assistant might be a bad idea.

Now the firstly why we need to have an assistance? To take up the odd jobs? What else it can be? Bookings, preparing meetings, taking care of client calls, and all? Doesn’t it make you vulnerable by exposing a lot of close door secrets to an outsider?

At least this is what Krish Ramakrishnan, the CEO and the Co-Founder of Mountain View, California based entrepreneur of Blue Jeans Network thinks. He is no midtown guy who speaks louder than his actions. He is the proud creator of two startups and sold it to Cisco, and his current venture that is a cloud-based video collaboration service having more than 200 employees worldwide and in just over two years he has captured about 30 percent …

NOW HARVEST TIME WITH CONCIERGE SERVICES

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                "You are not rich until you have something that money cannot buy."

Now, what is that money cannot buy in your day to day life? Is it happiness? Is it medical health? Alternatively, is it time? 

Time would be an answer that tops the food chain of all the things that money cannot buy. Even if you have money, health insurance, a gym membership a club membership and the finest wine in your closet, without time, everything else will stay stationary and will be of no use.

WHAT TO DO?

Now there is a law of Inertia that says, “An Object Stays in Motion until or Unless an External Force is Applied." Now if there is something that cannot be stopped or can be harnessed, how about drawing a tangent to it and guide it the direction you want it to be. Like a river cannot behold, but you can build a canal to drive it the way you want. Now how to build a canal around time?

HARVESTING TIME:

Did you know that another name of harvesting time is 'BETTER MANAGEMENT'! Don&#…

Concierge Helping Employees & Employers Maintain Work- life Balance

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The globalization marked the dawn of the 24 hours connectivity, thereby making the market highly competitive in terms of availability. However, this pursuit is emerging as a challenge to maintain the work life balance for the employees. As a result, employees are utilizing office hours to take care of their personal odd jobs. According to a study, “more than 80 percent of the employees spend their one-third of the work time handling their personal errands.” This distraction results in incomplete personal tasks and reduced productivity as it takes an additional time to re-accomplish the focus on the same task.

The employees have a different set of role and responsibilities beyond the walls of the workplace that needs equal attention as well. The 8 hours rigid increments- 8 hours of work, 8 hours of sleep and 8 hours of family, is nowadays challenging to maintain due to the extended working hours due to globalization, connectivity and highly competitive market.  This speaks to the chal…