Don’t Get Locked Out!

Keep Your Recovery Email Up to Date!
It happens to the best of us.  Sometimes when we type our password our finger strokes get jumbled up.  Or…  sometimes that darn “NumLock” key has unknowingly been pressed and we end up entering our password incorrectly too many times—reaching the maximum number of attempts—and finding ourselves locked out of our account(s).

Thankfully, we have a solution for getting back in—our recovery email!

This is all well and good, but what if your recovery email is invalid or no longer accessible?  Often, we forget what recovery email is even connected to our account.

Keep Emails Short

Quick Tip: Keep Emails Short

Why: Many of us don’t like reading emails and find ourselves quickly scanning for relevant information. Your best bet is to keep your emails concise and to the point. And, it’s good practice to always summarize the main point of the email in the subject line.

File Sharing Tips for a Mobile Workforce

With the mobile workforce here to stay, so is the need for anywhere file access, file sharing and real-time document collaboration.   Solutions from Microsoft like SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams plus the myriad of competitive solutions available today offer flexibility, easy access, and enhanced productivity.

Use Rules to Filter Emails

Quick Tip: Use Rules to Filter Emails

Why: Many email programs have the functionality to automatically sort incoming emails. You define the sources and keywords, and it does the rest. This helps prioritize which emails may need your attention first.

See the World…

Don’t Let the World See You With VPN!

Whether you’re literally traveling the world or simply working from home, Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to create a secure private connection to websites or your organization’s internal network.
Create a Secure Connection With a VPN
These days, most websites support secure connections (i.e., “https”) which encrypts the information being sent between your device and the website itself.

Turn OFF Email Notifications

Quick Tip: Turn Off Email Notifications

Why: It’s a major distraction! Every time you get a ping that you received an email, it pulls your focus away from what you were doing. Over the course of a day, you might get several pings, equating to a lot of wasted time.