Planning a Return to the Workplace During and After COVID-19

As business owners, we recognize that our people are our greatest assets. For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to re-think our workplaces and workforces. We’ve experienced the office as a ghost town, with perhaps one or two of us haunting the hallways while others work remotely. We’ve experienced human resources as an Olympic event with changes in hours, sick leave and family leave, employee benefits, remote work policies, State and local regulations, the CARES Act, and perhaps reluctantly guiding our organizations through furloughs or layoffs. 

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4 Ways Technology Improvements Increase Sustainability

Chances are, you’ve been on the reduce, reuse, and recycle bandwagon for a while. You’re committed to doing what you can to being environmentally friendly and energy efficient, hoping to protect the planet for generations to come. But it’s possible that you didn’t know that your efforts to reduce your carbon footprint are made easier through technology advances. Furthermore, you also may not realize that the sustainable practices or products and services you’re offering at your business are improving your appeal to consumers and thus improving your bottom line.

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How Workflow Solutions Improve the Customer Experience

Technological advancements have been transforming and changing the way most organizations do business. It is no secret that the print industry in the US is no exception, as many forward-thinking companies have long been finding new ways to make their business more profitable. It is evident that workflow automation is still one of the hottest and most important topics among almost all printing establishments. While manufacturers and producers continue to introduce new and innovative products on the market, commercial printers are gradually moving into using automation in varying degrees.

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5 of the Top Certifications for Small Business Owners

We’re all looking for the secret to long-term business success. What is the key to keeping our organization safe from the next, big economic downturn? (2008 seems like a long time ago, but business owners are still feeling the effects.) How can I preserve what I’ve built? How can I protect my 100 employees—or more—from job loss or underemployment? I’ll tell you something a secret—there is no secret.

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Featured Product: Canon imagePRESS Lite C165

With each technology replacement we purchase, we’re always looking for new and exciting ways to upgrade. When contracts are up on our mobile phones, we look at things like reception, memory, speed, and camera quality. When you put the newest phones next to each other, however, there’s not a lot that sets them apart. Until there’s a real game changer in the bunch—remember when the first smartphones came to market? The first iPhone? The first Android?—there isn’t much to get excited about. When looking for a new multi-function printer (MFP), there are several upgrades to consider as well, depending on essential work demands and business goals, but there hasn’t been an option like the Canon imagePRESS Lite C165 before.

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SumnerOne Employee Spotlight: 5Qs with Tracy Searcy

How well do you know your coworkers? Here at SumnerOne, we pride ourselves on being a company that values family, and we strive to extend that value to how we treat our fellow employees. We’ve decided to introduce you to one of our SumnerOne family coworkers each month.

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SumnerOne Earns an Elite Spot in Canon Advanced Partner Program

At SumnerOne, our commitment to service is unwavering. Our commitment is one of our core values, and we will always be there for our customers. As much as we love positive feedback from the people we serve, we also love feedback from our vendors. SumnerOne was once again named a Canon Advanced Partner Program dealer. Canon recognizes the best dealers in the community with this elite program, and we are among less than 10% of Canon authorized dealers to qualify for this honor.

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