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Relocating Your Business: DIY Or Call An Expert?

 

 

How many times have you heard someone say, “It can’t be that hard, I’ll just do it myself and save a few bucks”, only to find that it was more complicated than first thought and what started out as an easy project turned out to be a disaster. Many times, the area in which someone is trying to save a dollar or two is in an area they have little or no knowledge or experience in.

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INCREASE YOUR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WITH SKILLINGS EDUCATION

For centuries, education has been the cornerstone of society, challenging us to live a certain way that is acceptable for the common good to all. It is through education that we deliver this, a standard of living that is embedded in the way we interact with each other.  This is shown through our relationships, whether they be either personal or in....

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Free Property Procurement Roadmap Released

SKILLINGS is proud to release their Property Procurement Roadmap, the second roadmap in their Lease Strategy Roadmap series.

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Diploma For Business Relocation Specialists - AVAILABLE

 

A Brisbane company has developed the world’s first Diploma for Business Relocations - a 12-month online course creating opportunities in the commercial property industry.

 

 

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How The Right Storage Strategy Can Save You Thousands!

How the Right Storage Strategy Can Save You Thousands

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Are You A Service Provider? How Do You Stop The Mistakes From Reo

Frustrated with the same mistake happening over and over again?

There is one way to stop to frustrations, stop the time wasting and stop the money wasting……

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What’s The One Thing You Would Tell The Decision Maker

Are you a service provider frustrated with the same mistake happening over and over again?   Most of us have experienced the frustration of when an ill-informed or bad decision has been made (one that you probably had no input into) one that has greatly impacted on your ability to achieve the best possible outcome for a project?  ....help your client make best practice decisions based on informed and accurate information from you - the Industry Experts. 

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10 Things To Keep In Mind When Planning A Relocation

Okay, so you are relocating your office. Have you thought of everything that needs to be done in order to ensure that your business is ready to go on the first working day following the move? What do you need to review?.... Here are a few things to consider when planning and actioning your next move...

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5 Deadly Sins To Business Relocations: Deliver Or Disaster

Relocating a business must be undertaken as a major project not an event that happens over one weekend. The relocation project should be carefully considered, planned and delivered to obtain the best outcome for the business and staff alike.

Although there are many areas that must be considered, I have outlined 5 key areas that if done poorly will result in a disastrous relocation and one that your business may not recover from......

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700 COPIES OF THE SKILLINGS OFFICE MOVE GUIDE SENT OUT WORLDWIDE.

Following a simple LinkedIn post of “Is anyone interested in our Office Move guide” we have been inundated with requests from all over the world ...

"Thank you for sharing your office move guide. I think that you have done great job of identifying all of the necessary aspects of completing an office more. Your planning appears to be scalable so it can be used on all moves regardless of their size. I’m always surprised at the how much planning is really required to pull off a relocation.  I have been doing facilities management now for 30 years.  I have no recommended changes to your process or planning".  Paul C.  Director Global Real Estate and Facilities 

 

 

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Why Business Relocations Should Be Your Business

With the commercial property industry continually changing, the role of the Facility Manager (FM) is now more important than ever before. Not only is the FM expected to continue the smooth management of the day to day operations of the tenancy/building and its supply services, they are often involved in projects outside of their daily schedule.......

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Business Relocations: More Than Just Boxes And A Truck

Once a business makes the decision to relocate to new premises, the long journey to move begins. While the focus is on the new premises (just like the excitement of a purchase of a new car) businesses often give little consideration to .........

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You're A What?

...A Workplace Strategist.

A Workplace Strategist is a designer with an analytical, business brain.  Creating a holistic strategic framework to understand who you are, how you work, what you do, what your people do, what that looks like, how they interact, move, communicate… so that the design of your space transcends the aesthetic and enables your organization to create a haven that embraces something truly meaningful to your business, connecting you to your community.

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INNsight: Future Work (Places)

One day soon, as we commute to work in our driverless car, we might reflect that the future is never more than an instant away.

Technology will be ubiquitous.

Data led findings will underpin recommendations and decisions (people and property).

Close your eyes...Open them. It might be a totally different world.

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WHY COLLABORATION IS SO IMPORTANT TO SKILLINGS

Put the word ‘collaboration’ into a Google search and you’ll get 291,000,000 results. I would probably need a team of 100 people and it would still take us a lifetime to read that much and then I doubt we’d ever get to the end. So a word with that many search results must be a very common thing, right?  Everyone must know about it, everyone must be doing it, it must be as common as drinking water or breathing air.

So what is it exactly????????????

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SKILLINGS BUSINESS DIRECTORY, WORKING WITH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

If you need to meet the experts that will play an active role in the day to day activities of your workplace organisational change project you’re in the right spot!  After all it is the combined efforts and commitment of these professionals that will help your project achieve success.

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HOW TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE RELOCATION SWOT?

The Relocation SWOT will help the Relocation Project Manager to provide a detailed document specifically addressing the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the Big Bang Relocation vs. Staged Moves.


Relocation SWOTS need to be broken down into detail so that you can appropriately assign the SWOT Mitigation Controls. You should also use the same language that is used by the Project Control Group so that everyone understands the Relocation SWOT...

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WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THE RIGHT RELOCATION TYPE?

Understanding the issues and requirements of your relocation will help you with the scheduling of this move. One relocation weekend or multiple moves. This is also known as Big Bang relocation vs. Staged moves.

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ARE YOU ON THE MOVE? WHAT YOU NEED TO CONSIDER

The relocation approach adopted needs to support the fluid transition of employees from their current offices to the new premises.  

Common questions that should be asked of you, your project team and suppliers and should be considered in your Relocation SWOT and Mitigation Controls may include...

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DISCOVER HOW TO UNPACK THE CONFUSION ON COMPACTUSES

Compactus units are a great way to store filing records while maximising your available square meterage by reducing wasted space with walkways and multiple access aisles.


Although there are no formal industry standards/requirements around when a compactus unit should change from a manual to mechanical or even a powered unit, the below information will hopefully provide some guidelines.

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WHY SKILLINGS RELOCATION COACHING IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

SKILLINGS have the expertise to offer you stress free and successful relocation planning at a fraction of the price of having an expert embedded in your business. See how our Coaching works!

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WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE RELOCATION MENTOR?

If you have the opportunity to have a Mentor in your life during any stages of your personal development or professional development, then you are most fortunate.

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HOW TO GET THE BEST FROM YOUR SKILLINGS MENTOR?

Professional development or personal development

You get professional development and personal development from your Mentor.

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A BETTER SOLUTION FOR SURPLUS OFFICE SUPPLIES

Do you have a surplus of stationery and office supplies growing as you prepare to transition into a new, open-plan and paper independent business? We know just what you can do…

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THE BEST WAYS TO GET AN IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAMME UNDERWAY

Ready to start your Filing & Storage Implementation Programme, but not sure where to start? Check out these reduction campaign options to give you a flavour into what you can achieve...

 

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FILING & STORAGE AUDITS, WHY THEY ARE SO IMPORTANT TO YOU?

A filing and storage audit can provide you with insightful data to inform your future workspace decisions.

 

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GAP ANALYSIS, THE IMPORTANT THINGS I NEED TO KNOW

Did you know that the most common problems to getting your storage allocations right are caused by the reworking of plans. A Gap Analysis considers and helps you to correct any negative impacts./gap-analysis

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HOW STORAGE MAPPING CAN ENSURE THE BEST RESULTS?

Storage Mapping is a process that proves the difference to a well-executed relocation but is often ignored or overlooked.

 

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