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6 questions to ask about your visitor management

Posted by Heath McDonald on 07-Jul-2017 10:30:00

Have an organisation? You need visitor management. But you knew that already. If people are coming and going, it's just common sense that you're in charge of that process - for everyone's sake.

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5 visitor management benefits you've never thought of

Posted by Heath McDonald on 18-Nov-2016 10:30:00

Many organisations are coming around to the idea that visitor management is not only a good idea - it's crucial. No matter what size company or facility you're running, controlling the flow of people in and out is a must for security, logistics, data tracking, efficiency and more.

But there may be some other important reasons for visitor management that you've never even thought of. Let's go through some of the ones that may surprise and hopefully convince you.

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How to create a winning visitor policy for your office

Posted by Heath McDonald on 16-Nov-2016 10:30:00

Visitor management can sometimes seem like a chore but it is extremely important to get it right. First impressions count, and you’ll want your business to make the right impression on any guest visiting your business.

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Managing the evacuation process for visitors

Posted by Heath McDonald on 09-Nov-2016 10:30:00

It’s not too difficult to practice evacuation procedures with staff, but what about for those who are visiting?

The visitors coming to your office need to be aware of what to do in the event of an emergency, otherwise their lack of knowledge could potentially cause a hazardous situation. There are a few simple steps you can take to ensure everyone – staff and visitors – are kept safe in the rare case of an emergency, however.

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Why your business should upgrade to an electronic visitor management system

Posted by Heath McDonald on 04-Nov-2016 10:30:00

Electronic visitor management systems have multiple benefits, making use of new technologies to provide organisations with complete solutions that range from self-registration, satellite visitor management and online pre-registration. Despite this, 90% of businesses still use a sign-in books for visitor management.

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Symptoms of poor visitor management

Posted by Heath McDonald on 02-Nov-2016 10:30:00

Poor visitor management can leave guests feeling dissuaded and can reflect poorly on your brand. However, some business owners aren't even aware when the problem arises, which is concerning, as no-one fixes things they don't know are broken. The symptoms of poor visitor management can be spotted, whether they're subtle to overt. Knowing what these symptoms are and being able to spot them within your business is essential in maintaining a visitor management policy that works.The following are the four most common signs your visitor management system has a problem.

The following are the four most common signs your visitor management system has a problem.

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Why visitor management is so important

Posted by Heath McDonald on 21-Sep-2016 10:30:00

For almost every organisation imaginable, being welcoming to visitors and guests is crucial. No business can operate in isolation to the rest of the world, but instead needs to turn to 'outsiders' for education, finance, goods, support and so much more.

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7 keys to effective visitor management

Posted by Heath McDonald on 16-Sep-2016 10:30:00

Effective visitor management is essential to the operation of any business, for tracking workflow and customer throughput in addition to providing security and accountability. Tracking visitors at your building by a coordinated system of modern methods and technology can improve your access control and security by monitoring who enters the building and tracking what areas they access.

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Visitor management: take your company security to the next level

Posted by Heath McDonald on 10-Aug-2016 10:30:00

You’ve probably been to organisations where a disinterested employee gets you to fill in a book or marks your name off a red clipboard and gives you a sticky label with the word ‘visitor’ printed on it. Have you ever felt you could walk around a site and no-one would even question your intentions?

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Why Every Business Needs A Visitor Management System

Posted by Heath McDonald on 22-Jul-2016 10:30:00

With the increased threat of terrorism and workplace violence, every business needs a visitor management system. Visitor management systems are designed to keep a record of every visitor who enters the building. According to The Examiner, a visitor management system is important to maintain security, streamline operations and provide a professional atmosphere.

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