Established in 2004, ITCS are a UK-wide business technology partner. With our network of Support Engineers, Telecoms Specialists and software professionals, we offer IT Support, Business Telecoms and other digital services UK Wide.
We are an established, award-winning company with a culture of continuous development, and take pride when it comes to the progression and development of our teams. Building on our sixteen-year history, we have ambitious plans to continue to grow the business and our aim is to become one of the best places to work in the UK.
If you are looking to kick start/progress your IT career in a role with great benefits and are ready to work hard to deliver outstanding results and have fun along the way, then NOW is the time to join us.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for enthusiastic New Business Sales Executives, in line with our continued company growth. Are you looking to progress your career in a well-established company? If you have excellent communication and telephone skills, and the ability to build strong relationships then this is the role for you.
About the role:
· Your role will involve generating new and existing business sales for a well-known established IT & Telecoms company based in south wales.
· As a sales executive, you will be responsible for foot canvassing business’s in and around South Wales to generate warm leads to follow up on.
· Execute Outbound phone calls for lead generation & driving sales opportunities
· Achieving Monthly Targets and KPIs
· Ability to maintain accurate sales records on our CRM System
· Participating in Networking events to generate new business leads
· Establish Relationships with Existing Clients.
· Maintain a good understanding of our products
What we are looking for:
· Someone with a great personality, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic
· Someone who can communicate well and talk to anyone and everyone
· Someone who is passionate about the charities we support and who wants to make a difference
· Someone who is open-minded and willing to learn new ways of working
· You must have a full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle
· Someone with previous experience in a customer-facing role would be desirable but not essential
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From £18,000.00 per year
Monday to Friday
Sales: 1 year (preferred)
Interested in applying? Email your CV to email@example.com
Outsourcing your IT support is cheaper, easier, safer, and more reliable than relying solely on in-house IT. Where an in-house member of staff will know your business IT Systems intimately, and provide you to immediate access to IT Support at all times, with outsourced IT, you gain access to an entire team of well-rounded, experienced techs for just one monthly fee or predefined hourly rate. Here are some of the many reasons why you should be outsourcing your IT.
Reduce your costs:
Most companies within the UK outsource their IT support as a means of reducing costs or being more cost-effective overall – and it’s easy to understand why. Outsourcing can help you save a lot of money, and not just on an IT Maintenance Technician wage. You won’t have to pay for hardware, equipment, and storage, and you will typically get better quality than you’d be able to afford by keeping IT in-house. Given the speed at which new technology evolves, this is an extremely important consideration.
An IT manager’s average annual salary can range from £30,000 to £60,000 per year. Not hiring dedicated IT staff means not having to pay for the costs of recruitment and ongoing training to ensure that their skills remain up to date. By choosing to outsource your IT support, you will have a full team of trained professionals for a fraction of the cost.
Obtain a high level of IT expertise and competencies:
Many companies, especially small and medium sized businesses, will decide to fully – or at least partly – outsource, because it allows them to gain a higher level of IT experience than they could otherwise. Instead of a small team of in-house IT Specialists with a handful of specialties, outsourced companies provide a collective, up-to-date knowledge of IT trends, standards, security risks and government compliance that goes far beyond that of an individual professional. Some frequently struggle to attract IT professionals with the level of expertise they need. Outsourcing allows these businesses to gain access to that high level of expertise.
No difficulty of recruitment:
If you decide to hire an in-house IT employee, there are a number of factors to consider.
Do they have the right skills required?
Do they have enough experience?
Are they likely to be loyal to the company?
How do you know you’re employing the right person with the right abilities and expertise for your business? Recruitment is challenging, time-consuming, and costly. Outsourcing means that 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you will always have an on-call crew with the most up-to-date technical expertise and credentials with outsourced IT assistance.
You may believe that keeping the technological responsibility in-house saves you money. However, if you do this, it’s likely that your employees will be unable to focus on their primary tasks and will be continually distracted by other internal IT concerns, resulting in a significant drop in productivity. Regardless of the scale or type of your difficulties, an outsourced IT support help desk will provide you with a technician who will resolve them. This will reduce network downtime while also speeding up problem solutions.
Adopting the latest technologies:
Everyone is now aware that IT is constantly changing and technology is evolving at an alarming rate. Businesses are often faced with the worry that they’re not using the most up-to-date products or applying software upgrades as frequently as they should. Outsourced IT support services will always adapt to the latest technology, helping them to provide the best services and hardware for your business.
Focus on your business goals by saving time:
Your time is valuable, and shouldn’t be wasted focusing on less important details like who will watch your network out of work hours. Your time should be spent on your employees, day-to-day costs, and most importantly, serving the needs of your customers. Many people have previously chosen to outsource their IT support just for peace of mind and the ability to focus on their core business.
Your IT support desk never sleeps:
Who covers your IT when your in-house IT support has gone home for the night? Or when they are ill, away on holiday, etc. Outsource your IT support and get 24/7 IT support whilst paying less than you’re paying now, along with a team of experienced IT engineers. What makes IT help available 24/7 so crucial? Some of your technology, such as your website and storage servers, are available at all times. What if they’re targeted by cyber-criminals while you’re sleeping? If you outsource, you can rest easy knowing your systems are safe, 24/7.
Prevention services with fewer disruptions to your workday:
Appropriate preventative services and solutions are often included in any outsourcing IT support offering. All of these services and solutions are designed to detect and address problems before they have an impact on your day-to-day activities.
A trusted partner whom you can always rely on and who inspires confidence in your technology solutions:
A valuable part of any IT help desk service is the knowledge gained from supporting your IT environment and systems. This information will help you identify areas where you should consider updating or replacing equipment. A dependable IT partner will look for ways in which your business can leverage your technology investments to maximize your value.
Finding a managed service provider that provides a help-desk solution 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year is the best way to ensure consistent service levels, response times, and enhanced service quality. In comparison to an in-house IT specialist, these levels of service would provide you with much more support. Help and assistance would be there whenever you needed it!
At ITCS, we know that our people are our greatest asset. We believe in promoting from within and invest in our team to ensure service levels remain constant and, more importantly, to ensure our people are always learning and progressing in their knowledge and skills.
A perfect example of this type of company success story is our own Operations Director, Matthew Mutlow, who is celebrating his 11 year anniversary at the company this year. Throughout his time at ITCS, Matt has probably done most jobs within the IT Support department, working his way up from a workshop engineer in 2010.
We sat down with Matt this week to ask him about his professional journey, and what he sees coming for the company over the next 11 years.
What was your first job?
My first ever job was 3 paper rounds – all at the same time! I used to deliver a local South Wales paper from Monday to Friday after school, then another paper on a Saturday morning and a different set of Newspapers and Magazines on Sunday mornings. I also worked in a chip shop 2 nights a week – so I kept myself busy!
Why did you want to work for ITCS?
Brian and Gareth were recommended to me, through mutual business contacts. I had known of ITCS for a while, and would often buy parts from the retail shop for my own projects. It seemed like a great opportunity and I was glad to join the company.
What is your favourite memory of working within ITCS?
I have many fond memories working here – but I think my favourite would have to be the all-expenses-paid weekend away to London for the team on the company’s 10th year anniversary.
How has your role changed over the years at ITCS?
Where do I start! My role has changed drastically since starting at ITCS. I joined as a workshop engineer in May 2010, repairing PCs and Laptops for our business clients and the public.
After a few years, my role developed into co-ordinating the IT Support Department, arranging callouts, and ensuring the ticketing queue was kept on top of. This role quickly moved on to becoming the IT Support Manager when the team started to grow.
After a couple of years, I started engaging with more aspects of the business and across other departments, where I was promoted to Operations Manager, and in 2017, I was offered the position of Operations Director, which of course I gladly accepted.
What has been your biggest accomplishment whilst working for ITCS?
Becoming a Director is definitely something I am very proud of. I had worked extremely hard and put in many long hours over the years, and was ecstatic when Brian & Gareth rewarded my commitment.
What’s the biggest challenge you’ve overcome in ITCS?
My biggest challenge was the steep learning curve of learning IT & Telecoms. When I first started, my knowledge was minimal, so I needed to put 100% effort into my training to able to become a valued member of the team. My background was 10 years in catering management, so the industry change was massively different.
Thankfully I had great people around me, where I gained invaluable knowledge of our services and the industry as a whole.
What aspirations do you have for ITCS in the upcoming years?
It’s exciting times for the business, with new bespoke built offices, and huge growth of the business and the team.
We have many success stories, and I’d love to see this continue through progression and training of the team, along with offering opportunities to others through more training/apprenticeships schemes completed.
For what reasons did you decide to work within the IT sector?
After working for 10 years in catering management, long hours, working evenings, weekends, Christmas’ – I knew I need a change as I had a very young family. I took a huge risk, moving away from employment that was secure and I became successful with, but so glad I took the risk, it’s worked out so well for me and my family. The IT Sector was always the one that would evolve and grow and still is.
How has the company changed over the past 11 years?
Massively. It was difficult to have a structure in place when the company was only 5 or 6 strong. Over the years with company growth and more staff, we have been able to add structure within each department, along with a structured management team.
The structure allows us to deliver our services more efficiently, which in turn aids client satisfaction and continued growth.
As a whole, what’s the best part of working for ITCS?
ITCS gives employee’s the tools they need to become successful. We pride ourselves on the success stories within the progression of the team.
My story has developed through Brian and Gareth offering opportunities and rewarding hard work and commitment. I look forward to being involved in the continued growth of the company going forward.
We are always looking for new members to join our growing team at ITCS – to see our latest vacancies, see our Careers Page.
WebOperations Director, Matthew Mutlow, Celebrates over 10 years at ITCS
ITCS’s latest apprentice, Joel Davies, has completed his training and accepted a permanent position at their Bridgend based offices as a Level 2 IT Support engineer.
Joel was offered the apprenticeship after a week’s work experience. Since undertaking the qualification he has excelled in his role.
As part of his apprenticeship, Joel was involved in a number of different projects as he developed his capabilities and gained practical experience. He began in the workshop repairing hardware faults, and due to his excellent manner with clients, quickly became situated on the support desk.
Joel’s apprenticeship has allowed him to become confident helping clients, and he is now familiar with many technical domains. He is now confident resolving issues within areas around Active Directory, Group Policy, Network Security, Mail Hosting Platforms (Microsoft Exchange/Office 365), VPN (ipsec, L2TP, PPTP, SSL), Proactive Maintenance (Backup Solutions/Compliancy Reporting), Virtual Environments, Switches and Servers, as well as general DNS, DHCP and Router Management. Joel also becomes involved with mail migrations to an Office 365 solution from a POP/IMAP or Microsoft Onsite Exchange platforms.
ITCS is committed to supporting the development of talented young people with apprenticeships, student placements and graduate opportunities; the Directors believe that nurturing new talent is a key component of the company’s long-term workforce development.
ITCS are working closely with Bridgend College to develop specialist modules and to encourage apprenticeships within the technology sector. We recognise the importance of investing in the next generation of IT engineers and work closely with the college to tailor modules that will allow our current employees to train our apprentices to the highest standard.
Joel said: “My colleagues have supported me since my first day and ITCS has really helped me during my apprenticeship. I felt comfortable and part of the team very quickly, even though I was still learning on the job. I’m really happy to have been offered a permanent role at ITCS; I’m looking forward to working on bigger projects and growing within my role”.
Matthew Mutlow, Operations Director, said: “Joel integrated into the business very quickly and is a valued member of our team. He has worked hard during his apprenticeship and we are delighted to be able to reward his efforts by offering him a permanent job at ITCS. Apprenticeships are an important part of our workforce development. We feel they are so valuable, as they not only offer people opportunities to develop their skills, but also to develop themselves, as people. I have every confidence that Joel will continue to thrive as a permanent ITCS employee, and we look forward to welcoming more apprentices into the fold to develop more budding engineers.”
WebITCS Apprentice Completes Qualification and Awarded Permanent Job Role
However, there is a clear expectation that companies should be communicating in a different way: 78% of respondents thought brands should be helping them in their daily lives, 75% said brands should be informing people of what they’re doing and 74% have a belief that companies should not exploit the situation.
It’s time for businesses to adapt their digital marketing during lockdown:
The coronavirus has caused drastic shifts in both consumer needs and business goals. It’s important to adjust your marketing strategies and messaging accordingly—not just to stay relevant, but also to prevent coming off as insensitive. Here are the do’s and don’ts of marketing through the Covid-19 crisis:
DO – Communicate:
Contact all existing
customers to demonstrate strength, partnership and availability. Adapt your spending
from in-person marketing/sales events to digital channels and let everyone know
you will be operating during this period – will hours be changing? Will there
be a shift in services offers? You may want to think about updating your Google
My Business page to reflect this.
you will be helping – listen to your customers and empathise with what they
need from you during this time. What are the crucial ways in which you can help
DON’T – Hard Sell:
economic cost of the coronavirus outbreak continues to rise, businesses and
consumers alike are anxious and uncertain about the future. If you didn’t like
a hard-sell approach before, how do you think people are going to react to it
at the moment? The answer? Not well.
Instead, educate about your topic: are there any resources or tips you can provide on your services/products?
DO – Empathise:
If there is one good
thing that is emerging from this crisis, it’s that we are seeing the humanity
at the heart of many companies. This is a scary time
for many people, and you should take that into consideration when planning any
DON’T – Bury your head:
It is true that
there are many companies that got this very wrong when this all started, but it
doesn’t mean that you should bury your head and remain silent throughout this period.
your company refuses to adapt its company messaging throughout this, you will
immediately come across like a tone-deaf
Instead, find the sweet spot between silence and storytelling by communicating things like what you’re doing to help, how your company is coping with working from home, and providing consistent transparency around your brand and its services.
DO – Be authentic:
There seems to be a new definition for professionalism developing across digital channels. Video conferencing at home with children running around and partners proffering coffee becomes a natural element of work, and corporate suits get hung up for when all this is over. Embrace it in your messaging and communicate honestly as a brand. Now is not the time for lifeless, impersonal messaging – avoid corporate talk and bring a personal, yet positive approach to your customer communication.
A great example – Heinz:
The maker of Heinz ketchup has created its first advert that was directed and shot by plant employees. The video shows workers in plants in Fremont, Ohio and Champaign, Illinois, with voiceover work by Dana Cockrell, a line operator at that Illinois plant:
DON’T – Overlook the bigger picture:
Put yourself in the customer’s shoes and look at your business changes from their perspective. Is your online customer journey leading them to pages that now seem outdated? Are you promoting your products/services in places where they might find them?
Make no mistake, this is a tough time for almost everyone. But there are three valuable opportunities through digital marketing available due to the coronavirus lockdown.
First, there is a long-enforced pause in the tactical
minutiae of daily business that allows you to see the big picture. Second, the
virus presents you with the time to remedy some of the long-standing issues
that your moment of reflection has subsequently revealed. And finally, the
pause in trading enables you to fix those issues once and for all, before the
wheels of commerce grind into motion again.
WebThe Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Marketing during Lockdown
Brian Stokes, Managing Director at ITCS, discusses his secrets with us to running a successful company that continues to expand 15 years on.
“When beginning ITCS all those years ago, my vision was to create an IT Computer Services Company that delivers the support, software platforms and technological solutions that are essential for business success.” 15 years on, and ITCS are still doing just that! In this blog, we look at what traits are essential for any entrepreneur / Managing Director of a successful company:
The Ability to Deal With Risk:
As an entrepreneur, the MD has always operated effectively in an environment filled with risk and uncertainty. ITCS created growth through what was one of the longest lasting recessions on record. Brian and the Directors have calculated, managed and mitigated a lot of risk while developing ITCS through the years. This risk – even in good economic times – is ever more apparent when dealing with new technologies, along with fuelling the aspirations and growth of the company.
Being Results Oriented:
Brian and the team are definitely results oriented, always taking ownership to get the task done. He has a “can-do” attitude and demonstrates common sense with his decisions and actions, allowing him to cut through and resolve problems that may divert others. His business judgement is sound and has become stronger over the years with each experience, decision or recommendation. Not only does Brian desire to make a contribution to results, he needs to see the results of his contributions quickly, not measured in years!
Energy & Ambition:
High levels of enthusiasm and energy is consistently generated, much higher than would be reasonably expected. Brian has engrossed himself in work for the past fifteen years; he is clearly enthused by achievement, as there is no sign of him slowing down! This is evident with massive growth and office expansion plans, all set for the year ahead (watch this space…). He is fully committed to the company, its goals and overall success. This energy enables ITCS to tackle projects as they come up and finish them, time and time again. Entrepreneurs don’t have someone looking over their shoulder. If they don’t get it done, the company will fail. Brian says “being an entrepreneur is neither a part-time nor a full-time job. It’s a lifestyle”.
The Desire to Keep Evolving:
Brian has always been willing to accept much higher levels of responsibility than is the norm in any position he has taken on. He has always acted as a strong role model. He trains and coaches others, and takes a leading role much earlier than would be expected in a normal corporate environment. Entrepreneurs are extremely competitive, they don’t take no for an answer and are unwilling to lose. Many companies are formed out of such competitive natures – ITCS being one of them!
Being a Team Player:
While being a team player is not always seen as a trait of an entrepreneur, Brian argues this point. “Being a good team player and surrounding yourself with other talented entrepreneurs is a key factor to success” He asserts. He recognises how his role contributes to the overall effort and prosperity of the organisation. He accepts accountability and ownership and expects others to do the same. He also recognises the roles and contributions of others and sincerely applauds their efforts.
Being a successful business owner is reliant on being flexible to accept new opportunities, assignments and responsibilities. Brian can perform more than one role until the incremental duties and functions assumed can be assigned to co-workers in newly defined roles. He is also willing to dig in and do grunt work tasks which eventually will be performed by lower level employees.
More than willing to challenge existing procedures and systems in a constructive way, Brian suggests changes and improvements frequently and encourages others to do so also.
Finally and most
Believe in and Empower each and every employee
are the 1950s ways of working when the boss wielded all the decision-making
power, that hierarchical style is not the way to work as a team. Empowering
your employees is the way forward. To be successful, empowerment requires
that managers trust their staff; trust that
they will make the right decisions and that they will be effective in achieving
people are self-determining and self-managing at work, they have a greater
sense of job satisfaction. With this comes increased motivation and drive to do
a great job. So staff are more effective in their roles and more productive;
not to mention happier.
Greater autonomy also stimulates creativity and
helps generate ideas, bringing more innovation to the business. This fuels the
development of new products and services, or enhances business processes, all
of which helps drive business success.
apprentice, Conlan Davies, has completed his training and accepted a permanent
position at their Bridgend based offices as a Level 2 IT Support engineer.
Conlan, 22, was
offered the apprenticeship after a week’s work experience, and has excelled in
As part of his
apprenticeship, Conlan was involved in a number of different projects as he
developed his capabilities and gained practical experience. He began in the
workshop repairing hardware faults, and due to his knowledge and excellent
manner with clients, quickly became situated on the support desk.
“It allowed me to
better my knowledge within a Windows server and networking environment” says
Conlan, “My apprenticeship has allowed me to become confident helping clients,
and I’m now very familiar with many technical domains” Conlan is comfortable
resolving issues within areas around Active Directory, Group Policy, Network Security
(firewalls/spam filters), Mail Hosting Platforms (Microsoft Exchange/Office
365), VPN (ipsec, L2TP, PPTP, SSL), Proactive Maintenance (Backup Solutions/Compliancy
Reporting), Virtual Environments, Switches and Servers, as well as your general
DNS, DHCP and Router Management.
He has also recently
been involved with mail migrations to an Office 365 solution from a POP/IMAP or
Microsoft Onsite Exchange platforms. “I’d really like to master these
migrations in the next few months”, says Conlan.
ITCS is committed
to supporting the development of talented young people with apprenticeships,
student placements and graduate opportunities; the Directors believe that
nurturing new talent is a key component of the company’s long-term workforce
ITCS are working
closely with Bridgend College to develop specialist modules and to encourage
apprenticeships within the technology sector. We recognise the importance of
investing in the next generation of IT engineers and work closely with the
college to tailor modules that will allow our current employees to train our
apprentices to the highest standard.
Conlan said: “My
colleagues have supported me since my first day and ITCS has really helped me
during my apprenticeship. I felt comfortable and part of the team very quickly,
even though I was still learning on the job, because the directors ensure that
everyone’s opinion is valued, regardless of their job role or seniority. I’m
really happy to have been offered a permanent role at ITCS; I’m looking forward
to working on bigger projects and taking on more responsibility”.
Operations Director, said: “Conlan integrated into the business very quickly
and is a valued member of our team. He has worked hard during his
apprenticeship and we are delighted to be able to reward his efforts by offering
him a permanent job at ITCS.
are an important part of our workforce development. We strive to offer people
opportunities to develop their skills, but also to develop themselves, as
people. I’m sure Conlan will continue to thrive as a permanent ITCS employee,
and we look forward to welcoming more apprentices into the fold to develop more
WebITCS Apprentice Awarded Permanent Job Role After Completing Qualification
There are 5.7 million businesses in the UK. 99.9% of that 5.7 million are SMEs. They are the backbone of the UK economy.
Even if running your business is your life’s passion, you
can still feel like everyone wants a piece of you. You’re expected to wear a
multitude of hats; from admin to sales, marketing to accounts, the list can
You also never seem to switch off – which often means
working from your phone.
Innovative and smart business owners are always looking for
ways to be more efficient, so they can focus on what drove them to head out
into the world of self-employment in the first place.
But what’s the best productivity software to use? In a
digital world of apps and programmes, all promising to make you the ‘most
productive’, it can be difficult to sift through and decide which is best for
The truth is, they’ll all help you get the job done, provided you use them consistently and collaborate effectively. But we’ve pulled together a shortlist of user-friendly apps that will help you in your quest for ultimate efficiency. Here are 6 apps that we believe will help you be as productive as possible, and make life slightly easier as a business owner:
1. Wunderlist: More than a to-do list
In a nutshell, Wunderlist
is a cloud based task-listing tool. It’s designed for companies of all sizes,
and the app helps its users to schedule, manage and track all their projects
from one easy-to-use platform.
The software works and will sync across platforms,
meaning it can be used on Windows, OS X, web, Android and iOS.
What’s great about Wunderlist is its straightforward
interface. Wunderlists’ UI is very fast and easy to use. The features are easy
to find and everything flows together smoothly. Creating lists, managing tasks,
and categorizing them according to level of priority are made easy. You can
assign deadlines to team members, filter tasks, and display the schedule–and as
you get to know the software, you’ll uncover some other great features too.
The software was taken over by
Microsoft in 2015, too – which means it benefits from Microsoft’s security
Download Wunderlist Here:
2. OneNote – Microsoft’s most underrated app:
is probably one of the most under-used and underrated app in the Office series.
The app is a powerful hidden gem that lurks in the shadow of its’ better known
siblings: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. But don’t be fooled. This app is a little
What if someone told you that
there was a program available to you ALREADY in your Office
365 package? One which integrates with Outlook task lists, behaves
as a file storage folder, has database functions, and looks like a
notebook? Well, there is. Welcome to
OneNote by Microsoft!
People hear OneNote and instantly
think of it as another note-taking app – which, yes, it is. But it is also
versatile. The software allows you to store most file types inside of it, so
you can take notes in a meeting or for a project, and put all related content
right next to it. You can also record audio or video notes to yourself directly
in the app.
Download OneNote to your phone
3. Pocket, the reading list app:
This handy little app lets you
keep track of anything interesting you find online to read
It’s a tale as old as time: you
see an interesting article on LinkedIn, get called into a meeting, and bookmark
the tab for later. Then you forget, open up a new tab, until you open more and
more browser tabs, add bookmarks you’ll never find again, or maybe email
yourself links for later reference.
is basically a virtual space to hold articles, videos and other content for
easy viewing later. This isn’t limited to web links – users can download
content for offline consumption – and if you really like what you see, you can
share with other Pocket users, or share them to social media directly from the
Pocket’s free version works well,
but the Premium version goes further by dropping the ads, making your content a
permanent resource, and providing lots of advanced features (for approximately
£30 a year).
4. Lastpass, A free password manager:
If we’re all honest, we know
we’re meant to have strong passwords, but they’re a nightmare to remember. Not
to mention having to generate new, strong passwords all the time, having to
enter a 16 character password into a tiny mobile screen, and then having to
remember all the different versions – passwords can be stressful.
That’s why a good
password manager is essential to any business owner with more than 50
different passwords on their mind. LastPass can quickly generate strong and
secure passwords, then save them in an encrypted vault. Your latest passwords
are immediately available across all your devices, so whatever you’re using,
LastPass will automatically log you in with a tap.
5. Moment – For the procrastinator:
is an extremely clever app for those of us who struggle to stay off social
media, games, and other online distractions when we need to be productive. The
app tracks how much you use your device every day, and you’ll be alarmed at the
Once you know how much time you’re
wasting on Instagram or trawling through your Facebook feed, you can set daily
limits for apps. You then get a notification, or if you’re a serial alarm
snoozer, a flood of notifications, to get you to stop procrastinating. Annoying,
6. DocuSign – sign documents online
is the client-based company’s best friend. It’s a cloud based e-signature
solution that’s usable across all devices and a multitude of platforms. The
platform can be used to sign various types of documents including business
contracts, school permission slips, agreements and approvals.
Not only will this app save you time, but it will also save
your company tons of paper, and improve the turnaround time of contract
signings – how much easier is it to sign something on your phone and email it,
rather than printing it, signing it, scanning it, then emailing it back?
You can CC anyone when you send out a document, and everyone
involved is notified when it is completed.
It also lets you know if someone has opened the document but
hasn’t signed – allowing you can reach out to your client and ask if they need
clarification on the contract.
Download phone versions of this app here:
This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to apps that’ll help your productivity. The list of productivity apps really is endless. If you have any other programmes that you like to use, let us know!