Is Using Too Much Software Hurting Your Business?

How many different software programs do you use at work? Software programs are valuable tools, but using too many can be distracting to your employees and may end up costing your company a lot of money. On top of that, training your employees to use new software takes many hours of everyone’s time, and unfortunately, they may not even use it. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron, Madison, and Kris discuss the changes Omega has made regarding software, and why using various tools that fail to integrate leads to scattered data and extra work.

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Outlook vs. Gmail: Battle of the Email Clients

It’s no secret that email is the best form of communication for businesses worldwide. Microsoft Outlook and Google Gmail have become the most popular platforms for managing business emails, but which email client should your business be using? In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron, Thomas, and Ben discuss their experience using both email clients, what sets them apart, and comparing each service’s subscription-based business plan.

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How to find the right sales person for your agency

Are you an agency owner looking for a valued salesperson to grow your business? One of the biggest mistakes agency owners make is not utilizing the right tools to find the best talent out there. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, we put Jeff Ruby from LinkedIn on the Insurance Hot Seat to provide some valuable tips on the most efficient ways to attract the right salesperson for your agency. Jeff has 7 years of experience working for LinkedIn and currently manages the North American small business team for LinkedIn's Talent Solutions division.

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Has Technology Changed The Way We Communicate?

Is the art of a conversation dead? Has technology made us lazy? Today, most people can’t even go 24 hours without using their phone, a computer, or the internet. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron, David, and Celia discuss how technology has changed more than just the way we communicate, but how our over-dependence of digital technology is restructuring our lives and what the future of our digital world will look like.

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Are You a Persuadable?

How much of your data is out there for the world to see? If you haven't watched "The Greatest Hack" on Netflix, we recommend watching it. The film focuses on the scandal involving Facebook and now-bankrupt Cambridge Analytica, which notoriously harvested the personal information of over 50 million of the social media giant’s users in order to sway political campaigns. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST Ron, Jacob and Luis analyze the Netflix documentary and discuss how our data is being used to manipulate us.

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Should Employee Social Media be Monitored?

How often do you get on social media during work hours? Have you ever been caught scrolling through forums or watching videos on your computer? Social media has become a major part of our daily lives, but it has also influenced many things in the professional world from the hiring process, to marketing and even a decline in employee performance. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, we discuss our own experiences with social media in the workplace, and gain some insight from 3 very different viewpoints within an organization; an employee, the HR Generalist, and the Vice President.

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