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People Management

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People management is one of the lesser known uses for SMS messaging. Most people are well aware of how texting can be used to market goods, services and events. Most of us receive SMS alerts reminding us to renew our insurance, turn up to the surgery or be on time for the theatre. But people management and SMS – what’s the connection?

Well plenty actually. Many cleaning companies send job details to cleaners to manage their schedules. Schools use SMS to search for supply teachers. Housing associations issue job tickets to their maintenance staff by text.

So especially where people are out and about the best way of issuing instructions or notifying changes of schedule is through SMS messaging.

This section of our blog contains examples of how you can improve your organisation and service whilst reducing stress and wasted time.

If you need help in devising a solution to your people management challenges just get in touch and talk things over with one of our friendly experts.

For decades, all kinds of emergency personnel relied on pagers to communicate with each other and their organisations. The system was created long before the days of mobile phones or even text messaging. But now things are changing, as we explain in this blog post.