Knowledge Worker: The New Breed of Employees

We’re now into an age of hiring what we like to call a new ‘breed’ of employees, specifically called ‘knowledge workers. Way back in 1959, management expert Peter Drucker coined this phrase to describe people whose main skillset was to ‘think for a living rather than wait to be told what to do and when to do it. They’re highly independent, confident in their abilities to do their job well, and need little supervision in…

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Remote Team Culture Building: How To Bring The Office Back Together

Cultivating an authentic corporate culture is a fickle and elusive beast to pin down at the best of times. But when Covid-19 reared its ugly head in early 2020 and forced a large majority of the professional world into a remote working situation, the traditional guide book on how to create fertile grounds for a healthy team culture needed to not only be tweaked but, in most cases drastically revised or rewritten entirely. Working Remotely…

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Workplace Engagement: How to Reconnect with Remote Employees

In a world reshaped by a pandemic, companies are forced to shift to remote working to keep operations running while ensuring that all employees stay safe and healthy. Remote working gives employees more control, improves productivity, gives companies better access to top talent and enables employees to maintain a better work-life balance. Despite the numerous advantages of remote working, it has challenged workplace engagement. And has many managers new to this environment wondering how to…

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4 Reasons Why Employees Avoid Their Timesheets and How You Can Get Them Back

It’s one thing to have the right tool for the job; however, if nobody is using it, how legitimately good is it? Time tracking for billing is a no-brainer if you want to bill your clients accurately and confidently. It is not a complicated task, but to those who are most vital to this process, they may think otherwise. Here’s why employees may be avoiding their timesheet, and what you can do to help get…

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How to Introduce a New Timesheet to Your Team

I don’t need to tell you that change is hard. Change at work is especially tough to deal with as we all get into daily habits that bring us some level of success. However, business needs change, and your office is in desperate need of a better timekeeping solution. Billing clients efficiently and accurately every month is a chore. You have to change your project time tracking process, but you know there will be opposition….

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Dovico Appoints Shelley Butler as Chief Executive Officer

MONCTON, NB. March 26, 2020 – Dovico Software, Inc. has announced that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Shelley Butler as President and Chief Executive Officer. She will assume day-to-day leadership of the company.  Butler has served as Dovico’s Sales & Marketing Director and Chief Operating Officer since she joined the Company in September 2001. Yves Doucet, Dovico’s co-founder, has stepped down from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer and will continue…

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How To Stay Connected With Co-Workers While Working From Home

By now, you’re a week or so into your journey of working from home because of COVID-19. You’ve settled on a comfortable place to work, got a desk set up that rivals the one at the office, you’ve found your flow and probably even got some things accomplished. But if you’re like me, you are starting to miss your work peeps. Those work buddies that get you through tough days at work or at home….

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Shelley Butler?

Who’s Shelley Butler? In every great organization, there’s a powershifter—someone whose purpose is to transfer power from one person to another. Shelley is Dovico’s powershifter. But instead of taking power from one person and moving it to another, Shelley helps everyone she meets to see the power they have within, and she does it with nothing more than love, dignity and respect. #LoveWins What does Shelley do at Dovico? By title, Shelley is our newly…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Felicia Flewelling?

A first impression is a mental image you form of someone you encounter for the first time. You create first impressions fast. Science says it takes only 1/10th of a second to create one. The accuracy of the impression depends on the genuineness of the person you meet. If it’s accurate, you’ll produce confidence in the mental image and, thus, trust in that person. Felicia Flewelling creates the best first impressions; she is genuine. She…

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Employee Spotlight: Who’s Trent Gallant?

Who’s Trent Gallant? Friendship is what social life is all about. It blooms from the bud of two people coming together through a common bond. Both people can change, but friendship only lasts if that common bond stays the same. Sometimes that bond can be made up of the friendship itself, and if that’s the case, it will last a lifetime. Without friendship, life is unbearable. We all need a little help from one another,…

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