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Simple Tricks for the Filing Newbie
Thursday, February 03, 2011 4:45 PM
Some people are organized by nature. You know them by their alphabetized spice racks, perfectly antiseptic medicine cabinets and tabula rasa workspaces. Others are not. But we believe that a little nurture can overcome nature so if organization isn't in your DNA, we're here to help. Last week we covered Filing 101, offering a primer on the anatomy of... Read More...
Anatomy of a Filing Cabinet
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:35 PM
What's that you say? You want to file, but don't know where to begin? We have a comprehensive overview of what a well-executed filing system looks like to get you started. The hallmark of an effective filing system is being able to easily retrieve what you need, when you need it. Filing systems generally fall into two broad categories: 1) working (or... Read More...
Pile in Style
Thursday, December 23, 2010 5:27 PM
New Year's resolutions are right around the corner. Hoping for a clean slate in 2011? After the confetti's cleaned up, it's time to tackle those piles. Fear not, we have no intention of trying to convert you into a label-conscious filer. We know that for every individual who happily labels and files paperwork , there is a counterpart who just as happily... Read More...
Happiness is a Clutter Free Desk
Tuesday, July 06, 2010 9:26 AM
To pile or to file? An age old question with no right answer. In our recent Pile it On! post we offered tips for the nearly half of all American employees who organize paper by piling. But what of the other half? The 50 percent who need a clean desk and carefully filed papers to achieve maximum productivity and serenity? You know who you are. You know your way... Read More...
Are you a Piler, or a Filer? Tell us and You Could Win a PileSmart Organizer Tray!
Monday, May 17, 2010 1:58 PM
Congratulations to Amy B., Betsy K. and Phyllis C. Your names were randomly chosen and you've each won a PileSmart ® Desktop Organizer Tray! Thanks to all who participated in the Piler vs. Filer Contest. Your comments were all very interesting... Read More...
Pile It On!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 8:50 AM
You know who you are. Piler v. Filer Just look around your office. On your desk. On the floor. On top of the filing cabinet. What do you see? Piles, piles and more piles. Yes, it is as clear as can be. You, my friend, are a piler. And you are not alone. Nearly half of all American employees claim that they organize paper by piling it on their desk. As this Fast... Read More...

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