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Shannon Arnold

Shannon Arnold is the VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Real Time Networks.

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10 Elements Your Company Equipment Damage Policy Should Cover

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 28, 2020

No matter how many safeguards you put in place, some of your business equipment will inevitably be damaged. It might be due to an employee’s honest mistake, because they ignored instructions, or it could even be the result of a malicious act, but damage is going to happen. This makes a company equipment damage policy an important tool for protecting your organization’s finances and maintaining productivity.

In this blog post we'll talk about the top 10 must-have elements you need in your company equipment damage policy:

  1. Objectives and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Roles
  4. Company Responsibilities
  5. Employee Responsibilities
  6. Policy Exceptions
  7. Communication Process
  8. Consequences
  9. Compensation Process
  10. Links to Related Forms

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5 Steps to Create a Business Theft Prevention Plan

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 21, 2020

Every business eventually has to deal with theft. You shouldn’t feel overwhelmed about this, though; it’s a manageable problem.

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6 Ways Organizations Use Secure Locker Systems

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 14, 2020

Secure locker systems are deceptively powerful business tools. They can be used for much more than just secure storage, although they’re pretty good at that job, too.

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Manage Sick Workers Better With This 3-Stage Framework

By Shannon Arnold on Jun 16, 2020

Federal and local governments have issued a wide range of public health guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But it has largely been targeted at individuals. Guidance for businesses hasn’t been as forthcoming.

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Temperature Screening: Everything You Need to Know

By Shannon Arnold on May 26, 2020

Organizations across North America are figuring out how they can safely reopen. There is a lot of uncertainty about what the coming months and years will bring, but public health officials are starting to offer concrete guidance on managing the risks of COVID-19.

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Secure Asset Storage Improves Efficiency at Major Food Service Co.

By Shannon Arnold on May 20, 2020

Real Time Results — A Series of Confidential Case Studies

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7 Must-Have Features for Secure Laptop Lockers

By Shannon Arnold on May 11, 2020

Laptops have been common equipment in business and education for decades. Over that time, many crucial workflows have come to depend on laptops always being ready and available. This had led to an explosion of secure laptop lockers on the market, all claiming to offer the best security and management.

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Workplace Security Ideas to Safely Re-Open after Covid-19

By Shannon Arnold on May 6, 2020

As different parts of the world are planning to re-open their economies after a total lock-down lasting several weeks, organizations are facing an extreme amount of uncertainty. No one can predict the full outcome, but one outcome is certain: we will come out of this pandemic and we will need to be ready – but what do we need to be ready for? 

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What Is a Smart Locker? 7 Reasons Your Business Needs Them

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 15, 2020

Smart lockers are surprisingly flexible tools for securing equipment and managing workflows. They can benefit any business, from a small, local hotel to a multinational manufacturing corporation.

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Hotel Safety and Security Checklist [12 Vital Protections]

By Shannon Arnold on Apr 9, 2020

It is important to run a hotel security program that doesn’t compromise customer service. Some hotels see this as a challenge because they think security and customer service are at odds. But the right tools and business practices actually help you do both well.

The business advisory firm Deloitte agrees that finding the right balance of customer service and security is essential for the long term sustainability of hotels. To help you get a complete picture of your hotel security program we’ve developed a top-to-bottom hotel safety and security checklist. It walks you through 12 major aspects of hotel security that you will want to evaluate.

Assessing how your hotel performs in each area will help you discover what is working well, what needs to be improved, and where you might be able to use new technology to give yourself an edge on the competition. 

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