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Episode 30
Accounts Receivable processes can be complicated and time-consuming endeavours for most businesses. 18 million hours per year is spent by businesses chasing debtors. How do you make this process less tedious and more cost-effective? In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote talk with Mark Reilly, the CEO of IODM. IODM is an Intelligent Accounts Receivable Solution. If you’re wondering how you can make the accounts receivable process in your company more effective and efficient, have a listen today. This can be the solution you’re looking for.

Episode 29
Accounting used to be all papers and pens. Thankfully, with the gradual rise of technology, the accounting industry is rapidly evolving. In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom invites Melissa Voss, a chartered Accountant and Co-Founder of FuseWorks. They talk about how Melissa established her business solving a very specific problem for her accounting firm. Listen and learn about what has driven her into software development to solve problems for accountants everywhere.

Episode 28
How we manage our data is, most of the time, an undervalued task in our business. Your word, your Excel files, your ppts — these are the stuff that makes your business work. But do you know where they are or where they’re going? In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote talk about data housekeeping and why it’s important to keep track of where data sits within your environment.

Episode 27
Today’s accountant is no longer burdened with repetitive and manual tasks. Instead, due to the evolution of technology, accounting software programs are becoming more automated, and the accountant’s role is also evolving. In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote talk about the work Wyntec has done to support their clients in the accounting and finance industry. Listen as they share some insights into what they’ve discovered and learned based on their experience and how they’re working with them.

Episode 26
If you already have a Microsoft 365 subscription, chances are you already have SharePoint. So instead of letting it sit there taking up space (and money), you can choose to optimise it and let it do its job of making your work easier and more convenient. In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote talk about how you can make the most of your SharePoint and how it can do wonders for your business.

Episode 25
In this first episode of Modern Workplace Hacks for the year 2021, Tom Freer opens up to Josh Heathcote about mental burnouts and how it’s important to rethink our planning methodologies. When many uncertain factors start to kick in and change the desired results, it’s time to fight back and take control again.

Episode 24
Contrary to expectations, many entrepreneurs don’t have any clear understanding of what they want to achieve in their business. In this episode of Moden Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer talks with Faye Caughey, Co-Founder of Kaibizzen, a high-performance business coaching practice.

Episode 23
The sudden emergence of the pandemic compelled companies and industries to move as quickly as possible to adapt to the situation. Tom interviews John Mamaril, an Employment Lawyer and Director of NB Lawyers, and talks about how the global pandemic has affected the job market.

Episode 22
Cybersecurity is a hot topic right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed an increased risk of cyberattacks. In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom is joined by Mike from Web Safe Staff. They talk about how to maintain good cyber hygiene while focusing on the people aspect of cybersecurity.

Episode 21
Due to the difficulties posed by the global pandemic, many people reflect on how to find meaning in work. A clear purpose and meaning may be defined as job satisfaction, happiness or intent. In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom Freer talks with Career Expert Edwin Trevor-Roberts, Ph.D. on how to build a substantial and meaningful career.

Episode 20
Providing outstanding customer service should be the foundation of all businesses. It is all about speed, ease and friendliness. In this episode, Tom and Josh explore different ways to stand out from the crowd by providing superior customer service.

Episode 19
In this episode of Modern Workplace Hacks, Tom and Josh talk about the relevance of a traditional phone in the modern office. Listen to this episode to gain some useful insights!

Episode 18
Technology has brought a massive impact on businesses everywhere. You can only expand your business as fast as your technology allows. Failure to invest in the right tools can make or break your business will lead to ineffective use of company resources. Join Tom and Josh in this week’s episode as they elaborate the right steps to fully manage technology in your business.

Episode 17
Technology has brought a massive impact on businesses everywhere. You can only expand your business as fast as your technology allows. Failure to invest in the right tools can make or break your business will lead to ineffective use of company resources. Join Tom and Josh in this week’s episode as they elaborate the right steps to fully manage technology in your business.

Episode 16
Technology has brought a massive impact on businesses everywhere. You can only expand your business as fast as your technology allows. Failure to invest in the right tools can make or break your business will lead to ineffective use of company resources. Join Tom and Josh in this week’s episode as they elaborate the right steps to fully manage technology in your business.

Episode 15
Technology has brought a massive impact on businesses everywhere. You can only expand your business as fast as your technology allows. Failure to invest in the right tools can make or break your business will lead to ineffective use of company resources. Join Tom and Josh in this week’s episode as they elaborate the right steps to fully manage technology in your business.

Episode 14
Technology has brought a massive impact on businesses everywhere. You can only expand your business as fast as your technology allows. Failure to invest in the right tools can make or break your business will lead to ineffective use of company resources. Join Tom and Josh in this week’s episode as they elaborate the right steps to fully manage technology in your business.

Episode 13
On this week’s episode, Tom and Josh tap into the power of automation. Shaun Leisegang, CEO and Founder of rapidMATION joins the show to talk about how you can effectively apply automation in your business to minimise costs, increase efficiency, and streamline your business processes.

Episode 12
The global outbreak has affected the economy. Businesses are going through a hard time. The pandemic has greatly impacted how companies recruit new talents. In this episode, join Tom and Josh as they talk about talent recruitment in a post-pandemic world with Dan Smith, an Executive Recruitment Specialist.

Episode 11
In this episode, Tom and Josh talked about helping businesses through partnering – how it works, the benefits of partnering and its structures – to help expand your business and offer more value to your clients. So jump in and have a listen. We’d love to hear your feedback.

Episode 10
Tom and Josh discussed some of the changes that are likely to see in business post-lockdown due to COVID-19. This episode talks about the change in how we do business and how to implement safe work practices.

Episode 9
Tom and Josh dig into Office 365. In this episode, understand the full capability of Sharepoint and get tips on how to share and manage content, applications and more. Learn how to boost your team’s productivity and efficiency with Microsoft Teams. Leverage this technology to get the most out of your Office 365.

Episode 8
The sudden shift of the workplace to remote has changed how businesses deliver technology to their team. In this episode, Tom and Josh will uncover the different tools business owners can use to enable remote work.

Episode 7
This episode talks about remote working. Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote share their tips on how leaders can manage their team. They talk about being more creative and productive while dealing with a global pandemic.

Episode 6
Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote look at how technology should be seen as an investment for your business rather than a cost. This episode reveals the real cost of spending money on technology.

Episode 5
Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote discuss what digital transformation is and how the use of digital technologies can create or modify existing business culture and customer experiences to meet marketing requirements.

Episode 4
How does a cyber attacker perform malicious activities to steal or gain unauthorized access in your PC? On this episode, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote take a deep dive discussion about Windows, operating systems and how to prevent cyber threats.

Episode 3
In this episode, guest Zac Daunt, a marketing expert takes you to his journey and shares his experience on how he struggled, failed and succeed. Join Tom, Josh and Zach in this and cool fun-filled show.

Episode 2
Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote talk with Mia McIntyre, founder of MiVirtual and co-founder of Sharify365. Mia shares how she started her business and how she helps businesses optimise processes and workflow.

Episode 1
In the first episode of this podcast, Tom Freer and Josh Heathcote share their entrepreneurial journey picking up lessons along the way, how they applied them to each new businesses or projects they are involved with and the process of how they got where they are today.


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