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Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment

Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment While some employees are returning back to the traditional office, some employers have found that productivity and employee morale has increased under remote or hybrid work models. Whether teams are strictly virtual or splitting time between home and office, the same security concerns exist. Handling company documents and customer data can come at…

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Better Virtual Workplace Communication Skills

One of our all-time most popular blog posts is our 10 Workplace Communication Skills article. With the evolution of the office over the last couple of years, YK Communications thought it was important to offer up similar information about virtual workplace communication.   Effective communication skills are becoming more important in the workplace as face-to-face communication becomes replaced by online communication.…

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Why People Still Fall for Scams

Why People Still Fall For Scams

People are more vulnerable to hackers. Here’s how you can guard against them. Here at YK Communications, we all know the feeling, that awful sinking in your stomach when you realize you’ve clicked a link that you shouldn’t have. Maybe you were in a hurry, or it was a popup ad. Also see YK’s How To Avoid Facebook Scams. Whatever…

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Identifying A Business Bandwidth Issue

Office Superhero Series: YK Communications is taking current and future customers on a journey to discover how they can become a superhero in their workplace when it comes to business technology. Join us as we walk through identifying and solving common frustrations surrounding business internet and office tech. As businesses grow, IP phone lines ring more often, more employees and…

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Business Spotlight: JCHD EMS in Ganado

The Jackson County Hospital District Emergency Medical Service (JCHD EMS) provides pre-hospital care to the citizens of Jackson County. Its approximately 3,000-square-foot Ganado station was built in 2017 and includes two ambulance bays, two Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) ambulances, and living and working spaces. Director James Sudik says, “MICU ambulances are equipped at the highest level for pre-hospital care. Not many…

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Business Spotlight: City of El Campo

The City of El Campo is known as “The Pearl of the Prairie.” But what if you had to describe this city in just one word — what would it be? We asked that question of Courtney Sladek, Director of Finance, and she answered, “Community.” It’s a good choice, since community-minded activities abound. Whether it’s residents working together in the aftermath of…

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Business Spotlight: Gresham Trucking

Johnnie Gresham started this family business in Louise in 1997 and has covered many miles since then. Gresham Trucking supplies road-base materials including limestone, gravel, and caliche to locations where roads or pads are being built. The company owns 20 trucks and has about 20 employees. His wife Lanette Gresham says, “Johnnie has run Gresham Trucking all along. For many…

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The Impact of Rural Broadband on Small Business

It seems that high-speed internet is everywhere these days, with Wi-Fi hotspots open at every coffee shop and restaurant in town. Unfortunately, while this may be the reality for urban and suburban areas, there are many rural areas that are lacking the infrastructure or support for high-speed internet. Even worse, many people in these areas operate small businesses that are…

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