Organizing paperwork is probably one of the most common challenges people face when trying to keep their offices organized. Papers quickly piles up. Without systems in place to manage them, they can fast become an overwhelming mess of clutter. I’ve compiled some of my favorite blogs on the subject of getting your paperwork organized and under control.
FILE NAMING CONVENTIONS ARE IMPORTANT
A file naming convention is the system you use for naming your files in a way that describes both what they contain and how they relate to your other files. Have you ever spent valuable time searching through files trying to find the one document that you need? The key to improving productivity and organizing paperwork in your office is to create file naming conventions that are customized specifically for your needs. Here is a step-by-step method for naming your files.
ORGANIZED PAPERWORK = OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY
Keeping your office paperwork organized is an essential part of staying productive. If you are constantly searching for misplaced files or having to double back and find information needed to complete a project, you are using up crucial time that could otherwise be used to get the work done. A decrease in productivity can mean missed deadlines and a whole slew of problems. Check out these top strategies for getting your office paperwork organized.
ORGANIZE PAPERWORK BY GOING DIGITAL
If you head into the office each day and are met by an overflowing pile of files, receipts, and random documents overtaking your desk, then you are probably also struggling with productivity. Meeting deadlines and working efficiently relies on an organized office space where paperwork you need to complete a task can be found in seconds. I’ve compiled a list of popular paper organizing tech tools that will help you get the paperwork off your desk and stored digitally. Read more here.
For more office organizing strategies and hands-on support with paper organizing, reach out to your NYC Professional Office Organizer today.