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Small Changes in the Workplace Make a Big Impact on Our Planet

By hire-up-staffing in News and Updates

Rebecca Kirkman
May 2023

With the increasing focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness, businesses are looking for ways to limit their environmental impact. One way to do this is by going paperless with digital business cards. Our company recently implemented a company-wide transition to digital business cards, with the goal of reducing our waste footprint and leading the way in eco-friendly practices in the staffing industry. We are proud to be making strides in reducing our environmental impact while also embracing innovative technology in every aspect of our business to better serve our clients and partners. This move towards digital technology not only helps to decrease waste, but also offers several other benefits.

Digital business cards are electronic versions of traditional paper business cards. They serve the same purpose, which is to provide contact information to potential business contacts. They can be created and shared in a variety of formats, including PDFs, images or even as a link to a website. They can be easily stored and accessed on a smartphone making them convenient and efficient for both the giver and receiver.

Here are some ways that going green with digital business cards can benefit your business:

  1. Reducing Paper Waste: the traditional business card is a small but significant contributor to paper waste. In fact, it is estimated that over 27 million business cards are printed each in the U.S. alone. By switching to digital business cards, you can help to reduce waste and do your part for the environment.
  2. Cost Savings: printing and distributing paper business cards can be expensive, especially if you need to print a large number of cards. Digital business cards, on the other hand, are cost-effective and can be created and shared easily and quickly.
  3. Convenience & Efficiency: digital business cards can be easily shared, this makes it more convenient for people to save and access your contact information and it also makes it easier for you to keep track of who you have shared your information with.
  4. Enhanced Professionalism: digital business cards offer a modern and professional image for your business. It shows that you are keeping up with the latest technology and trends, and that you care about the environment and sustainability.

Digital business cards can be a powerful tool for staffing professionals to improve their outreach and recruitment efforts. By using digital business cards, staffing firms can enhance their branding, make it easier for candidates to connect with them, and streamline their follow-up processes. Moreover, digital business cards can help staffing professional track and analyst their interactions with candidates, providing valuable insights into what works and what doesn’t. To maximize the benefits of digital business cards, firms should consider using them in conjunction with other digital tools such as social media, job boards and email marketing. By adopting a digital-first approach to staffing, firms can stay ahead of the competition and attract top talent. Going green with digital business cards is a simple yet effective way to reduce waste, save costs and enhance your professional image. It is a small step that can make a big difference for your business and the environment.

Rebecca Kirkman, President & Founder

Rebecca Kirkman is the President and Founder of Hire Up Staffing & Hire Up Healthcare. Rebecca’s mission is as simple today as it was when she started Hire Up over 13 years ago: Connecting great Employers with great Employees. Hire Up leads job seekers to their dream careers and employers to their dream team. The true belief in the human connection and that people hire people is a passion for every Hire Up employee. Rebecca was proudly named the #1 Woman-Owned Business by The Business Journal.