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Optimizing the Onboarding Process for the Next Generation of Employees

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Employee onboarding is critical to organizational success but often neglected In this quarter’s edition of Journal of American Management Association, DocStar GM Tom Franceski shares his views on the importance of optimizing the onboarding process, particularly with today’s generation of young, tech savvy professionals. Here’s an excerpt of the article. Click the link for the whole article. “An investment in employee onboarding can go a long way. Research shows that a structured best-practice onboarding process can help stave off early turnover. The Society for Human Resource Management has found that employees who attended a structured orientation program were 69% more likely to stay with the company … Continue reading


The Strategic vs. The Financial Buyer – Tom Franceski on Forbes and BuiltToSell

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Tom Franceski, DocStar VP and general manager  was featured on Forbes.com and Built To Sell, a podcast series with John Warwillow. In this episode, Tom explains how he and his partners chose the right company to sell the business to and how they went after the price they wanted. You’ll also hear: Why strategic buyers pay more than financial ones The definition of a frictionless acquisition How to use a cocktail of seller financing and mezzanine debt to buy a company with little of your own money on the line The difference between inbound and outbound marketing How acquirers secretly evaluate your … Continue reading


Relay Racing and AP: Winning Teams Excel in the Art of the Exchange

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Microsoft Dynamics users are a large and growing part of the DocStar user base – and with good reason. The Dynamics/DocStar combination drives enhanced value and return on investment by automating and streamlining mission-critical processes with tight integration to your Dynamics platform. Via this seamless integration, there’s a smooth hand-off of information. This smooth hand-off got us thinking about the art of the exchange. In a relay race, it’s essential to pass the baton to the next runner as seamlessly and as efficiently as possible. A poorly executed exchange can cost a team the race and, in some circumstances, an … Continue reading


Tassey Group Implements DocStar ECM to Improve Efficiency

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The Tassey Group is a comprehensive financial services firm that is strongly committed to helping their clients improve their long-term financial success. They act as a general managing agent for one of the country’s largest and most innovative insurance underwriters. The Tassey Group is the “face” of the insurance company for the 300 independent brokers that sell the policies, providing a host of marketing, education and application processing services, which brokers need to be effective. According to Michael N. Chambers, a principal of the agency, “An incredible amount of follow-up goes on during processing policy applications.  We are always going … Continue reading


From Award-Winning Beers to Killer Workplace Productivity – DocStar Customer CBA

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Cheers! We’re proud to help our customers operate at peak performance, navigate change, and grow. Last month, DocStar customer Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (CBA) (Nasdaq:BREW), won big at the North American Beer Awards (NABA) held in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Its Kona Brewing Co., Omission Beer, and Widmer Brothers Brewing brands earned five awards, including two gold medals: GOLD – Widmer Brothers Hefe – American-Style Hefeweizen GOLD – Omission Lager – Dortmunder Export SILVER – Widmer Brothers Drop Top Amber Ale – Best Ordinary Bitter SILVER – Longboard Lager – Dortmunder Export BRONZE – Widmer Brothers Drifter Pale Ale – English-Style … Continue reading