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3 Ways to Support Teachers During COVID - PPE, School Supplies, and More

3 Ways to Support Teachers During COVID - PPE, School Supplies, and More
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Whether it’s offering to help them with projects, sending them a gift to show your appreciation (like a personalized lanyard for teachers), or simply thanking them for all the work they do, any act of kindness you can show your child's teachers during this time will be greatly appreciated.

What Type of Lanyard is Right for You?

What Type of Lanyard is Right for You?
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When it comes to ID badge holders, badge reels, and badge buddies, many realize that there’s a range of options for them to choose from. But did you know that...

3 Ways to Streamline the Government Procurement Process

3 Ways to Streamline the Government Procurement Process
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The United States federal government purchased approximately $790 billion in goods and services from suppliers in 2017. And outsourcing shows no sign of slowing any time soon. But although procurement...

How To Choose The Right ID Equipment For Your Staff

How To Choose The Right ID Equipment For Your Staff
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Implementing a policy that requires every person who walks into your company, whether they’re a client or an employee, to be wearing an ID is essential for the smooth operation...

4 Benefits Of Student ID Cards and Badges

4 Benefits Of Student ID Cards and Badges
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As the debate over reopening schools and classrooms continues across the United States, security experts and public health officials agree that student and personnel accountability is one of the best...

Is a Breakaway Lanyard or Non-Breakaway Lanyard Better?

Is a Breakaway Lanyard or Non-Breakaway Lanyard Better?
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Deciding if a breakaway or non-breakaway lanyard is better all depends on the application as well as the level of comfort. There’s no reason that you wouldn’t be able to...

Back To School ID & Safety Essentials For Teachers

Back To School ID & Safety Essentials For Teachers
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Going back to school in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 is something that everyone knows will have to eventually happen. As much as the American public education...

PPE and Other Equipment for Health Care Workers

PPE and Other Equipment for Health Care Workers
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On July 9, 2020, the World Health Organization issued new guidance on the topic of aerosol transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Prior to this guidance, WHO epidemiologists had mostly considered...

The 5 Biggest Security Threats To Businesses in 2020

The 5 Biggest Security Threats To Businesses in 2020
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Whether you own a small, local business or operate a large international corporation, businesses of all sizes are facing a number of security challenges in today’s modern age. From digital...

A Brief Guide To Personal Protective Equipment

A Brief Guide To Personal Protective Equipment
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Personal protective equipment, also known as PPE, is crucial for many employees who could potentially incur injuries as a result of working in hazardous environments, or working with dangerous equipment....

4 Ways To Improve Campus Security

4 Ways To Improve Campus Security
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Every student wants to feel totally safe on campus so they can focus on making the most of their college experience. These days especially, students and parents expect that effective...

4 Ways Procurement Staff Can Streamline the Purchasing Process

4 Ways Procurement Staff Can Streamline the Purchasing Process
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According to a study from Cardinal Health and SERMO Intelligence, supply chain management is the second largest expense for healthcare providers. In fact, for some healthcare organizations, supply chain costs...

The Latest Trends In Private Sector Purchasing

The Latest Trends In Private Sector Purchasing
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Private sector purchasing is evolving, and companies are being both challenged and propelled forward by growing demands and changing practices.  In response to these trends, companies are striving to optimize...

4 Essential Supplier Criteria Every Public Sector Procurement Official Should Look For

4 Essential Supplier Criteria Every Public Sector Procurement Official Should Look For
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Public sector procurement officials have to be especially strategic in their selection process to ensure they contract reliable and competent suppliers that will maintain quality over time. While many organizations...

6 Easy Ways To Encourage Employee Accountability

6 Easy Ways To Encourage Employee Accountability
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Employee accountability translates into high-performance, and creates a culture of trust and positive morale. Accountable employees adopt a CEO mindset; they take responsibility for their work, and they don’t pass...

Badge Holder Too Boring? 6 Amazing Ways to Add Some Bling to Your Badge Reel

Badge Holder Too Boring? 6 Amazing Ways to Add Some Bling to Your Badge Reel
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For many employees, ID badges are a required piece of their work attire. And while in some industries, conformity across all employee ID badges is a matter of protocol, or...

4 Reasons To Consider Instituting an Employee ID Badge Policy

4 Reasons To Consider Instituting an Employee ID Badge Policy
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In this day and age, with companies facing heightened security threats in the form of everything from COVID-19 to unwelcome visitors, utilizing employee ID badges is more important than ever....

Why the Right ID Badge Holder Can Make Your Employees Safer

Why the Right ID Badge Holder Can Make Your Employees Safer
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Regardless of the type or size of an organization, ID badges are essential to enhancing safety and security measures. They make it easy for management and colleagues to identify who...

A 4th Of July Thank You to Our Healthcare Heroes, First Responders, and Essential Workers!

A 4th Of July Thank You to Our Healthcare Heroes, First Responders, and Essential Workers!
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Heroes are emerging in every corner of the nation, from grocery store clerks to doctors to chefs to software developers. What do they have in common?  They’re all people who...

4 Reasons Visitor Management is Critical in the Age of COVID-19

4 Reasons Visitor Management is Critical in the Age of COVID-19
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Visitor management has always been an essential practice within organizations of all types, from corporate companies to hospitals to schools. Not only does it allow them to keep track of...

How Badge Buddies Can Improve Campus Safety

How Badge Buddies Can Improve Campus Safety
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In an ideal world, schools wouldn’t need to spend any time worrying about taking proactive steps to ensure the safety of students and staff, but the threats that today’s schools...

5 Ways Value Analysis Committees (VACs) Can Help Hospital Procurement Increase Value

5 Ways Value Analysis Committees (VACs) Can Help Hospital Procurement Increase Value
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One of the biggest concerns hospitals grapple with today is finding ways to cut costs and improve their operating margins. And this is in the face of mounting challenges, from...

Security Lanyards

Security Lanyards
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In today’s world, we feel more secure when we are able to identify who is who in our many different surroundings. Whether at school where our children are being taken...

Why You Need this Hands Free Door Opener

Why You Need this Hands Free Door Opener
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Do you have any idea what kind of bacteria and virus particles are floating around on every doorknob or handle you touch each day? It’s probably not a very pretty...

Can Badges Improve Employee Morale?

Can Badges Improve Employee Morale?
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Companies typically implement employee ID badges for two purposes: effortless identification and enhanced security. And these reasons are certainly well justified. If employees wear ID badges, they can be easily...

Improve Hospital Security With ID Card Holders

Improve Hospital Security With ID Card Holders
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Maintaining premises security has always been a priority for healthcare administrators, particularly during extremely critical times such as the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. The hectic pace of emergency and lifesaving...

How to Select the Best Badge Reel

How to Select the Best Badge Reel
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Choosing a good badge reel may seem like an easy task, that is until you discover just how many different options and styles are available. You have to decide which...

Lanyard Clips Designed for Safety and Durability

Lanyard Clips Designed for Safety and Durability
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If you work in an environment where your lanyard has the potential to get snagged or caught on something throughout the day, then you know the importance of a high-quality...

Heavy-Duty Badge Retractors for Hospital Staff

Heavy-Duty Badge Retractors for Hospital Staff
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For busy hospital staff members always on the go, your organization needs to invest wisely in products that provide your team with proper ID badge holders. The ideal badge holder...

Create Your Own Badge Buddy with This Free Online Template

Create Your Own Badge Buddy with This Free Online Template
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During the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, healthcare workers often appeared on television news segments; they were interviewed about their work while wearing their uniforms, and you would usually see a...

Badge Reels for Nurses: 4 Most Important Features

Badge Reels for Nurses: 4 Most Important Features
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During some of the most challenging times, moments experienced by healthcare professionals in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a woman in Ohio decided to inject some artful creativity into...

4 Reasons Why Essential Employee ID Cards Are Important During COVID-19

4 Reasons Why Essential Employee ID Cards Are Important During COVID-19
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In spite of the fact that the current situation is making the importance of employee ID cards all the more obvious, they’ve always been vital. These are important in healthcare...

5 Ways Custom Printed Badge Buddies Can Help Your Hospital Staff

5 Ways Custom Printed Badge Buddies Can Help Your Hospital Staff
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Could you imagine what it might be like to not have any way to tell which member of your staff is which? Role recognition is just one way that custom...

5 Reasons Why Role Recognition Is Very Important For Nurses And Hospital Staff

5 Reasons Why Role Recognition Is Very Important For Nurses And Hospital Staff
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In the healthcare field, even seconds can mean the difference between success and failure in some very mission-critical types of responses. As a result, you need to be sure that...

Discounted Custom Lanyards With Your Company's Logo

Discounted Custom Lanyards With Your Company's Logo
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For all the talk about how a strong internet presence and online branding are crucial elements of modern marketing, the visual appeal of your company logo displayed on functional or...

How To Choose The Right Lanyard

How To Choose The Right Lanyard
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Wondering how to choose the right lanyard? At Specialist ID, we have come up with this guide to help you choose the right kind of lanyard for you and your...

Choosing The Right Stock for Your ID Card Needs

Choosing The Right Stock for Your ID Card Needs
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As of early 2020, various countries around the world are planning on implementing major changes to their national identification systems. Portugal and Guyana are considering the addition of biometrics to...

Employee ID Badge Policy: 3 Ways to Improve Enforcement

Employee ID Badge Policy: 3 Ways to Improve Enforcement
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Employee badge policies play a key role in the security of every facility. Sometimes, the badge you choose makes a difference in how quickly your team adapts to the standards....

Military Lanyards

Military Lanyards
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Display Appreciation for the Armed Forces With Our Military Lanyards Lanyards that display identification cards and credentials are used in many military bases and facilities across the United States; they...

Card Printing FAQS

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Shopping for a new ID card printer can be a very difficult task. There are so many printers for ID cards and badges on the market that it can be...

Retractable Badge Holders for Medical Personnel

Retractable Badge Holders for Medical Personnel
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Day to day, retractable badge holders play a significant role in healthcare operations. They support increased levels of security, patient privacy, and medical confidentiality. Top Badge Holders and Reels for...

What Makes Bamboo Lanyards Eco-Friendly?

What Makes Bamboo Lanyards Eco-Friendly?
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It seems that you can’t open a magazine, blog or website without reading an article or two about how to go green. Retailers and restaurants are moving towards more earth-friendly...

Design Custom Printed Lanyards from Scratch

Design Custom Printed Lanyards from Scratch
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A lanyard is a cord that will clearly display any type of ID badge or a ticket. It will go around the back of the neck. It then falls over...

Name Badge Accessories: Product Review

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If you’re having trouble selecting the right type of badge accessory for your company’s employee ID badge, then Specialist ID can help you weed through all of the confusion. We...

The Best Neck Wallets For Travel

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When heading out on vacation, you have to make sure that you pack all of the essentials needed for the trip. Including all of the information needed to cancel any...

Custom Badge Buddies for Fast Role Recognition

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It is no secret that a customer will assume that anyone wearing a uniform is the ideal person to assist them with the specific help needed. How many times have...

Buying Plastic Name Tag Holders With Lanyards

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When it comes to purchasing name tag holders, you might find yourself swimming in a sea of options. That’s only if you’re going to the right distributor! If you’re able...

Nurse Badge Reels

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Nurse ID Badge Reels are a very popular accessory in hospitals, doctors’ offices, pediatrics and children’s hospitals. When working in a hospital or medical facility, your ID badge needs to...

Badge Holders and Lanyards for Teachers

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With school starting in just a few weeks, its time to start preparing for it. These days, its often difficult to distinguish the student from the teacher! That’s why it’s...

Custom Lanyards in Bulk for Conventions and Trade Shows

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Conventions and trade shows are a great opportunity for companies to market their products and services within a particular industry. This is a great way to see what their competitors...

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