Categorizing is usually the one area in filing that is confusing for most people. The general rule of thumb is to keep related or similar items together.
To make it a little easier for you, here are some common categories that can be used in any business or home filing system.
- Accounts Payable
- Accounts Receivable
- Company Policies
- Company Goals/Plans/Strategies
- Computer Related Tips and Instructions
- Human Resources
- Project Files (Current)
- Project Files (Future)
- Public Relations
- Sales and Marketing
- Vendor Brochures/Information
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