Rea Regan

Rea Regan is the Marcom Manager at Connecteam, is responsible for ensuring customer success and is a dedicated author for Connecteam’s business blog. She helps clients build smart, effective employee management strategies and brings years of experience and knowledge in helping businesses improve employee engagement. With a degree in Technical Writing, Rea is an expert in simplifying complex processes into easy tips that managers can implement instantly.

Why Connecteam is the Best Time Clock App for Small Business

When you’re a small or medium business owner, you know that time tracking is as indispensable as accounting or payroll or human resources. And that’s because time tracking shines a spotlight on the most crucial aspects of your company. You know what your hourly workers need to get paid. You know if you’re actually making […]

Payroll Errors That Cost You Money and How to Fix Them

Still using pen and paper for employee time record keeping? Relying on shift schedules for payroll calculations? Then your company is leaking money and you’re probably open to lawsuits and IRS penalties. If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. 33% of employers make payroll errors costing billions of dollars annually, according to the IRS. The American […]

6 Huge Regulatory Changes That Can Dramatically Affect Your Business

There are hundreds upon hundreds of regulations in place and compliance to each is crucial to your company’s success. That means keeping appraised of the top rules, which are often changing, to maintain an advantage over your competition. If you fail to comply, you’ll only face serious penalties and even legal troubles (both of which […]

7 Best Call Center Scheduling Software Solutions in 2020

There is no doubt that building a loyal customer base at your business cannot be done without a foundation of engaged, sincere and motivated customer service representatives.  Just consider the following: 12 – that’s the number required for positive experiences to compensate just for one negative experience. $2.3K – that’s the annual amount a disengaged […]

13 Daily Workplace Safety Tips Every Manufacturing Employee Should Know

Every seven seconds, an employee gets injured on the job. On top of that, over 100,000 manufacturing workers are victims of a job-related injury every year. Even with OSHA’s regulations and rules, manufacturing companies must have a company culture that embodies a safety attitude. One of the best safety practices in manufacturing we found, is […]

10 Small Business Trends to Watch For in 2020

Paying attention to the latest small business trends puts you ahead of your competition and with 30 million small businesses in the United States, the competition is fierce. By knowing the latest business news and trends, it’s easier to grow company sales, offer better customer service, and operate more effectively. Here’s what was predicted just […]

15 Top Nonprofit Apps You Should be Using in 2020

While nonprofits are designed to cater to a greater cause, at the end of the day, they’re still a business. While the motivation behind each nonprofit differs, you still need to run your organization like a “profit churning machine”.  As such, there are two aspects you need to focus your efforts on – getting donations […]

10 Best Online Employee Scheduling Apps in 2019

Every single business owner knows how difficult and time-consuming the task of creating a well-rounded employee schedule is. And this responsibility is especially difficult when you’re stuck in the dark ages using pen and paper or manually adding hours on an Excel spreadsheet.  Automating the scheduling process offers you consistent results, lessens mistakes, reduces costs, […]

Let’s Talk About Predictive Scheduling and the Law

If you haven’t heard about predictive scheduling, you’re about to. Many new labor laws have been introduced in the United States and if you aren’t aware of them then you might be slapped with a hefty fine. Essentially, these new predictive scheduling laws are built to give workers more predictability over their work schedules. We’re […]

A Closer Look at How the Trade War Impacts Small Business

You just can’t avoid all the media coverage on the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. However, there’s been one aspect of the Trump presidency that doesn’t get as much coverage as it should – the never ending accumulation of tariffs. International trade is a large part of the economy and has macroeconomic […]

30 Best Small Business Apps in 2019

When you’re a small business owner, you’re expected to have all the answers. Such as solving problems, communicating with employees and customers, marketing, managing finances, and the list goes on. There is no doubt you’re constantly searching for ways to increase productivity while competing with bigger companies but with little to no spare manpower. And […]

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