Category: Operational Management Focus

All content that those in Operational Management need to further their business and employees.

Why Connecteam is the Best Employee App for Care Agencies

Undoubtedly care agencies can act as a true life-saver for people who need assistance. However, this is usually a daunting and difficult task for both the patient and their caretaker(s).  From too much paperwork, high turnover, poor communication, a lack of engagement, and more, care agencies are facing a plethora of challenges. That’s why we […]

7 Must-Have Apps for Healthcare Professionals

7 Must-Have Apps for Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare professionals face many challenges but COVID-19 has really brought these to the forefront. From low shortages of PPE (personal protective equipment) to heightened personal safety concerns, lack of effective internal communication, workforce shortages, salary discrepancies, continuous training, and perhaps the most troubling is an almost too slow adaptation to technology.  When we say technology, […]

12 Best Team Management Apps

12 Best Team Management Apps

Managers from any industry and company size will tell you that one of their biggest challenges is delivering effective team management. What are the common team management challenges? According to Indeed, these can include time management, poor teamwork, difficult employees, lack of communication, understaffed, a weak company culture, low-performance levels, and more.  In addition, the […]

10 Best Construction Management Software Solutions

Construction is the “get it done” business. And unlike other industries where machines do a lot of work, construction is still all about the people and the ability to manage them. That’s why the construction industry needs construction software so it can bring communication, accountability, and transparency to the industry that needs it the most. […]

Shift Scheduling Challenges

8 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Shift Scheduling in 2021

Employee shift scheduling should be a breeze, right?! You don’t want scheduling to take up much of your time but it still does. Your average manager spends 3.14 hours a week making up the employee schedule. Even major brands and large corporations get massive scheduling migraines and have been known to make million-dollar errors in […]

8 Ways to Motivate Agents in Call Centers

Front-line customer service may not be everyone’s ideal job and oftentimes, it is exhausting. Especially when Gallup reported that 13% to 16% of the workforce is actively disengaged, with almost 70% still not even categorized as engaged at work. Employee engagement and motivation is a real concern for many businesses and industries.  In addition, call […]

10 Easy Tips to Improve Employee Satisfaction in The Hotel Industry

10 Easy Tips to Improve Employee Satisfaction in The Hotel Industry

When you have engaged and satisfied employees working at your hotel, everything and everyone benefits. Customers are happy. Managers are happy. And the employees are happy. This kind of positive working environment creates a positive attitude for hotel staff and as a manager, it’s your duty to make sure this continues.  The statistics speak for […]

5 Best Police Officer Scheduling System Solutions

5 Best Police Officer Scheduling System Solutions

The National Institute of Justice explains that police officers work 40-hour shifts every week with two days off. However, many law enforcement agencies have started to work based on a compressed workweek; such as four 10-hour shifts every week or three 12-hour shifts.  On top of working traditional hours to manage their many job duties […]

Workplace Safety Tips

12 Workplace Safety Tips Every Employee Should Know in 2021

Workplace safety is one of the biggest concerns of any business, and rightfully so. In 2019 alone 2,836 work-related fatalities were reported to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). Additionally, there were around 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported to OSHA. With numbers like this, it’s no wonder that many companies are in need […]

Full Guide On Time Clock Rules For Hourly Employees

Employers have many responsibilities but perhaps the most important is complying with government rules and regulations. Recently, the time clock rules for hourly employees have changed, and knowing how valuable employees are to the success of your company, you’re going to want to comply. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) imposes rules in regards to […]

Plumbing job

How to Price a Plumbing Job: From A-to-Z

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the employment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026. That means there is a good chance for you to scale your business if you find the right strategy for winning more orders. The plumbing business is a business where literally […]

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