Category: Operational Management Focus

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What is Workplace Safety Training and Why Do You Need It?

So you want to develop a workplace safety training program. Okay, you do not so much want as you are required to. Like most business owners. But you’re not the type to neglect things like employee safety. Because you know well that training for safety is the most cost-effective way to protect your most precious […]

8 Best Gym and Fitness Management Software Solutions in 2020

Successfully running your own gym isn’t so easy. From creating a stunning website to scheduling your team and member classes to sending invoices to member retention to effective internal communication and so much more, you’re likely to get a serious workout!  Many of the larger gyms have started using gym management software to automate their […]

Top Tips on How to Become a Better Manager in Retail

The best retail store managers wear over a dozen hats and all without missing a beat. From running an efficient and profitable store, scheduling employees, engaging their team, enforcing company policies and more. Retail store managers can’t afford a slip-up, that’s why hitting and exceeding sales targets and regularly motivating your team is so important […]

Top 11 Apps for Security Guards

Security guards are on the go, which means that they can be (and feel) disconnected from their companies. In fact, most security guard employees are faced with: Limited communication with management and co-workers Changing work hours, shifts, and locations No access to company email or even a desktop Low levels of engagement Limited recognition A […]

8 Best Online Checklist Apps for Small Business in 2020

As a small business manager, you’re constantly juggling and prioritizing tasks in order to keep things running smoothly. However, the problem you’re faced with is that the list of tasks is never-ending. There is too much chaos to sift through, to organize and to prioritize. The solution? An online checklist app. What’s an online checklist […]

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Security Guard Training Program

Security guards have a bad rep. Don’t believe me? Think of the last movie you watched starting a security guard character. Actually, let me help you out: Paul Blart (played by the festively plump, Kevin James) in Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) in Night At the Museum, Ronnie Barnhardt (Seth Rogen) in […]

How to Start A Security Guard Company in 2020

Many businesses are looking for ways to keep their properties, individuals, and interests safe, whether it’s from theft, violence, cyber-attacks, damage and more. With growing security concerns, there are plenty of opportunities available if you’re considering starting a security company.  In the United States alone, security services generated a revenue of $35 billion dollars 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. Plus, there is a high turnover rate in call centers so it seems that call center agents […]

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4 Ways to Cut Down Last Mile Delivery Costs in 2020

“Amazon has spent an amount on shipping in the last year that is more than the GDP of 100 countries in the world. It is unfathomable. They continue to do that because their stock price continues to hover near $2,000 and this questionable allocation of spend doesn’t seem to bring its stock price down,” Sucharita […]

5 Best Security Guard Scheduling Software Solutions in 2020

Creating an effective schedule for your security guard staff comes with many challenges. There are multiple job sites with their own unique shift times and rotations. So when assigning shifts, you have to account for all this along with ensuring the right employee is scheduled, sometimes a shift requires someone with certain skills. This information […]

Restaurant Payroll: Get the Basics Right

Managing a restaurant comes with its own sets of challenges and processing payroll is probably one of the most complexes. Not only because it needs to be properly explained to new employees to ensure compliance but also due to the many complex laws restaurant owners must adhere to avoid lawsuits and penalties.  In this blog, […]

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