Category: Top Tips

All content in relation to Connecteam’s top tips – all the latest research and data backs up the tips we present so you can take your business to the next level.

Top Challenges & Solutions When Managing Remote Employees

In 2017, it was reported that 2.8% of the entire workforce in the United States (3.7 million to be exact) work from home for at least half the time. And that number is only growing – in fact, Business Insider reports that 50% of all workers will be working remotely by 2020. (Seeing as how […]

15 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Reduce Business Costs in 2020

Business owners are in the habit of making money. True or false? True, of course! But, here’s the catch, far too many business owners are wasting money unnecessarily. In fact,  82% of all business fail because of cash flow problems, reports Business Insider. The easiest way to reduce business costs is to recognize the necessary […]

Employee Evaluation: The Good, The Bad & The New Approach for 2020

Ah, the dreaded employee evaluation is marked on your calendar and you wish it wasn’t. Sound familiar? Like most managers, the employee evaluation and having to fire employees are the most disliked tasks. But alas, they are the tasks that must be done! Just like payroll and time management.  As a manager, you know the […]

Compliant Time Tracking: Getting It Right with Time Clocks

In a time when machines are learning and data is big, you need to finally trade in the pen-and-paper timesheet for a smart time tracking software solution. Actually, many businesses, just like yours, are making the shift, and where there is demand there is usually supply. Ranging from mobile apps to portable biometric systems with payroll […]

9 Effective Ways to Boost Employee Morale in 2019

Morale. It’s that extra kick employees have so that they don’t show up to work looking like a zombie. Establishing a positive work environment and building a company culture that helps boost employee morale is key to avoiding mindless drones from clocking in and out each day.  Well, what is employee morale? Forbes magazine defines […]

How to Create a Bartender Training App in 15 Minutes

Nobody’s cooler than Brian Flanagan…If you’re born after 1982(ish) you’re probably asking “Who the @#$% is Brian Flanagan?!” Actually, you probably already googled it and know more about him that I do. But, in case you didn’t, Brian Flanagan, played by Tom Cruise in the cult 80s movie ‘Cocktail’, was a hot shot bartender who knew […]

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How to Create Effective Employee Development Even With a Low Budget

It’s no secret that hiring and retaining top employees is an essential component to a business’s success, especially a small business. However, there is a lot of competition and the best recruits expect a top salary with all the bells and whistles (i.e. perks and benefits). So with all that to consider, how can small […]

How to Curate Employee Experience at your Company in 2019

Improving employee engagement, motivation, productivity, retention, and employer brand commitment is always at the forefront of your mind, no? (Yes, that’s a rhetorical question.) But how do you improve all of the above without breaking the bank or wasting too much time? Well, you need to shift your focus to employee experience. What is employee […]

The Power of Positive Employee Recognition in Small Business

When you facilitate employee recognition to say thank you, you help create a positive and productive company culture. Employees greatly appreciate genuine, sincere, specific recognition from managers, senior managers, and even coworkers. This recognition makes employees feel great and appreciated which in turn leads to better results for your company. When employees feel appreciated, they […]

5 Ways to Overcome Communication Problems in The Workplace

Productivity, working relationships and morale will struggle to work efficiently if you have communication problems in the workplace. And if the communication problems aren’t addressed, profit loss, higher turnover, mistakes and a negative public image are commonplace. Recognize and address communication problems in the workplace before the situation gets out of control. Avoid misunderstandings or […]

11 Steps on How to Start a Small Business in 2019

A great entrepreneur doesn’t have a fancy college degree or millions in the bank but rather the drive to succeed and a brilliant idea that stands out from the rest of the competition. And with over 28 million small businesses in the United States, the chances of success might appear slim but when you are […]

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