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.

7 Ways to Further Workplace Diversity in 2020

When it comes to creating a thriving workplace and boosting employee engagement, workplace diversity is the key. Diversity in the workplace helps to encourage creativity and innovation from each employee, no matter their position or role in the company. All these backgrounds, experiences and perspectives offer a unique viewpoint that can greatly impact your bottom […]

Time Clock Rules for Hourly Employees and How to Easily Abide By Them

Employers have many responsibilities but perhaps the most important is complying with government rules and regulations. Recently, the time clock rules for hourly employees has 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 […]

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 […]

5 Underused, Effective Ways to Create Employee Training Programs that Deliver

At first glance, the statistics are pretty scary. Access Perks reports that over a quarter of employees plan to look for a new job in the next year, and 15% have already started. But when you dig deeper, there’s hope for companies that are willing to invest in their most important resource – their employees. According […]

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 […]

Avoid Restaurant Fails with These Essential HR Policies & Procedures

For years, your friends and family told you what a great cook you are, and that you should open a restaurant. But you just smiled and shrugged knowing you’d never do that. Until, one day, when Venus was finally in full alignment with Saturn, and you made up your mind to quit your day job […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Using a Task Management App Increases Employee Productivity

These days, it’s very common for all kinds of employees to be spread across cities, countries, and even continents. How do you communicate with and monitor a team if one person is freelancing from Europe, three are sitting in the Beijing office, and the rest are in New York? One of the easiest ways that […]

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