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.

6 Key Takeaways of the New Truck Driving Laws

Finally in August of 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), under the United States Department of Transportation, announced changes to its hours-of-service rules that will greatly increase the flexibility of truck drivers’ while they’re on duty. And this has been a long time coming for many truck drivers.  “FMCSA wants drivers and all […]

An In-Depth Guide on Time Theft: Why & How it Happens, The Cost & How to Prevent It

Managers often brainstorm how they can make better use of their employees’ working hours. But, more often than not, this is easier said than done. Poor planning, too much downtime, inefficient time tracking and time theft are far too common.  In fact, one of the biggest challenges of optimizing employee time all boils down to […]

6 Expert Ways to Engage Seasonal Workers

‘Tis the season! Whether you need more drivers or cashiers during the holidays or servers during the summer months, you need your seasonal workers to be engaged. Engaged workers, as in individuals genuinely and emotionally invested in their employers and their job role, are far more productive, provide superior customer service, have less accidents and […]

Why Non-desk Companies Must Have A Chat App

President Obama called small businesses the backbone of America. And, he’s not wrong. But we want to take it a step further and say that the deskless employee is actually the backbone of America. They work out on the floor and construction sites, in restaurants and hotels, and drive trucks. They make up 75% of […]

How to Create and Implement an Internal Communication Strategy

Whether you’re a small or large business, you must have really good internal communication to succeed, even if your employees are all in the same building or are scattered across the United States – effective communication has a massive and direct impact on your company’s success. We know this sounds a bit hectic, but here’s […]

The Complete Guide for Switching to Time Clock Software

Are you still using pen and paper timesheets to track attendance? It’s time to climb off your dinosaur and look around. It’s 2019, and the use of antiquated timesheets in your attendance management and payroll calculations is costing you money. It also has the potential of costing you much more if you don’t stay ahead […]

The Top 11 Ways to Get People Into Your Retail Store in 2020

Reports show that online sales will reach $645 billion in 2020 which means that retail stores that solely rely on foot traffic will lose out on major sales. As a manager or owner, you know that having more customers in your store will lead to many more opportunities to drive sales, which leads to a […]

9 Amazing Team Building Games and Exercises

All business owners know how important their employees are, without them nothing would ever get done! But just having great employees isn’t enough. You want a bonded team and team building games are a perfect solution. Maybe it sounds childish, but team building games for your employees can be both educational and enjoyable. The reward […]

How to Choose an Internal Communications App for Your Business

Picking the right tech for your business is like making a salad. First, you need to choose a quality vegetable. One that can stand alone as a piece of quality produce and can also work together as part of your mixed salad. Each vegetable needs to add something different to the salad but also help it come together […]

10 Effective Ways to Boost Employee Morale in 2020

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 […]

26 Employee Incentives That Will be Appreciated by Your Employees

Rewarding employees helps boost employee engagement and keeps employees motivated. Only by recognizing the need and following through can you recruit the best talent and keep employees happy. Pay raises and promotions are not the only tools you can use as employee incentives – think out of the box to truly energize your staff. Plus, […]

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