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.

Team Chat Apps

Top 8 Team Chat Apps For Your Business In 2021

Whether it’s at work, at home, or work-from-home, using live chat for instant communication became the main way people interact day-to-day, and it makes perfect sense. Why? Because chat is immediate, quick to transfer and receive information, mobile-friendly (unlike emails), supports all media types, is easy to operate, and usually requires no training to start […]

Mobile Workforce Management in 2021: The Full Guide

Mobile Workforce Management in 2021: The Full Guide

The workforce, as we all know it, is changing. Especially the mobile workforce. The men and women who don’t sit behind a desk Monday to Friday, 9 to 5. They’re driving trucks to deliver goods and packages. They’re emergency responders and healthcare workers. They’re teachers, restaurant owners, construction workers, manufacturing personnel, and more. And in […]

Top 8 Software Solutions for The Events Industry

Top 8 Event Management Apps for 2021

Creating, organizing, and planning events sounds like a dream job for many people. Instead of sitting in an office and doing routine work in front of a computer, event planners are super lucky. They get paid for realizing their creative potential, meeting many new, interesting people, visiting nice places, and having so much fun… If […]

Minimum Wage by State: 2021 Guide

Minimum Wage by State: 2021 Guide

Since 2009, business owners and managers haven’t had to deal with changes to the minimum wage per state. However, this is all set to change, and in all 50 states.  The Department of Labor announced that more than 20 states were set for a change to labor laws and that increases in the minimum wage […]

Top 10 Timesheet App Solutions in 2021

Top 10 Timesheet App Solutions in 2021

Timesheet management. There are no two words that cause managers of all company types and sizes to run for the hills. (Well, apart from planning and distributing the job schedule!) And it makes sense. Timesheet management is exhausting. It’s time-consuming and has so many moving parts that you feel like you’re always playing catch up […]

How to Create a PTO (Paid Time Off) Program For Your Business in 2021

How to Create a PTO (Paid Time Off) Program For Your Business in 2021

Before you hire a new employee, you should already have a paid time off policy in place. This policy plays a huge part in attracting new hires, boosting engagement and productivity, and is embedded in the company culture. Now, you aren’t required to offer paid time off however, more than 60% of small business employees […]

internal communication trends 2020

Internal Communication Trends 2021: Everything You Need to Know

In the last decade, the way people communicate has changed dramatically. Gone are the days of penned letters, dial-up phones, emails, instant messaging, bulletin boards, etc. Now, communication is expected to happen at the tap of a button and on-the-go. But how does that translate to a company’s internal communication?  Internal communication is all about […]

whatsapp for business communication

Using WhatsApp For Organizational Communication? Think Again!

In the last decade, many organizations worldwide have turned to WhatsApp as their primary internal communication tool. It’s easy to use, most people already have the app downloaded on their phone, it’s a free solution, and overall, it’s just convenient.  These reasons alone made it attractive to business owners to use the solution as their […]

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How To Deal With Absenteeism In The Workplace: A Complete Guide For 2021

There are many valid reasons for your employees to be absent at work.  Sick days, maternity leave, vacation, requested days off for family errands — all those are common, normal parts of any workplace.   Unscheduled and unsolicited absences from work, on the other hand, can squander your work environment and cause a lot of trouble […]

Best team communication apps

12 Best Team Communication Apps in 2021

With over two-thirds of employees working remotely, large teams, and disconnected departments, keeping everyone synced is a daunting task these days, especially during all this uncertainty that the COVID-19 pandemic brought us. But there’s more to consider: apparently, the mind-boggling 80% of the world’s workforce today (at least) are so-called “deskless” or “mobile” employees, working […]

Home Caregiver Apps

10 Best Apps for Home Health Care Professionals In 2021

The job of home care agencies and family caregivers is extremely important, but rather challenging for a number of reasons.  Just think of it: caregivers are not really considered doctors or medical personnel, so they don’t get the same amount of money and respect for their work and often go underappreciated, but the list of […]

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