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.

Shift Scheduling Challenges

8 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Shift Scheduling in 2021

Employee shift scheduling should be a breeze, right?! You don’t want scheduling to take up much of your time but it still does. Your average manager spends 3.14 hours a week making up the employee schedule. Even major brands and large corporations get massive scheduling migraines and have been known to make million-dollar errors in […]

10 Best Practices for Using a Clock In and Out App

Let me ask you a question – why is time tracking important to you and your business? If I had to guess, I would say it’s important to know how time is spent actually working because it affects productivity and provides insight. But most of all, knowing how your employees spend their time greatly affects […]

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. Employee engagement and motivation is a real concern for many businesses and industries.  In addition, call […]

Full Guide On Time Clock Rules For Hourly Employees

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

Everything You Need To Know About Generation Z In The Workplace in 2020

If you were born between 1996 to the early 2000s, then you’re a Generation Z baby! And you’re taking the workforce by storm. In the United States alone, there are 65 million Gen Z individuals and by 2020, 40% of the Gen Z population will make up the working and consumer population.  What does all […]

Compliant Time Tracking: Getting It Right with Time Clocks

“Remember, that time is money”, wrote Benjamin Franklin in his essay back in  1748.  That’s especially true for the world of business: on one hand, losing time means losing money, getting beat by the competition, being left in the dust.   On the other hand, payroll is the single biggest expense of most businesses, all while […]

Food Truck Business

11 Tips on Running A Successful Food Truck Business in 2021

Amidst the classic restaurant industry crush caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, food trucks may be the perfect solution to feed customers’ nostalgia for dining out as most restaurants stay closed or half-empty. Being a food truck business owner is a very timely small business trend and an appealing way to realize your dreams, while also […]

15 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Reduce Business Costs in 2021

14 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Reduce Business Costs in 2021

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 businesses fail because of cash flow problems, reports Business Insider. The easiest way to reduce business costs is to recognize the necessary […]

How to Estimate A Landscaping Job: The Complete Guide

How to Estimate A Landscaping Job: The Complete Guide

As of June 2020, the landscaping industry is a $102 billion industry and is expected to grow even more, around 3.8% to be exact.  However, in order to capitalize on this profitable industry, you need to nail your landscaping estimate.  An estimate that’s too high keeps clients away and running to your competitors. While an […]

Flexible Work Schedule

Flexible Work Schedule: Is It Worth It?

The demand for a flexible work schedule has been building up over the last decades, following the constantly increasing rhythm of life. Even before the COVID-19 crisis, surveys showed that 80% of employees would like to have the opportunity to work from home at least some of the time. Half of them said they’re even […]

How to Create and Implement an Internal Communication Strategy

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 globe – effective communication has a massive and direct impact on your company’s success. We know this sounds a bit hectic, but here’s the […]

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