Category: Workforce Management Tips

Here you will find blog posts, articles, case studies on more on how to manage your workforce

8 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Shift Scheduling and Avoid Being Another RyanAir

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 […]

How to Prevent Losing Tools on the Job Site

Have I ever lost tools on the job?! Let’s just say it’s a good thing I don’t need a pen to write this blog post or it would have never been finished. If you’re like me, you’re no stranger to the lost pen, screwdriver, wrench (spanner for you lot in the UK) or worse. Actually, […]

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 2018, 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 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 […]

How to Give Your Employees a Raise Using the FLSA Overtime Rule Amendment

Whatever you might think of the current overtime wage rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act, their impact on the US employment market cannot be ignored. As the market changes, so do regulations. These changes to the policies set by the DOL affect millions of employees and employers nationwide, and ignoring them can get businesses […]

How to Create a Free 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 […]

How to Create a Maintenance Work Order Template

The holiday season is upon us but along with holiday cheer come the less jubilant breakdowns and preparations that are just as integral to the season. Any good maintenance guy (or lady) knows that tis the season to be ready and that a good work order template can save a lot of time and money […]

The 7 Most Spooky Human Resources Myths

Beads of perspiration appear on your forehead as you realise that HR is on the other side of your phone conversation. The very pleasant and oddly chipper voice on the other side summons you to their offices. Your heart races as you slowly meander down the hallway running through the various wrongdoings you’ve made in […]

10 Best Payroll Software Solutions for Small Businesses

Don’t you just LOVE managing payroll?! Show of hands, please, who here just can’t wait for that time of the month (or week) to calculate employee wages, PTO, taxes, benefits, and all those super-fun things? What? No one? What a shock! Seriously though, the shocking part is the crazy length of time small business owners […]

Unified Communications: The Super Fun Ultimate Guide

Close your eyes. Really, just do it. Now, imagine a world where voicemail messages from clients automatically appeared in your chat app as messages then automatically analyzed and converted into a task under the client’s account in your CRM. Then, instead of assigning the task and creating workflows for your team, relevant team members receive an […]

How to Save Yourself from Social Media Disaster with an Employee App

Social media fails come in all shapes and sizes. From tiny little embarrassments (that you can actually “ride” on to create conversation), to brand-killing disasters that can, potentially, damage your reputation and business beyond repair. There are still businesses out there that fear social media, hoping that if they ignore it, it’ll go away and […]