Tag: small business management

Here you will find blog posts, articles, case studies on more on how to innovate small business management with new tools, theories, and practices.

7 Must Have Apps for Carpet Cleaning Companies

8 Must Have Apps for Carpet Cleaning Companies

When starting a carpet cleaning business there are a lot of aspects to consider. Should I franchise? How do I choose my location from which to operate? Which tools do I need to buy? How can I attract customers? All these are very valid concerns and you will no doubt encounter them more than once […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Best Payroll Software Solutions for Small Businesses

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 other super-fun things? What? No one? What a shock! Seriously though, the shocking part of payroll is the ridiculous length of time […]

Top 12 Employee Management Tools

Top 12 Employee Management Software Solutions

Technology offers us a plethora of solutions to make our lives easier as HR professionals and business managers. Or at least it tries. It doesn’t matter if you’re migrating from an outdated system or looking to implement from scratch for a new business. Sometimes the main challenge is choosing the right solution from the vast […]

10 Most Recommended Construction Cost Estimating Software Solutions

10 Most Recommended Construction Cost Estimating Software Solutions

To every business, there’s a lifecycle. For construction companies, your business lifecycle starts with the cost estimate. As the starting point for all construction jobs, the cost estimate has a direct impact on everything that will follow. An estimate that is clear, concise, accurate (as can be), and on time will have a direct effect […]

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 […]

Restaurant HR policies

How HR Policies & Procedures Can Make Or Break Your Restaurant

It may sound surprising, but when it comes to employee management, the challenges that small local cafe owners and large international chains managers are facing are pretty much the same:  How to create clear and robust HR policies and make your staff respect and follow them? How to make sure your people are engaged and […]

15 Must Have Free Tools to Run Your Small Business

Change. It’s all around us. From the way we buy groceries to the way we wake up in the morning or even the way we communicate with family members – things are different. In business too. If you’re a technophobe, all this talk of change has beads of sweat starting to appear on your forehead […]

steps to an effective safety training program

What is Workplace Safety Training and Why Do You Need It?

So you want to develop a workplace safety training program. Okay, you do not so much want as you are required to. Like most business owners. But you’re not the type to neglect things like employee safety. Because you know well that training for safety is the most cost-effective way to protect your most precious […]

Top 5 Free Online Time Clock Apps & How to Choose The Best App for Your Business

“Time is money” goes the saying. Yet, contrary to what many small business owners assume, the integration of a time clock solution in your business doesn’t have to be a complex and costly project. Affordability, ease of use, and implementation speed are just a few of the reasons why web-based and mobile time clock apps […]

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