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6 Easy Tips For Building The Best Staff Rota For Your Business

The success of your business depends, in large part, on your staff rota. That makes planning, creating, and implementing your rota one ...

14 Best Free Employee Scheduling Software Tools | 2019

This article shares nine free employee scheduling software tools and how they work in the restaurant setting.

The 16 Best Free Work Schedule Maker Tools In 2019

Discover the 8 best work schedule makers for restaurants and learn why certain features are more important than others.

The Best Way to Calculate Work Hours: A Must-Have Guide

Struggling to keep up with payroll? Let the experts at Sling show you a better way to calculate work hours (hint: a scheduling tool mak...

The 10 Best Time Clocks For Small Businesses In 2019

The time clock is an integral part of most businesses. It helps keep track of work hours so you can pay employees accordingly. Whether ...

12 Restaurant Scheduling Tips For A More Productive Team

Restaurant scheduling is about more than just matching names to time slots. If it were that simple, you could draw names from a hat and...

Menu Engineering: What It Is And How It Can Increase Profits

Sometimes, a relatively minor change can have a major effect on the profitability of your restaurant. Menu engineering is an example of...

Restaurant Menu Pricing: 7 Tips To Maximize Profitability

Calculating restaurant menu pricing doesn’t have to be difficult. Nor does it have to be a “shot in the dark” or the general “3...

How To Take Inventory For Your Bar: 5 Expert Tips

Many managers feel that bar inventory is a complex, time-consuming process that doesn’t serve any real purpose. Done right, though, i...

20 Areas That Employees Can Improve On | GetSling.com

As an owner or manager, you should always be looking for ways to improve the way you work. But that’s only half the equation for…

Performance Appraisal Phrases: 200 Helpful Phrases For Employee Performance Reviews

Performance reviews can be difficult for everyone, manager and employee alike.  But you can avoid that stress by structuring your perf...

10 Effects Of Working Night Shifts (And How To Combat Them)

In many industries, the night shift is a necessary part of the regular workday. Businesses operate through the night to produce as much...

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