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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...

How To Calculate And Lower Labor Costs

Labor costs are one of the highest expenses that most businesses contend with. Only rent and mortgage payments rank higher. In fact, in...

Shift Work: What It Is And The Industries That Use It

If your business is open for more than 10 hours a day, chances are you’re going to need to schedule some type of shift work….

5 Effective Employee Write-Up Forms For Your Business

As a manager, your calendar is always full. You have to coordinate employee scheduling, inventory management, hiring, advertising, trai...

How To Create A Weekly Schedule Template

Need to schedule your employees? Don’t reinvent the wheel every time. Let the experts at Sling show you how to create your own weekly...

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