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Wages Expected to Rise Amid Scramble for Holiday Workers

Help wanted—and the sooner the better. Competition for warehouse workers is already heating up among companies such as Amazon.com Inc...

What to Look for When Hiring a Host or Hostess

The restaurant world is already a high-turnover industry, but hosts and hostesses are among the workers who can come and go more quickl...

Sling Unveils Shift Scheduling Tool for Businesses

Sling, a shift scheduling tool for non-desk employees, is designed to allow managers to organize all aspects of their work on a single ...

Scheduling Tool Sling Announces First Year’s Achievements

Sling, a free shift scheduling tool for non-desk employees, announced Wednesday the achievement of a host of key milestones since its l...

3 Top Tips to Stay Organized in a Fast Paced Job

Even the most efficient people can become overwhelmed when the pace of work ratchets up to high speed. Add in a sudden influx of custom...

3 Ways to Deal With Minimum Wage Increases

Minimum-wage laws continue to shift, with California set to raise its statewide rate to $15 an hour and New York on track to do the…

Sling: Icelandic startup wants to change face of labor management

Like many entrepreneurs, Helgi Hermannsson, the co-founder and CEO of labor management tool, Sling, comes from a software development b...

5 Tips for Initiating Employees – And Keeping Them Around

So, you’ve hired a great staff. You’ve spent time reviewing résumés, interviewing candidates, and checking references. Phew, that...

How much social media is OK at work?

In this advice column, we tackle industry challenges. Q. I often catch my employees on their smartphones, checking Facebook or Instagra...

Do not ignore timezones!

Why, hello there! Hope your days are filled with sunshine and sundry summer colors! We know you are busy, hence getting your schedules ...

New IT Products: B2 Cloud Storage, WAN Encryption, And Apple’s Latest Betas

Backblaze launches B2 Cloud Storage 1.0 Backblaze has publicly launched Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage 1.0, which combines low-cost cloud s...

How to Keep Your Company’s Staff Turnover Rate Low

No matter the size of the business you run, you no doubt spend considerable time every year looking for ways that you can cut costs…

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