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Split Shifts: What Are They And Should You Be Using Them?

If you’re a restaurant manager, you know it can be tough to schedule your employees around service times and rush periods. Especially...

Compressed Workweek: What Is It And Should Your Company Use It?

Many managers are trading the strict 9-to-5 workweek for a more flexible, compressed workweek. Of course, that type of schedule doesn...

Flextime: What Is It And Should Your Company Use It?

Work/life balance is vital for your employees’ health, happiness, and well-being. And, as many employers are discovering, it’s esse...

Timesheets: What They Are And How To Use Them

Timesheets are an integral part of every business, large or small. Whether you use them to track a straight eight-hour shift or as part...

How To Calculate Labor Costs In 4 Easy Steps

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

8 Payroll Reports Every Business Manager Needs To Know

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s why payroll reports are such a crucial part of controlling your labor expenses, o...

How To Calculate Profit Margin For Small Business Owners

As a small business owner or manager, you need to speak the language of your industry. That includes general business terms, such as c...

How To Calculate Overhead Costs In 3 Easy Steps

To paraphrase a familiar expression: Nothing is certain but death, taxes, and overhead costs. If you’re a manager or business owner, ...

Time Theft: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Time theft is a growing epidemic in businesses from California to New York and around the world. As mobile devices and the ubiquity of ...

The 6 Best Time And Attendance Tracking Apps For Business Managers

Too often, time and attendance tracking is a major speed bump in your already busy day. But you can avoid the headaches associated with...

25 Employee Incentive Programs That Actually Work

Are you searching for a way to recognize your employees for their years of service, reward them for a job well done, and retain them…

How To Deal With No Call, No Show Employees

Learn how to deal with no call, no show employees and discover how you can improve your scheduling process to reduce these issues.

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