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Every business is different. While a 9-to-5 workday may suit some companies, there are a great many that need to operate at completely different times. For these businesses, having swing shifts are an important part of daily operations. While these shifts are commonplace, many businesses still struggle to coordinate them effectively. Here’s your guide to […]

Swing Shifts — How to Use and Implement Them Effectively
How A Rotating Shift Schedule Can Double Productivity in 2021
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If your doors are open sixteen, eighteen, or even twenty-four hours in a day, then you probably struggle from time to time with your staff scheduling. Finding workers willing to work late night hours for extended periods of time is a constant battle. People want to be at home with their families. They want a […]

6 Tips On How to Reduce Overtime
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Overtime could be causing great damage to your business. Companies up and down the country rely on overtime hours to help them function, but there are many drawbacks to this way of working, making the reduction of overtime a valuable strategy. Why Is it Important to Reduce Overtime? The most obvious reason to reduce overtime […]

Biometric Time Clock: The Definitive Guide for Small Business Owners
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Biometric time clocks may sound like something out of a science fiction movie or a dystopian novel, but they’re as real as it gets. Thanks to the advances of modern technology, business owners can now monitor their employees’ arrival and departure times using fingerprints instead of punch cards. While biometric time clocks can bring convenience […]

Paid Time Off: What Is It and How Do You Calculate PTO?
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Taking pride in your work is rarely a bad thing. In fact, a little extra dedication will improve your client’s experience and likely your bottom line as well. But what happens when we work too hard? What happens when we don’t use our paid time-off benefits? It turns out that not taking time off is […]

Predictive Scheduling: The Ultimate Guide for Small Businesses
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Businesses today must balance multiple priorities to stay afloat, let alone thrive in a new economy. Product development, marketing, sales, and HR are constantly evolving. And more robust employment laws — such as predictive scheduling — are adding to the challenges management faces. There is a rise in predictive scheduling laws across the U.S. over […]

How To Make A Work Schedule in Excel (with Template)
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Writing out a work schedule with pen and paper might seem simple, but it doesn’t always work with the modern work environment. You want your schedule to be easy to edit and immediately sharable, and Excel is a great option for this. Whether you’re planning out your own workday or organizing a team of employees […]