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November 20, 2018

8 Ways Managers Can Improve Their Emotional Intelligence

It’s been demonstrated time and time again that one of the strongest predictors of success at work is emotional intelligence. As Daniel Goleman wrote in What Makes a Leader? for the Harvard Business Review...

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August 2, 2019
4 Best Scheduling Apps of 2019

Features like schedule templates make scheduling a breeze. Control your budget with labor vs sales reporting. Never under or overstaff again with sales forecasting. Mobile apps for iOS and…

May 7, 2019
20 Areas for Improvement for Employees

One of the most common questions we hear from the younger audience is what skills should they work on to help make life easier in the future. It’s a great question but as we grow older and gain experience, we stop asking ourselves…

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April 23, 2019
5 Best Time Clock Apps In 2019

There are so many different time clock apps in 2019 it’s a job in itself to know which one to choose for your business’ needs. In this list we’ve tried to narrow your choices down to the 5 apps we believe are the best in the market…

April 11, 2019
Top 20 Performance Review Questions to Ask Your Employees

Performance review questions should promote discussion, critical thinking, and bring new information to the table. That means, a question like “do you like your current job position?” might not lead to actionable information…

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April 4, 2019
5 Best Online Schedule Maker Tools

Save time scheduling every week with schedule templates, fill open shifts and find replacements with shift opportunities, let workers swap shifts independently, keep everyone accountable with…

March 28, 2019
8 Most Effective Management Styles

New research suggests that the most effective executives use a collection of distinct leadership styles each in the right measure, at just the right time. Such flexibility is tough to put into action, but it pays off in performance…

February 8, 2019
20 People Management Skills For Managers

In his book “Leader Interpersonal and Influence Skills”, Ronald E. Riggio says that there are two sides to leading. The “hard side” which involves tasks like planning, controlling, strategizing, etc. and the “soft side” which involves…

January 18, 2019
Sonic Franchisee Improves Time Management and Employee Retention with OpenSimSim

Sonic Franchisee Improves Time Management and Employee Retention with OpenSimSim. The Castleberry Group is a Sonic franchisee that manages 33 locations and nearly 1,000 employees in metropolitan and rural…

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