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November 1, 2020

Earn cash with our new worker referral program!

Earn extra cash for the holidays by referring a new business to OpenSimSim with our worker referral program.   We’re pleased to introduce our new worker referral program, which allows OpenSimSim users to earn commission...

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October 2, 2020
Scheduling delivery drivers – what you need to know

With restaurants almost solely reliant on delivery since the pandemic began, the delivery industry has boomed. We look at the key considerations for scheduling delivery drivers …   Are they licensed? Yes, we know how…

September 21, 2020
How to get promoted in 6 easy steps

Getting promoted requires more than just doing your job well. To advance in your career you need to prove to your manager that you have the skills required to operate at an advanced level and…

September 7, 2020
Outdoor dining + winter = the final straw for restaurants?

The change in season brings new challenges to restaurants coping with COVID-19 restrictions, as the looming winter weather poses questions on how to maintain outdoor dining – or safely return to indoor dining.    With COVID-19…

August 24, 2020
Still scheduling by Excel? Top 5 reasons to move to an online schedule maker

There are a myriad of technology solutions out there to help small businesses run their businesses smarter, from payroll and HR systems (like ADP Workforce Now) to point of sales systems. However, many small businesses still…

August 10, 2020
How to run a business without customers

What do you do when customers are no longer allowed in your store? We look at alternative ways for businesses to operate during lockdown, including repurposing your parking lot and using stores as fulfillment centers….

July 29, 2020
Introducing our newest features to keep your team safe

As your business reopens, take a look at our new contact tracing report and clock-in disclaimers, designed to keep your employees safe.   Contact Tracing report When the inevitable happens and an employee falls ill, the…

July 6, 2020
The ‘fair workweek’: why a scheduling tool could be the answer

With fair workweek legislation continuing to roll out across America, scheduling tools could be the answer both employers and employees are looking for. The ‘fair workweek’ law (also referred to as ‘predictive scheduling’) was rolled out…

June 26, 2020
The new rules on restaurant etiquette

With limited customer numbers and social distancing measures, there are new rules in play when it comes to eating out.   Remember the days when you could decide on the spur of the moment to…

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