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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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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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December 27, 2018
7 Strategies To Handle A Lazy Employee

A study by Paychex.com surveyed 2,000 employees across various industries and found out that the majority of these employees would waste more than an hour every day. This results in lost productivity and costs the…

December 11, 2018
No Call No Show: What It Is And How To Handle It

Employees need some time off every once in a while, and that’s fine – but doing it in a way that disrupts the flow of business is not. If an employee decides they don’t feel like coming in to work, they need to notify you about it…

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