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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...

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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…

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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…

June 14, 2020
Creative ways companies are using disclaimers and clock-out questions to overcome challenges (including COVID-19)

Clock-out questions and disclaimers take on even more meaning in a post COVID-19 world – but offer a chance for some light relief as well.   In a pre COVID-19 world, clock-out questions and disclaimers…

June 4, 2020
Restaurant Reopening Readiness Guide

As restaurants reopen their doors to customers following COVID-19, one thing is front of mind: ‘uncertainty’: Will your customers feel safe enough to venture out for a meal? How can you plan labor to match unknown…

June 1, 2020
The ‘new norm’: returning to office life in a post COVID-19 world

As office workers return to the office, staggered working hours and continued flexible working practices will become the ‘new norm’ to avoid mass crowding on public transport and in office buildings …   The coronavirus…

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