Monthly Archives: September 2013

Is Employee Theft Affecting Your Small Business?

September 27, 2013 | 3,248 views

Employee Theft Hacking

Employee Theft Hacking

It’s no doubt that every small business owner or manager has either thought about, or had to deal with employee theft. It’s also not too far-fetched to believe that every employee has either had a “first time” stealing, or has come across an instance where the thought of “is it worth it to take this, and will I get caught?” has occurred.

 

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Is Your Management Style Causing Employee Stress?

September 23, 2013 | 5,493 views

Is Your Management Style Causing Employee Stress

Is Your Management Style Causing Employee Stress

Every small business manager has a management style, whether he or she knows what it is, or not. A manager’s approach on how to run an operation greatly affects employees’ motivation and willingness to buy into what is being advertised. The most effective managers have a unique ability to vary their styles depending on each employee’s knowledge and ability, the task at hand, time restrictions, and many other unforeseen factors. If you are a manager who has this fortunate skill, you will most likely win over your employees and inspire them to do their best at all times.

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ScheduleBase Employee Scheduling Software Helps Franchisees

September 20, 2013 | 3,930 views

Growing number of franchises rely on new technology to put work schedules into employees’ hands

 

Employee scheduling is a common headache many franchisees struggle with. Making sure employees know when they need to work, especially those who work part-time, can be time consuming and frustrating. Franchise owners and managers need to make work schedules more accessible than a piece of paper pinned to a corkboard in the back room or an outdated spreadsheet emailed to staff.

 

ScheduleBase from Atlas Business Solutions, a leader in employee scheduling software for over 20 years, makes work schedules visible and facilitates manager and employee communication. Here’s how it works:

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Does Your Small Business Lack Customer Service?

September 13, 2013 | 2,291 views

Customer Service

Customer Service in a Small Business

We’ve all had the perfect customer service experience. An employee works so hard to impress you, to wow you, expecting nothing in return. Some people say it’s, well, “part of the job,” while others learn to appreciate excellent customer service. It’s a perception of most, that we are the customers and, yes, we are always right, right? Well, many people approve of this theory and never back down from always maintaining a thought that customer service is a job essential and must always be at a pristine level. As a small business manager, how do you feel about this?

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Top Reasons Your Employees Quit Their Jobs

September 5, 2013 | 2,186 views

Why Employees Quit Jobs

Why Employees Quit Jobs

Did you have an employee quit today? Have you hired someone recently, only to receive an unexpected resignation letter a couple of months later? In 2013, where workers are conditioned to continually look for the next best opportunity, it’s almost inevitable for any type of business to lose their employees, leaving most managers scratching their heads.

 

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