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How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

November 14, 2018 | 220 views

How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

Business across a wide variety of industries are taking closer note to benefits and employee satisfaction. One standard benefit that continues to have a tremendous impact on employee happiness and productivity is paid vacation.

Why Should You Care?

According to research by non-profit, Project: Time Off, approximately three quarters of the workforce deems paid vacation as “extremely” or “very” important. Still, 662 million vacation days go unused every year. There’s a distinct disconnect here and one that must be course corrected if you want to see your employee satisfaction scores rise.

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3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

August 22, 2018 | 816 views

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

It’s not uncommon for us to hear the agonizing cries of HR managers who need a better way to manage their schedules. People around the world are sick and tired of how exhausting it is to schedule team members for work. Every time we hear these cries, our heart breaks just a little—especially when we hear that they’re using a spreadsheet to toss team member’s hours around like they’re balls in a pinball machine.

 

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5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

April 25, 2018 | 911 views

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

You’ve heard it time and time again. We’re living in a digital age and yet many businesses continue to use an analog process for staff scheduling. This process isn’t just antiquated; it’s also costly, burdensome, and unproductive. There’s a better way.

 

If you’ve hesitated to make the move away from paper and ink toward a digital method of scheduling, let us give you a push. Here are five reasons to move your scheduling to the cloud.

 

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For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

March 21, 2018 | 1,017 views

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

At ScheduleBase, we love to read. We also love creating ways for professionals to do more with less. So, we have curated a list of books to help you do the same. Here are five of our favorite books about one of our favorite subjects – productivity.

 

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Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

February 21, 2018 | 992 views

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

At ScheduleBase, we’re all about the hustle. A big part of hustling is setting yourself up for success. If you’re constantly fumbling with outdated tools or inefficient processes, you’re wasting time that could be better spent working.

 

Here are our recommendations for four must-have productivity tools for 2018.

 

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Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

September 13, 2017 | 1,060 views

Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

Managing a business is enough to make even the most grounded person feel frantic with pressure. There are deadlines, projects, people to manage, constant changes, and more.

 

If you’re feeling overwhelmed in your business, here are a few scheduling tips that can get you back to center and help you maintain (or reclaim) your sanity.

 

Buffer in Before and After Time

Every meeting, every appointment, and every task requires you to gear up before you can fully begin to engage. That requires about 15-minutes of mental refocus time before and after each task you work on throughout the day, or each conversation you have.

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Facebook Workplace for Nonprofits: What You Need to Know About This New Way of Collaboration

June 14, 2017 | 1,011 views

Facebook Workplace for Nonprofits: What You Need to Know About This New Way of Collaboration

Facebook Workplace for Nonprofits: What You Need to Know About This New Way of Collaboration

Have you heard about the recent addition to the world’s largest social network, Facebook? It’s called Workplace and it’s designed to make collaboration within non-profit organizations smoother, easier, and more efficient. It’s a concept we champion here at ScheduleBase, and now that Facebook has hopped on board, we thought you’d like to know about why this new feature is worth your attention.

 

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Hitting Refresh on the Way Your Team Makes Decisions

April 5, 2017 | 967 views

Hitting Refresh on the Way Your Team Makes Decisions

Hitting Refresh on the Way Your Team Makes Decisions

Do you feel like your office gets stuck in a ball of red tape whenever a decision needs to be made? If so, you are probably using an outdated decision making process that’s slowing your productivity rather than keeping you on track. It might be time for a shake up.

 

Here are a few of the departments you should consider carefully when hitting refresh on the way your team makes decisions.

 

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Should You Allow Your Employee’s Kids to Come to Work With Them?

July 27, 2016 | 1,277 views

Should You Allow Your Employee's Kids to Come to Work With Them?

Should You Allow Your Employee’s Kids to Come to Work With Them?

Summertime and the livin’ is easy – unless you’re a parent trying to balance kids out of school and work. This time of year can be especially stressful for parents. Child care is expensive but quitting their job for the summer isn’t an option.

 

As an employer, you might be tempted to make things easier on your team by allowing employees to bring their kids to work with them. Is that a good idea? Let’s take a look.

 

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How to Give Your Employees Time Off This Holiday (And Still Stay Well Staffed)

November 11, 2015 | 1,610 views

How to Give Your Employees Time Off This Holiday (And Still Stay Well Staffed)

How to Give Your Employees Time Off This Holiday (And Still Stay Well Staffed)

Giving your employees the work/life balance they desire during your busiest holiday season is one of the biggest challenges you face as a retailer. You need your store staffed for the abnormally large crowds of people. You need a strong team on hand to keep lines short and keep customers happy. In spite of this, employees need time off to spend with their families during this festive time.

 

 

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