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5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

April 25, 2018 | 766 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 | 900 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 | 875 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 If you’re constantly fumbling with outdated tools or inefficient processes, you’re wasting time that could be better spent working.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 | 922 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 | 753 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 | 838 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 | 1,107 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 | 1,490 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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Getting Your Employees to Work on Time is Your Responsibility

June 10, 2015 | 1,524 views

Getting Your Employees to Work on Time is Your Responsibility

Getting Your Employees to Work on Time is Your Responsibility

You hate the excuses, right?

 

Traffic was bad. 

 

I had to wait in line a little longer than I expected for my coffee.

 

My alarm clock didn’t go off in time.

 

Once in awhile, these excuses are valid. But when employee lateness starts becoming a habit, it’s time for a change – and the responsibility is yours.

 

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Yes, You Can Take a Break From Your Business and Still be Profitable

May 27, 2015 | 1,273 views

Yes, You Can Take a Break From Your Business and Still be Profitable

Yes, You Can Take a Break From Your Business and Still be Profitable

Are you one of the 40% of Americans who are too scared to take a break from work? For business owners, breaking away from the company is frightening. You worry about your team’s productivity. You worry about unexpected scheduling fiascos. Ultimately, you worry about your business going under just because you are gone for a few days.

 

Grinding yourself into the ground isn’t why you started your business.

 

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