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Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

July 22, 2015 | 1,197 views

Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

Office space design is a hot button topic. Should you knock out all the walls and open up your space? Are the closed doors around your office hurting communication and collaboration between employees? Is your office design helping or hurting productivity?

 

Google made waves when they transitioned to an open office filled with all the amenities you might need. However, as more businesses followed the search engine’s example, employees spoke out in frustration and concern for their productivity.

 

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The Cost of Employee Lateness to Your Business

April 10, 2015 | 3,047 views

The Cost of Employee Lateness to Your Business

The Cost of Employee Lateness to Your Business

How tolerant are you about lateness in your business? Is it normal for a few of your employees to show up 15 minutes to half an hour late for their shift?

Tardiness at work doesn’t seem like a big deal. You might just give your employee a slap on the wrist and say, “don’t do it again.” Or, if you’re a little stricter about it, you might decline your employee a promotion. If the problem persists, you’re doing yourself more of a disservice by not taking swift action to stop the tardiness in its tracks. That’s because there is a cost above and beyond that lost time.

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Keys to Selecting the Best Small Business Scheduling Software

October 25, 2013 | 7,930 views

Keys to Selecting Small Business Scheduling Software

Keys to Selecting Small Business Scheduling Software

Decision making is an essential small business leadership skill. It’s been proven time and time again that, as a small business owner or manager, if you can learn how to make timely, advantageous decisions, then you can lead you and your employees to ultimate success. Right here at ScheduleBase, we feel this same mentality applies when shopping around for all types of small business scheduling software and eventually choosing the best one for your operation.

 

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Should You Be Using Online Software?

October 11, 2013 | 18,080 views

Online Software

Online Software

Do you remember how long ago it was when the Internet made it imperative for businesses of all types to have a website, build a marketing presence and begin combining online strategies with traditional advertising methods? Better yet, do you have any idea when the idea of “smart” devices came into play requiring these same businesses to yet again re-think their way of reaching customers through the use of mobile websites and mobile apps? Since websites, smartphones and tablets have managed to become a required part of our daily lives, it’s no doubt that every single business owner, who wants to succeed anyway, knows the importance of not only online software, but also taking the steps to incorporate it into everyday business practices.

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Reduce Young Employee Turnover Through Unique Incentives

August 29, 2013 | 7,995 views

Young Employee Turnover

Young Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is one of the biggest challenges faced by small businesses today. It can be an unnecessary cost and business owners try their best to eliminate these expenses by reducing turnover of younger employees on their schedules. However, month after month and year after year, most small businesses still see turnover from younger employees, many being teenagers, and have no answer on how to turn this expensive trend around. It’s no doubt that younger employees are taking on more responsibility and working harder than ever, whether to fulfill a need at home or for their own personal gain. As a manager, you need to avoid burnout of these same employees all while maintaining your current level of workplace productivity.

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