Author: Grace Madlinger

8 Ways to Reduce Your Employees Overtime

8 of Easy Ways to Reduce Your Employees’ Overtime

Overtime comes at a high price for businesses. It can often feel like your only option, but overtime doesn’t have…

the comprehensive guide to scaling your business

The Comprehensive Guide to Scaling Your Business

It’s what every entrepreneur hopes for—your business is thriving. Your customers are happy and your revenue forecast is even happier….

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Why Employee Burnout is Harmful to Your Business

American employers are facing a burnout epidemic. About two-thirds of full-time workers today report experiencing burnout, while hourly and shift employees face…

Fair Workweek What You Need to Know Hourly Workers

Fair Workweek: What You Need to Know

“Fair workweek” initiatives are on the rise. Cities like Chicago, New York, and more passing legislation to protect part-time workers…

Everything you need to know about predictive scheduling

Everything You Need to Know About Predictive Scheduling

To better protect employees, many cities and states are now considering or enacting a new type of scheduling law: predictive…

73 Employee Engagement Ideas for Any Budget

Even the best tools and technology can’t keep your business going when your people are unhappy and unmotivated. Research shows…

What is workforce management

What is Workforce Management?

The Workforce Institute has found that U.S. businesses waste $687 billion each year on unnecessary administrative work.

Applicant Tracking Software

Applicant Tracking System (ATS): Everything You Need to Know

How much did it take to find your last employee? We already know that employee turnover can have a big…

How to Write Up an Employee in 8 Easy Steps

Writing up an employee isn’t something anyone looks forward to–or anyone’s first choice. Often, written warnings are a sign that…

Best Business Books to Read

Best Business Books You Need to Read

The best business books can be filled with surprising advice–from cautionary tales to breaking-edge strategies. We’ve rounded up the best…

How to Handle Political Discussions in the Workplace

November is right around the corner—and with it, all the awkward political conversations many of us would rather avoid. Since…

Workforce Optimization

What is Workforce Optimization and Why Should I Do it?

Ever heard the saying, “work smarter, not harder”? It’s not just another corporate buzz-phrase—business technology and workplace strategies are making…

10 Resources to Track Labor Laws

10 Resources to Track Labor Laws in Your State

Ever-changing labor laws and employment policies can make it seem impossible to track labor laws. The constant state of flux…

How to Track and Calculate Vacation Pay for Hourly Employees

How to Calculate Vacation Pay for Hourly Employees

We’ve put together a guide to help you understand how to calculate vacation pay for hourly employees—and make sure you and your employees get the time off everyone deserves.

What is Buddy Punching? (And How to Prevent It)

Close to 75 percent of small businesses in the U.S. are affected by what is known as “time theft” each year….

A Managers Guide to Mental Health in the Workplace

  In the 90’s, researchers at Cornell University had a question: can mood actually dictate performance? Can a feeling, more than…

18 Ways to De-stress & Re-energize Your Team

April kicks off the start of National Stress Awareness Month. In today’s workforce, more than a third of Americans experience…

The 6-Step Process for Dealing with Employee Absenteeism

At first glance (or late clock-in), employee absenteeism and tardiness may not seem like that big of a deal. After…

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How to Write an Employee Attendance Policy that’s Fair to Everyone

A fair employee attendance policy is crucial to protect both you and your employees and keep business running smoothly. Here’s how to get started.

4 Big Reasons to End On-Call Scheduling & What to Do Instead

Instead of having employees show up for regular shifts, on-call scheduling requires that employees call in an hour or two…

How to Motivate Employees at Any Level

What motivates employees to go the extra mile? Is it an annual bonus? A better work-life balance?

Why Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Go Hand-in-Hand

What makes a great leader? Some say there’s a perfect formula: combine the right skills with the right ambition and opportunity, and anyone can achieve success. But now research says it’s what you can’t see on a resume that may matter most.

Why You Need to Concentrate on Customer Experience This Year

Last month, the Salesforce Fourth Annual State of Marketing Report named customer experience as the new “brand battlefield” for 2017. According to…

How to Balance Company Culture with Business Goals

How to Balance Company Culture with Business Goals Which came first: the company or the culture? Trick question—you can’t have…