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The Employee Recognition Stats You Need to Share with Your Leaders

The Employee Recognition Statistics You Need to Share With Your Leaders

This post was originally published by our friends at Bonusly.  At Bonusly we talk so much about employee recognition that…

How a Digital Task List Increased Staff Efficiency

Prior to using When I Work to manage tasks, Ryn Grant used laminated task lists, where her staff would frequently…

Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology is a public research university located in the urban coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. “Our…

Switching to Tasks Saved 4 Hours a Week

Sault College of Applied Arts & Technology is located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada and has been delivering an…

Document storage saves healthcare facility 10 hours a week

When April Harper started in her role as Recruiter at Brookdale Senior Living, scheduling was a manual process and she…

Switching from Excel saved $10K in overtime labor costs

Blue Plate Catering is an established catering company that has been providing award winning service in the Madison, Wisconsin area…

Streamlining operations in a dynamic healthcare

Latitude Air Ambulance is a dynamic case management, bed finding, long/short-haul repatriation, medevac and organ transport service based in Hamilton…

Simplifying Student Workers Schedules

The Community Desk Specialist is responsible for the scheduling of the 200+ Office Assistants that support the Front Desk operations…

When I Work simplifies scheduling and keeps staff connected

Talitha Rieken is the manager of Metro Dental Care, a thriving dental practice with 40 locations. As a manager that…

How Elephants Deli switched to When I Work in 2 weeks

  Roz Catania is the Operations Trainer at Elephants Delicatessen. In the past 40 years they have grown from 1…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an Inclement Weather Policy

Temperatures over 100 degrees, El Niño, polar vortexes, or even just a few inches of snow. While the meaning of…

Shift Notes Newsletter

Each month we’ll show up in your inbox with news you need to know about employing and managing an hourly…

Why When I Work is a Top Place to Work

Developing a Strong Culture – Why When I Work is a Top Place to Work

Creating a culture that represents your business can be an arduous task. To gather some inspiration, we sat down with…

11 Financial Health Strategies for Business Owners

The financial health of your company is more than making sales. Staying on top of money management and keeping your…

7 Workforce Management Tools You Need to Know About

Your workforce is a complicated machine to manage. You might be struggling to stay on top of scheduling during peak…

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9 Amazing Recruiting Tools Every Hiring Manager Needs

The cost of hiring a new employee is about $4,000 and takes about 42 days (that time is a cost of…

10 Ways to Prepare for Small Business Saturday

Gear up for Small Business Saturday with this checklist. Plus, enter our sweepstakes at the bottom of the post!

How Lime Created a Strong Culture with a Global, Remote Workforce

There are mobile apps and mobile communities, but then there are actual apps that enable communities to become mobile. It’s…

5 ProTips to Get the Most Out of Hire

We created our newest product, Hire, to help businesses make the hiring process easier. Manage job posting, screening candidates, and…

Inspiring Small Business Stories from All 50 States

  Click on a state in the map below to read their story.  We gotta admit, we love our customers….

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Free Employee Timesheet Template for Excel

We designed a free employee timesheet template for Excel that your team can use to clock in and clock out and keep track of employee time.

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37 Employee Appreciation Ideas Your Staff Will Love

What if we told you we knew a secret weapon to reducing employee turnover? A study by CareerBuilder found that…

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12 Important Lessons Small Business Owners Learned This Year

It’d be easy to keep writing blog posts about what businesses should and shouldn’t do, but we wanted to know…

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21 Holiday Promotion Ideas to Dominate the Holiday Season

In 2018, holiday spending surpassed $1 trillion. In nearly every retail sector, the holidays are a huge boost to the…

10 Podcasts to Take Your Small Business from Average to Amazing

Never stop learning, especially if you own a business. Any business owner who has a penchant for learning will stay…

5 Reasons You Need an Employee Time Clock

Is your employee time clock a sheet of paper and a pen that employees turn in each week? Or maybe…

How to Use Employee Availability Forms Efficiently

With head in your hand, you’re trying to schedule upcoming shifts. You’ve had a problem with scheduling employees who inform…

22 Business Tools for Boosting Productivity and Fueling Growth

The perfect tool is the perfect weapon in the battle for productivity and growth. The wrong tool is a stumbling…

The First Time Managers Handbook

This ebook will cover the skills you’ll need as a first time manager, helpful tips on challenging situations that you will face, and actionable advice you can use today. Download it for later or read it right now!

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Communication

Do you remember how the adults sounded in the Charlie Brown television specials? It was a kind of unintelligible honking…

Customer Success Story: How One Founder Turned a Date into a $4 Million Company

Nick Gray is the founder of Museum Hack. A company that gives non-traditional tours of major museums. For example, one…

How to Conduct the Best Exit Interview: The Complete Guide

Oddly, one of the best ways to find answers to pressing questions about your business is when an employee is…

How to Improve a Toxic Work Environment

It’s no secret: with work, comes stress. In fact, surveys from the American Psychological Association find each year that money and…

The Ultimate Guide to the Servant Leadership Model

The servant leadership model flips traditional leadership on its head. It leads from a point of serving and can benefit all parts of your business.

How We’re Making Communication Better for Business Owners and Employees Everywhere

Remember your first hourly job? How did you schedule your shifts? It was probably some combination of handwritten schedules, emails,…

31 Team Leader Skills Every Manager Should Have

If it seems like no one is following you, all you’re doing is taking a walk. This list will show you just what it takes, as a manager, to lead a team instead of merely order them around.

How to Use Time and Attendance Software to Grow Your Business

Buddy punching. Illegible ink. Spreadsheets. Calculators. Aspirin. These are just a few of the joys of old school time and…

How to Manage Your Time As a Small Business Owner

What’s your most valuable asset, as a small business owner? A survey of small business owners revealed that more thought time…

The 8-Step Process for Boosting Customer Happiness & Loyalty

In today’s digital age, increasing customer loyalty should be at the top of every small business’ marketing strategy. Don’t get us…

Becoming a Manager: 18 Signs Your Employee is Ready

Here are the key traits to look for in an employee you’re considering for management.

Restaurant Management Tips: What Every New Manager Needs to Know

Managing a restaurant is like watching over the gears of a complicated machine. Not only do you have the usual…

20 Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged Through the Summer

Sitting in the office or sitting at the beach. Riding in their car to work or riding a roller coaster…

How to Manage Your Time Effectively as a Workplace Leader

How to Manage Your Time Effectively as a Workplace Leader Cringe when you hear the words “work-life balance?” For many…

18 Actionable Tips for Reducing Employee Turnover at Your Business

18 Actionable Tips for Reducing Employee Turnover at Your Business Good help is hard to find—and even harder to lose….

Internal Communications: A 101 Guide for New Managers

Think your employees are engaged at work? You’re probably wrong. A recent Gallup poll showed that nearly 70% of employees were…

How to Improve Company Culture to Build a Better Hourly Workforce

When people think about company culture, they probably think of ping pong tables, open-space offices, and a company masseuse. They…

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How to Manage Time Off Requests Fairly

Today, workers view benefits and perks of the job as important as the actual wage they’ll receive. The way you…

The Quick Guide to Managing Seasonal Employees

The countdown to Memorial Day is on. The official start of the summer holiday season kicks off in just a…

5 Signs Your Business is Maturing and What You Need to Know

You can’t always be starting up. This seems like a world that celebrates startups, but you can’t remain there. At…

Are Labor Costs Eroding Your Profitability?

In 2015, researchers asked a random sample of Americans a simple question: how much profit do you think companies actually…

The 9-Point Checklist to Building a Winning Company Wellness Program

Increasingly, companies of all sizes are introducing wellness programs. And, in all likelihood, you wellness program is dramatically underperforming. If…