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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…

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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…

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…

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7 Tips for Helping Employees That Are Burnt Out

Employee burnout is a real problem. Just ask the World Health Organization which recently said that employee burnout consists of three…

5 Ways to Promote Work-Life Integration Among Your Employees

The boundaries between your personal life and your work life have been blurring for years. You can thank technology for…

7 Traits of People Who Get Promoted

Do your employees wonder how to get promoted? Are there uncomfortable struggles between employees who think promotion is based on…

Shift Notes Newsletter

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

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…

Crucial Tips for Onboarding New Employees

So you’ve hired a new employee, one who is sure to be a rising star in your company. Congratulations! That’s…

Auto-Scheduler for Employees: How to Save Time with Automatic Scheduling

Tired of spending hours each week figuring out who will work…the hours each week?  Instead of a cumbersome process full of…

8 Time Management Tools to Improve Your Work

8 Time Management Tools to Improve Your Work (and Your Sanity)

What’s eating up our time? We’re overloaded with all of the decisions we have to make in a day. Our…

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…

Product Update: Auto-Assign Scheduling

When I Work is excited to introduce a new feature to the scheduling experience: Auto-Assign Scheduling! Auto-Assign Scheduling helps create…

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…

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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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…

The Year in Product

When I Work wishes you and your team a Happy New Year! In 2018, we worked hard to provide you…

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…

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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 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…

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…

Speed up your hiring process with Hire by When I Work

Hire by When I Work has been helping over 200 businesses improve their hiring process.  To help you see how…

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of When I Work & Paychex

Using the Paychex export with your When I Work payroll will make your life a lot easier, but there are…

[Product Update] Mid Year Product Update

We’ve been working hard this year on improvements that make When I Work faster and more reliable for you. While…

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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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…

Why You Should Participate in Small Business Saturday

Aw, Small Business Saturday: Black Friday’s friendly, less-violent sibling. Chances are, you’ve heard of it. But are you making the most of Small Business Saturday? If you aren’t, you are seriously missing out.

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…

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 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.