WorkforceHub Case Study: Eight-Location Buffet Restaurant

Find out how a buffet restaurant chain increased its profitability and efficiency with WorkforceHub. The Problem: Increasing Costs were Shrinking Margins The margins at the restaurant chain’s eight locations were shrinking due to rising food costs. Therefore, the owner was searching for ways to bolster the bottom line. Competition was tight and an attempt to…

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The Importance of Effective Scheduling for Small Business

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When you run a small business, some of the top priorities include improving efficiencies while reducing costs. But what you may not realize is that with one simple tool, you can achieve both of those goals more effectively. Effective employee scheduling is an absolute must in any work environment, including those with smaller workforces. We’re…

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Time Off Management: Critical in 2023

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Updated December 8, 2022 When we first published this post in January 2020, we had no idea how important time off management would become in the ensuing months and years. Why Time Off Management is Essential Let’s consider the characteristics of today’s employment environment that impact absence management: Dramatic increase in remote working and the…

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Buddy Punching: How It’s Costing Your Company & How to Stop It

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When an employee is running late, they have a few options. They might text or call their supervisor to let them know, which is probably the preferred option among employers. But they might make a different choice to avoid getting into trouble or clocking in after their scheduled start time. This choice involves asking a…

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GPS Time Clock: Why You Should Use Geofence Time Tracking

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Updated February 7, 2023 When a business has employees working remotely or at various job sites, time tracking can become a challenge, particularly if the company relies on physical clocks for punching in and out. But offering a mobile app or web-based tracking solution can cause some concerns. You might wonder whether employees are clocking…

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Employee Attendance Policy: What It Is and How To Write It

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Businesses of all sizes rely on employees to perform vital tasks and interact with clients and customers. Employee performance determines the business’s overall success. It’s essential to have policies and procedures that protect and support employees. Employees need to understand company expectations around attendance and performance. Establishing an employee attendance policy can protect your workforce…

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Biometric Time Clocks: The Ultimate Guide for Employers

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Did you know that employers can save 10% of their payroll expenses and reduce wage theft with a biometric time clock? 4 Ways Biometric Time Clocks Reduce Payroll Costs Eliminate time theft by buddy punching Reduce time theft by hours padding Prevent out-of-schedule punches Decrease payroll mistakes Before we get into the details, let’s go…

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CSI HR: The Case of Vanishing Overtime (Construction Wage and Hour Compliance)

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Construction Wage and Hour Compliance Let’s venture into the dark side of public building contracts for this chilling case of construction wage and hour compliance. Warning: The following account contains graphic descriptions of Human Resources violations. Reader discretion is advised. The Suspect The suspect is Express Electrical & HVAC, a 250-employee firm. The company does…

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Prevent Employee Scheduling Conflicts With Time & Labor Software

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Updated October 13, 2022 Employee scheduling conflicts wreak havoc in your organization. Businesses with scheduling confusion are at risk in several ways. First, they could lose great employees if schedule frustration persists. Just as importantly, they could lose customers due to poor service. In addition, they could fail to keep enough staff to meet production…

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