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The Worst 3 Reasons for Starting a New Business (Don’t Quit Your Job Yet)

You should understand the most important reason for starting a business and avoid the worst three reasons for starting a new business

How to Start a Business You’ll Love (Five Practical Points)

Learn how to start a business from the thousands of customers we’ve talked to over 25 years. We have 5 practical points, including advice from Chronotek’s owner, Brandon Fox

Control Labor Costs and Win the Profit Game

Service businesses must respond to rising labor costs and challenging economic conditions and find ways to control labor costs. Our employee time clock app is the easiest solution for your remote hourly workers.

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Control Labor Costs and Win the Profit Game

Control Labor Costs and Win the Profit Game

Service businesses must respond to rising labor costs and challenging economic conditions and find ways to control labor costs. Our employee time clock app is the easiest solution for your remote hourly workers.

Happy Thanksgiving To Our Great Customers!

Happy Thanksgiving To Our Great Customers!

2021 is almost in our rearview mirrors and wow, let's be honest, what a year! We talk to our fantastic customers every day and hear about their business struggles in this Covid-19 economy and we really feel for them. Our hearts go out to them and we are so thankful...

Thanks To the Brave Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives for the USA!

Thanks To the Brave Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives for the USA!

We live in a great country and enjoy freedoms and opportunities unparalleled in human history. We want to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to guarantee and protect these blessings. John 15:13 says, "Greater love has no one than this, that...

Creating a Work Schedule

Creating a Work Schedule

Creating the “perfect” work schedule for employees can be a monumental task without the correct tools and tips on how to do it. One easy step in the right direction is having access to a work schedule excel spreadsheet. Download the spreadsheet for free, and begin...

Why Track Employee Attendance

Why Track Employee Attendance

Tracking employee attendance is one of the main pillars to running a successful business. But why is it so helpful? With the help of Chronotek’s Smart Time Tracking, and a few tips and tricks, you can be on the road to a better working attendance tracking system. One...

How to Use a Time Clock

How to Use a Time Clock

When it comes to keeping track of the hours your employees work, it can be easy to get lost in the influx of schedules, attendance tracking, timesheets, and payroll. Using a time clock, like Chronotek, can save you time with a web-based service that makes managing...

Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

We all wish we could get back the time spent on our morning and evening commutes each day. It's common knowledge that employees do not get compensated for their daily commutes, but are there other traveling scenarios for which employees should be paid? In fact, there...

What is a Time Card or Timesheet

What is a Time Card or Timesheet

When an employer prepares to pay their employees, they refer to time cards to calculate payroll. A time card is a method for recording the amount of time an employee works. In addition to calculating payroll, employers use time cards to track attendance and...

How to Deal with Employee Attendance Issues

How to Deal with Employee Attendance Issues

Life happens. As cliché as it is to say, we all have that morning where nothing goes right and we’re late to work. While it’s okay to be late in an emergency or call in sick to work, it’s important for employees not to let bad habits build and affect their work....

Keep Employees from Forgetting to Clock In and Out

Keep Employees from Forgetting to Clock In and Out

Whether your business uses paper timesheets, a manual time clock, or a digital time tracking app, employees will inevitably forget to clock in or out. While it is tempting to not correct minor time tracking inaccuracies or even dabble with not paying employees if they...

Employee Absence Tracker, App & Excel Template

Employee Absence Tracker, App & Excel Template

For a business to run efficiently, its employees need to show up on time and ready to complete their work. When employees are late or do not even show up for their shifts, this can cause problems not only for that employee and their supervisor but, more importantly,...

10 Employee Scheduling Techniques & Best Practices

10 Employee Scheduling Techniques & Best Practices

Scheduling employees is a repetitive but necessary part of managing a business. While it might seem straightforward, there can be some bumps in the road while navigating employee availability, balanced workloads, and planning for the unexpected. Read on for our top...