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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?

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

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...

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GPS Breadcrumb Tracking Employees Is Messy

GPS Breadcrumb Tracking Employees Is Messy

I walked into the kitchen and the countertop was littered with breadcrumbs. Unfortunately, my teenage son gets a little sloppy assembling his pb&j sandwiches - which leaves a mess for someone else (Mom or Dad) to clean up. While messy breadcrumbs may be a part of...

How To Track Employees With GPS The Right Way

How To Track Employees With GPS The Right Way

Now that we live in the Jetson age, the amazing possibilities with technology are endless. One such technology that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years is GPS, especially with smartphone apps. Small business owners with remote employees have discovered that...

5 Easy Ways to Solve Employee Attendance Problems

5 Easy Ways to Solve Employee Attendance Problems

As small business owners you have lofty dreams - build a Fortune 500 company, provide well for your family, save the pandas, who knows? Whatever your dream, it begins with getting and keeping happy customers. When employees routinely call out or just no-show, your...

Do This One Best Business Practice Before Reopening

Do This One Best Business Practice Before Reopening

"We’ve marshaled every instrument of American power, and we’ve unleashed our most potent weapon of all: the courage of the American people." These were the words of President Trump on Thursday, April 16, when he announced a Covid-19 three-phase plan to reopen small...

Chronotek – Ultimate Time Tracking for Lifeguards

Chronotek – Ultimate Time Tracking for Lifeguards

Warmer weather is here! As a result, lifeguard and pool management companies across the nation are preparing to open pools for a few months of sunshine and splashing in the water. With guest safety a top concern, pool companies need scheduling and time tracking tools...

Time Tracking Software For Remote Employees Who Work From Home

Time Tracking Software For Remote Employees Who Work From Home

Read how Chronotek’s Time Tracking Software Helps You Keep Tabs on Remote Employees Who Work from Home With more and more employees asking for and businesses offering remote work opportunities, it’s not surprising to see that over 4.7 million employees work from home....

We Want to Thank the Unsung Heroes

We Want to Thank the Unsung Heroes

We are so thankful for the doctors, nurses and hospital staff on the front lines around the country working tirelessly to provide care to individuals with Covid-19. This is an unprecedented time. News stories abound from New York, Chicago and other places about how...

Covid-19 Financial Relief For Small Businesses

Covid-19 Financial Relief For Small Businesses

Financial relief for small businesses who are complying with the COVID-19 mandates is on the way starting today! In order to flatten the curve, many businesses around the country deemed as non-essential have been asked to close their doors temporarily. We are strong...

Work At Home Blues? 11 Positive Things You Can Do

Work At Home Blues? 11 Positive Things You Can Do

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Proverb With the spread of Covid-19 many people are spending way more time at home than usual. We work at home, eat at home, school from home and entertain from home. With no more commutes,...

Why Chronotek Has The Best Employee Time Clock App

Why Chronotek Has The Best Employee Time Clock App

The Roman philosopher, Seneca, said, "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." For a small business with remote employees, there is no better way to be prepared than by using the best employee time clock app.  To that end, we''ll show you how our time...

Common Sense Tips To Help Your Employees Stay Healthy

Common Sense Tips To Help Your Employees Stay Healthy

Small business owners know the value of having good employees and truly rely on them to keep their businesses running smoothly.  With the current outbreak of the coronavirus, staying well can be a challenge, however, the CDC offers tips that may help your employees...

How To Stop Employees From Padding Time Cards

How To Stop Employees From Padding Time Cards

Padding Time Cards Adds Up Are your hourly, remote employees math wizards? It's possible. They may realize that padding time cards a few minutes each day adds up in the long run. This little white lie doesn't amount to Kardashian money, but its impact is probably...

How to Build a Strong Client List

How to Build a Strong Client List

The Right Customers Are As Key As the Right Employees A friend recently retired and is now doing land survey work as a side hustle. At first his customers ran him ragged. Then Jeremy adopted a best practices strategy. He stopped saying yes to every job and picked only...

Best Ways To Use Smartphones For Workforce Management

Best Ways To Use Smartphones For Workforce Management

Reevaluating the Relationship It's a truly splendid time to be alive - we've made it to the Jetson age. As a technology company, we know that technology has the transformative ability to advance and rejuvenate small businesses, especially with workforce management. I...

Focus On Making Your Business Great

Focus On Making Your Business Great

Welcome to 2020! No, this isn't another article on how to get 20/20 vision for your company or "The Top 20 Things You Need To Do In 2020". Goodness no! In our highly distracted, short attention span, get interrupted every 3 minutes world, we wouldn't dare challenge...

Look For The Gifts In Every Day

Look For The Gifts In Every Day

Some Gifts Aren't Wrapped Christmas Day just passed amidst a flurry of flying wrapping paper and beautiful bows. Did you get everything you wanted for Christmas? You may have received more than you realize as some gifts aren't wrapped. Every Day Is Filled With Gifts...

How To Turn Employees Into Brand Ambassadors

How To Turn Employees Into Brand Ambassadors

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate We arrived at 8am Sunday to pick up a truck rental to help our daughters move. My blood pressure spiked when I didn't see any trucks in the store parking lot. Yet I had printed, emailed and phone confirmations of my online...