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Convert Time Clock Hours and Minutes to Decimals

Whether you calculate payroll monthly, bi-weekly, or even weekly, we can all agree that the time it takes to manually enter employee timesheets is time we'd rather spend on other work. Since payroll systems require the times to be in decimal format, this can create an...

How to Reduce Absenteeism in the Workplace

An employee’s alarm clock doesn’t go off and they are late for their shift. Children get sick and their parents have to stay home to take care of them, even if that means missing a few days of work. We’ve all experienced similar situations and don’t usually give them...

Rounding Time Sheets using the 7-Minute Rule

Are you rounding your employee’s time sheets to make payroll easier, to prevent early clock ins, or even to boost employee pay? It’s important to accurately and legally round time clock punches to protect yourself and your business. Here are a few rounding rules to...

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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...

20 Gifts From Chronotek To Help Your Business in 2020

20 Gifts From Chronotek To Help Your Business in 2020

Have You Made Your Christmas Wish List Yet? We're at year-end and you may be thinking to yourself, "I have got to do something different with my business next year!" Do you fret over making payroll? Do you lose sleep worried that your first call in the morning might...

How To Identify and Implement Better Business Habits

How To Identify and Implement Better Business Habits

Are there any business habits you need to change? But First, The Good and Bad News About Holiday Binge Eating Did you enjoy your Thanksgiving meal(s)? Did you go back for seconds on the stuffing and gravy? How about the sweet potato pie or the banana pudding? My...

We Are Thankful For You!

We Are Thankful For You!

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our...

We Honor You, Veterans!

We Honor You, Veterans!

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." 243 years ago when our forefathers penned these words in...

Roll Back Your Clocks An Hour This Weekend

Roll Back Your Clocks An Hour This Weekend

Are you still looking for that hour of sleep you lost back in the Spring? Well, we found it! No, it wasn't under the couch cushions. You'll get it back this Sunday, November 3rd @ 2:00 am when Daylight Savings Time gives it back to you. Enjoy the extra rest and enjoy...

How To Find Employees In a Gig Economy

How To Find Employees In a Gig Economy

Would you like Taco Bell delivered to you? Could your dog Fido use a midday walk while you’re at work? Maybe enjoy your Saturday morning and let someone else shop for and deliver your groceries? Just about any service you need to free up time and make your life easier...

Picking the Right Compensation Plan for Your Employees

Picking the Right Compensation Plan for Your Employees

It's fantasy football season and leagues all around the country have held their drafts. In one type of draft each fantasy team starts out with a budget and bids on NFL players to build the best team with limited resources. This fantasy game parallels the real life...