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#3 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Employee Time Theft

Posted on 18 Dec 2017

Today we continue our series Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed In Your Business to discuss the harsh reality of employee time theft. It’s a problem that costs American businesses up to $400 billion a year in lost productivity. In addition, it’s estimated that employees steal 4.5 hours a week.(1).  These are unpleasant facts that […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Features-Hot Topics, GPS Location,

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#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

Posted on 11 Dec 2017

If your remote, hourly employees travel from job site to job site and you don’t pay travel time, we need to have a talk. You may be unaware that this travel time is required pay by the U.S. Department of Labor.  According to its website, “Time spent traveling during normal work hours is considered compensable […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Department of Labor, Job Budgets, Mobile App, Time Card App, Travel Time and Mileage,

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#1 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Handwritten Timesheets

Posted on 04 Dec 2017

Let’s acknowledge that sick feeling you get each time you do payroll with handwritten timesheets. These unmonitored and unverified hours on handwritten timesheets are your #1 business pitfall to avoid and will be the first topic in our new series, Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed In Your Business. Employees are the core of […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Save Time,

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So Many Reasons To Be Thankful

Posted on 22 Nov 2017

We want to wish all of our great timekeeping customers a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving. We are very grateful for you and thankful that you allow us to help make your business dreams come true. Here is a saying (unknown author) that we think epitomizes the relationship we have, or want to have, with our […]
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Posted in: Seasonal Messages,

New Series: Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed In Your Business

Posted on 17 Nov 2017

If you’re driving down a major highway and see a massive crater in the road, surely you would stop, right? Or at least go around it. It is said, “A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” As a small business owner with remote, hourly employees […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Call-In System, GPS Location, Labor Cost, Mobile App, Time Card App,

Converting Time – Hours to Minutes

Posted on 18 Oct 2017

Businesses go through this every month, every 15 days, every two weeks, every week, and I have even heard from a few businesses that do this every day!  The task consumes a ton of time and you didn’t envision it in your dreams of business ownership. Worse yet, your ability to enjoy and grow your […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Chronotek Tips, Save Time,

The Small Business Owner’s Key to Work/Life Balance

Posted on 13 Oct 2017

Chuck Noll, the former coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers for 23 years, knew about success. In his final 20 seasons with the Steelers he had 15 winning seasons and won 4 Super Bowls. In the prior 36 years the Steelers only advanced to the postseason once. Tony Dungy, in his book, Quiet Strength, described his […]
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Posted in: Life, Save Time,

3 Mistakes That Will Stunt Your Business Growth

Posted on 04 Oct 2017

Colin Powell said, “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” We talk to a lot of small business owners. We learn about their business needs, how they best use our system and the steps they took to build a successful business. They also share […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Chronotek Tips, Life,

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Run Your Small Business Like Super Bowl Champions

Posted on 08 Sep 2017

The NFL kicked off last night and for many of us it’s the most exciting time of year. Football teaches us many lessons both personally and professionally. For instance, did you know that out of the 51 Super Bowls that have been played, 46 of the winning teams had a franchise quarterback? A franchise QB […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, GPS Location, Labor Cost, Time Clock App,

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You Should NEVER Do These Things If You Manage Remote Employees

Posted on 06 Sep 2017

Have you ever tried to round up a dozen cats into the tub for a bath? I haven’t personally (although there is probably a YouTube video), but I can imagine that the task is similar to managing remote employees. Did everyone show up? Are they where they are supposed to be, when they are supposed […]
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Posted in: Save Time, Small Business, Work Timesheets,

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