Timekeeping Blog

Category: Chronotek Tips

A Health Insurance Alternative for Small Businesses

Posted on 25 Jun 2018

Small businesses and self-employed workers may have caught a break. Is that a band of angels singing hallelujah? Last week the Department of Labor finalized the expansion of Association Health Plans (AHPs). And you may be asking, “what are Association Health Plans?” According to the Department of Labor,  AHPs “are group health plans that employer […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Department of Labor, Features-Hot Topics,

How to Be Safe in the Summer Heat According to OSHA

Posted on 21 Jun 2018

Today is the first day of Summer and in many parts of the country, especially the South and Southeast, it’s a scorcher. We want to pass along some advice to the thousands of remote employees who use our mobile timekeeping system to clock in and out who do work outside. These landscapers, painters, construction tradesmen, […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Department of Labor, Seasonal Messages,

Can You Have a Great Company Without Great Employees?

Posted on 13 Jun 2018

Your hot water heater may be the most unappreciated appliance in your home. You don’t ever think about it. You may not ever see it. You don’t hear it. But turn on the faucet for a hot shower and get nothing but cold water, suddenly the hot water heater is the most valuable item in […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, General Interests, Labor Cost,

By the Book: How to Keep Good Employees

Posted on 01 Mar 2018

Lean in. Listen well. What I’m about to say is important. It’s one of the hard truths we don’t want to hear, like deep-fried chicken is unhealthy; it may be delicious and soul-satisfying, but a steady diet of it leads to a higher probability of health issues than baby kale salads. Ok, here it is. […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Life, Small Business,

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 small business ownership. Worse yet, your ability to enjoy and grow […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Chronotek Tips, 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,

5 Ideas To Help Manage Your Remote, Hourly Employees

Posted on 18 Jan 2017

The buzz of the New Year has come and gone and the melody of Auld Lang Syne is a faint whisper in our memories.  Before we get too far into the year, and maybe while you still have your resolutions posted on the mirror, we wanted to recommend 5 ChronoTips to make your life simpler. […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Small Business, The Chronotek Advantage, Uncategorized,

The ‘Magnificent 7’ of 2016

Posted on 29 Dec 2016

We want to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year and thank you for making 2016 another blessed year for Chronotek. Many great small businesses across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico helped us celebrate our 20th year as their chosen timekeeping and remote employee management system. As we look forward to 2017, we […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, General Interests, Seasonal Messages, Uncategorized,

Problem Solving: Accurate Time Tracking

Posted on 21 Oct 2016

What time today did your remote, off-site hourly employees arrive at work?  If you use handwritten timesheets, that question uncovers a problem, because you don’t truly know the answer.  We strive to be a small business resource to help solve employee management problems. In this new series, Problem Solving, we will address common issues that […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Small Business, Uncategorized,

Celebrating with our NEW! Chronotek App

Posted on 07 Jul 2016

Launch the fireworks! Toss the confetti! Start the music! We’re still celebrating our 20th birthday and we’re doing it in Chronotek style with something great for customers of our telephone timekeeping system. It’s better than any door prize or party favor; it’s the release of our brand new mobile app! We’ve been beta testing the […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, Mobile App, The Chronotek Advantage, Timekeeping News,

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