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Category: Features-Hot Topics


Covid-19 Financial Relief For Small Businesses

Posted on 03 Apr 2020

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 and we can do this. The U.S. has 30 million small businesses […]

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Work At Home Blues? 11 Positive Things You Can Do

Posted on 27 Mar 2020

“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, waiting in traffic and at restaurants, there […]

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Common Sense Tips To Help Your Employees Stay Healthy

Posted on 13 Mar 2020

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 stay healthy. According to this report from, between 70 million […]

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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 […]

Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Department of Labor, Features-Hot Topics,

#3 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Employee Time Theft

#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 […]

Posted in: Call-In System, Features-Hot Topics, GPS Location,

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Test Drive Automated Travel Time and Mileage Reporting

Posted on 05 Apr 2017

Do you have remote hourly employees who drive from job site to job site?  Are you paying too much for travel time and mileage, but don’t know what to do about it? In our previous post, Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Travel Time and Mileage, we introduced Travel Manager, our tool that integrates with Google […]

Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, The Chronotek Advantage, Travel Time and Mileage,

Speed Up Payday Automated Travel Time and Mileage

Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Drive Time and Mileage

Posted on 15 Mar 2017

You look at the scattered piles of employee handwritten timesheets on your desk and panic begins to set in.  You have to get payroll turned in tomorrow.  The law requires that these employees be paid for their travel time, but tracking it all is a logistical nightmare.  It might surprise you to know, our research […]

Posted in: Department of Labor, Features-Hot Topics, FLSA, Small Business, Travel Time and Mileage,

Where are your employees, really? GPS time tracking

Where are Your Employees, Really?

Posted on 27 Jan 2017

Would you buy a new 55″ smart TV without a remote?  Maybe it’s not necessary, but it sure makes the TV much more functional and enjoyable.  If you’re a small business owner with off-site hourly workers, you need confidence that employees are clocking in and out at the job site.  An automated timekeeping system with GPS […]

Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, GPS Location, The Chronotek Advantage,


What Picture Do Your Labor Numbers Paint?

Posted on 16 Jan 2017

The paint by numbers sets were so much fun as a kid. Just follow the pattern established by the numbers and you could paint a beautiful picture. Numbers are funny that way. They can paint pictures that are worth more than a 1000 words. If you are a small business owner with off-site hourly employees […]

Posted in: Automated Reports, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, Labor Cost, Small Business,

Can Your Employees Be Trusted?

Posted on 13 Sep 2016

We want to believe that all people can be trusted, but we think it’s better to approach it as Ronald Reagan said, “Trust, but verify.” That’s wise advice when it comes to your employees.  This article sites a Kessler survey in which 30% of the respondents admitted to falsifying their time cards. Businesses need protection from […]

Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, The Chronotek Advantage, Timekeeping News,

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