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Category: Features-Hot Topics

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,

New OT Rule Makes Automated Timekeeping a Necessity

Posted on 21 Jun 2016

The federal government has given small business owners another reason to closely monitor and track their employees’ hours.  A new rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) beginning December 1, 2016 will raise the salary threshold of workers for which overtime must be paid. In 2004 the Department of Labor required businesses to pay […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests,

Tax Expense or Tax Deduction

Posted on 10 May 2016

You might remember from a previous blog post we analyzed the financial ramifications of a daily Red Bull habit, and the even more monetarily crippling practice of using handwritten time cards to track the time of remote employees.  In that post we made an assumption that your 15 employees are twice as honest as the national […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, Small Business, The Chronotek Advantage,

#3 Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses: Use Shift Lock to Clean up Time Cards

Posted on 15 Apr 2016

We’ve all seen those late night infomercials. The ones that claim for 6 easy payments we can buy a new product that miraculously cleans our house while we sleep and will change our lives forever. The lesson we learn with infomercials is that the payments aren’t easy, there is no miracle, and we’re still doing […]
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Obamacare Q & A: Must Offer ‘Affordable’ Coverage

Posted on 22 Feb 2016

Our guest blogger, Matt Lapointe, helps to explain the ‘Affordable’ concept in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Matt Lapointe, is an attorney with Wetherington Hamilton, P.A. in Tampa, FL,  www.whhlaw.com.  Matt advises small and mid-size businesses on all areas of business law, including the ACA. Q.  I own 5 Dunkin’ Donuts franchises. Each is in a separate LLC, […]
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Posted in: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Obamacare, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, The Chronotek Advantage, Timekeeping News,

Obamacare Q & A: Does Your Company Qualify – ALE

Posted on 15 Feb 2016

It’s a daunting task to determine if your business is required to comply with ObamaCare’s Affordable Care Act (ACA). In this third post of our series, ObamaCare Q & A, our guest blogger, Matt Lapointe, an attorney and ACA expert with Wetherington Hamilton, P.A. in Tampa, Florida, will clarify the definition of an Applicable Large Employer […]
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Posted in: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Obamacare, Features-Hot Topics, Small Business, Timekeeping News,

ObamaCare Q & A Series

Posted on 11 Feb 2016

We’ve been preparing for it. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is imposing new numbers on small businesses.  Like death and taxes, it’s something we’d like to avoid, but unfortunately we can’t.  The best alternative is to be prepared and gain an understanding of its implications for your business. In our new blog series, ObamaCare Q […]
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Posted in: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Obamacare, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, Small Business, Timekeeping News,

Effective Alerts for Remote Employees

Posted on 27 Mar 2015

The Minimum Effective Dose (MED) is a medical term that is becoming used in non-medical environments.  It means applying the smallest dose possible to achieve the desired result; and anything beyond that is wasteful.  If a cup of water will extinguish a tiny fire it’s overkill, and a waste of resources, to dump a five gallon bucket […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Features-Hot Topics, General Interests,

The Chronotek Mobile App Is Here!

Posted on 24 Oct 2014

If you haven’t tried Mobile Chronotek, it’s time to put your best employee management device in your pocket.  Step away from your office, take a walk, but stay connected to your small business.  Supervisors use Chronotek Mobile to see who’s clocked in, who’s late, who’s a no-show in the past 12 hours, who’s approaching 40 hours […]
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Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, Mobile App,

Chronotek Timekeeping Midyear Review

Posted on 30 Jun 2014

It has been a busy year for us in the world of telephone timekeeping. As Ferris said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” We want to pause for a moment at the midyear point and look back at what we have been doing […]
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Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, General Interests,

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