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Category: Labor Cost

Can Business Owners Compete with the Gig Economy?

Can Business Owners Compete with the Gig Economy?

Posted on 16 Sep 2019

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 can be provided in today’s […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Labor Cost,

Is There a Better Way to Pay Your Employees?

Is There a Better Way to Pay Your Employees?

Posted on 13 Sep 2019

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 struggles that small business owners face. They work […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, FLSA, Labor Cost,

Automate for Optimal Workforce Productivity

Automate For Optimal Workforce Productivity

Posted on 08 Aug 2019

The Power of Automation Promotes Success “Automation is good, so long as you know exactly where to put the machine.“ Eliyahu Goldratt I knew exactly where I needed to put the machine – my mind. I like to be up early in the morning. Before all of the beeps, rings and bells, before people want […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Call-In System, Labor Cost, Mobile App,

Set Your Sights On A Corporate Vision

Set Your Sights On A Corporate Vision

Posted on 12 Jun 2019

Do you remember why you started your business? What is the purpose of your company? Maybe a more important question is, do your employees know this purpose? Are they included and made part of this corporate vision or are they just a means to an end? It’s been said that without vision people perish. Apple […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Labor Cost,

Security Guard Timesheets/Time Tracking

Arm Your Security Guard Company With Chronotek

Posted on 23 Apr 2019

You protect your customers with the strictest standards of accountability, but does your security guard company safeguard itself? The enemy may be within your own gates. If so, it erodes and destroys the very thing that keeps your business viable to protect your customers – profits. What is the enemy? Lack of comprehensive oversight into […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Call-In System, GPS Location, Labor Cost, Time Clock App,

'Tis The Season For Pool Management Companies

‘Tis The Season For Pool Management Companies

Posted on 16 Apr 2019

Many businesses have a seasonal rush – that one window in which they have to pull in most of their profits for the entire year. For a fireworks store it’s the 4th of July. The season is upon us now for pool management companies-Memorial Day to Labor Day. We have designed and built specific features […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Call-In System, Labor Cost,

Janitorial Time Tracking Software/App

We Help Janitorial Companies Succeed

Posted on 29 Mar 2019

Business success doesn’t come easy. Every business owner faces hurdles and challenges to survive for the long term. This is especially true of companies, like janitorial businesses, that manage remote employees. Brandon, the founder and CEO of Chronotek, learned this firsthand as he grew up in his parent’s successful franchise commercial cleaning business. He worked […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Automated Reports, Call-In System, GPS Location, Job Budgets, Labor Cost, Overtime,

Cut Payroll Costs-It's Not Just A Fantasy

Cut Payroll Costs-It’s Not Just A Fantasy

Posted on 04 Jan 2019

Things can be deceiving in fantasy football. We just finished our second season in our Chronotek fantasy football league. It was a 13 week regular season and going into the last week my record stood at 5-7. That seems shameful, doesn’t it? In 12 years of playing this game, have I not learned anything? But […]
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Posted in: Labor Cost, Time Clock App,

Don't Misunderstand Independent Contractors v. Employee Classification

Don’t Misunderstand Independent Contractors v. Employee Classification

Posted on 03 Dec 2018

Don’t let this happen to you. In June 2015, FedEx settled with workers in California for $228 million  who sued the company for misclassifying them as independent contractors instead of employees. Workers in many other states have also filed suits against FedEx for this misclassification which deprives individuals of employment benefits such as workers compensation, […]
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Posted in: Department of Labor, Labor Cost,

5 Ideas to Maximize Efficiency In Your Business

5 Ideas to Maximize Efficiency In Your Business

Posted on 26 Oct 2018

The big box hardware store is awesome, but I’m learning a few things that improve my experience there. Recently, I’ve tackled many projects that required 25-30 bags of pebbles that weigh close to 50lbs each. I used to load them onto my flatbed cart, load them into my vehicle and then unload them at the […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Save Time, Time Card App, Time Clock App, Work Timesheets,

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