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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,

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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,

pool management

‘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

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,

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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,

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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

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,

time card software

Time to Hire or Utilize Time Card Software?

Posted on 21 Sep 2018

Are You Playing On Your Field of Dreams? As we approach the exciting days of the MLB playoffs and the World Series, I recall my childhood dream of being a Major League pitcher. After pitching a 2-1 victory over the best team in our Little League tournament, I thought I was well on my way. […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Call-In System, Labor Cost, Mobile App, Save Time, Time Card App, Time Clock App,

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,

Managing Offsite Employees Can Be Full of Surprises

Posted on 24 May 2018

Last weekend my family took me out for my birthday. It was a nice restaurant by the water with live music. Perfect spot for me. Everyone ordered ice water and since they were paying, I didn’t order water. I also selected one of the more expensive entrees on the menu. Hey, it’s your birthday only […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Automated Reports, Call-In System, Job Budgets, Labor Cost, Save Time, Time Clock App,

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