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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 […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Save Time, Time Card App, Time Clock App, Work Timesheets,

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,

Do You Have Time to Be a Student of Your Business?

Posted on 23 Aug 2018

Did you recently walk little Sarah into school for her very first day? Or did you move your freshman son and all his stuff into his college dorm? Through the tears and hugs you probably gave your child advice that could be paraphrased as, “Pay attention. Study hard. Learn as much as possible. Stay out […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Save Time, Small Business,

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,

Is Your Small Business Tracking Work Hours With the Latest Technology?

Posted on 10 May 2018

It was eye-opening. Alarming is probably a better word for it. One of our clients had not been tracking work hours against contracted hours. She recently started using our Budget Manager tool and made a startling discovery. For over a year they have been losing 10 hours a week on a building they clean. Budget […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Job Budgets, Labor Cost, Save Time,

We Wish All Administrative Professionals a Fantastic Day!

Posted on 25 Apr 2018

What in the world would we do without Administrative Professionals? While small businesses are the backbone of the United States economy, Administrative Professionals are the rock stars who keep these small businesses, large corporations and government entities moving along. We at Chronotek thank every one of you for helping America keep businesses going. With 154 […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Automated Reports, Call-In System, GPS Location, Job Budgets, Labor Cost, Save Time,

How to Keep Your Eyes on Off-Site Employees

Posted on 14 Mar 2018

Imagine. You’re eating dinner in a restaurant on Saturday night. Your wife leaves the table for a minute, you take out your phone and check the Chronotek app. You can’t help yourself. It’s like Minecraft for small business owners. You have hourly, off-site employees and it’s awesome to be able to keep a finger on […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, GPS Location, Mobile App, Save Time, Time Clock App,

#8 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Payroll Processing Done Manually

Posted on 21 Feb 2018

One of our first website designs for www.Chronotek.net had an image of a guy holding his head in agony. Much like this guy. You would think that an evil person wired his brain to intravenously pump in Milli Vanilli on auto-repeat. That wasn’t the case. He was doing payroll with handwritten timesheets. That’s a painful […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, QuickBooks Interface API, Save Time, Small Business,

#1 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Handwritten Timesheets

Posted on 04 Dec 2017

Let’s acknowledge that sick feeling you get each time you do payroll with handwritten timesheets. These unmonitored and unverified hours on handwritten timesheets are your #1 business pitfall to avoid and will be the first topic in our new series, Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed In Your Business. Employees are the core of […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Save Time,

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,

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