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Timekeeping Blog

Category: Small Business

Is it Time to Unsubscribe from Handwritten Timesheets?

Posted on 18 Apr 2017

This will happen to you one day. A revelation. You will wake up and through sleepy eyes check your emails, and just like every day for the past decade, you will delete the same emails without reading them. You know the ones – the grocery store, the department store, the car parts store, the coupon […]
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Posted in: General Interests, Mobile App, Save Time, Small Business, Time Card App,

What Would You do with 78 Extra Hours?

Posted on 11 Apr 2017

April 18 is right around the corner. Have you filed your tax returns?  Many Americans love to file early and wait on the big check, like a kid waits on Christmas.  For others, they realize that Uncle Sam isn’t Santa Claus.  That big check is payback on a short term loan to the government, who […]
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Posted in: General Interests, Small Business, The Chronotek Advantage,

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

Free Timekeeping Management App for Supervisors

Posted on 07 Feb 2017

Have you ever bought furniture that comes in a cardboard box and “some assembly” is required?  The manufacturer will send a tiny hex wrench that can get the job done, but it’s painful and time-consuming.  Your local hardware store sells a furniture assembly kit that is a much better and more efficient tool for the […]
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Posted in: Mobile App, Small Business, Supervisors,

The 5 Second Rule and Other Small Business Fallacies

Posted on 23 Jan 2017

Sometimes we hear things stated often and loud enough that we assume they’re true without verifying the authenticity. The “5 second rule” is one of these statements. Drop food on the floor and someone will say, “5 second rule”.  And many people have believed and followed this statement as fact.  A new study indicates that […]
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Posted in: General Interests, Small Business,

5 Ideas To Help Manage Your Remote, Hourly Employees

Posted on 18 Jan 2017

The buzz of the New Year has come and gone and the melody of Auld Lang Syne is a faint whisper in our memories.  Before we get too far into the year, and maybe while you still have your resolutions posted on the mirror, we wanted to recommend 5 ChronoTips to make your life simpler. […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Small Business,

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

Grow My Cleaning Company Podcast: You Can Do It!

Posted on 15 Dec 2016

Last week we posted about the privilege we had to be on the Grow My Cleaning Company podcast.  Mike, from Grow My Cleaning Company and Cheryl, from our team, had such a rich discussion that the conversation was divided into 2 podcasts. In Part 1 they discussed how janitorial businesses with remote employees can use automated […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Small Business,

Grow My Cleaning Company Podcast – Get Your Dream Back

Posted on 06 Dec 2016

We recently had the privilege to meet a company that shares our heartbeat to help small businesses grow.  In particular, Grow My Cleaning Company consults and coaches janitorial owners to help them grow their businesses.  Through their Facebook group, Mike Campion, owner of Grow My Cleaning Company, heard how our online timekeeping system has helped many […]
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Posted in: General Interests, Labor Cost, Small Business,

Problem Solving: Accurate Time Tracking

Posted on 21 Oct 2016

What time today did your remote, off-site hourly employees arrive at work?  If you use handwritten timesheets, that question uncovers a problem, because you don’t truly know the answer.  We strive to be a small business resource to help solve employee management problems. In this new series, Problem Solving, we will address common issues that […]
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Posted in: Chronotek Tips, Small Business,

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