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5 Ways Mobile Apps are Revolutionizing Time Tracking for Remote Workers

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Ah, the age-old art of time tracking! From the ancient sundials to the punch clocks, humans have always sought ways to measure the passing of time, especially at work. And in this digital age? It’s all about mobile apps. Let’s dive into the fascinating journey of how these apps are turning the tables for remote…

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Why Time & Attendance Software Matters During Economic Uncertainty

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In times of economic uncertainty, businesses face numerous challenges, and managing their workforce efficiently becomes paramount. Employee attendance and time tracking are critical components that can significantly impact a company’s productivity and overall success. That’s where reliable and effective time and attendance software come into play. In this article, we will explore why time and…

Maximizing Productivity with Timeboxing: A Guide for Business Owners

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What is timeboxing? As business owners, managing time and increasing productivity can be challenging. One effective strategy for achieving this is timeboxing. Timeboxing is a method of allocating a specific amount of time to a specific task, with the goal of completing that task within that time frame. By breaking down tasks into manageable chunks…

5 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement and Increase Productivity

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As a business owner, it’s important to constantly strive for ways to improve employee engagement and increase productivity in the workplace. Not only will this lead to happier, more motivated employees, but it can also drive better business results.   1. Offer opportunities for growth and development Employees who feel like they are learning and…

10 Strategies for Thriving in a Competitive Business Environment

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Starting and running a business can be challenging, especially in a competitive market. It’s important to have a clear vision, stay organized, and adapt to change in order to succeed. Here are 10 strategies to help your business thrive:   1. Define your target market One of the first steps to success is to identify…

Saving time with Staff Roster Software

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Suppose you’re involved in employee shift scheduling and aren’t already on automated scheduling software. In that case, you’ll know it can be a slow process. Spreadsheets, calendars, and whiteboards may be familiar tools you use to manage staff rosters. Manually creating employee schedules is not ideal. Neither is having to update and edit them. Creating…

Australian Fair Work Commission – Timesheet Records

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Ad-Hoc Time Tracking? Beware! The Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has updated the annualised wage arrangements as of this year to create more accuracy and transparency with companies timesheet tracking policies. The Australian Fair Work Commission’s Best Practice Tip is as follows: “Employers should keep records of hours worked for all employees, including pieceworkers. Adopting best…

COVID 19: Contact Tracing, Health & Safety and Your Company

Contact Tracing and Health and Safety Surrounding COVID 19 for Your Company

In this time of COVID-19, Companies have set out to best support their employees with health and safety measures to mitigate the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19. From cleaning protocols to distancing and company-specific standards that are unique to maintain safety while fulfilling their task-specific job while at work, Companies have come to unite…

What Does Business Look Like After COVID-19 Lockdown?

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Within a few weeks of COVID-19 arriving, businesses in NZ had undergone large-scale shutdown. The pinnacle of which occurring during lockdown level 4, in an effort to cut the transmission of COVID-19. Now that the lockdown is ending, you may wonder, what will business look like now? The government has taken a firm stance on…