Bob Drainville

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How the World Works: Work Hours

There’s no consensus on what constitutes an honest day’s work. Or an honest week’s work, for that matter. No matter what type of employee time tracking system you’re using, from a traditional punch clock to a modern time sheet app, determining how many work hours you can reasonably ask of your employees is a question about as old as work itself.…

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Employee Time Tracking: A Game Changer in the Hospitality Industry

Given the important role that customer service plays in the hospitality industry, one might believe that these businesses are more resistant to the technological trends that are reshaping other sectors of the economy, such as manufacturing, construction and retail sales.…

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Here's How Your Email Addiction is Killing Your Time Management

For many of us, it’s hard to resist checking email every few minutes. A survey last year found that 70 percent of employees reported checking their work email in the early morning hours before work and the same percentage report checking it during the after-work evening hours.…

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The Ultimate Productivity Boost: 8 Facts About Sleep

Getting a better understanding of how you and your on the clock employees spend time at work is one of the best ways to boost productivity. But even if you’re doing everything you can to maximize productivity on the job by tracking your time and pursuing effective time-management strategies, it’s likely that you and your employees are plagued by fatigue.…

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25 Motivational Time Management Quotes From the World's Most Successful Leaders

Ask any successful leader about the one resource they need to manage most effectively and they’ll all give the same answer: time. When your schedule is jammed packed with a slew of responsibilities, there’s little room to waste a single minute of the day.…

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Saying "I Do" to Employee Time Tracking This Wedding Season

As a busy caterer, running around from one event to another, keeping track of employees is the last thing you want to worry about or have time for – but it’s a critical component to managing a business. Not only are the majority of hospitality employees working on an hourly basis, but the unpredictable nature of the job means that their hours can vary dramatically from week to week. While one weekend might mean racking up overtime at events that rage into the early morning hours, another may result in being sent home early from overstaffed, underattended parties.…

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The 5 Stages of Employee Time Tracking

Encouraging employees to embrace technological change is no easy feat, particularly if you work in a field with workers who are less tech savvy and who don’t typically use software in their day-to-day jobs. A home cleaner or a construction worker, for instance, may have had their hours tracked by a traditional punch clock for decades, and they might not see much use for changing course.…

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Celebrating Earth Day: 7 Technologies That Support the Green Economy

Technology is making it easier than ever for companies to be part of the green economy. Besides helping to preserve the planet for future generations, turning to more sustainable solutions at work is often a very savvy business decision. Going paperless is one of the easiest ways to support both Mother Nature and your business.…

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