Will Your Job Be Replaced by Robots?

The fear of new technology replacing one’s trade has been around for centuries. The term “Luddite,” for instance, first described a group of weavers in England in the 1800s who campaigned to destroy the machines that threatened to render their skills obsolete. No doubt the advent of the automobile put more than a few blacksmiths and carriage manufacturers out of business.…

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How an Employee Tracking App Can Keep Oil Workers Safe and Accounted for While on the Job

Back to work: three little words that oil workers have been waiting years to hear. Following a bitter price war with OPEC, oil prices have doubled since 2014 and the now lean job market is about to bulk up. After laying off nearly 200,000 workers, Goldman Sachs predicts the industry will rehire 50 percent of their workforce by next year.…

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How to Train Employees to Use Time Tracking and Other New Technologies

For any growing business, investing in a new technology can be a tough decision. From researching your options, testing out the systems, evaluating the costs and rolling out the product, it can be an overwhelming and lengthy undertaking.…

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How a Big Apple-Based Taxi-Sharing Company Cut Payroll Costs by Over 25% Using Geofencing

When a software-based business that's built to save people time and money realized that its payroll system was hurting its very own bottom line, it was time for an update.   …

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How to Integrate Mobile Employees into Your Company Culture

Mobile workers have been an important part of the U.S. economy long before “telecommuting” and “remote working” became fashionable. Businesses have long depended on employees who spend time working at various job sites, such as manufacturing and construction firms, home and commercial cleaning companies and home health care services.…

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Is Overtime Dangerous to Your Health?

Are you an entreprenuer devoting an ungodly amount of hours to your small business? Or an employer whose workers are racking up crazy overtime hours? Putting in excessive hours may create the perception that you are an overachieving team player, but at what cost?…

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Hiring Freelancers vs. Full-Time Employees: 5 Things to Consider

If you run a business, you will likely consider hiring freelance workers at some point. Freelancers now make up 35% of the U.S. workforce, so no matter the sector, you shouldn't have any problem finding qualified contractors. …

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How one Texas Construction Company is Saving $5000 a Month with Employee Time Tracking

Having been in business for nearly a decade, One Source Building Services (OSBS) knows a little something about innovation. A leader in commercial construction, headquartered in Plano, Texas, this family business employs over 100 people, most of whom report to some 10-12 jobsites all over town. While cutting edge in their building methods, the company was anything but modern when it came to managing employee hours and locations.…

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