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8 Simple Tricks for Managers Trying to Boost Employee Morale

8 Simple Tricks for Managers Trying to Boost Employee Morale

While we cannot deny the fact that most employers and managers understand just how critical a motivated workforce is to the bottom line of a business, judging by recent studies, very few businesses have a workforce that feels motivated enough to do a great job.
12 Steps to a Microsoft Excel Employee Shift Schedule

12 Steps to a Microsoft Excel Employee Shift Schedule

If you haven’t yet had to put together a shift schedule for a team of employees, the prospect can seem daunting. However, shift scheduling applications are available that can have you creating complex shift patterns in moments. Even the ubiquitous Microsoft Excel spreadsheet can be pressed into service as an employee scheduling tool. This office application has some handy templates...
The Negative Effects of Last Minute Scheduling for Hourly Workers

The Negative Effects of Last Minute Scheduling for Hourly Workers

Today, it is not uncommon for someone who has just had breakfast and is preparing to spend quality time with his family to receive a call from his employer saying he is needed at work within the next hour. It is also not unusual for a mother, who has already paid a babysitter to mind her child, to receive a...
Monthly Schedule Template

Monthly Schedule Template

Using Microsoft Excel is one way, although tedious, to create a schedule for your employees. Unfortunately, creating your own schedule from scratch using this method calls for a lot of time and patience, especially for those who aren’t used to it. If you are among the many people who cannot afford the time or expertise to create a spreadsheet schedule,...
Employee Schedule Template in Excel and Word Format

Employee Schedule Template in Excel and Word Format

One of the easiest ways to create your work schedules is by creating an employee schedule template in Excel. For the average manager or supervisor, Micrsoft Excel can seem a little foreign. We’ve broken it down for you in 12 steps.
How to Write A Resume: The 9-Step Guide

How to Write A Resume: The 9-Step Guide

Maybe you need a part-time job, just finished school, or are trying to put your best foot forward. Whatever the reason, you’ve found it’s time for you to write your first resume. I know, this can be a bit of an overwhelming task – you may not even be sure how to begin. You’ve seen those amazing resumes with categories...
How to Sleep Better: 10 Habits to Help You Wake Up For Work

How to Sleep Better: 10 Habits to Help You Wake Up For Work

Some people tire so easily that they can’t help wondering if they have an undiagnosed disease causing them to experience such fatigue. Fatigue is a fancy term doctors use to refer to a sense of tiredness or a lack of energy. Everyone gets tired at some point and fatigue is, therefore, nothing to worry about unless it turns out to...
5 Management Tips to Create Happy Employees

5 Management Tips to Create Happy Employees

As the single most valuable resource in your business, making the effort to keep your employees happy in their roles is an essential management activity. If your workforce is happy, you’ll reap the benefits of better retention and profit through productivity. There are other reasons that make it worthwhile to maintain employee happiness , but keeping turnover low and productivity...
Steps to Improve People Management Skills

Steps to Improve People Management Skills

Managing people—your employees and associates, for example—takes tact, skill, and drive. An effective manager is priceless within a successful business. Use the following steps to make your people management skills shine.
Managing Your Restaurant Well with a Restaurant Manager Checklist

Managing Your Restaurant Well with a Restaurant Manager Checklist

Restaurant management is a constant job of tracking moving parts and putting out fires. With Zip Checklist, you can helpfully organize all tasks and lists in one, easily-accessible location, using the Restaurant Manager Checklist.

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