save money

12 Cost-Effective Ideas to Help Businesses Save Money

Whether you’re a startup or a company with solid experience on the market, running your business on the Internet or its “brick and mortar”, you wouldn’t mind saving some money, would you? For some companies on the shoestring budget reducing expenses is the necessary condition to keep afloat.

Contrary popular beliefs, you can save money without sacrificing the quality of products/services and dismissing most of the staff.

Below, you’ll find the recommendations on optimizing expenses and finding ways of saving money by using more effective methods in doing your work.… Read more

remote employee time tracking

Benefits of Remote Employee Time Tracking For Employers and Freelancers

The Internet has revolutionized the way people work, enabling them to make a living and communicate with their employers from any spot on Earth. It has literally broken all geographical boundaries and initiated the appearance of a new type of worker – a remote employee, a.k.a freelancer.

Today, more and more people prefer freelancing since they aren’t bound by any full-time job obligations. They receive orders, fulfill them and get their reward – and remain their own bosses.… Read more

time tracking software myths

3 Popular Time Tracking Software Myths Busted

Time tracking software is a great invention that has greatly eased the life of thousands of employers and their employees (yes, you got it right). However, along with numerous admirers, there are lots of people who don’t accept the idea of their work time being tracked and strongly oppose it. Often, this is the result of lack of information about this type of tools.

In this post, we shall debunk the most popular misconceptions about the time tracking services and describe what they actually do.… Read more

business books

5 Business Books That Will Turn Your Views Upside Down

Books have always been the means of learning something new. As a business owner, you simply don’t have the right to stop developing, and books are your best helpers in self-education. You want to succeed in your venture? Read the great business books that have already been acknowledged by thousands of people. They provide inspiration and fresh ideas for your career, business, relationships and life in general.

Choosing what to read is quite a task taken the number of influential books worth of attention.… Read more

employee productivity

How to Maximize Employee Productivity in a World of Distractions?

Сomputers and Internet greatly facilitate the work of millions of employees all over the world, and your company is no exception. However, they also bring in a lot of distractions that can eliminate the positive effects and pose a serious threat to employee productivity, aside from other factors. This is what worries employers all over the world and this is what they’re seeking a solution for.

Before you decide what to do about all the things that shift your employees’ focus from their duties to something else, it is important that you “know your enemies”.… Read more

time and attendance software

What Makes Time and Attendance Software a Great Solution for Your Business

Internet has to an extent turned our lives upside down. It has totally changed the way we get information, communicate, do our shopping and, in many cases, work. Definitely, it would be difficult to go on without the Net, and almost everyone considers it one of the greatest inventions of humanity. However, for some businesses, employee Internet abuse has become a problem they’re having hard times struggling with.

Employers try blocking Internet access wherever it is not absolutely necessary or at least limit access to social networks and entertainment websites.… Read more

time tracking service

How to Balance Out the Workload Using a Time Tracking Service

You started worrying about some of your employees staying at the office much longer than everyone else? What about their colleagues that manage to arrive late, leave early and be found drinking coffee almost each time you leave your office?

Well, as long as you’re satisfied with the result of their work, there’s nothing to worry about – is this you’re hearing from others? In fact, your concern is totally understandable and it has solid ground.… Read more

Colin Boyd

Interview with Colin Boyd: “Understand How Your Brain Works to Become more Productive”

Who doesn’t look for ways to improve their performance and increase productivity? Everyone who understands the importance of being efficient immediately goes on Google and looks up different tools and techniques. But what is a better way to learn how to be more productive, than ask a productivity coach?

So, that’s what we did! We interviewed Colin Boyd, a productivity coach from Oxygen Coaching and Training to give you useful tips on enhancing not only your personal performance but also the performance of your business.… Read more

employee time tracking

Can Employee Time Tracking Disrupt Trust within the Company?

When you build your business, inevitably comes the moment when you are no longer able to perform all duties by yourself and need to entrust some of them to hired people. This is when trust becomes absolutely necessary in order to go on developing your enterprise. If you don’t have enough trust in the people you work with, it will result in your hovering over their shoulder, literally or figuratively, interfering into their activities, constantly checking up on “how it goes”, recommending what and how they should do and so on.… Read more

measuring employee productivity

Top 3 Most Effective Ways of Measuring Employee Productivity

“If you’re not moving forward, you’re falling backwards” – this quotation is very true when applied to business. It’s unforgivable to be content with what you already have and stand still – because your competitors won’t be waiting for you to eventually start progressing and will very quickly take over.

So, if you’ve started thinking about improving employee productivity, it’s a great sign that you’re not willing to stay where you are now.… Read more