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Shift Scheduling: A How-To Guide From ShiftNote

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8-Hour Shifts: Pros, Cons, and Opportunities for Your Business

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Operating a nearly non-stop business may be undertaking. The demanding excellent leadership, foresight, and planning from management, as well as commitment, dedication, and flexibility from staff members all come into play here. Shift Management Tips & Ideas

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Shift Scheduling and Management: The Ultimate List of Resources

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Image Goes Here. As a manager, you wear a lot of hats. A jack of many trades, one trade you have to perfect is shift management. Anticipating trends, matching volume to staff, and maintaining order between your staff and management team is paramount.

COVID-19 Restaurant Survival Guide

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This guide outlines everything you need to know about disaster relief funds, preventative measures, and ways to keep the orders coming through delivery services, take out options, and other creative deals. Keep reading to learn how your restaurant CAN and WILL get through COVID-19 successfully

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

How To Be a Good Manager even with the Christmas Chaos

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Jingle Bells bring happiness and joy to kids and adults, but to anyone in a managerial role, it signals for the dreaded holiday season.

5 Steps To Building An On The Job Training Program

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What is an on the job training program and why do you need it? Let’s start with the universal fact that high employee turnover negatively impacts a business. How do you reduce employee turnover? One way is to have an on the job training program set up.

How to Hire: Post COVID-19 Edition

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You're probably no stranger to the hiring process if you're a business owner or manager.

10 Contest Ideas to Increase Employee Engagement and Sales

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Any successful manager knows that happy employees are what bring a business the most success. When employees are happy, that means increased employee engagement and productivity. Which leads to higher customer satisfaction - and ultimately more sales. Need ideas on increasing employee engagement? We’ve put together 10 employee contest ideas that will make shifts more enjoyable for employees and more successful for your business. As a bonus - these ideas also foster team communication.

Your Business CAN Improve During COVID-19. Here's How

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Let’s face it, the entire economy has been impacted by COVID-19. Many businesses have been or still are unable to function and others are operating at limited capacity. So it’s extremely easy to feel disheveled, disorganized, and unproductive.

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How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

Restaurant Sales Secrets Your Competitors Haven't Thought Of

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Learn how to keep your restaurant booked from Dina Coventry, an experienced leader in the hospitality industry. She uncovers some {duh} moments that you wish you would've thought of before! These sales management tips are priceless and will help increase your restaurant sales in no time. It's all about numbers right? That is, the number of people you're catering to. Trust us, it's possible to keep your restaurant booked without working any harder

This Simple Rule Massively Impacts Your Sales

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Sales forecasts can be stressful to say the least. But what if we told you that you could be focusing on less and achieving more? We've heard many theories over the best way to manage sales forecasts - some can be helpful, others not so much. Here at ShiftNote, we believe in Pareto's Principle - also known as the 80/20 rule. Trust us, this rule can be seen everywhere in a business.

How To Use Employee Availability Forms + Free Employee Availability Form Download

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You’re trying to schedule next week’s shifts. Employees keep informing you, at the last minute, that they can’t work certain days. You’ve also noticed a lot of shift swapping lately. Basically, scheduling is a nightmare.

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10 Causes of Employee Turnover and How To Correct Them

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Employee turnover. Every employer’s nightmare, amiright? If you think turnover rates are improving, I hate to break it to you, but you’re wrong. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , total turnover rates in 2018 were 44.3%. Yes, you read that right. But that’s an average of all the industries. Total turnover for the hospitality industry was 76.7% in 2018. If you’re internally crying right now from those statistics, don’t worry.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

15 Team Management Skills To Have For Shift To Shift Success

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Team management skills are crucial to run efficient and profitable shifts day to day. Sadly, many managers don’t see the value in these skills and neglect to practice them. Here’s one good reason to improve your team management skills - employee turnover. Poor management also leads to poor employee health, decreased productivity, reduced morale, and a damaged company reputation. Remember, employee’s don’t leave jobs, they leave poor managers.

#ManagerLife: Schedule Anywhere with Technology

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We all know being a manager comes with endless responsibilities. And I’m sure we can agree that scheduling employees is one of the most dreaded responsibilities of them all. Using paper calendars or Excel sheets that have to be constantly updated every time an employee needs to make a shift change (which happens too often in shift work) is a dying trend. staff scheduling staff scheduling software work schedule tool shift management tools managers logbook

How to Handle & Prevent Employee No Call No Shows

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Many shift based industries such as restaurants, retail stores, and hotels (just to name a few) have a problem with employee no call no shows. These dreaded last minute dropped shifts usually leave managers in a frantic state of trying to get the shift covered while also handling all other normal responsibilities. It can be overwhelming to say the least. Keep reading to learn what to do when experiencing an employee no call no show AND how to prevent them for the future

An Effective Restaurant Marketing Strategy Needs More Than Just Great Food

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Every restaurant needs to have a great menu. But for great restaurant marketing, restaurants need to offer their guests more than just great food to be able to compete. Added value, genuine storytelling, and engaging marketing strategies are also essential for your restaurant to succeed. We’ll take a look at how you can add some magic to your restaurant’s marketing mix; creating a loyal base of customers that keep returning.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

6 Things to Include in a Restaurant Business Plan

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Setting up a new restaurant is no easy task. There's a lot to consider in order to ensure your business will be successful. So let's start from the beginning, one of the most important aspects of opening a restaurant is creating a proper business plan. If you don’t know how to set up a business plan for your restaurant, no need to worry - we got you covered! Keep reading to learn what to include in your business plan before opening your new restaurant.

10 Holiday Marketing Ideas for Restaurants and Retailers

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‘Tis the season to. draw in more customers! The holidays are fast approaching, they’re basically already here. The holiday season is naturally a busy season, so why not jump on the opportunity to draw more customers in and blow your sales goals through the roof? Not having any holiday promotions is like giving up before even trying. We don't want that! Here are 10 holiday marketing ideas for restaurants and retailers to bring in more sales

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Top 8 Hospitality Trends Impacting the Industry

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Keeping up with what your competitors are doing is important in business. While you don’t have to follow every trend to the letter, it’s worth having an idea of what the trends in your industry actually are. If you’re wondering what’s changing in the hospitality world, take a look at these top 8 hospitality trends impacting the industry

Restaurant Marketing Promotions for Back to School That Actually Work

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It’s back to school season yet again, which means families are busier than ever. Here comes the fall activities and parents turning into taxi cabs. And don’t forget about all the busy teachers grading homework and coaching football. How does this relate to your restaurant, you ask? Well, you can take advantage of the back to school season and increase your restaurant sales if you adjust your marketing!

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

How to Attend a Virtual Conference

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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. Over the past year, we’ve seen an emergence of virtual events. Personally, I think it’s great. Virtual programs have some definite advantages and organizations are really stepping up their game when it comes to the virtual conference experience.

10 Ways to Recruit More Effectively Against the Competition

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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. A recent article from CNBC indicated that there are 1 million more job openings than people looking for work. We all know there are various reasons that people are searching (or not searching) for new opportunities.

Performance Management: 5 Drivers for Success

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. Regardless of your opinions about the traditional annual performance appraisal, organizations still need to have a process for managing performance successfully.

Digital Transformation is Rewriting Work

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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes. I’m sure that the title of today’s article isn’t really a surprise to anyone. Technology has been disrupting business and the economy for quite some time.

Recruiting Brief - Industry Insights Your Peers are Reading

Want to read the industry insights your peers are reading about HR Technology? Subscribe today to the industry's leading newsletter with over 100 thought leaders all writing on HR Technology.

Organizations: Time To Improve the Employee Digital Experience

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. I was listening to a panel discussion about recruiting trends during this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference and one of the speakers said something that really stuck with me. Digital first is assumed.”.

6 Employee Strategies for Your Non-Desk Workforce

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One of the concepts that organizations will want to define in 2021 is what the hybrid workforce means for them. I’ve seen it referred to as when the workforce is more equally balanced between onsite and remote employees.

Organizations: The Time to Start Recruiting is Right Now

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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes.

Employee Productivity Means Having a Healthy Relationship with Technology

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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. I’ve been seeing a lot of articles about stress and burnou t lately. I’m sure you have too. All with some sort of advice on how to manage and minimize it. However, there is one consistent thread in all the articles – technology.

Meeting Today’s Challenges for Better Organizational Success Tomorrow

According to Gallagher’s research, stress and burnout raised organizational concerns for 70% of C-suites, and 26% of employers noted a decline in emotional wellbeing. The 2021 Q2 Gallagher Better Works Insights Report: Adapting for Tomorrow explores today’s unique workforce challenges and trends.