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Employee Scheduling Software

Time to Shift Away from Employee Scheduling Nightmares

One of the greatest points of contention for employers and employees alike in industries with multi-shift workdays like retail, hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing is the weekly work schedule.  It requires a fine act of balancing staff skills and availability with sales, production and/or service peaks and lulls to ensure sufficient… Read More


Cracked Pot

We’re All Cracked Pots: Managing Employees’ Weaknesses

Many years ago, I had a great manager named Kim who at one of our team meetings shared with all of her employees a great story about a cracked water pot.  There are a number of variations of this fable, but here is the version she shared as I best… Read More


Tip Money

Could Tip Pooling Law Changes Affect Your Payroll?

On July 20, 2017, the US Department of Labor announced plans to rescind regulations limiting which staff members restaurant owners could include in tip pooling arrangements.  Under the previous 2011 stipulation, “back of the house” employees such as cooks and dishwashers, could not participate in employee tip pools.  The restriction… Read More

New Employee Onboarding

10 Tips to Make a Great First Impression When Onboarding New Employees

Congratulations!  In today’s competitive labor market, after a harrowing recruitment process, you have succeeded in attracting an ideal candidate to join your team.  After such a significant investment of time and resources, ensuring a successful employee onboarding experience is beneficial to both your new employee and your company as… Read More

Labor Law Regulations

Update to Mandatory New Hampshire Labor Law Posters

To inform employees of their rights and remedies available pursuant to New Hampshire law, the state requires employers to post in conspicuous areas within their place of employment the following mandatory labor law posters: Workers’ Compensation Law (obtain from insurance carrier) Protective Legislation Law Criteria… Read More