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Key techniques of effective employee communication

26-07-2022

Relationships between employer and staff members are the basis of forming a microclimate in any organization. Many CEOs fail to learn the principles of effective employee communication and believe that they innately possess effective communication skills. Let's not forget that we live in ever-changing and dynamic times. The modern job market is full of confident and competitive representatives of various occupations.

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5 common management problems associated with projects scheduling

26-07-2022

A company can not develop and become more profitable by placing all its fate in old business ideas and practices. Its management has to experiment with new concepts in order to adjust to the ever-changing market. Products and services can then be made based on those ideas. Sounds simple enough, but the reality is far more complicated. One thing is to come up with an idea, but an entirely different thing is to make a project around it.

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How to effortlessly adjust to a night shift schedule

23-04-2024

Most workers have a regular Monday to Friday work week with typical 9 - 10 AM to 6 - 7 PM workday. However, this method of scheduling employees doesn’t suit organizations and companies that have to work round-the-clock: hospitals, call-centers, and fire departments, just to name a few.

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7 effective time management tips

26-07-2022

We live in dynamic times with all of us constantly hurrying, having things to do, little time to think over important decisions and important things. Being hostages of extremely fast life, trying to keep our jobs and the respect of our colleagues, we have to juggle multiple things at once like some Julius Caesar.

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How to create a work schedule with ease

26-07-2022

Many managers often think that being informed about the number of departments, employees and work hours is enough to properly create an employee schedule. This approach can be acceptable for managers who don’t like to waste too much time and/or take the human factor into account.

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Retail management tips that will take your business to the top

02-01-2024

Many retail shop managers lack the skills and knowledge required to properly manage their staff. They might find it difficult to keep track of all of the employees, shifts, and replacements required for smooth business workflow.

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How to improve employee performance in a restaurant

02-01-2024

Proper employee motivation and workflow organization play a pivotal part in running a successful restaurant. Neglecting these facts can decrease the quality of customer service and increase the chance of employee turnover.

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Which types of work schedules are used by modern enterprises

26-07-2022

It's hard to imagine a company that has staff members work without a timetable. Of course, there are different employee schedule templates available on the web, but they provide universal solutions, disregarding various factors that play a part in a work schedule.

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Scheduling software — is it worth it?

26-07-2022

Creating employee schedules plays a crucial role in the work organization. A business that operates 8 hours a day has a different schedule from the one with a 24/7 cycle. Companies can implement different solutions for calculating and paying salaries, make adjustments based on employee preferences and company demands.

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The perfect way of call center work schedule management

26-07-2022

Many companies use contact centers as a means of communicating with their client base. The way operators handle themselves with callers can lead to new customers as well as keep healthy relationships with long-time clients.

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