Calculating the sale price of an item is one of the few math problems that most people will actually use after high school. Nevertheless, many of us don’t know how to do it. Not knowing what the price will be at checkout is frustrating. And not knowing how to help customers is even more frustrating. Thankfully, there are some tricks to make it easier.
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You can set up automated mobile and email notifications with Timesheets.com so that you get a text or email when certain things happen with your workforce.
For example, some managers want to know when employees come and go. We’ll let you know about this. We’ll also let you know when payroll is approaching so your don’t forget to pay your employees on time, and many other important events.
The Timesheets.com QuickBooks integration uploads time tracked in Timesheets.com straight into your QuickBooks company file with a couple clicks of the mouse. Your time can be tracked against employees, contractors, customers, jobs, service items, classes, and payroll items.
Thousands of businesses will potentially be switching millions of employees from salary to hourly status in response to the new overtime rule. While companies must be compliant by December, getting started now is a good idea because the process is not as simple as flipping a switch. New hourly rates need to be figured out, companies need to decide on an approach to time tracking for these new workers, and employees need to be trained.
If you are a small business owner, you’ve probably hired a freelancer by now for something. Participating in the gig economy is nearly unavoidable at this point since so many workers have transitioned to working independently. According to research done by Freelancers Union & Elance-oDesk, there were 53 million Americans or 34 percent of the US workforce that worked as freelancers in 2014.
Trust is not automatic. If it were, we could get ourselves into real trouble sometimes. The self-preservation instinct can make us skeptical, especially if we’ve been burned before, but staying skeptical won’t do us any good either. Building trust with workers and developing positive relationships can help a company succeed.
The common definition differs from the payroll definition, which makes it particularly difficult to sort out. But sort out you must, because when it comes to business the payroll definition is the one that counts since that’s the one used in wage and hour disputes.
I’m hoping that the new FLSA updates don’t confuse too many employers into classifying workers as some obscure status that makes compliance with the DOL unnecessarily difficult. But while business owners are out hunting for answers on the new ruling, they just might stumble upon some very poor advice.
Time off is, traditionally, a benefit employees earn just for working at the company. Whether employees earn time off by the hour, day, week, month, or year, it’s dolled out based on the time they put in. But times they are-a-changing and time off is increasingly given to employees for other reasons, such as non-monetary bonuses or rewards for good behavior.
Congratulations! You’ve finished the extensive search for a new employee and are ready to start reaping the benefits of having qualified help at your workplace. No more sifting through resumes and booking interviews. Now it is time to get to work.
Running a small business and taking it to new heights can be challenging. Delegating tasks to employees and staying on top of expenses is overwhelming, especially while running an SMB. There is hope. Making use of business tools will get your business on the right track and give you enough boost to accelerate its growth in no time!
Owners of very small businesses often do everything themselves. They don’t have an HR person to tell them what’s legal and what’s not. They just have to try to keep up with the changing federal and state laws on their own. The problem with that is many of them don’t and, as a result, employers frequently have to deal with employment lawsuits. Employers can keep themselves out of trouble by following some time and attendance best practices: