Reduce Staffing Costs

How to decrease Staffing Costs: 5 Solutions for your Business

For any company, finding ways to reduce costs is paramount to company growth. Specifically for labour intensive industries, an emphasis is put on shredding staffing costs. Generically speaking, one might shout back the simple answer which includes the word ‘cutbacks’. However, for your business, that may just not be feasible. So you need the hands, but […]

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Social

Workplace Performance: How to make it a Social Currency

The Power of the Social Being In previous articles we’ve emphasised the impact of big data and increased productivity on improving your workplace. Furthermore, it has been explained how this increases company turnover. However, for many companies, labour is their biggest asset. Therefore, we’ve decided to put the focus towards the people on the ground. Let’s […]

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Workforce

Top 5 unique ways to reward your team

In a previous blog post we explained how to increase employee productivity, now we are specifically talking about point 4 from that article: How to incentivise and reward your team. Here are the top 5 ways:   1. Gamify, with incentives. Make work a game by tracking hours worked or performance on certain tasks. Furthermore, devise […]

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Labour productivity

Top 6 Ways to Increase Labour Productivity in 2019

Labour productivity is a hot topic at the moment. Companies are experimenting with 4 day work weeks and allowing employees to work remotely. So how do you increase productivity? Have a look below. 1. Match the right Jobs to Skills The mark of an excellent manager is knowing your labour employees’ skills and behavioural styles. […]

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Workforce data

Q&A with ClockWork CEO | How to Utilise your Workforce Data

Data Drives Better Decisions Many managers often struggle to pinpoint factors that allow them to move further towards company success. They will often rewrite a strategy, focusing on new product development or at improving other marketing methods. However, one of factors they often turn a blind eye to is whether they are getting the most out […]

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Productivity

Reviewing Staff: Is it the key to increasing productivity?

Reward the Productive Pupil Productivity has different meanings. I was asked a question when I attended primary school. It was simply “what do you want to be when you grow up?” I answered with absolute surety that I was going to be a scientist (so I could turn into Spiderman but that’s beside the point) and […]

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Staff working hours

Staff: Should You Hire Them Part Time or Full Time?

We are challenging you to rethink the way you staff in order to maximise product and minimise costs. This gives you that competitive edge. Run a fluid staff complement to see how you can enhance your business. Seasonal Staffing As a business owner, you understand that seasonal variation plays a huge role in the fluctuation […]

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performance at work

Workplace Performance: It’s a Numbers Game

How good can you be at your job? Therefore, this question can be viewed from a variety of perspectives. But ultimately it’s difficult to know if you never quantify your experience and performance. Are CV’s Redundant? Prospective employers and recruitment agencies receive dozens of CVs per day, and they all seem completely similar. Pages and […]

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Work Relay

The Work Relay: Time to Rethink the 40 Hour Week

Work – Such an interesting concept. Why has the concept of a 50 hour full time week not been questioned once since the introduction of currency? What if we could diversify our jobs, work shorter hours but still earn more money? Is the Concept of Work Shifting Let’s not forget the sole reason why we need […]

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