How busy managers can achieve work-life balance

How busy managers can achieve work-life balance

As a manager, it’s important that you figure out an effective way to keep yourself from diving too far into either end of that equation. Too much work leads to burnout. Too much life leads to stalled career progress and a lack of fulfillment. Workaholism simply isn’t sustainable, not if we want to keep ourselves … Continued
Why you should promote work-life balance in your workplace and how to do it

Why you should promote work-life balance in your workplace and how to do it

As a manager, you’ve probably seen lots of articles about work-life balance that are aimed at you. But don't overlook the fact that this issue also affects the hourly employees at your restaurant and the quality of their work. So why is work-life balance so important for your staff? And how can you encourage it … Continued
Accountants: Asking for client referrals

Accountants: Asking for client referrals

As somebody who helps small businesses with their finances, you understand the importance of networking. Your clients reach out to the people they know in order to help them market and spread the message of their services and products. So why should it be any different for you? Whether are you run your own accounting … Continued
How to better predict customer flow

How to better predict customer flow

For restaurant managers, a crystal ball would come in pretty handy. Looking into the future, they would know exactly how many customers to expect each day and, in turn, how many staff members they need to have on duty. Unfortunately, predicting customer flow isn't that easy. But it's an important skill for restaurant managers to … Continued
How to scale your training and development programs

How to scale your training and development programs

As your company grows or you start to open franchises, the challenges you face will become exponentially greater. Not only do you need new ways of managing employee schedules, juggling more complicated books and ensuring that you’re always fully stocked and ready for customers, you have to train all the new hires that come with … Continued
How tech can improve employee satisfaction

How tech can improve employee satisfaction

It can be a real challenge to know if your employees are truly satisfied or if they’re secretly plotting to make a move to another position in the near future. 16% of millennials are actively disengaged Turnover among Millennials alone costs the US Economy about $30.5 billion annually, according to Gallup, but your company doesn’t … Continued
Demystifying your payslip

Demystifying your payslip

Opening your payslip can come with a real mixed bag of emotions. All too often, it can go a little something like this: “Yes! I’ve been paid! Wait a minute, that’s not the amount I was expecting… they’ve taken how much for tax? And what’s that for? Surely that can’t be right… and what does … Continued
7 Ways to get the best tips

7 Ways to get the best tips

When you work in the hospitality industry, tips matter. Not only are you probably a shift worker, but you are also juggling many other things in your life like being a student, a parent, a friend, a caretaker, and a partner. You know you’re not going to get rich off of your hourly wage - … Continued
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

Sometime around 1991, the word “Millennial” as it defines a generation came into usage. The word talks about anyone born after 1980, which can be summed as the population of young adults. Another important part of the definition of a Millennial is that they were growing up right along with digital technology and mass media. … Continued
5 Accounting apps to recommend to your small business clients

5 Accounting apps to recommend to your small business clients

There’s a longstanding joke on sitcoms about people bringing their accountants shoeboxes full of receipts at tax time. The accountant looks sad and overworked because he or she has been dealing with clients like this nonstop. Unfortunately, this joke is your reality. Your small business clients are innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial. However, they’re also unaware … Continued