How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide

How to Create a Work Schedule: The Complete Guide

Before digging into the meat of this guide, take a second to download this no-cost work schedule template: Free scheduling template in Excel This will either be a massive ego boost or a terrifying prospect for you, but here’s the deal: If you’re setting the work schedule for your team, yours is one of the … Continued
Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team

Creating The Best Work Schedule For Your Healthcare Team

Oh, the dreaded staff schedule. Are you spending more hours working on it than you care to admit? You’re not the only one. Even though effective staff scheduling is critical to creating a great working environment and improving staff retention at care homes, assisted living facilities and healthcare businesses across the UK, few tasks can … 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
Science-backed tips to grow your network

Science-backed tips to grow your network

A strong business network has powerful benefits. Networking can be the key to finding new clients, and it's the single best way to land a new job. Your network can also connect you with mentors and advisors who can help you work smarter or guide you through important business decisions. Networking is a time investment, … Continued
Why use a shift planner

Why use a shift planner

Why use a shift planner to manage your schedule and rota? The answer is simple – your employees are, arguably, your greatest asset. Treat them well, and you’ll see a decrease in turnover, an increase in morale and customer satisfaction. Manage them poorly – the opposite will happen.    No matter your industry, managers like you … Continued

How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips

How to Be a Better Waiter or Waitress and Earn More Tips

Being a waiter or a waitress can be as financially rewarding as it is flexible. It’s no surprise it’s possible to see such a variety of people in the role of wait staff – from college students, single parents, artists to older hospitality veterans. What all waiters and waitresses have in common is the wish … Continued

Training new employees vs. training existing employees

Training new employees vs. training existing employees

Most companies understand the necessity of training new employees. Freshly hired workers need to understand their job duties, management’s expectations, and a host of other important information.

How should you discuss the implications of Brexit with your EU employees?

How should you discuss the implications of Brexit with your EU employees?

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jonathan Gray, who leads the hospitality team at Pitmans Law firm. The hospitality sector is very reliant on EU (non UK) employees. However, Brexit has not improved the perception of the UK as a welcoming destination … Continued

How will you improve staff engagement and keep employees longer?

How will you improve staff engagement and keep employees longer?

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Saurav Chopra, the Co-Founder and CEO of Perkbox. It is important to see Brexit as a hurdle, not a roadblock. Focus on the right things and you’ll clear the jump just fine. Firstly, prioritise introspection over … Continued

Introducing the right benefits and opportunities in your workplace

Introducing the right benefits and opportunities in your workplace

This article is part of our Brexit Survival Guide: Practical Tips for Hospitality Businesses series, and is written by Jessica Berry, the Talent Manager at the Doyle Collection. With the employment market contracting since the vote for Brexit, we have turned our attention to retention initiatives designed to present the best offering to candidates post … Continued