Category: Time management

Why HR needs to tap into the future

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Why HR needs to tap into the future Smartphones and accompanying pieces of touchscreen technology such as tablets are fast becoming an integral part of many people’s day to day lives, with a vast popularity of the UK population owning one of these devices and interacting with them regularly on a daily basis. In September… Read more »

Why small businesses should use an automated workforce management solution too

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Why small businesses should use an automated workforce management solution too When leading the HR department of a large corporation with hundreds, if not thousands of diverse employees, it is easy to understand why an automated workforce management solution would be necessary. With a system like this in place, it is possible to schedule staff… Read more »

Why would I need a remote workforce management system?

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Why would I need a remote workforce management system? At the centre of any well performing business lies a well-managed workforce and this is especially necessary when looking after staff that work remotely. To help with this, many companies will have existing systems in place such as hiring committed HR professionals to schedule employees, using… Read more »

Overworking staff can lead to mental health issues, say IQ:timecard

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Overworking staff can lead to mental health issues, say IQ:timecard A certain level of stress is unavoidable at work with hard-to-please clients, tight deadlines and challenging projects adding pressure to the working day, often causing many employees to work well beyond their contracted hours. However, management should take steps to ensure that these levels of… Read more »

How to keep stress levels low in the workplace

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How to keep stress levels low in the workplace In today’s world, the workplace moves at an increasingly fast pace. Our culture has normalised working in high pressured environments, with little thought to what this can do to worker’s health, both physical and mental. However, stressed staff equals de-motivated and unproductive staff which can be… Read more »

Keeping up with the demands of the national living wage

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Keeping up with the demands of the national living wage In April the national living wage was increased to £7.20 for all employees over the age of 25. Whilst workers welcomed the changes, it has placed additional pressure on businesses that have seen their outgoings increase as a result. When costs need to be cut,… Read more »

Adopting a remote working policy can attract new wave of talent, says IQ:timecard

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Adopting a remote working policy can attract new wave of talent, says IQ:timecard In order to produce fresh and innovative ideas, a constant wave of up-coming talent must be flowing through a business rather than operating with a stagnant skill-set. Companies wanting to attract the millennial generation as they enter the workplace can do so… Read more »

How to reduce time wasting at work

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How to reduce time wasting at work It is not a shock to learn that people waste time at work, but a survey by Conference Genie earlier this month revealed the true extent of the productivity that is lost during working hours, especially amongst younger people. According to the survey 80% of 18-24 year olds… Read more »

IQ:timecard helps private security firms keep events safe this summer

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IQ:timecard helps private security firms keep events safe this summer The summer months are a peak time for event’s organisers as a holiday atmosphere, hotter weather and sense of freedom encourage people to enjoy more recreational activities than usual. During this busy period, remote workforce monitoring solution IQ:timecard is increasing efficiency for UK security firms,… Read more »