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How to Stay Organized at Work: 7 Awesome Calendar Apps

June 09, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

How to Stay Organized at Work: 7 Awesome Calendar Apps

Forgetting important tasks and appointments with clients can be embarrassing to a business, but most importantly, it can be damaging to the reputation of the business, which can be disastrous, to say the least. That’s why businesses of all types, big or small, should embrace shared calendar apps.

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How Do I Qualify for Unemployment? 4 Tips for Employees Facing Termination

June 08, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

How Do I Qualify for Unemployment? 4 Tips for Employees Facing Termination

While no one wants to face the prospect of a lost job, the possibility of the protection of unemployment insurance can lessen the load. The initial blow can be overwhelming as you face questions such as: Where will I find work? Will anyone want to hire me? Or, how will I pay my bills? Spending time without your regular paycheck can seem daunting, but if you qualify for unemployment insurance, you may have some time to recover and plan for the future.

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6 Employee Interview Questions That Will Change the Hiring Game

June 06, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

6 Employee Interview Questions That Will Change the Hiring Game

If you are looking to add more staff members to your business, it is important to take some time to organize a list of employee interview questions beforehand. Not all interview questions are equal, and some are even illegal. It is therefore a clever idea to first acquaint yourself with the kind of employee interview questions that are appropriate, and those that are not. Questions pertaining to age, marital status, pregnancy, and disabilities are examples of questions that you cannot ask a potential employee during an interview.

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10 Ridiculously Easy Organization Tips For Work

June 02, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

10 Ridiculously Easy Organization Tips For Work

When it comes to workspace clutter, the truth is that the majority of us would use all the organization tips we can get. According to studies, the average American employee spends an average of 1.5 hours a day looking for lost information, which accumulates to a whole six weeks per year, per employee. It is believed that Americans alone waste an average of nine million hours daily trying to locate missing items in the workplace.

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6 Quick Tips to Improve Communication in the Workplace

May 31, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

6 Quick Tips to Improve Communication in the Workplace

It is vital that a business owner is able to effectively communicate with his or her employees in the workplace. Important information regarding your business could get lost without properly advising your workers. This can result in losing a lot of money and your business reputation.

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