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20 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Millennial

September 01, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

20 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Millennial

According to Forbes, millennials became the largest percentage of the workforce starting in 2015. With so many members of Generation Y already competing in the labor market, you might be wondering what the big deal is. The simple fact though is that many employers haven’t yet got to grips with what makes millennials tick. So whether you are a millennial yourself or a dyed-in-the-cloth Gen-X or baby boomer, here are a few things that you should come to expect when new generation Y hires start getting their feet under desks in your workplace. Learn who millennials are and how they will impact your workforce with the 20 tips below!

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8 Business Technology Trends You Should Have Invested In Yesterday

August 25, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

8 Business Technology Trends You Should Have Invested In Yesterday

As a small business owner, you face unique challenges: diversifying your client base, money management, workforce management, long work hours, deciding who to hire –all while seeking increased revenue growth. Competing with large companies then, both locally and globally, can be difficult.

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10 Home & Office Organization Tips For Under $10

August 18, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

10 Home & Office Organization Tips For Under $10

If you’re looking to add more organization to your work and home life, there are some useful organization tips you can (and should!) take advantage of as soon as possible. Organization at work and at home can save you from time, stress, and even save you from losing out on money and time with family and friends, believe it or not.

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The 6 Major Benefits of Investing in Employee Scheduling Software

August 18, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

The 6 Major Benefits of Investing in Employee Scheduling Software

Depending on the size of the workforce and the complexity of shift patterns, small-business managers can spend up to eight hours per week putting schedules together, using the old-fashioned spreadsheet to replace the even more outdated whiteboard and marker.

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The 10 Simple Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

August 17, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

The 10 Simple Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Opinions differ on what kinds of traits make up a successful entrepreneur. Some claim that being a risk-taker is an essential character trait, while others say young entrepreneurs are the most cautious people around. A lot of these beliefs are simply anecdotal, rarely rooted in concrete evidence about what it takes to run a business. However, there are some patterns in entrepreneurial traits that we can rely on thanks to recent research on the topic.

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