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Ideas and tools to keep your shift from hitting the fan

PPACA Series: Ten new words you’ll need to know to understand healthcare reform

February 11, 2013 by Dennis Maggart.

Now that the chaos of court challenges and the election have subsided it’s time to get down to the task of living with PPACA. Some industries will have little problem with complying with the new healthcare reform rules, while other businesses (like restaurants) will see a quantum shift in how they run their operation. Those that adapt the quickest will be the winners.

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Understanding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

February 6, 2013 by Dennis Maggart.

I have been asked by ShiftNote to write a periodic blog series regarding healthcare reform. At first I was skeptical, while I had been working on healthcare reform issues and their impact on my clients I didn't know if this format would work for such a complex subject matter. I have been a health benefit consultant for over 30 years and have been focused on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care

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10 Things About ShiftNote That You Might Not Know

December 27, 2012 by Matt Thompson.

ShiftNote is a useful online log book that many of you sign into each day to log notes and communicate with team members. So we thought it might be nice to point out some tips and ideas that you might not be aware of to help you better manage your workforce and save time and

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Tips to Get Your Team on Board with ShiftNote

November 14, 2012 by Matt Thompson.

ShiftNote is an amazing communication tool for workforce management that will help save you time and money. You know it, we know it - but what about your team? A tool like ShiftNote will work best if your entire team is on board, as the saying goes, there's no I in team. So how do

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Money Saving Ideas For Restaurants

September 13, 2012 by Matt Thompson.

Saving money has to be at the top of everyone's to-do list! And when you're running a business, it's especially important to run as efficiently as possible and save costs wherever you can so that you can maximize profits. However when you're trying to please customers and employees a like, sometimes it's hard to find ways to cut

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4 Ways Your Restaurant Could Use A Mobile App

August 13, 2012 by Matt Thompson.

There's no denying that the boom of the smartphone age is changing the way we live and do business. More than 80% of smartphone owners are using their phones to access the web, yet only 4.8% of retailers have a mobile based specific website. 80% of people will search for a

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5 Contest Ideas to Run With Restaurant or Retail Staff

July 31, 2012 by Matt Thompson.

Whether you're a part of a restaurant or retail store, your staff is the face of your business. Staff that is happy, knowledgeable about your products, and eager to please the customers, will ultimately result in increased sales and customer satisfaction. A great way to get your staff

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