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Bringing Thanksgiving Menu Nostalgia to Your Operation

November 16, 2017 by Larry Struckman.

Unlike other holidays throughout the year, Thanksgiving is all about the food. Each person has their own idea of Thanksgiving menu staples that must be included on their plate every year. From stuffing to cranberry sauce, without certain dishes it would simply not "feel" like Thanksgiving! Even if

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How to Celebrate Veteran's Day All Year Long

November 7, 2017 by Malayna Struckman.

Veteran's Day is November 11th, a holiday that honors the brave men and women who fought for our country. Veterans are a rare breed of people that were willing to sacrifice everything for the good of the nation. While the holiday is an important one to say thank you to this

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6 Facts About Daylight Savings Time

October 30, 2017 by Malayna Struckman.

It is that time of year again, quite possibly everyone’s least favorite time of year (besides tax season). Daylight Savings Time ends on November 5th, meaning we all have to “fall back” and gain that extra precious hour of daylight (and of sleep!). With the irritation of waking up an hour earlier and being more tired than usual for a

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Managers Can Schedule Anywhere with Technology

October 25, 2017 by Matt Thompson.

Being a restaurant manager comes with many responsibilities, and one of the least enjoyable to perform is scheduling employees. So often restaurant managers are still using paper calendars or Excel sheets that have to be constantly tweaked and updated every time employees make any changes

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How to Write a Business Plan

October 18, 2017 by Larry Struckman.

Many people dream of owning their own business one day. To turn your dream into reality you’ll have to write a business plan. This is a lot less fun than daydreaming about your flourishing business, but it is a necessity.

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Exciting Food Trends

October 11, 2017 by Larry Struckman.

One of the best ways to create buzz about your restaurant and draw people through your doors is with your menu. When you have delicious and creative dishes that patrons cannot find anywhere else, people will remember and spread the word. It is not easy to

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7 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

October 3, 2017 by Matt Thompson.

Do you know what the root of a business’ problem is 90% of the time?

It’s employee turnover.

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Manager Notes 101: How To Effectively Log Notes for a More Productive Organization

September 27, 2017 by Larry Struckman.

Manager notes allow owners and managers to document and communicate critical information pertaining to day-to-day or the long-term. Thankfully, cloud-based technologies like ShiftNote’s logbook allows you to avoid writing multiple Post-its to

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6 Ways Manufacturers Can Increase Efficiency

September 12, 2017 by Matt Thompson.

 

In manufacturing, a more efficient business means a safer environment, increased productivity, and potentially larger profits. Here are six ways to increase efficiency at your manufacturing business -- and see lasting results.

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5 Ways to Create More Employee Engagement in the Workplace

August 30, 2017 by Larry Struckman.

Have you heard of the fable of the chicken and the pig?

When cooking a dish made of ham and eggs, the pig provides the ham -- which requires his sacrifice. The chicken provides the eggs, which are not difficult to produce. Thus the pig is really committed

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