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Build a Great Roster with Tanda’s Weekly Planner

22 September, 2017 Alex Ghiculescu

The perfect schedule isn’t just a random collection of shifts based on who can work. It’s a data-driven process, based on projected sales and the productivity metrics you expect to help. That’s why we’ve been making improvements to costing data throughout Tanda — to make this information more accessible to you when you need it. […]

What You Need to Look for in Payroll Software

22 September, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Payroll software takes away the hassles of manual calculation of each employee’s pay. It drastically cuts down processing time and errors, which means that your staff always get paid for the right amount at the right time. A quick Google search for “payroll software” shows that there are tons to choose from. But what exactly […]

3 Reasons to Get Your Roster Right

15 September, 2017 Enrique Estagle

You might think that having errors with the roster will only lead to minor inconveniences in employee attendance and pay. But in fact, not getting the roster right has huge consequences for the entire business. Examples of poor employee rostering practices are: Sending rosters to employees at the very last minute Sudden changes to the […]

The Three I’s of Data-Driven Workforce Management

7 September, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Data is the foundation of today’s digital revolution. Because of it, we are able to hail rides through a smartphone, find out what our friends are up to on a daily basis, and access content at any time of the day. This revolution is also making waves in the field of workforce management. Through the […]

Illinois Supermarket Chain Sued for Millions over Using Biometric Data for Time Clocks

5 September, 2017 Enrique Estagle

As reported by Supermarket News, Mariano’s, a Chicago-based supermarket chain, is currently facing multiple lawsuits for their alleged violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. Also known as BIPA, the law, among other provisions, explicitly prohibits any private entity to collect biometric data without the owner’s permission. It also mandates the private entity to […]

POS terminals has been the go-to device of retailers and restaurateurs to track employee time and attendance. However it can potentially do more harm than good.

Why POS Make Terrible Time Clocks?

31 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Most POS solutions available in the market today have some form of time clock feature included. It might seem to be a cost-efficient and convenient method at first, but it has more problems than benefits in the long run. The disadvantages of integrating time and attendance with your POS are: Lack of Accessibility – Front-of-house […]

Texas Employee Caught Faking Clock-Ins from Breaks

28 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

As reported by KSAT, a municipal court employee at Texas resigned after an investigation found out that he was faking his lunch breaks at work. Surveillance video caught the employee approaching the biometric time clock and moving his hand “as if he is scanning his fingerprint to clock out.” The employee returns an hour and […]

“Buddy Punching” is Costing Businesses Millions. What Can Employee Time Clock Software Do About It?

23 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

According to the latest research, “Buddy Punching” is costing US businesses USD373 Million (or AUD471 Million*) annually. If you don’t know what buddy punching is, it is the practice of an employee clocking in at the office’s Bundy clock on behalf of another who might be coming in late for work. The practice of buddy punching […]

4 Tips for Designing Your Next Restaurant

22 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Every artist needs a canvas; and for restaurateurs like you, that canvas is your restaurant space. It is the stage where your staff can showcase their talents in serving customers your menu items. As such, designing and creating it shouldn’t be an afterthought. Doing it right the first time ensure that your business enjoys a […]

Top 5 Restaurant Marketing Tools in the Digital Space

21 August, 2017 Enrique Estagle

Getting people to dine in your restaurant these days is not as easy as placing a signboard outside or buying an ad in the local paper. Today, digital marketing is the name of the game. QSR Web reports that “2017 will be the year of digital marketing for restaurants.” The report also noted that more […]