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How to Streamline Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are a cornerstone of effective workforce management, especially in shift-based industries. These reviews ensure upward advancement, make staff feel recognized and valued, and ultimately increase employee engagement and retention. However, conducting these reviews efficiently can be challenging, particularly when managing a large number of employees. Streamlining the performance review process is crucial to […]

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How to Build a Resilient Workforce: Strategies for Adapting to Change

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing work environment, resilience is essential for both employees and organizations. A resilient workforce can adapt to challenges, recover from setbacks, and thrive amid uncertainty. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of building a resilient workforce and provide effective strategies to achieve this goal. What is Workforce Resilience? Workforce resilience […]

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compliance tracking

The Importance of Compliance Tracking for Shift-Based Organizations

For shift-based organizations that involve a lot of front facing customer interactions, maintaining compliance isn’t just a regulatory requirement – it’s essential for operational success, safety, and maintaining a solid brand. Compliance ensures that employees are properly trained, certified, and aware of the latest safety protocols, which directly impacts the quality of service and safety […]

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Best Onboarding Practices to Integrate New Shift-Based Employees

For shift-based workplaces such as swim schools, gymnastics facilities, amusement parks, and hospitality businesses, onboarding new employees effectively is key to ensuring operational continuity and team cohesion. The challenges unique to these environments—such as varying schedules and the need for immediate productivity—demand a robust onboarding process that goes beyond mere introductions. In this blog post, […]

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How to Set Cleat Expectations for Shift Based Teams

How to Set Clear Expectations for Shift-Based Workforces

In the fast-paced world of shift-based work, the secret to a successful team lies in setting clear expectations. Without clarity, confusion reigns, morale dips, and productivity suffers. Studies have shown that many employees in today’s industry don’t know what’s expected of them at work. When it comes to defining and clearly communicating your expectations, it’s […]

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Skill Will Matrix

How to Apply the Skill/ Will Matrix to Hourly Employees

In today’s fast-paced, service-oriented industries, with typically young or seasonal staff, understanding and leveraging the potential of every team member is key to achieving operational excellence and customer satisfaction. One effective tool for managers, especially in environments with shift-based workers is the Skill/Will Matrix. This framework helps managers assess and develop their teams based on […]

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tech solutions for staff

Overcome the Manager Squeeze: Tech-Driven Solutions for an Overwhelmed Staff

Your managers are at the forefront of leading your team and act as the face of your organization. In the current era of dynamic workplaces, managers find themselves under a lot of pressure, grappling with a vast array of responsibilities. This phenomenon, often termed the “manager squeeze,” can lead to burnout if not addressed effectively, […]

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Feedback in shift based workforce

Guide to Implementing Feedback in a Shift-Based Workforce

In shift-based workplaces, where teams operate around the clock, effective feedback is pivotal for ensuring smooth operations, consistent performance, and a strong sense of team cohesion. Given the unique challenges these environments face—such as varied schedules and less face-to-face interaction among different shifts—adopting a straightforward, actionable feedback system is key. This guide offers direct strategies […]

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Top 5 Staff Management Trends for 2024

Top 5 Staff Management Trends for 2024

As 2024 unfolds, the dynamic field of staff management is transforming, especially with the rapid growth of technological tools. With new trends and buzzwords emerging all the time, it can be difficult to discern what new techniques are worth your time. In the pursuit of better engagement, higher retention, and happier employees, here are the […]

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Flow State

Creating Flow State in the Workplace: A Guide to Employee Engagement and Productivity

In the relentless hustle of modern business, finding that zone where work feels less like a chore and more like a calling is a rare gem. That’s where the ‘flow state’ comes in, a concept that can revolutionize the way your team works. In this detailed guide, we’ll explore how to cultivate a workplace environment […]

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How to Systemize Employee Write-Ups

How to Systemize Employee Write-Ups 

In the dynamic landscape of today’s workplaces, effective and consistent employee management is not just a necessity; it’s a cornerstone for success. One vital aspect of this management is the systematic approach to employee write-ups. This structured process ensures fairness, consistency, and transparency, fostering a positive work environment. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve […]

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Employee Recognition Plan

5 Steps To An Engaging Employee Recognition Plan

Employee recognition plans are a hot topic right now, and there’s a good reason why.  Rewards and recognition are a huge component in maintaining staff loyalty and retention.  In today’s workforce, employees are unwilling to stay in a job where they are unacknowledged and without an opportunity for advancement.  That’s why employee turnover is at […]

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New Announcement: The Power of ‘When I Work’ now in OneTeam360

What can users do with this new When I Work integration that users couldn’t do before? We crave simple workflows. It’s no mystery. Things that make our lives easier are great to have. Now with the OneTeam360 – When I Work integration you can do the following: I’m a manager. How does this improve my […]

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A Guide to Daily Micro-Learning A Better Way to Train Your Team

A Guide to Micro-Learning in the Workplace: A Better Way to Train Your Team

When it comes to managing a successful team, training plays a pivotal role. It can be difficult to understand and implement the best training methods for your team– methods that will solidify important skills and concepts. Implementing micro-learning ensures that your team possesses a comprehensive understanding of your policies and services. What often remains unexplored […]

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Top 5 Ways to Improve Manager Performance

Top 5 Ways to Improve Manager Performance

Manager performance has a huge impact on productivity, retention, and overall success of the workplace. However, good management is easier said than done. In a recent study by Gallup, 51% of employees who quit their job reported that their manager could have done something to prevent them from leaving.  Luckily for you, this is what […]

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The Phenomena of Gen Z and How to Attract and Retain Young Employees

The influx of Generation Z workers – which generally entails young adults born after the year 1997 – opened the floodgates to an entirely new set of lifestyle and workplace values. With the surge of movements such as the technology boom and mental health awareness accompanying the childhood of such impressionable minds, this leaves older […]

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Employee management app for shift-based workforces

The Benefits of Employee Management Apps on Shift-Based Workforces

Shift-based workforces are commonplace in industries such as recreational facilities, hospitality, healthcare, and retail. However, managing employees working different schedules and in different locations can be a challenging task. The use of employee management apps has made it easier than ever to engage, track and manage shift-based employees. In this blog post, we will explore […]

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How to hire the best employees

Mastering Recruitment: Insights from OneTeam360’s CEO on Hiring Excellence

Hello, I’m Dan Berzansky, founder and CEO of Premier Aquatics and Premier Swim Academy. I started my career as a swim instructor, so I understand firsthand the employee lifecycle and its challenges. Hiring the right individuals is more than a process; it’s an art that, when mastered, becomes a cornerstone of organizational success. Over a […]

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Employee Gamification

Top 5 Employee Gamification Methods to Bring Out The Best In Your Team

Employee gamification has become an increasingly popular method for engaging and motivating employees in the workplace. In a recent study, 90% of employees say gamification makes them more productive at work1. Overall, employee gamification makes the work process more fun, rewarding, and easier to track.  Furthermore, by incorporating employee gamification elements into the workplace, businesses […]

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How to Conduct a 360-Degree Performance Appraisal

A 360-degree performance appraisal reviews an employee’s performance using feedback from multiple sources. This can be from managers, supervisors, employees, co-workers, self-assessment, etc. A 360-degree performance appraisal will reveal the overall contribution to the company and outline future goals. 1 360-degree performance appraisals help managers assess promotions or terminations, acknowledge high-performing employees, and document honest […]

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What is a Workforce Management App?

A workforce management app manages employees in various departments, job titles, or locations from the accessibility of a mobile device. A WFM software also allows open, organized communication between managers and employees —which the system thoroughly tracks for continuous optimization. A workforce management system enables team leaders with the tools to maintain employee compliance, productivity, […]

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How to Avoid Wrongful Termination or Personal Injury Suits

Avoid Wrongful Termination or Personal Injury Suits Early On To avoid wrongful termination or personal injury suits by employees, companies need to take measures to maintain compliance long before any incident occurs. A huge issue with smaller businesses is that they have trouble documenting the various details with their employees. One of the best features […]

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What is a Human Resources Management System?

OneTeam360 is not inherently a HRMS, but we find the role of this tool so important that we decided to integrate HRMS softwares into our system. Find out why. What is a Human Resources Management System? A Human Resources Management System (HRMS) is the group of tools that HR uses to efficiently manage various tasks. […]

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Why You Need an Employee Level-Up System

Why You Need a Level-Up System Without a clear incentive plan, employees are unclear about how to advance within a company. Additionally, with no outlined goals, employees easily become unmotivated and disconnected with their work. To create clarity within the workplace, implement an outlined incentive plan, such as an Employee Level-Up System. An Employee Level-Up […]

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10 Important Elements to Building Your Employee Onboarding Checklist

A good employee onboarding checklist will cement a strong foundation in your company from the get-go. Check out these 10 checklist items to set them up for long term, lasting success. Why is Implementing a Good Onboarding Checklist Important? The employee onboarding process plays a huge role in establishing a system of efficiency, engagement, and […]

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7 Key Ideas to Redefining Employee Evaluations & Performance Reviews

Paul Bresenden: All right. I’m with Dan Berzansky from OneTeam360. We’re talking about performance management for hourly or shift-based workforces. How are you doing? Dan Berzansky: Yeah, I’m living the dream. Paul, how are you? Paul Bresenden: I’m doing great. We got our OneTeam shirts on, we’re rocking it this morning. It’s nice. Let’s talk […]

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Using Competitions To Drive Employee Performance and a Positive Company Culture

Paul Bresenden: All right. So I’m here with Dan Berzansky, wearing my OneTeam360 shirt. Thanks, Dan. Dan Berzansky: How embarrassing, we match? Paul Bresenden: Isn’t that awesome? We’re talking through OneTeam360’s features to some degree, but really the broader sense of how to do performance management for employees. So just give us the 10 second […]

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