Categorized: Best Practices

How To Reduce Workplace Injuries

When employees are out due to workplace injuries, it can significantly impact your business. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), businesses spend an estimated $170 billion dollars each year on costs associated with workplace injuries and illnesses. As a result, many employers have taken proactive measures to manage safety in the workplace,... Read more

Top Reasons Employees Leave And How To Prevent Them

As all employers know, finding good employees is challenging; it takes a lot of time, energy and money. In addition to the hard costs associated with filling a position, there are numerous soft costs, including screening resumes, conducting interviews, onboarding, and training. Considering the time and money you invest to find the right people, the... Read more

How to Use Orbit Solutions to Communicate Better, Faster, and Easier

Consistent and strong communication is at the heart of every successful company. And, while the benefits of face-to-face communication cannot be ignored, it’s tough to scale, automate, and streamline your efforts without technology. But old habits die hard. Despite the emergence of modern communications, old-school methods like emails and phone calls still make up 75... Read more

Tips to Steer Clear of Employee Phishing Scams

More than likely, your employees have been targeted by a phishing scam at some point. While some of these scams can be easy to spot, phishing criminals are increasingly more sophisticated and customized in their attacks, which makes them harder to recognize. This year alone, the FBI has warned of multiple employee phishing scams (i.e.,... Read more

The High Price of Scheduling Conflicts: What One Airline Found Out The Hard Way

Having the Right Demand-Based Scheduling System in Place Makes a Difference Going somewhere for the holidays? No-so-fast says one carrier. American Airlines recently made headlines when a glitch in their system gave too many pilots the same paid-time-off, and now they’re the ones paying the price. Holiday travel is the busiest time of year for... Read more

R&D Tax Credit for Small Businesses

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday.  And, let’s not forget – Small Business Saturday that just passed. That glorious time when the incentive to shop mom and pop was increased on a single day, as to not get shut out by big box stores during the holidays. Whether or not your business thrived this weekend... Read more