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5 Tips for Improving Staff Retention

By |2019-05-10T15:26:13+00:00January 19th, 2018|Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Tips, Transportation, Utilities|

As a business owner, one of the most important contributing factors to maintaining a successful company is employing a hard-working, competent team of people; one where each person fulfills a role in keeping everything running the way it should be, with as few hiccups as possible. While new faces added to an already established team

Why Customer Experience Rocks!

By |2019-03-12T13:58:50+00:00January 16th, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Having a quality customer experience team is one of the most essential factors for the success of any modern business. No matter what type of product or service your team sells, maintaining easy access to your customer base and providing quality assistance to it is one of the best ways to retain business and also

Grappling With Conflict in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:24:38+00:00September 19th, 2017|Blog, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

There’s always talk of leadership in the workplace as if it’s this mystical cure all that magically unifies your workforce. The truth is leadership requires a very specific skill, conflict resolution to be precise. Your effectiveness as a leader directly relates to your ability to identify, address, and resolve conflicts between the groups following your

Mental Wellness in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:25:02+00:00August 28th, 2017|Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Timekeeping, Transportation, Utilities|

It’s a pretty safe bet to say that we spend a lot of time at work. Many professionals spend 40 hours a week working (some much more than that). Regardless of the amount of time you spend on the clock, stress and mental strain can be expected on the job. If that stress goes unchecked

The Do’s and Don’ts of Politics in the Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:27:34+00:00August 15th, 2017|Actsoft, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Timekeeping, Transportation, Utilities|

Recently, the election cycle in the United States has been one for the ages. At points, it’s been so explosive that it’s probably hard to resist picking your coworkers’ brains about their political viewpoints. Curiosity aside, is the office an appropriate place to discuss your affiliation with Clinton or Trump? What about other political events? Should

Management vs Leadership, Two Sides of the Same Coin

By |2019-05-10T16:14:58+00:00August 1st, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Asset Tracking, Comet Tracker, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Successful businesses have many moving parts. The data and metrics have to be accounted for, personnel has to be organized, and strategy must be crystal clear to keep everything operating fully. However, the only way these things happen is with guidance. Guidance comes in many different versions. Here, we’ll discuss guidance in the forms of

Big League Fun — 5 Things the Best Theme Parks Share

By |2019-05-10T16:14:47+00:00July 10th, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Comet Tracker, Dispatching, Public Sector, Utilities|

I’m no amusement park expert, but I’ve been to more than a few parks. Over time, I’ve noticed that the good ones share a few things in common. Fun Factor It’s in the title. Amusement parks are pointless if people are bored when they go. Fun means something different for everyone, so a wide range

Wisconsin Mill Explosion — Actsoft in Emergencies

By |2019-03-12T14:30:53+00:00June 5th, 2017|Actsoft, Construction, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

An explosion tore through a corn and ethanol mill in Cambria, Wisconsin, late on Wednesday, June 1, 2017. The subsequent fire claimed the lives of three employees within the plant and wounded over a dozen more.  The cause of the explosion remains unknown, but medical helicopters and several fire departments quickly responded to the blaze.

Tackling Risk Management

By |2019-03-12T14:31:13+00:00May 26th, 2017|Advanced Wireless Forms, Asset Tracking, Comet Mobile Worker, Construction, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Small Business, Timekeeping, Tracking, Transportation, Utilities|

Workforce management continues to grow more complex as time marches onward. As technology increases the scope of what comprises a workforce, the risks faced by companies increase as well. These risks are areas in which the companies are susceptible to experiencing losses. Three of the most exposed areas for risk are payroll, records, and safety.

Too Fast, Too Furious — Monitoring Employee Speeding

By |2019-03-12T14:32:11+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Actsoft, Comet Fleet, Education, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Small Business, Transportation, Trucking, Utilities|

People love to move quickly. It is equal parts the desire to reach a destination faster and the desire for the thrill. Track meets, drag races, and fighter jet displays are just some of the methods used to achieve the thrills of speeding. However, the thrill of speeding drivers pose a detriment to your business

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