The TSheets Time Tracking Blog

The TSheets blog is home to small business advice, entrepreneurial insight, time tracking tips, and a whole lot of fun. Make every second count.

October 22, 2019

4 reasons customers don’t do business with you—and what to do about it

Consumers are creatures of their environment. They’re influenced by what they see and hear. And their experiences shape their behavior. In today’s world, those experiences often […]
October 18, 2019

6 inexpensive marketing ideas to help you achieve your goals

Marketing requires immense time and resources, which is why small businesses face such unique obstacles. They often don’t have the time or talent required to commit […]
October 16, 2019

3 ways for retailers to prepare for a successful holiday season

November and December holiday retail sales will increase between 3.8% and 4.2% over 2018, predicts the National Retail Federation (NRF). But with competition coming from all […]
October 15, 2019

Farmworkers average 15 overtime hours per week, study shows

Yet agriculture employees are still exempt from FLSA protections In a recent industry overtime study published by TSheets by QuickBooks, we learned that many workers around […]
October 11, 2019

Oy with the paychecks already! A payroll lesson from the Gilmore girls

As a TSheets (and now Intuit) employee, my days are consumed by thoughts of time tracking, invoicing, and payroll. And as a diehard Gilmore fangirl, my […]
October 7, 2019

TSheets celebrates Customer Service Week with our five-star experts

What’s TSheets’ secret sauce for getting over 27,000 (and growing) five-star reviews? It’s having a kick-butt team of experts to help our customers!  If you’ve been […]
October 7, 2019
Pros and cons of working from home

Working from home and the pros and cons to your mental health

Working from home can seem like a dream. You don’t have to worry about traffic. You always have snacks on hand. And sometimes you don’t even […]
October 3, 2019

A 4-step checklist for hiring your first employee

There are many big small business “firsts.” First customer. First purchase. First loan approval. First major client. The list goes on. But one of the most […]
October 1, 2019

New overtime rule, affecting 1.3 million US workers, finally arrives

The DOL’s new overtime rule takes effect on January 1, 2020. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare.  It’s finally happening. On September 24, 2019, […]
October 1, 2019

4 things you should do before buying small business insurance

A lot of people dream of having their own business and for good reason. It’s a way to be your own boss and skip the typical […]
September 30, 2019

Labor law posters: How to comply and avoid expensive oversight

When labor law violations make the news, missing labor law posters aren’t typically the focus. Perhaps that’s because they’re often out of sight and out of […]
September 25, 2019
Women wearing a sweater and khakis, smiling and holding an open book, standing in a home office.

2020 Form W-4: How to get payroll and employees ready

Since the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has been revising Form W-4. Now comes the second draft of the 2020 Form W-4, the […]