ClockShark Blog

3 Ways to Pay Contract Workers

February 1, 2017

3 ways to pay contractors from clockshark and checkbook.io

Keeping your workforce happy is no easy task. To make sure that your workforce feels secure, an easy habit is making payments on time. With contact workers, the complexity of making frequent payments has two challenges: Calculating how many hours each worker put in, what the hourly rate is, and considering other factors to arrive […]

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Turning Bookkeepers into Bridges

February 1, 2017

Bookkeepers – that mild-mannered, bleary-eyed army of number-crunchers – is a collection of the most powerful, agile and (may I dare say) underappreciated worker bees in the modern workforce.  The accolades are partially due to the difficulty of the technical work they do. More important, however, is how well they manage their slot in the […]

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How To Find Inspiration That’ll Move The Needle For Your Business

December 29, 2016

The Doors made a Vox Continental combo organ sound cool.  Andy Warhol painted Campbell Soup cans that you could see at the supermarket every day.  And – did you know the Beatles were rejected by record labels who told them the guitar was dead?  Elvis wore flared-leg rhinestone jumpsuits. Some of the greatest stuff – […]

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5 Goal Setting Habits to Leave Behind in 2016

December 16, 2016

In a few short weeks, we will all be counting down to the New Year.  Businesses will be embarking on new goals, Facebook will explode with wishes for the New Year and retail stores will be filled with new athletic wear.  And for some reason, we all expect something different – something new – something […]

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The Secret To Quickbooks Connect Is Simply Connecting It All To Your Business

December 8, 2016

Have you ever been to Vegas? Do you remember your first time stepping into a casino? The flashing and ching-chinging of the slots are thrilling. Especially if you have never experienced it before.  That was QB Connect 2016 for me – big, bright and green.  Everything was green.  Walls were papered with QuickBooks Online signage […]

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Expanding your Construction Business May Be Dangerous to your Profits

December 1, 2016

expanding construction business dangerous to profits

What a great month!  You dreamed, planned and worked hard for this.  You finally had more jobs than your small crew could handle.   This month you hired new crew members and you delegated job oversight to the crew leaders. You finally started  working ON your business instead of IN your business.  Now the sky is […]

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How to Turn Year End Payroll into Happy Employees

November 19, 2016

The year Is winding down…. Your year end payroll can win you some happy employees. Read on to learn how! But before you book that holiday vacation there’s still some work left to do.  And it has to do with payroll.  Okay I can hear you now “but I don’t like payroll, it’s too complicated […]

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Nine Necessary Tools to Bring to QuickBooks Connect

October 18, 2016

QuickBooks Connect is just around the corner in San Jose, California, and the ClockShark offices are buzzing as they prep for the big event. Everything from cool and new company swag to a soon to be announced contest, and even a costume (!)  Yes, a costume!!   Their metaphoric toolboxes are stuffed with all of the […]

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Has Your Project Been Delayed?

October 14, 2016

Why construction projects are delayed and when contractors can claim for these delays. Often construction projects are delayed. Sometimes the delay is due to the contractor – for instance poor planning, insufficient resources, or materials arriving late. Often the delay is due to weather which might include rain, wind and extreme temperatures, but weather events […]

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Networking 101: Capitalizing on your Time at Quickbooks Connect

October 7, 2016

Picture this all-too-common scenario: you’ve just left QuickBooks Connect 2016. You’re on the plane, exhausted but inspired and exhilarated by the last few days. You open up your bag and start going through the pile of business cards you collected during the conference. You quickly realize that your memory of the face associated with each […]

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