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After the Covid-induced revolution in working habits taking the time off can be tricky, especially for remote workers. Apparently, office communicators like Slack and Microsoft Teams are the best tool to tackle this problem.

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Leave management is one of the key responsibilities of the HR department. Lack of it or an ineffective leave management process can have disastrous consequences.

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Finding a great employee is a challenge and it costs a lot of money. But once found, he or she is not bounded forever with the company. So how to keep one on board for as long as possible?

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We published a post about the pros and cons of unlimited Time Off based on our customers' experience. In this article, we would like to present 5 tips for the successful implementation of unlimited PTO in your company.

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We all do receive a lot of emails. Too many emails. If you are a type of HR manager who likes to keep the inbox out of any unnecessary messages, you should give a try to Calamari Slack module. It lets you manage time-off requests, breaks, absences, and presence by not leaving the Slack channel. How is it possible and how does it work? And why is it even worth your attention? Read below!

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In times when the coronavirus pandemic is still going on many companies and startups decide to go back to the offices. It is the result of the nature of the organization and to the psychological comfort of employees.

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For Americans, the end of November is a special time to celebrate and spend time with family, but it's also a very exciting time for the rest of the world, but for other reasons. Black Friday – time, when the whole world is waiting for the best prices of a year.

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Public holidays are usually to honor important historical dates or the religious traditions of specific countries. But sometimes the reasons behind them can be quite surprising for non-citizens! Which countries celebrate a coming of age day? Is January 1st a day off throughout the entire globe? Which nationality is lucky enough to have the greatest number of days off annually? Let’s look at 5 interesting things about public holidays worldwide!

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Nowadays, companies no longer have as much time to deal with the operation of the paper system. Managers need immediate access to reports, preferably in real-time. They also want to have access to information from anywhere – on laptops, smartphones, and other mobile devices. So how do you meet their needs?

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Leave management in a small company can be usually done on-the-go with nearly all team members sitting in one room and cooperating closely. This type of management can be considered a “buddy-type”, when there is a kind of fraternity between all team members, boosting the spirit and motivation.

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A common-sense sees an optimization as collecting some minimal improvements to deliver outstanding results. But what if a sixty-fold or even three hundred-fold payroll cost reduction was possible right here, right now?

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Good software with great integration can have a huge impact on information flow and work efficiency in all kinds of organizations. Well optimized connection between tools used in the company makes everyday work much faster and easier for employees, and it provides order in the information.

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After a few months of remote working due to a coronavirus pandemic, it is time to return to the offices. Companies need to adapt workspaces to safety requirements. How to prepare employees for returning to the offices and ensure their safety?

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Meeting the employees' needs has become a new way for companies to compete in the market for the best specialists. In addition to non-wage benefits, employees also offer various types of leaves – including menstrual leave.

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What do you do when many of your employees apply for vacation at the same time? How early should your team members request time off? Who has the priority to choose the date of their leave first, and on what basis? We asked HR Managers and business owners about it. Here’s what we found out!

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Leave management HR software is great when it comes to managing risks and avoiding costs – so they are great when stopping bad things from happening. But what about good things that will come from using these solutions?

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Leave management is one of the most painstaking elements of human resources management. According to the DMEC survey, the bigger and more technically sophisticated the organization, the more common is to use a dedicated leave management system.

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Unlimited vacation policy is becoming more and more popular in the USA. World-famous companies such as Netflix and Kickstarter have introduced this policy in their branches some time ago. Is this solution effective? We asked Calamari customers about their experience with an unlimited PTO policy to find out the details. Here is what we have learned!

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Flexible time off can be a magnet for talented candidates as well as a way to avoid burnout and reduce employee churn. On the other hand, though, the policy itself can lead to even more stress and confusion. So how to implement it in a way that is beneficial to the company?

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An unscheduled leave can be a dwelling killer of a company's performance. Digital leave management system (or a time off manager) is the most convenient and reliable way the HR department can tackle this issue.

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Accurate tracking of the time and attendance of employees is a very essential part of any small and large business — but is more especially important for starting businesses. Unfortunately, though, not all business owners have realized this.

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