Administrative tasks are often repetitive and time-consuming. A study found that 22% of an employee's time is spent on repetitive tasks. They add little value and can be the source of errors. The easier they are to perform, the more time your staff has for the important things in business — your customers.
Retaining great staff requires motivation from the top. Make your staff feel like you care about them, and they will stick with you through thick and thin.
Parents are trusting you with a precious family member who will be going through many milestones and changes that the parents won't see. They want to know that you are ready to take care of everything and able to help them relive some of those experiences.
Many childcare facilities relied on printed rosters, binders, and other manual methods of keeping attendance in the past. These days, when social distancing is required and cleanliness has reached new heights, the old ways won't work.
We are introducing new features for the new year!
EZChildTrack is always listening to our customers and improving on our product. We are in the process of rolling out several new tools to help you safely conduct classes and grow your business.
2020 may be over, but the challenges of COVID-19 remain. However, you can still maintain a safe workplace for your employees as well as safe childcare by taking a few steps to protect everyone, physically and financially.
After months of waiting, the US Congress is finally moving on additional pandemic relief for small businesses, including childcare. $10 billion in Child Care Development Block Grant Funds (CCDBG) has been approved to reduce family copays and tuition plus other childcare provider expenses related to COVID-19 restrictions.
There have always been workers whose schedules are not your typical 9 to 5. In fact, in 2017 it was reported that 43% of kids have a parent that works non-traditional hours. Often childcare for these parents rely on a non-working spouse, family, or neighbors to take care of the kiddos when daycare isn't open.
Amidst all the holiday art projects and class parties, you need to take some time to prepare your childcare center for the end of the year. As a business owner, you are responsible for more than your basic income tax preparation. Several areas are requiring your attention right about now.
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Winter — the time for hot chocolate, cold weather, snow, and the holidays. Your kids are looking forward to it, but it's up to you to keep them safe while enjoying the season.
The little ones need extra care because they can’t regulate their body temperatures as well as older kids and adults. Plus, everyone needs an annual reminder of how to dress and play in the winter. Parents need to know when to keep sick children home and how you will notify them in case your childcare facility must close.