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5 field service automation ideas for Zapier and simPRO

16 September, 2019

If you’ve been wondering how your business could use the latest simPRO integration to Zapier, we’ve put together some suggestions to get you started! As the features of the integration expand, we will keep you updated with extra suggestions on how to automate even more of your business by connecting simPRO to your Zapier account.

3 simPRO tools you can use to onboard staff faster

16 September, 2019

Onboarding in a busy business can be tricky. You've got the hire with the skills you've been looking for, but they'll need to be introduced to your workflows and processes before diving in.

Or maybe you've brought in a new system for your business and you need to onboard your team.

Whether you're the type to sit everyone down in a room to bring them up to speed or get them out in the field and learning by doing, it's important you have a process.

5 things you can do to avoid losing valuable team members

16 September, 2019

High employee turnover can cost businesses much more than just money. So, what can you do to ensure you don’t lose valuable team members? Creating a positive work culture where your team members can grow, and develop their careers is key in helping your business succeed. In this blog, we take a look at 5 things you can do to improve your business’s retention rates.

Optimise staff learning and development with this checklist

13 September, 2019

So you’ve hired a new staff member. What should you do next?

A comprehensive introduction to your business is a critical piece of the hiring process, especially in a job-seekers market such as the trades industry. The introduction to your company should be comprised of two different sections - induction and onboarding.

4 Ways You Can Offer Employees Professional Development

13 September, 2019

As a business owner, you want your investment in employees to pay off. However, without the right opportunities for progression, you'll quickly find that valuable staff will search for greener pastures.

To avoid your team looking for advancement opportunities elsewhere, we've got two words for you:

Professional development.

Xerocon 2019 hit it out of the park

12 September, 2019

From colour-coordinated design and smoothies made with bikes to haircuts and a skate park, Xerocon 2019, was, by all accounts, awesome.

Success for simPRO customers at the PROTRADE Business Awards

11 September, 2019

The 2019 PROTRADE United Business Awards Gala Dinner was a night to remember for simPRO customers.

Held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, the awards recognised the achievements of businesses and individuals dedicated to raising standards within the trades industry.

Advanced business intelligence for field service

10 September, 2019

Field service businesses can develop deeper insights into their data with simPRO’s business intelligence tool, BI Reporting. Originally called Report Builder, BI Reporting complements simPRO’s real-time reporting to provide a comprehensive suite of field service analytics, reporting and dashboard tools for advanced business users. And now, simPRO customers can incorporate SQL queries into their data analytics with BI Reporting Premium.

Wrapping up Christmas early with Youngcare

10 September, 2019

Love cake? So do we. That’s why a team of twelve employees from simPRO rolled up their sleeves last week and lent a hand at the Youngcare Christmas Cake Wrapping fundraiser.

Kick employee onboarding goals with the right game plan

Andy and Angela Smith   6 September, 2019

Contributed by Andy and Angela Smith, co-founders, Lifestyle Tradie

Onboarding is the process of attracting and retaining exceptional employees. For many trade business owners, the tradie shortage and the urgency in which we typically recruit, results in missing key onboarding steps.