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Who Knows where the time goes? Time management tools, an absolute necessity in any business ( unless your business is just sitting on a lawn chair taking in the sun). Your business has many tasks, and if not measured and prioritized it will suffer from poor productivity, cost over runs and worse, exhaustion. Through measurement of time scheduling and planning of employee activity becomes manageable and more productive. One great tool that is available (FOR FREE) is Toggl.com It's worth repeating, toggl.com It takes 15 seconds to sign on and in about 2 minutes you will become a real time management pro! Log in – have your employee enter the task and assign a project name. Push “start” when you begin the task, and “stop” when you have completed it. Toggl will automatically place your efforts in a chronological order and automatically keep a tally for the user. If you are managing projects, you may create a project name and all the time you spend, day after day, week after week, will be totaled into this project! You may assign a color to each project (example – project – “e mail correspondence”  color code : brown)  Toggl will provide you with a color wheel showing you time spent on each project! ( As shown in image below) It’s an everyday tool, customizable, simple to use, and easy to read. The tool itself, is a time saver! To help get you started here are some activities which a Pawnbroker may want to have tracked: Run Employees Sales Reports Call Clients on Forfeitures E-Mail Correspondence Run Pawn & Layaway extension notices Jewelry Inventory Call/e-mail pending forfeits of Pawn Uploading Items on Ebay or company website. The program is available on mobile devices too. Again, it’s free (expanded services will have a fee) Check it out, cause Time keeps tick tocking away!

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Who Knows where the time goes?

Time management tools, an absolute necessity in any business ( unless your business is just sitting on a lawn chair taking in the sun).

Your business has many tasks, and if not measured and prioritized it will suffer from poor productivity, cost over runs and worse, exhaustion.

Through measurement of time scheduling and planning of employee activity becomes manageable and more productive.

One great tool that is available (FOR FREE) is Toggl.com

It’s worth repeating, toggl.com

It takes 15 seconds to sign on and in about 2 minutes you will become a real time management pro!

Log in – have your employee enter the task and assign a project name.

Push “start” when you begin the task, and “stop” when you have completed it. Toggl will automatically place your efforts in a chronological order and automatically keep a tally for the user. If you are managing projects, you may create a project name and all the time you spend, day after day, week after week, will be totaled into this project!

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You may assign a color to each project (example – project – “e mail correspondence”  color code : brown)  Toggl will provide you with a color wheel showing you time spent on each project! ( As shown in image below)

toggl 2

It’s an everyday tool, customizable, simple to use, and easy to read. The tool itself, is a time saver!

To help get you started here are some activities which a Pawnbroker may want to have tracked:

  • Run Employees Sales Reports
  • Call Clients on Forfeitures
  • E-Mail Correspondence
  • Run Pawn & Layaway extension notices
  • Jewelry Inventory
  • Call/e-mail pending forfeits of Pawn
  • Uploading Items on Ebay or company website.

The program is available on mobile devices too.

Again, it’s free (expanded services will have a fee)

Check it out, cause Time keeps tick tocking away!