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  1. Virtual TimeClock 15 Release 1 Now Available

     
     
    We’re delighted to let you know that Virtual TimeClock 15 is now available! Virtual TimeClock 15 is a free upgrade for users currently enrolled in our Software Maintenance and Support program and all customers that have recently purchased the software....
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  2. Daylight Saving Time 2015

     
     
    It’s that time of year again! On Sunday, March 8 at 2 AM, it's time to set your clocks forward one hour for most of those living in the United States. The observance of Daylight Saving Time (DST) has been...
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  3. Are You Leaving Windows XP?

     
     
    The Windows XP operating system made a big splash when it launched in 2001 and has been a workhorse for many businesses, schools, and municipalities for over 12 years. Many of you may not know that Microsoft stopped supporting XP...
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  4. Canadian Statutory and National Holidays

     
     
    We always enjoy talking to our northern neighbors in Canada and occasionally we receive questions about whether Virtual TimeClock can calculate indemnity payments for observed statutory and national holidays. Virtual TimeClock does calculate pay based on hourly rates, but not...
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  5. February 2015 Holidays

     
     
    In 1879, the 45th Congress of the United States designated February 22 as a federal holiday. The date was chosen because it is the birthday of the first President of the United States, George Washington. On January 1, 1971, in...
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  6. Virtual TimeClock 15 Sneak Peek

     
     
    We're excited about the new changes coming to Virtual TimeClock in 2015 so here's a sneak peek at our first Virtual TimeClock release of the year.

    Here's a screenshot of the updated Security control panel that shows...
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  7. An Apple Watch Time Clock?

     
     
    There's been lots of buzz about the new Apple Watch, scheduled for release in early 2015. A major focus of the smartwatch will be on fitness apps, like tracking your daily physical activity to show how much time you've spent...
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  8. Website Updates

     
     
    Redcort.com has received a number of enhancements to improve the user experience when researching time and attendance software, using the free employer resources, and using the self service support tools. Blogs, articles, past Tips & Tricks newsletters, and...
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  9. 2014 Year In Review

     
     
    2014 was another year of growth here at Redcort Software. We added additional staff on the operations side of the business to continually provide the exceptional customer experience you've come to expect from the industry leader in time and attendance...
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  10. January 2015 Holidays

     
     
    There are two federal and business holidays observed in the United States during the month of January: New Year's Day (1st) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (19th). Don’t expect mail delivery though. Like all U.S. federal holidays these dates...
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  11. 2015 Federal & Business Holidays

     
     
    Holidays have a way of bringing people to together, whether they be family, friends, or even strangers from diverse social, political, and religious backgrounds. There's something about religious, cultural, and national celebrations that help us find common ground with one...
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  12. Small Business Saturday

     
     
    Small Business Saturday is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the United States and encourages people to shop at small, local businesses in order to help unite local communities during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year....
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  13. December Business Holidays

     
     
    Christmas Day became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1870 under the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant and is celebrated on December 25. Christmas is also a widely observed cultural and civil holiday in many other parts...
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  14. November Business Holidays

     
     
    The month of November contains two US federal holidays. The first holiday is Veterans Day, which honors people who have served in the US Armed Forces. Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 because World War I officially ended at...
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  15. Mac OS X Yosemite

     
     
    We're pleased to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is completely compatible with Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Redcort Software's engineers weren't surprised since being members of the Mac Developer program gives us access to...
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  16. New California Sick Leave Law

     
     
    California recently passed a new sick leave law requiring most employers, regardless of size, to give their workers at least three paid sick days (24 hours) per year. Employers can award the paid sick time based on accrual or give...
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  17. Virtual TimeClock 14R4 Now Available

     
     
    We're delighted to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is now available for immediate download. We've put a lot of effort into polishing this latest time clock software release and hope you enjoy the new release as much as...
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  18. What Is Windows RT?

     
     
    Windows RT is an edition of the Windows 8 operating system designed for mobile devices to improve power efficiency and allow for longer battery life. Windows RT looks and functions a lot like Windows 8. For example, it still provides...
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  19. Merry Maids Time Clock

     
     
    We've received a number of calls recently from Merry Maids franchise owners saying that Merry Maids corporate will no longer be handling payroll processing for them. Franchises will apparently be switching to new franchise management software that will no longer...
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  20. Tracking Volunteer Time

     
     
    Summer is the time many businesses tap into the newly liberated work force and bring on summer interns to help out. Of course, Virtual TimeClock is the perfect tool to keep track of temporary and part time workers. You'll have...
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  21. Understanding Network Edition Licensing

     
     
    The Virtual TimeClock Network Edition is a client-server software based time and attendance system that runs on your computer network, even between business locations via an Internet connection. To use the Network Edition, you'll need to download and install:
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  22. Touchscreen Time Clock

     
     
    We've talked before about the touchscreen friendliness of Virtual TimeClock 14: larger buttons for the PIN interface, larger font for the in/out board list, and full screen mode. For those of you looking for something more stationary than a laptop...
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  23. Tablet Time Clock

     
     
    Virtual TimeClock 14 has been optimized to work on laptops and tablets with touchscreens by adding enlarged buttons and the new full screen mode. Although Virtual TimeClock is not yet supported on Apple iOS and Android devices (engineering is working...
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