Redcort Software Blog

  1. Adding Paid Holidays to Employee Timecards

    As we move into a busy holiday season, this is a good time to review how to quickly add paid holidays to employee timecards. Unlike other types of PTO, paid holidays do not normally have...
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  2. Automatic Updates Not Working as Expected

    If your automatic software update is not working as expected, review this brief article to find out how to finish installing your software update.   How do I update? When your update fails to install,...
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  3. November Holidays 2018

    There are two significant U.S. holidays in the month of November. In 2018, Veteran's Day is observed on Monday, November 12th and Thanksgiving is celebrated on November 22nd. Veteran's Day Veteran’s Day is set aside...
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  4. Employee Timecard Approval Disappeared

    If you've been using the Electronic Timecard Approval for employee timecards, and workers are suddenly unable to see the approval option on their timecard, it's possible the report settings for your default timecard have been...
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  5. Virtual TimeClock 18

    The latest time clock software release from Redcort Software.   Upgrade >       Free Trial >        Press Release > Virtual TimeClock 18 has powerful new features and over two dozen improvements that provide an enhanced user experience. New features...
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  6. Changing Text Size on the In & Out Board

    Virtual TimeClock allows you customize not only the columns that are displayed on the In & Out Board interface, but also the size of the text. This brief article will explain how to quickly change...
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  7. "Windows Protected Your PC" Install Message

    If you are installing Virtual TimeClock on a Windows 10 computer, you may get a message stating: "Windows Defender SmartScreen prevented an unrecognizable app from starting. Running this app might put your PC at risk."  Installing Virtual...
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  8. Upcoming Release - Version 18.2.1

    We introduced automatic software updates for Virtual TimeClock in Version 18. Since then, several of our Network Edition users have requested advance notice of software releases so they can be better prepared to roll out...
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  9. Virtual TimeClock on macOS Mojave

    On September 24th, Apple released their latest operating system macOS 10.14 - codenamed Mojave. This release includes a several minor new features and a handful of technology updates. As has come to be expected, Mojave...
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  10. Daylight Saving Time Changes November 4

    It’s that time of year again when most of us 'fall back' by turning our clocks back an hour when Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018. There are several states and territories in...
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  11. Review Your Virtual TimeClock Software

    If you've ever made a purchase decision based on reviews you read online, you understand why it is so important to have positive, helpful reviews from actual users. Hundreds of our customers have left product...
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  12. ‚ÄčAre Businesses Open on Labor Day?

    September holds many important dates such as WWII VJ Day on the 2nd, 911 Remembrance, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, and even the Autumnal Equinox on the 22nd. None of these days are federal or...
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  13. Problem Selecting Network Folder for Backups

    Windows users occasionally have issues when trying to schedule Virtual TimeClock backups to a network folder. If you've mapped a network folder and the folder is available in the File Explorer but is not visible when selecting a...
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  14. Automatic Time Deductions & Additions

    We occasionally receive calls from customers asking how to handle unpaid lunches for employees that come into the office in the morning, clock in, and then leave the office for the day. The employees don’t...
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  15. What is Quarter Hour Rounding?

    One of the questions we hear with some regularity involves time rounding. Time rounding can be a confusing topic for many people, so in this article we'll explain what rounding is, how it can be...
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  16. How Does Tenth Hour Rounding Work?

    Have you ever wondered how tenth hour rounding works on a time clock? Time rounding can be a confusing topic, so in this article we'll explore what time rounding is, why employers would use rounding...
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  17. Automatic Time Additions in Version 18.2

    Virtual TimeClock Version 18 Release 2 introduced new Automatic Time Additions to compliment the existing auto time deductions feature. Automatic Time Additions can be used to automatically add time to an employee's timecard. Adding time can...
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  18. New ADP Workforce Now Payroll Integration

    One of the new features in Virtual TimeClock 18 Release 2 is payroll integration for ADP Workforce Now®1. Workforce Now has continued to be a popular payroll solution for our customers, so we're happy to...
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  19. Virtual TimeClock 18 Release 2

    Virtual TimeClock 18 Release 2 shipped on July 18, 2018. In our mid-year Virtual TimeClock release you'll find: New Payroll integration with for ADP Workforce Now®1. New Automatic Time Additions feature. Over two dozen program enhancements and minor bug fixes...
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  20. What is an Internet Time Server?

    One of the most important settings for any time clock software is the timestamp source that will be used when recording daily timecard punches. Virtual TimeClock allows administrators to choose the source for the timestamp...
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  21. Simple Employee Time Clock Software

    A quick Internet search for "time clock software" will result in hundreds of time and attendance programs, so which one is right for your company? One of the primary things you should consider when exploring...
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  22. Backing Up to Dropbox

    It's easy to overlook the importance of backing up your Virtual TimeClock database. Backing up files to Dropbox is a simple, safe and reliable way to make sure you always have a copy of your...
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  23. Backing Up to Google Drive

    Backing up your Virtual TimeClock database to Google Drive is a simple, free way to ensure you won't lose valuable time clock data in the event of a stolen, lost or broken computer. Keep reading for...
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  24. Keeping Historical Timecard Records

    Have you ever wondered how long Virtual TimeClock stores your employee timecard records? The US Department of Labor requires that employers store timecard data for audit purposes. In this short blog we'll cover what you...
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  25. Automatically Open Virtual TimeClock on Startup

    Many users find it helpful to have Virtual TimeClock automatically launch itself when a user turns on their computer. This is especially useful for reminding users to clock in for the day. In this blog...
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