Company Blog

  1. Is Columbus Day a Holiday?

    Columbus Day first became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937, and has been observed on the second Monday in October since 1970. In fact, many countries in the New World celebrate the anniversary of...
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  2. Virtual TimeClock '13 Release 2 Now Available

    The new Virtual TimeClock release is now available. It's got some great new features that our customers have been asking for, like tracking the complicated overtime and overnight shift rules required in some states. Here...
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  3. When Is Labor Day?

    Labor Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September. Even though Oregon was the first state to make it a holiday in 1887, it didn't become a federal holiday until...
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  4. Customizing Employee Time Cards with Virtual TimeClock

    All professional level employee time clock software programs have the ability to harness employee time and attendance information for payroll, labor costing, and even client billing. If gathering the information you need to effectively manage...
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  5. Does Apple Need to Think Different About Its Time and Attendance Policies?

    Most of you have heard by now about Apple's trouble with some former retail store employees who have filed a class action lawsuit for lost wages. Apple has a retail store policy that requires employees...
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  6. New York City Requires Paid Sick Leave

    New York City has become the latest place to require employers to provide paid sick leave benefits for employees. New York City may not be the first place this has happened, but it is the...
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  7. Managing Labor Costs with Virtual TimeClock

    Business owners shouldn't be afraid to ask themselves a common question when they find themselves in a tough economy: How can I better manage my labor costs? It's pretty obvious to see how employee time...
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  8. Time Clocks for Off-Site Employees

    Many businesses have off-site employees that rarely enter an office. Or they may start out from an office or equipment yard and then spend the rest of the day out in the field, and usually...
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  9. Auditing Employee Timecards with Virtual TimeClock

    There’s something exciting about being a Private Investigator. You get to discover clues, find the next piece to the puzzle, and follow the trail to figure out ‘Whodunit’. We are constantly leaving trails. It might be from...
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  10. Keeping Virtual TimeClock Secure

    A strategic advantage that time clock software has over manual time keeping systems is that it instantly, accurately, and impartially records every employee start and stop time. This means the time clock program interacts directly...
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  11. MacPractice Time Clock

    MacPractice has a reputation for being the premier practice management and clinical software solution for doctors who want to use Apple technology. And from the MacPractice customers I routinely interact with, it appears to be...
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  12. Tracking Student Attendance

    Most businesses use time clock software to help manage employee hours worked. It's an easy and efficient way to hold employees accountable for each work day, to control labor costs by reducing overtime, and to keep track...
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  13. LionClock Replacement

    We still get occasional calls from businesses looking for a LionClock replacement. They're usually a little frustrated because they can't get ahold of any of the folks at LionClock, and according to their website their...
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  14. Virtual TimeClock '13 R1.1 Maintenance Release

    We posted a maintenance release for Virtual TimeClock '13 earlier this week that fixes a number of minor issues related to the new report preview window, QuickBooks payroll export now properly saves to the selected export folder...
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  15. Tax Service Time Clock

    I know this is a busy time of year for those of you in the tax and accounting industries. We hear from a lot of you during the first quarter because you've picked up seasonal...
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  16. Virtual TimeClock '13 Now Available

    January has been a busy month at Redcort Software with the release of Virtual TimeClock ‘13. Last year we focused on making the time clock much easier to use and added support for QuickBooks and ADP payroll....
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  17. Is Christmas Eve a Holiday?

    Christmas Eve is not a federal holiday, but many private sector businesses close all day or half a day on December 24. For those in retail, it's usually a busy working day as people shop...
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  18. 2012 Time Clock Software Year In Review

    2012 was another busy year here at Redcort Software, but It's also been a year of tremendous growth. We relocated to bigger facilities and added another product specialist. We started 2012 with the release of Virtual TimeClock...
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  19. Macworld Review of Virtual TimeClock '12: An Impressive 4.5 out of 5!

    Two years ago, I reviewed Redcort Software’s Virtual TimeClock and I’m happy to report that the latest version remains substantially unchanged and is still an excellent cross platform solution for tracking employees’ work time. Redcort...
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  20. Seattle Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

    Beginning September 1, 2012, the City of Seattle will require all but the smallest employers to provide paid sick leave to their Seattle employees. The sick leave rules under the new law may differ based...
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  21. Need a Paychex® Time Clock?

    Are you looking for a time clock that works with Paychex® payroll? I've recently heard that the Paychex® time clock product called Time in a Box is not supported on Windows 7. If you're looking...
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  22. QuickBooks® Time Clock

    January is usually the busiest month of the year at Redcort Software and this year is no exception. The engineers are busy putting the finishing touches on Virtual TimeClock '12. I think it's going to...
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  23. 2012 Time Clock Plans

    While 2011 has been a productive year, I'm really excited about what's planned for 2012. At the risk of personal injury (engineers don't like it when I share what's on the drawing board), here are...
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  24. 2011 Time Clock Software Year In Review

    2011 has kept us busy but productive here at Redcort Software. We hired some new talent, we lost a valuable customer service team member to motherhood, and we have great plans for 2012. We started...
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  25. Are Your Employee Time Cards Accurate?

    Employee time clock software is designed to record employee hours accurately and impartially, and to display those hours clearly and automatically for any given payroll period. There are few things more disconcerting to new time clock software users...
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