Company Blog

  1. Is Presidents' Day Real?

    On the third Monday of February we honor George Washington by celebrating his birthday. The third Monday places the date somewhere between February 15 and 21, which is sort of ironic because it never actually...
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Is the Day After Thanksgiving a Holiday?

    Thanksgiving was fixed as the fourth Thursday in November by law in 1941. Since it's a federal holiday, all United States government offices are closed. The day after Thanksgiving is not a federal holiday, but...
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  6. When Is Veterans Day 2012?

    Veterans Day falls on November 11 every year. In 2012, Veterans Day falls on a Sunday so it is observed on Monday, November 12. November 11 is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice...
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  7. When to Fall Back 2012

    Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends this Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:00am. For the US and its territories, DST is not observed in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of...
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. New Faces at Redcort Software

    We have some new faces and talent on our time clock software team. We also lost a long time customer service team member to motherhood. Angie joined our technical support team in October. Angie has...
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  16. Need Time Clock Software for Your Vet Practice?

    Virtual TimeClock is a great business tool for veterinary practices and animal hospitals. Our time clock software gets mentioned several times a year in Veterinary Practice News and we receive regular referrals from the folks at DVMAX software,...
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  17. PIN Entry Time Clock

    There are many ways to capture employee time punches: from an old mechanical punch clock to sophisticated biometric systems designed to completely eliminate buddy punching, and all manner of time and attendance systems in between. Virtual...
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  18. Employee Scheduling Software

    There's a common question we often get asked by new Virtual TimeClock users: What other software do you guys make? The reason we get asked this question is because our time clock software users find Virtual TimeClock...
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  19. School Time Clock Software

    Since all the kids in our area started hitting the books again, I was reminded of how many schools use our Virtual TimeClock software. I've talked to a lot of schools about their time and attendance...
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  20. Personal Time Clock Software

    Deploying new time clock software in any business can be a challenge if you haven't taken the time to review your office workflow and how you want the time clock to be utilized. One of the questions...
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  21. What Do iTunes and Virtual TimeClock Have In Common?

    iTunes is a perfect example of a program that seamlessly bridges the gap between a traditional desktop app and a web app. Here's what I mean. The iTunes software needs to be installed locally on...
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  22. Lion Compatible Time Clock Software

    It's always exciting when technology takes a leap forward. Apple's new Lion operating system will certainly be changing the way we interact with our desktop computers. Being an Apple developer, we've had the privilege of...
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  23. Job Tracking Software

    You've been able to track jobs, clients, tasks, projects, and punch locations for a long time with Virtual TimeClock. We know customers are using their employee time clock software for managing labor costs, automating client billing, and...
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  24. Approving Employee Time Cards

    We're always thinking about ways to improve Virtual TimeClock. Sometimes those ideas come from internal sources like engineering and technical support team members. Sometimes those ideas come from customers who use our time clock software everyday. And...
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  25. Should Your Salaried Employees Use A Time Clock?

    If you've used clock in software for any length of time, I'm sure you've noticed it has many other valuable uses besides making the payroll process more efficient and holding hourly employees accountable for their time worked....
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