Company Blog

  1. Computer Time Clock Software for Punch Clock Replacement

    When the first employee punch clock was invented in 1888, its only purpose was to record the time employees entered and left the factory. The date and time information stamped on the original timecard gave the factory...
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  2. Comparing Time and Attendance Software

    There are many reasons businesses choose to update their employee time and attendance systems. For some, the cost of maintaining mechanical and electronic punch clocks make them impractical choices when cutting costs is paramount to...
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  3. Choosing Employee Time Clock Software

    If you are the owner or manager of a business, you know the frustrations that come with trying to keep track of employee time and attendance. There is an abundance of options available, depending on...
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  4. Employee Time Clock Software Benefits

    Traditional timesheets allow employees to keep track of when they start and end specific business tasks. For some employees, this just amounts to starting work in the morning and punching out at the end of...
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  5. Job Security

    Google's 'Search Stories' campaign led me to ponder my last 25 years as a software developer. The result is my story in 60 seconds. I called it Job Security. While not directly related to our employee time...
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  6. Taking Time Off The Clock

    As the leader of a business that publishes employee time clock software, we help employers all over the world easily manage their employee time and attendance. I find it a little ironic that my current inspiration has come from...
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  7. Whatever Happened to Customer Service?

    We take customer service for our time and attendance software very seriously. When customers need help with their time clock software, or prospective customers have questions about Virtual TimeClock, we want to leave them delighted by the experience....
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  8. CNET Editor's Review of Virtual TimeClock Basic Edition

    Virtual TimeClock Basic is a slimmed-down, inexpensive version of Virtual TimeClock Pro, perfect for small businesses (with three employees max for Basic) that need to track hours and generate time card reports. Read more: Virtual...
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  9. Virtual TimeClock '10 Network Edition Review

    Virtual TimeClock ‘10 is a computer-based time clock application that makes it easy for you to centralize your business’ time clock, gather and export time reports and send them to a payroll application. Virtual TimeClock...
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  10. How Do You Want to be Remembered?

    In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, I decided to do a little research on the man who's inspired the color, the clover, and the corned beef. Legend has it that St. Patrick was responsible for...
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  11. The Pareto Principle Is Alive and Well

    You probably know what the Pareto principle is, although you may not know it by that name. It’s more commonly referred to as the ’80-20 rule’. It’s named after an Italian economist who at the...
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  12. Virtual TimeClock '10 Release

    In these challenging economic times, businesses are working very hard to maintain profitability. Our customers tell us that controlling labor costs is a top priority today. Virtual TimeClock '10 builds on the strengths of past...
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  13. PC World Covers Virtual Time Clock '10 Software Release

    Redcort Software says the application can be used by small business as well as those with thousands of employees. The software comes in three flavors to accommodate businesses of various sizes; there are Basic, Pro,...
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  14. Macworld Magazine Covers Virtual TimeClock '10

    I guess most people don’t really punch a physical clock anymore, but if you’re a business owner who needs an up-to-date way to track your employees, the newly released Virtual Time Clock ’10 might help...
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  15. Virtual TimeClock '09 Release 3 Now Available

    Virtual TimeClock '09 Release 3 was made available today. The new release provides an often requested new feature: adding notes to timecard entries. Timecard notes can be used to note jobs or project tracking details, report...
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  16. We Are the Champions!

    I was recently challenged to describe our business for a possible feature in a prominent magazine. They’re looking for what makes us unique and different, and why. They call this a ‘pitch’, which basically means...
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  17. Confessions of a New Employee

    What Virtual TimeClock and working for Redcort Software has taught me: Computers aren’t that scary - Especially when you’ve got great people to support you. Coming to work for a software company, I had created...
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  18. Meet Maggie Hofer!

    I'd like to introduce Maggie Hofer, our newest Customer Service Specialist at Redcort Software. She's a fantastic people person who loves to help others. When I asked Maggie to introduce herself, she said: Hello hello! I’m...
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  19. Customer Care

    The latest Apple TV ad entitled "Customer Care" was especially interesting to me in light of our recent addition of a customer care position and the retirement of our auto-attendant. I'm grateful our company understands that...
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  20. Can you hear me now?

    We love automation at Redcort Software. As a case in point, take a look at our time and attendance software. It takes that old mechanical employee time clock and replaces it with an automated time management...
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  21. It's A Girl!

    The public face (and voice) of Redcort Software has been predominately, though unintentionally, masculine. Our newest addition to the family is changing all that in a delightful way. On June 1 Jessie Wilson came to work for...
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  22. The Second Coming

    We had several strategic meetings when Virtual TimeClock Pro was first approaching release in 2000. The question was what to do with with the original edition of Virtual TimeClock that had been so popular for over a decade? We...
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  23. Are we there yet?

    Do you remember that childhood trip to Disneyland? You know the one, long hours sitting in the backseat of your parent’s car. You’re hungry, tired, and your little your sister keeps crossing the invisible boundary...
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  24. Jane, Stop this crazy thang!

    Everyone at Redcort Software is relaxing a little more these days. When we shipped Virtual TimeClock '09 Release 2 on April 8, we all began to believe that we had successfully pulled back from the brink. Some back story...
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  25. Time, why you punish me?

    "Time, why you punish me? Like a wave bashing into the shore You wash away my dreams." -- Hootie and the Blowfish. On February 12 we released a major upgrade to our time clock software,...
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