Company Blog

  1. Virtual TimeClock Version 16: Sneak Peek

    Virtual TimeClock Version 16 is scheduled for release this spring. This new release has many new features designed to make time and attendance easier for users, program administrators, and business owners.     Here are...
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  2. Michael Easton Joins Redcort

    We are pleased to introduce Michael Easton to the Redcort team. Michael will be working as a Customer Care Specialist while he learns about the company and its products.   Michael comes from an engineering...
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  3. Saying Farewell to Jeff Morrow

    Here at Redcort Software, we are always sad to have a member of the team leave, especially when they have been with the business for almost a decade. However, we are also exited to see...
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  4. Recording Time or Reporting Time?

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all employers to keep accurate time records for employees that are non-exempt. Employers are allowed latitude when it comes to selecting the method they use to record employee...
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  5. Industry Review: Law Offices

    The debate about whether billable hours is a good business model or not continues but one thing is for sure, the $257 billion legal industry is growing. Some analysts estimate growth of 10-12% in the...
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  6. ​Quickbooks® Online

    If you own or manage a small to medium-sized business, you are probably aware of the Intuit®1 company name and their popular product, Quickbooks® . Intuit® was started in 1983 and after the success of...
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  7. Industry Review: Education

    According to industry experts, K-12 and higher education is expected to grow by 4.7% to nearly $16.6 billion in 2015. A subsector of that reported growth will be continued strong investment in technology-based solutions in...
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  8. Software Specialist Job Opening

    Do you enjoy interacting with people of diverse backgrounds from all over the world? Do you like being the person with all the answers? If so, then you'd make a great addition to our team...
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  9. Technical Specialist Job Opening

    Do you enjoy solving problems? Are you the person family and friends go to for help with technical issues? If so, then you'd make a great addition to our team here at Redcort Software. The...
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  10. Windows 10 is coming!

    Windows 10 will be launching on July 29, but it's not likely to be available for all types of devices right away. Microsoft has planned a phased approach with Windows 10, making it available for...
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  11. CheckMark® Payroll Integration

    Alongside the computer technology boom that began in the 1980s, a company called CheckMark®1 emerged. Shortly after its start in 1984, one of CheckMark® earliest products was accounting software for the Mac computer called General...
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  12. Ready for the California Sick Leave Law?

    Beginning July 1, 2015, the California Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act (State Assembly Bill AB 1522) takes effect. This new law requires all employers (with few exceptions) in the state to accrue and award paid...
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  13. Is Your Business ACA Compliant?

    Does your business need to pay for employee healthcare under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Most small businesses in the U.S. employ less than 50 workers and are currently exempt from the Employer Shared Responsibility...
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  14. Windows Server 2003 Support

    Like Windows XP in 2014, Microsoft will be ending support for its Server 2003 platform on July 14, 2015. So what does that mean? According to Microsoft’s website, their programming team will no longer be...
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  15. RFID and Barcode Readers

    Advances in technology bring benefits to many businesses. These benefits often result in an increase in efficiency, accuracy, and accountability. In recent years, radio frequency identification (RFID) has gained popularity as a useful tool for...
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  16. SurePayroll® Time Clock Integration

    For those small businesses with 1 to 100 employees, the introduction of SurePayroll®1 in 2000 met a huge employee management need. The ability to process payroll and file payroll taxes online helped to streamline a...
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  17. Avoid FLSA Violations: Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act

    There are many things that employers regularly concern themselves with, including earning a profit, managing employees, keeping track of inventory, billing customers, paying vendors, controlling overhead costs, processing payroll, and the list goes on. While...
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  18. Industry Review: Landscaping & Lawn Care Services

    Are you looking to get a tree pruned or a weekly lawn trim? Perhaps you want to transform a flat, boring yard into an inviting oasis. The landscaping industry, estimated to generate $75 billion in...
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  19. Managing In-Home Health Services

    Whether you have a relative that requires in-home health care or manage a business providing home health services to others, Virtual TimeClock can help. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that approximately 10,000 people turn...
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  20. QuickBooks® Time Clock Software

    If you own or manage a small to medium-sized business, you're probably already familiar with the Intuit®1 company name and their popular accounting software, QuickBooks®. Intuit® was started in 1983 and after the success of...
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  21. When Did Memorial Day Begin?

    The last Monday in May is set aside as a federal holiday in the United States to remember those that died while serving in the armed forces. This is now known as Memorial Day. It...
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  22. Is Paychex® a Good Payroll Solution?

    One of the key questions to ask when looking for supporting services for your business such as payroll processing is, "How long has the company been around?" Paychex®2 was started in 1971 by B. Thomas...
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  23. Is Cinco de Mayo a Holiday?

    While Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) is a day set aside for celebrating the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Battle of Puebla, it's not a national holiday in either...
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  24. PTO vs. Individual Leave Policies

    Employers have a number of options when offering paid leave benefits to their employees. Many employers offer separate paid time off benefits to their employees, like vacation, sick leave, and personal days. Other employers offer...
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  25. Industry Review: Tax Preparation

    It’s getting close to April 15, but who’s counting? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 65,760 people who prepare your taxes just might be! Due to the intense but seasonal nature of tax...
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