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  1. Time Clocks At Multiple Locations

    There are a couple of options when deciding how to deploy time clock software at multiple business locations. There's really no right or wrong answer, it just depends on your business needs and how you...
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  2. Different Pay Rates for Different Jobs

    It's not unusual for employers to pay workers a different wage based on the job they're performing. A common example occurs in the restaurant business. An employee may get paid a different wage depending on...
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  3. New Leave Categories and Worker Leave Reports

    Virtual TimeClock allows you to set up as many different leave categories as you want, both paid and unpaid. This allows you to customize your time clock software to meet the attendance tracking needs of...
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  4. Keeping Your In/Out Board Current

    The advantage of using your employee time clock system as your office in/out board is that the status of each employee is already being recorded as they clock in and out or change activities throughout...
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  5. Upgrading Pro to Network Edition

    I hope your business is thriving despite these tough economic times. If you do need to hire more employees, your Virtual TimeClock software will scale right alongside the growth of your business. If you're running...
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  6. Military vs. Decimal Time Display

    I often talk with customers who use the phrase 'military time' to describe how they want total hours to be displayed on their timecard reports. After a little more discussion, I realize they are using...
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  7. Clearing Employee Schedules

    Using shifts and employee schedules is a great way to control employee overtime by setting clock in and clock out restrictions. Shifts can be assigned to each employee for each day of the week. This...
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  8. Using Time Clock Software as In/Out Board

    One of the powerful features that makes Virtual TimeClock much more than a punch clock replacement is its use as a virtual in/out board. It's easy to tell what activity employees are working on while...
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  9. Upgrading to Virtual TimeClock '11

    If you're already running Virtual Timeclock '09 or '10, the upgrade process to Virtual TimeClock '11 is really quite straight forward. There are a couple of things to keep in mind before starting the upgrade...
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  10. Troubleshooting Remote Computer Time Clocks

    Just like time clock clients can connect to the time clock server software over the local area network, remote clients can connect to the time clock server over the Internet to provide the same employee...
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  11. Time Clock Clients Not Refreshing

    The beauty of networked computer time clock software is that the status of each employee is instantly available on every time clock, in real time. This means if I clock out using the employee time...
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  12. Virtual TimeClock '11 Sneak Peek with Pictures!

    Last month I was able to bring you some information regarding the new shifts feature in Virtual TimeClock '11. Well, this week I was able to get something even better. I think you're going to...
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  13. Requesting New Time Clock Features

    Have you ever wished a software program could do more? Software developers love user feedback, and we're no exception. Messaging, leave & attendance tracking, timecard notes and payroll integration are just a few examples of...
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  14. Time Clock Software Error 13 and 14

    Virtual TimeClock uses an efficient, fast and reliable SQL database engine. This means data corruption is virtually non-existent. However, hardware failure can certainly influence the integrity of your payroll time clock. That's why it's so...
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  15. Virtual TimeClock '11 Sneak Peek

    Engineering has been hard at work on Virtual TimeClock '11. This week I was able to sneak a peek at some of the new features. I must say that I'm very excited because this release...
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  16. Time Clock In/Out Board Software

    I love the way the main time clock window functions as a virtual in/out board. It makes it so easy to know who's in, who's out, who's on break, and who's at lunch. Here are...
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  17. Restaurant Time Clock Software

    Virtual TimeClock makes a great punch clock replacement for your restaurant or cafe because it performs vital functions beyond keeping track of hours worked for payroll purposes. Different Rates for Different Roles Many restaurants are...
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  18. Troubleshooting Your Employee Time Clock

    There are a number of things that can affect the operation of your employee time clock software. Operating system updates, new antivirus software definition files, and hardware failure can all cause Virtual TimeClock, or any...
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  19. More Than One Business Location?

    Employee time clock software makes tracking weekly overtime easy, even if employees work at more than one of your business locations. A question we often get asked is, "What's the best Virtual TimeClock solution for...
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  20. Time Clock Software Implementation Strategies

    New Virtual TimeClock software users often ask us the best way to get their new employee time clock software off the ground and running smoothly. Since we've been helping businesses with their time and attendance...
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  21. Switching Employee Leave Tracking Systems

    Virtual TimeClock is more than just a simple punch clock replacement. It provides full time and attendance tracking with payroll integration. If you're tracking employee leave in with some other system, you may want to...
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  22. Secure and Flexible Time Clock Software

    One of the brilliant design features of Virtual TimeClock is how the main time clock software window functions as a virtual in/out board. This let's you quickly determine who's in and out with just a...
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  23. New Time Clock Software Features

    Virtual TimeClock has certainly changed over the years. Many of those changes are the result of ideas and feedback that come directly from our customers, the ones who use our employee time clock software everyday....
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  24. Understanding the Payroll Process

    There are several different systems involved with processing employee payroll, and each one serves a critical function. You've got the employee time tracking system which gathers employee hours. You've got the payroll system which generates...
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  25. What's the Best Time Clock Software for My Business?

    There are lots of options available when it comes to choosing a time and attendance system, but not all of them are created equal. When reviewing time clock software, make sure you consider what features...
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