Time & Attendance Articles

  1. Virtual Timeclock, Biometrics & Buddy Punching

    Introduction to Biometrics Biometric authentication has rapidly become more integrated into phones, banking applications and automobiles. This form of authentication relies on unique attributes of the user to verify their identity instead of an access...
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  2. Calculating Time Through History

    Measuring time has always been an important endeavor throughout human history. The first sundials relied on shadows to estimate the hour of the day, but they were not effective in cloudy weather or at night,...
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  3. Industry Review: Child Care

    If you saw the recent State of the Union speech delivered by President Obama, you heard him highlight the need for quality child care in today’s economy. The president identified this as a major need...
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  4. Industry Review: Physical Therapy

    The value of a good physical therapy office is immeasurable for those seeking to get their life and limbs back in full swing. With growth expectations of 36% by 2022, the sky is the limit...
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  5. 3 Reasons Your Church Needs Time and Attendance Software

    Most businesses are looking for a time and attendance solution in order to hold employees accountable for their actual hours worked. We like to say that the time clock keeps honest people honest. Most employees...
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  6. Customizing Employee Time Cards

    At the heart of all employee time clock software programs is the ability to access employee time and attendance information for payroll, labor costing, and even client billing. If gathering the information you need to...
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  7. Managing Labor Costs With Employee Time Clock Software

    In a tough economy many business owners are asking themselves a common question: How can I better manage my labor costs? It's pretty obvious to see how employee time clock software simplifies payroll and provides...
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  8. 3 Ways To Keep Your Time Clock Software Secure

    Virtual TimeClock instantly, accurately, and impartially records every employee start and stop time. This means the time clock program interacts directly with your computer's operating system clock by utilizing the time and date control functions...
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  9. Auditing Employee Timecards

    I've always wanted to be a Private Investigator. I find it exciting to think about discovering clues, finding the next piece to the puzzle, and following the trail to figure out ‘Whodunit’. We are constantly...
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  10. Does Your School Need Time Clock Software?

    Private businesses primarily use employee time clock software to keep track of regular and overtime hours worked for payroll purposes. But time clock software isn't limited to just private business. Non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, and...
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  11. Are Your Employee Time Cards Accurate? (The Riddle Of The Missing Dollar)

    Time clock software programs are designed to accurately and impartially record employee hours and display those hours clearly and automatically for any given payroll period. There are few things more disconcerting to new time clock...
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  12. Using Virtual TimeClock Over The Internet

    Did you know that you can use Virtual TimeClock software on the web? With Virtual TimeClock's remote connectivity, there's no need to rush to the office early or stay late just to review time cards...
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  13. History Of Time And Attendance Systems

    The Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution brought major changes to the economies of Europe and the United States. New technological advances in the early 1800s ushered in sweeping changes for both manufacturing and transportation. Traditional...
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  14. Do Your Salaried Employees Need 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...
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  15. Time Clock System Reviews - 4 Pitfalls To Avoid

    Reading product reviews is helpful when researching something new. If you are looking for a new pair of running shoes, you can appreciate the honest feedback from other consumers about things like comfort and fit....
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  16. How To Get Started Using Employee Time Clock Software

    There are many reasons businesses choose to begin using employee time clock software. The two most common are to make the payroll process more efficient and to hold employees accountable for their time and attendance....
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  17. Free Time Clock Software Trials - 4 Reasons To Try Before You Buy

    Wouldn't it be great if we could take home our purchases and try them out before deciding if we want to keep them? That is exactly what many time clock software vendors are providing with...
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  18. Control Overtime With Employee Time Clock Software

    It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to run a business, no matter what the size. To some extent, all businesses have to deal with employees, customer satisfaction, and expenses.  Of these, businesses...
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  19. Improve Payroll Accuracy - 4 Reasons To Use Employee Time Clock Software

    The more time you spend manually processing payroll by calculating hours, trying to determine when overtime rules apply, and deciphering the cryptic notes left on punch clock cards, the more likely you are to make...
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  20. Payroll Time Clock Software - Choosing The Best

    It is not unusual to spend hours collecting and totaling employee time cards each payroll period. Hand written time sheets are usually filled out the day before payroll is due, and time cards from a...
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  21. 5 Reasons Computer Time Clock Software Is The Best Choice For Time And Attendance Tracking

    The 1990s were an important era for small businesses as more and more companies embraced the new Computer Age birthed by wide spread acceptance of the Internet and moved their business practices to a digital...
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  22. Computer Time Clock Software - 5 Reasons You Need A 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...
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  23. Maintain Labor Compliance With Payroll Time Clock Software

    Small business owners can spend many hours processing payroll each pay period. And this does not include all the time spent trying to stay current with labor laws and business regulations. Business expansion becomes a...
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  24. Comparing Time And Attendance Software - 4 Questions To Ask

    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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  25. Choosing Employee Time Clock Software - 4 Easy Review Criteria

    If you are an owner or manager of a business, you know the frustrations that come with trying to keep track of employee time and attendance. There are lots of options available, depending on your...
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