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Category: Time Card App

Employees taking a work break

How To Stop Employees From Padding Time Cards

Posted on 03 Mar 2020

Padding Time Cards Adds Up Are your hourly, remote employees math wizards? It’s possible. They may realize that padding time cards a few minutes each day adds up in the long run. This little white lie doesn’t amount to Kardashian money, but its impact is probably greater than you think. The Math Behind Padding Time […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Mobile App, Time Card App, Time Clock App,

The Best Apps On My Phone Right Now

The Best Apps On My Phone Right Now

Posted on 01 Feb 2019

Yes, there’s a mobile app for everything. Just the other day I installed a new app which prompted my dog to fetch me a beer. He hasn’t learned to pop the top yet, but he’s working on it. Ok, that is fake news, yet there is probably an app designer working on it. Mobile apps […]
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Posted in: Mobile App, Time Card App,

5 Ideas to Maximize Efficiency In Your Business

5 Ways To Use Automation To Improve Work Efficiency

Posted on 26 Oct 2018

The big box hardware store is awesome, but I’m learning a few things that improve my experience there. Recently, I’ve tackled many projects that required 25-30 bags of pebbles that weigh close to 50lbs each. I used to load them onto my flatbed cart, load them into my vehicle and then unload them at the […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Labor Cost, Save Time, Time Card App, Time Clock App, Work Timesheets,

baseball timesheets time tracking

Should You Be Using Time Card Software?

Posted on 21 Sep 2018

Are You Playing On Your Field of Dreams? As we approach the exciting days of the MLB playoffs and the World Series, I recall my childhood dream of being a Major League pitcher. After pitching a 2-1 victory over the best team in our Little League tournament, I thought I was well on my way. […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Call-In System, Labor Cost, Mobile App, Save Time, Time Card App, Time Clock App,

Why Employees Love Our Workforce Management System

Why Employees Love Our Workforce Management System

Posted on 04 Apr 2018

Erin is a part-time employee (full-time college student) and works very hard – an exemplary employee by any standards. The company Erin works for recently started using our time card app and she loves it. For years she filled out paper timesheets under the “honor system”. However, some of her co-workers aren’t so honorable. They […]
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Posted in: Alerts, Automated Reports, Supervisors, Time Card App,

#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

Posted on 11 Dec 2017

If your remote, hourly employees travel from job site to job site and you don’t pay travel time, we need to have a talk. You may be unaware that this travel time is required pay by the U.S. Department of Labor.  According to its website, “Time spent traveling during normal work hours is considered compensable […]
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Posted in: Call-In System, Department of Labor, Job Budgets, Mobile App, Time Card App, Travel Time and Mileage,

Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed in Your Business

New Series: Avoid These 8 Major Pitfalls to Succeed In Your Business

Posted on 17 Nov 2017

If you’re driving down a major highway and see a massive crater in the road, surely you would stop, right? Or at least go around it. It is said, “A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.” As a small business owner with remote, hourly employees […]
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Posted in: Automated Reports, Call-In System, GPS Location, Labor Cost, Mobile App, Time Card App,

Girl taking selfie: A Sign of the Times

Employee Time Tracking App

Posted on 29 May 2017

I saw a sign the other day that said, “If you’re waiting for a sign, this is it.” If you’re a service-based business with remote employees, then the following stat may be your sign that it’s time to solve your handwritten time card headache. A study by dscout indicates that the average smartphone user touches his/her phone […]
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Posted in: GPS Location, Mobile App, Small Business, Time Card App,

Is It Time To Unsubscribe From The Honor System?

How to Replace Handwritten Timesheets

Posted on 18 Apr 2017

This will happen to you one day. A revelation. You will wake up and through sleepy eyes check your emails, and just like every day for the past decade, you will delete the same emails without reading them. You know the ones – the grocery store, the department store, the car parts store, the coupon […]
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Posted in: General Interests, Mobile App, Save Time, Small Business, Time Card App,

Better Employee Management

Posted on 05 Aug 2016

We’ve been chronicling the life-change of Suzie the SUPERvisor since she started using Chronotek’s new employee management app.   She can wake up in the mornings, fire up the Keurig for a fresh cup of coffee and check Workforce Stats on the app to review her employees’ activity through the night.  And our in-app messaging is […]
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Posted in: Features-Hot Topics, General Interests, Mobile App, The Chronotek Advantage, Time Card App, Time Clock App,

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