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How to Use a Time Clock

How to Use a Time Clock

When it comes to keeping track of the hours your employees work, it can be easy to get lost in the influx of schedules, attendance tracking, timesheets, and payroll. Using a time clock, like Chronotek, can save you time with a web-based service that makes managing...

Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

Does an Employer have to Pay Travel Time?

We all wish we could get back the time spent on our morning and evening commutes each day. It's common knowledge that employees do not get compensated for their daily commutes, but are there other traveling scenarios for which employees should be paid? In fact, there...

What is a Time Card or Timesheet

What is a Time Card or Timesheet

When an employer prepares to pay their employees, they refer to time cards to calculate payroll. A time card is a method for recording the amount of time an employee works. In addition to calculating payroll, employers use time cards to track attendance and...

How to Deal with Employee Attendance Issues

How to Deal with Employee Attendance Issues

Life happens. As cliché as it is to say, we all have that morning where nothing goes right and we’re late to work. While it’s okay to be late in an emergency or call in sick to work, it’s important for employees not to let bad habits build and affect their work....

Keep Employees from Forgetting to Clock In and Out

Keep Employees from Forgetting to Clock In and Out

Whether your business uses paper timesheets, a manual time clock, or a digital time tracking app, employees will inevitably forget to clock in or out. While it is tempting to not correct minor time tracking inaccuracies or even dabble with not paying employees if they...

Employee Absence Tracker, App & Excel Template

Employee Absence Tracker, App & Excel Template

For a business to run efficiently, its employees need to show up on time and ready to complete their work. When employees are late or do not even show up for their shifts, this can cause problems not only for that employee and their supervisor but, more importantly,...

10 Employee Scheduling Techniques & Best Practices

10 Employee Scheduling Techniques & Best Practices

Scheduling employees is a repetitive but necessary part of managing a business. While it might seem straightforward, there can be some bumps in the road while navigating employee availability, balanced workloads, and planning for the unexpected. Read on for our top...

How to Reduce Absenteeism in the Workplace

How to Reduce Absenteeism in the Workplace

An employee’s alarm clock doesn’t go off and they are late for their shift. Children get sick and their parents have to stay home to take care of them, even if that means missing a few days of work. We’ve all experienced similar situations and don’t usually give them...

Rounding Time Sheets using the 7-Minute Rule

Rounding Time Sheets using the 7-Minute Rule

Are you rounding your employee’s time sheets to make payroll easier, to prevent early clock ins, or even to boost employee pay? It’s important to accurately and legally round time clock punches to protect yourself and your business. Here are a few rounding rules to...

Monitoring Employee Locations in the Workplace: How Far is Too Far?

Monitoring Employee Locations in the Workplace: How Far is Too Far?

As technology continues to get more sophisticated year over year, concerns over privacy in the workplace continue to rise. Most employees understand that emails sent using a company email account or files stored on a company device are considered property of the...

The Top Two Ways Employees Steal Time and How To Prevent It

The Top Two Ways Employees Steal Time and How To Prevent It

While you’re busy running your business, it can be hard to keep track of seemingly small problems like employees taking long breaks. But when your employees take advantage of these minutes meant to be used for work, it adds up in the long run. Let’s say your employee...