For many businesses, large and small, one of the most difficult things to do is to keep track of employee time. However, this is actually one of the most important elements of your business. Without proper time tracking, it is impossible to know just how the employees are spending their time and what tasks they are covering. There is a fine line between time tracking and micromanagement, and it is important to toe that line carefully. Using time tracking software, which still gives the employees freedom to do their jobs without managers hovering over them, makes tracking time and projects far easier.
Making use of the right software applications can help with quite a few different areas of a business.
Your business likely has quite a few moving parts and several different tasks that you and your employees have to complete daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and more. Time tracking software can help to make task and project management simpler endeavors. This is especially true when you have a limited number of employees who are working on several different projects. Tracking the time that they spend on each of the projects, and determining which of the tasks is the most important, will make it easier for them to handle all of their separate duties.
Some of the systems on the market today will allow the employees to do more than just track their time. They also create timesheets, which the employers can then use to help with payroll. This can be very helpful in making sure that the employees all receive proper pay for the time they worked on their tasks and projects. Since some companies have employees who work variable hours, the time tracking software can take the worry and, quite often some of the guesswork, out of payroll. For small businesses, this is extremely helpful.
When your employees can track their time, and they understand just how important it is to do so, it can help them to focus on their work. They will know exactly what they have to do, how much time they have to do it, and how much time they are spending. They will have a better idea of how they are doing in terms of time as well. If they are running behind on their tasks, they can reevaluate how and where they are spending their time. They can also let their managers know that certain projects might be late, which will allow the management team to add more help to the project or extend the deadline.
Crescent Payroll Solutions has partnered with Swipeclock to provide time and attendance solutions that will help automate, streamline, and simplify tracking of employees time. See videos and links below for specific information on the benefits that you can take advantage of through Crescent Payroll Solutions.
Time Simplicity is the Scheduling portion of the platform and will be great for hot schedules and employees communicating for shift pickups.
Time Works Plus is the Platform itself that you will use for Attendance.
Time Works Plus Mobile is the option for employees to clock in and out on their phones.
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