1. A young man works at home on his laptop.

    Why Employers Benefit When Employees Work Remotely

    Thanks to developments in technology and the growth of an increasingly specialized workforce, more and more businesses are letting, or even encouraging, their employees to work remotely. Working remotely is a growing trend, and it’s estimated that by 2020, nearly 30 percent of the workforce will be remote, outsourced, or freelance.  But for those who are used to a tradi…Read More

  2. Quick Tips to Make Employee Scheduling Easy

    Perhaps the greatest irony in scheduling is that to manage your team’s time more effectively, you have to spend a lot of time doing it. But scheduling doesn’t have to take up a lot of your time. When you follow these quick tips from the time tracking specialists at TIMECO, you can spend more time focusing on what matters most to your business and less time tracking hou…Read More

  3. Unlimited Vacation: Pros and Cons

    Unlimited paid time off: These four simple words can create quite a reaction in employees. The initial reaction is excitement and wonder, “I can take every Friday off and still get paid?” The fact of the matter, though, is that unlimited PTO isn’t quite that simple and any employer who is considering implementing this policy needs to think through the potential cause…Read More

  4. The Importance of Work Breaks For Mental Health and Compliance

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), “Federal law does not require lunch or coffee breaks.” Some states, however, do have certain break and lunch time requirements, including California, Colorado, Washington, and New York, to name a few. Here are a few examples of state break requirements: California: A half hour (30 minutes) break is given if the shift is …Read More

  5. Timekeeping Solutions for Creatives!

    There might not be a group more resistant to timekeeping than creatives. In an agency that employs creative thinkers and problem solvers, there may be dozens of projects they are juggling at one time, multiple clients, and a lot of brain power going into the process and design. Creatives often look to the end product, and the client’s satisfaction with that product, to l…Read More

  6. History Of Employee Time Clocks

    In today’s business world, it is not surprising when you learn your boss will be tracking your time, and only paying you for hours worked. Many jobs have set schedules, and even exempt employees are expected to punch in and out at specified hours. Where did the concept of tracking employee time come from, and how has it evolved into what is offered today? We will explore…Read More

  7. How to Get the Most Out Of Time Tracking (Employee Edition)

    Are you newly employed and wondering what is up with your employer’s timekeeping software? Was your last job one that tracked hours with a pen and paper, or an outdated paper punch system? If you are new to time attendance software, you may not feel comfortable at first, but hopefully, you will see that timekeeping is great for employees as well! Learn how to get the mos…Read More

  8. Outdated Time Tracking Costs Your Business Big Time

    If you are running a small business, you know how important it is to keep costs down and profits up. Being able to grow and expand your business can take up a lot of your time, but you may not have considered how you are losing money due to lost time. If you are using outdated or inaccurate time management systems, you need to consider how this is hurting your business. Re…Read More

  9. Dealing With Late Employees

    We have all been there. You’re running out the door to work, all set to be on time, when you discover that your car won’t start. Or you take a new route only to be stopped at the train tracks for ten minutes watching the cars slowly roll by. Being late to work happens to everyone at some point, but when it is becoming a chronic problems employers need to take action. T…Read More

  10. Help Your Employees Stop Wasting Time

    Employers are constantly trying to find ways to make their employees more productive, more efficient, and waste less time. Almost ninety percent of people in a Salary.com survey admitted that they waste time at work, and this was a huge increase over the self-reporting from the previous year! While the majority (sixty percent) wasted a half to a full hour, about 4 percent …Read More