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Saving time with Staff Roster Software

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Suppose you’re involved in employee shift scheduling and aren’t already on automated scheduling software. In that case, you’ll know it can be a slow process. Spreadsheets, calendars, and whiteboards may be familiar tools you use to manage staff rosters. Manually creating employee schedules is not ideal. Neither is having to update and edit them. Creating…

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Timecloud + Xero Integration

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If you’re anything like me, then you haven’t taken a class on accounting since college. So, what are small businesses supposed to do when they can’t justify the costs of an accountant? Well, the first step would be to find the best fitting accounting software or service. So, if you’re after a new platform to assist…

How to Introduce Time and Attendance Management Software

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It is impossible to always keep an eye on your employees. Using old-fashioned methods such as punch-in and punch-out clocks or timesheets can be inefficient and ineffective. What you need is a time and attendance management system for your business. With the right software, you will have lesser things to worry about regarding your employees’…

The Problems with Manual Timesheets

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Stuck in a time warp  Traditionally, employee attendance tracking has been a liability for businesses. For decades, business owners have paid a high price for lost productivity, human error, broken systems, and time theft. So what is the solution to this shortfall?   A broken system It is first essential to understand where the problem…

Workforce Management: Biometric Time and Attendance Solutions

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A Changing System   Entering a timesheet is typically reliant on an employee’s memory of their hours, leaving them and their employer wide open to errors and potential conflicts. Thankfully, the world of time tracking has evolved in favor of a more comprehensive workforce system. There has been a significant shift away from the traditional…

Saving Time on Business Administration

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24 Hours in a Day One thing we all have in common, in life and business, is time. By the time you have finished reading this, three to five minutes would’ve passed and the thought of losing something that you cannot get back may be concerning. Fortunately, this article has a high return on your…

Visitor Management Systems

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Visitor friction If there is one word to describe the onset of stress, it would be friction. Friction on the job can be caused by lousy communication, poor mindsets, tedious processes, long workdays, and data processes. Some of these things, however, do not have to work against you; like that of managing visitors and staff in…

Australian Fair Work Commission – Timesheet Records

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Ad-Hoc Time Tracking? Beware! The Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has updated the annualised wage arrangements as of this year to create more accuracy and transparency with companies timesheet tracking policies. The Australian Fair Work Commission’s Best Practice Tip is as follows: “Employers should keep records of hours worked for all employees, including pieceworkers. Adopting best…

COVID 19: Contact Tracing, Health & Safety and Your Company

Contact Tracing and Health and Safety Surrounding COVID 19 for Your Company

In this time of COVID-19, Companies have set out to best support their employees with health and safety measures to mitigate the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19. From cleaning protocols to distancing and company-specific standards that are unique to maintain safety while fulfilling their task-specific job while at work, Companies have come to unite…