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Time & Attendance

Not keeping track of employee time and attendance can lead to issues with productivity and performance. In this category we share tips and examples of how to manage time off requests, employee absenteeism and other employee management factors.

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By: | Apr 20, 2020
These are unprecedented times.   From a global virus to social distancing to limited travel to unfolding economic conditions, we’ve never experienced anything like this in our lifetimes.   As a small business owner, you have a lot to process. Not only are you nervous about the viability of your company, you’re also concerned about... read more
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By: | Nov 15, 2019
The workforce is changing … and so are we. Take the immensely popular HRdirect Attendance Calendar form. In addition to eliminating the paper-form design and turning it into an online calendar, we’ve developed new digital features to meet the needs of your business. These changes not only improve the appearance of the Attendance Calendar app... read more
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By: | Mar 25, 2019
It seems like just yesterday when small business owners deployed the high-tech system of strategic sticky-note placement to track employee time-off requests and absenteeism. You remember, Jeff was on blue stickies next to the stapler, Gina was yellow piled under the “Best Boss” trophy, and Terry was pink behind the rolodex. And don’t forget the... read more
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By: | Feb 20, 2019
Let’s get right to the point: There’s a smart way to approach employee attendance monitoring and a lazy way. While one (the turn-the-other-cheek method) may seem easier and less confrontational, the other (easy-to-use apps) helps you save money, hold employees accountable and improve morale. Which do you prefer? The turn-the-other-check method is simple: Do nothing... read more
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By: | May 09, 2018
Unscheduled absences are a huge concern for cost-conscious nonprofits. By disrupting workflow and draining productivity, these absences can cost you thousands of dollars each year. But there are solutions! First, it may be time (ahem!) to kick off a paid time off (PTO) program. Employees juggle multiple non-work responsibilities — and inevitably will need (and... read more
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By: | May 03, 2018
The Time Off Request Smart App simplifies the request-and-approval process. Employees submit requests electronically, then the app notifies you of the request so you can approve or deny it from anywhere you have Internet access. Requests are stored in the employee’s history so you’ll never lose another time off request again. And it’s only $60... read more