HR Blog

Survey: 80% of Orgs Have Timekeeping, But Lack PTO and Scheduling Features

employee timekeeping survey

Though 80% of the small businesses surveyed by Swipeclock have a timekeeping solution, many reported their solution lacks the scheduling and PTO management features that small business employers need. Employers are finding that their current time solution isn’t keeping up with the growing demands and changing conditions. New Employee Scheduling and PTO Challenges For example,…

Read More

The Importance of Efficient Scheduling for Small Business

Employee scheduling software

When you run a small business, some of the top priorities include improving efficiencies while reducing costs. But what you may not realize is that with one simple tool, you can achieve both of those goals more effectively. Employee scheduling is an absolute must in any work environment, including those with smaller workforces. We’re digging…

Read More

8 Must-Have Time Tracking Tools for High-Performing Businesses

employee relations

High-performing businesses are found across all industries and come in a range of sizes. When your small business is growing and thriving, it’s important to take advantage of all efficiencies to keep the momentum going. Explore the eight must-have time tracking tools for your business and why each is so essential. 1. Tracking functionality Of…

Read More

How a Time-Tracking App Solves the Challenges of Remote Working

managing remote workers

Although remote work was gaining traction prior to 2020, abrupt office closures in response to the pandemic pushed countless workers to handle their tasks from home. According to the American Community Survey, fewer than 6 percent of American employees worked primarily from home in 2019. By contrast, roughly two in 10 workers are now fully…

Read More

The Case For The Biometric Time Clock: Unmeasured Time Theft

Biometric Time Clock

Updated January 11, 2023 The Problem: Time Theft Time theft is a growing problem, but many small business owners don’t realize how it can impact them. For one WorkforceHub customer, the issue came up at a conference dedicated to serving small business time and attendance needs. This individual manages a company with 15 employees but…

Read More

Time Off Management: Critical in 2023

time off management

Updated December 8, 2022 When we first published this post in January 2020, we had no idea how important time off management would become in the ensuing months and years. Why Time Off Management is Essential Let’s consider the characteristics of today’s employment environment that impact absence management: Dramatic increase in remote working and the…

Read More

Buddy Punching: How It’s Costing Your Company & How to Stop It

buddy punching

When an employee is running late, they have a few options. They might text or call their supervisor to let them know, which is probably the preferred option among employers. But they might make a different choice to avoid getting into trouble or clocking in after their scheduled start time. This choice involves asking a…

Read More

GPS Time Clock: Why You Should Use Geofence Time Tracking

construction working clocking in with gps time clock

What Is a GPS or Geofence Time Clock? A GPS time clock is an employee timekeeping app with geofencing capability. A geofence is a pre-set virtual boundary that represents an actual physical location. To create a geofence, the manager defines a radius on a map. When a worker punches in using the GPS time clock…

Read More

5 Tips for Employee Retention Domination

Employee retention should be a priority for every business owner. Honestly, keeping your employees saves you money, time, productivity, and frustration. Replacing an employee can cost anywhere between 6-9 months’ of an average salary. There’s lots of work involved in screening, interviews, hiring, and training someone new. Leaving many employers wishing that the employee who…

Read More

DHS Announces I-9 Compliance Extension Through July 2023

Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced the extension of the temporary I-9 verification option. The agencies cited ongoing precautions due to the pandemic. The temporary rule was initially announced in March 2020 and has been extended several times since then. The latest extension had been set to…

Read More