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How to get started with using an employee time tracking software

by David Azzopardi November 14, 2016

How to get started with using an employee time tracking software

Running a business can be a really challenging task but what makes it even more difficult is the fact that employees need to be managed as well. Keeping a track on the activities of all the employees can be tough, especially when you have a large work space. For every workplace, it is very important to keep a tab on the employees’ attendance as well as working hours so that they can be made more punctual and so that their payroll can be easily calculated.  If you are someone who is interested in using a time tracking software for this purpose, then you must also know how to use it or how to get started with it. The following given steps will explain in detail how to get started with using a time attendance software.

  • The first thing that you need to decide is how to deploy the time clock. If you have a small employee base, then you can use a standalone computer or a centralized system at the main entrance but if you have a large work space with many employees, then you can make use of multiple computer networks.  Another great idea is to deploy the software on the computers of each employee so that they can clock in and clock out at their workstations itself.
  • The next step is to give the software a trial run. You can also give a free trial run before you purchase the software or the biometric time clock as it can help check its efficiency and correct method of usage. Ask all employees to clock in and clock out and try to sync the data with your Smartphone and tablet etc. Try to check all the features offered by the time clock to check the efficiency.
  • If needed, ask a computer expert to configure and personalize the settings of the software according to your needs and work space specifications. By doing so you will be able to make the best use out of the product.
  • It is important to take the feedback of the employees on the time tracking software as this will help you know whether they are satisfied with it or not. They must be comfortable using it and should realize the importance of the product as well. Employees often resist change but you must try and explain the benefits of the software to them so that little friction is created between the staff and the management.

Now that you know how to get started with using a time tracking software, you too must try your hands on it. Make your purchase from uAttend in Australia today!

 





David Azzopardi
David Azzopardi

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