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How to calculate working breaks
How to Calculate Breaks for Working Hours
May 31, 2022 by Tim Glendenning
It's a generally accepted norm that full-time employees work 8 hours a day, making 40 hours a week, with or without breaks. However, people often lose track of their time and either work less than t...
Improving communication in construction
How to Improve Communication With Employees in Construction
April 28, 2022 by Tim Glendenning
Proper communication is essential in day-to-day and business life. According to Emergentics, miscommunication costs businesses between $4,000 and $6,000 per employee each year. Failed communication ...
Is the Labor Shortage Real? The Great Resignation Into 2022 and Beyond
March 30, 2022 by Nicole Hullihen
It doesn’t seem to matter where you are or what industry you are in; you are hearing about how challenging it is to hire new employees and keep existing ones right now. According to CNBC, 4.5 ...
military time clock
What is Military Time and Why it’s Used
March 18, 2022 by Tim Glendenning
Unlike the 12-hour system that starts at midnight and resets mid-day at noon, military time begins at zero-hundred hours (0000) and ends at 2359 hours. Both zero-hundred and 24-hundred hours are equ...
Improve client billing with time tracking
How Tracking Hours Can Improve Accuracy When Billing Clients
February 24, 2022 by Tim Glendenning
Whether you're an individual contractor, accountant, freelancer, or business owner, time tracking will improve your billing accuracy and make your interactions with them more transparent. The key is...
Legibility is poor when using manual timecards to track time
5 Things Learned in Studying How Long It Takes To Manually Calculate A Timecard
February 07, 2022 by Nicole Hullihen
Whether you use a manual time clock, spreadsheets, online software, or digital time clocks, the most important thing in tracking time is to ensure accuracy. You are, after all, responsible for corre...
Employees at work
5 Ways Time is Lost in The Workplace and How to Fix It
January 25, 2022 by Tim Glendenning
Time loss might seem like a severe problem for many business owners and managers. Yet, it’s a big issue in many companies – and it’s often something that stays unnoticed. As a resu...
Approving timecards and signing off
What is Timecard Approval
November 18, 2021 by Tim Glendenning
Timecard approval is the process that allows employers and employees to sign off on time cards to ensure payroll is accurate. Employees can approve their time cards to signify completing all hours w...