Tips for Planning and Completing Your Time & Attendance Implementation

nettime solutions

Your Vendor Should Support our Time and Attendance Implementation. And that starts with making sure you track everything to your needs document. A functional needs document will spell out the capabilities you need now, as well as your anticipated needs going forward.

Simplify Mileage Reimbursements With Time & Attendance Software

nettime solutions

What does reporting business miles have to do with time & attendance? Ideally, when workers are on the clock and on the road, their tools provide them with the same level of accuracy and clarity they receive from time & attendance software.

Student Attendance Tracking Tools

Mitrefinch

While this system of attendance tracking was effective, it is hardly the most efficient use of class time. In fact, in an hour long class, the process of calling the names of 25-40 students could easily take up to 5 percent of the total class time. Attendance Tracking

Use These 4 Question Types To Facilitate More Effective Meetings

15Five

People hate meetings… and for good reason. Leadership knows they are expensive , and take up time that could be better spent on producing actual outcomes. Employees can find them to be boring or a waste of time. But meetings don’t have to be that way.

Employee Time and Attendance Challenges in Health Care Facilities

Mitrefinch

There is perhaps no greater challenge for creating and tracking employee time and attendance than doing so for a medical or health care facility. Besides the basic need to monitor work time and attendance information, workforce management systems must be fully customizable to accommodate variable working patterns and work rules. But time and attendance management doesn’t stop with simply generating work schedules.

Discovery Phase – the start of a successful Workforce Management (WFM) implementation

HRchitect

That is why it is best practice that prior to an implementation you run through a discovery phase and document all of your organization’s current policies, procedures and any changes that you’d like in the future state of your software. Written by: Erica Niesse.

Making Every Meeting Matter: The First Step

Future of Work

The first step in making your meetings and other conversations matter is to be more intentional about them. So let’s focus on formal meetings. Every meeting you set up and hold consumes scarce corporate resources – time and money. Why are you calling the meeting?

How to Hold Productive and Enjoyable Meetings

Bonusly

The right words are coming more easily than usual, and you’ve almost completely lost track of time. Just as you’re approaching peak productivity, a calendar reminder blinks onto the middle of your screen: MEETING IN 5 MINUTES. Why Meetings are a Drain. They’re a waste of time.”.

the document bonfire, the dragon video call, and other amazing work moments

Ask a Manager

Now I keep the dragon pajama just for sleeping, but the boss still calls me ‘the dragon manager’ from time to time.” At the time, I spoke exactly zero Spanish, and didn’t know how to pronounce it. One of our donors gave us a bunch of time shares for the auction. After a bunch of reading and studying, I mailed off the documents only to have them rejected for legal reasons I didn’t understand. I tried again, only to be rejected a second time.

Five Simple Rules for Making Distributed Meetings more Effective

Future of Work

Most of us today spend more time in meetings with people who are somewhere else than we do with our colleagues down the hall. And while most of the “rules” for leading face-to-face meetings also apply equally well to distributed meetings, the situation is clearly different.

How Employers Became Legally Liable for Documentation of Employees’ Work Eligibility

HR Daily Advisor

Many times, raids resulted in civil and criminal charges for employers that either allegedly knew their employees were undocumented or didn’t have complete documentation, leading prosecutors to conclude that they had failed to take the necessary steps to verify workers’ documented status.

Four Questions to Ask About All Those Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve said it many times: meetings are the very heart of the future of work. Meetings are the way knowledge workers learn, communicate, problem-solve, create, share ideas, influence others, and inspire. But how effective are the meetings you participate in, or lead?

How to Boost Team Meeting Productivity

Business2Community Leadership

Make your meetings more productive by designing them to bring out the best in everyone. How many of the meetings you attended in the past week were as productive as you would have liked? Meetings, whether team or one-on-one, are often designed around a template or whatever feels most appropriate to the team manager. Some people prefer to process information internally; they like to have time to think about new information and quietly determine their thoughts.

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist to Smarter Meetings?—?Zoom.ai

Zoom.ai

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist for Smarter Meetings The ability to conduct smarter meetings is becoming an essential skill to have. It is especially important since our own data tells us that employees have an average of 15 meetings every week! Attending the Meeting 1.

If a document falls in Sharepoint.

Transparent Office

If a document falls in Sharepoint, and nobody hears it.does it make a sound? That play on the old tree/forest cliche popped into my head this week while some Socialtext colleagues and I were meeting with senior IT staff of a Fortune 100 manufacturing customer of ours. They're a big Sharepoint shop, and mid-way through the meeting we had a revealing exchange: IT Executive: We're a heavy Sharepoint shop Us: Cool. I've had this conversation several times now, almost verbatim.

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Holding a 100-Person Virtual Meeting Room: Tactics for Success

Get Hppy

Meetings are an important part of any business, as they help employees get on the same page, update each other about important information and collaborate through ideas, thoughts and opinions on matters.

Finding Your Software’s Match: Partnering with Accu-Time Systems

Accu-time

In the competitive world of Time and Attendance SaaS providers, joining forces with the right partner can offer a differentiating advantage. Accu-Time Systems has been an industry leader in the design and manufacture of time clock terminals for over a quarter of a century. Broad selection range of time clocks to meet any customer’s needs. Flexible and programmable to meet your evolving needs.

Meet ‘Model 2’ Christina, the happier, healthier version

Thrive Global

Christina enjoyed her time as a student at North Dallas High School so much that she returned as a teacher. She agreed, with a caveat: She needed to be released in time to attend the graduation ceremony Saturday. Now it was time to get serious about controlling her diet.

Professional conferences 101: Get more from employee attendance in 5 steps

Insperity

Attending a professional conference should be much more than a chance for your employees to polish their golf game or get out of the office for a few days. It’s important your employees understand that approval for them to attend an industry event is a sign your organization values them and wants to invest in their career. Here’s how to help everyone on your staff maximize the value of attending a professional conference. Meet and greet.

How to get the most out of your meetings

Insperity

with a staff meeting, followed by a managers meeting at 10 a.m. Then there’s the monthly production meeting at 1:30 p.m. time to get down to business. Meetings take a lot of time and energy, sometimes leaving little left for the work at hand. The fact is that unproductive meetings are a huge drain on your time , your people and your company’s bottom line. There are 25 million meetings taking place in the U.S. Who needs to attend?

Want to Make The Most Out of Business Meetings? Here Are 9 Tips That Work

Business2Community Leadership

Business meeting are crucial if you want your organization to thrive. Most meetings are time suckers — escipically when nothing gets accomplished. You don’t want to schedule a business meeting just for the sake of having a meeting. Date and time of meeting.

Can an employer require proof of religion for time off requests?

Stratus

Background scenario: George requested time off but was denied by his manager due to scheduling demands. Shortly afterwards, George explained to his manager that he intended to be part of a religious celebration that day, and that denying him time off would be religious discrimination.

The Importance of Project Governance

HRchitect

Very few companies have the luxury of dedicating full time resources to HCM implementations, and many of the people playing critical roles on the project team have been seconded and asked to help out on the project while still doing their regular job. The following is a list of suggested governance guidelines that will provide an effective framework when starting out: Project scope will be watched throughout the project and any deviations will be managed via a documented change process.

How to Create a Meeting Agenda That Really Works

Business2Community Leadership

According to a study conducted by Verizon Business , meetings are the number one time waster in the workplace. That’s because most meetings are unorganized, have no purpose, and go so off-topic that the meetings runs longer than it has to. Create a meeting agenda. This not only reduces time and resources, it also give speakers time to prepare, encourages participation, and keeps the meeting on-track. Where will the meeting be located?

Getting Virtual Teams Right

Conversation Matters

Here are some examples of what we've learned: Have an initial face-to-face kick-off meeting. There is strong evidence* to show that a team that initially meets in-person functions more effectively. Build a rhythm of regular online meetings, rather than meeting ad hoc.

How to Prepare for the New Overtime Changes

FingerCheck

By definition, an individual is currently exempt from earning overtime if he or she meets all of the following three conditions: Performs executive, administrative, or professional job duties. Time Tracking . As you hopefully know, starting on December 1st, effectively 4.2

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time

Synergy

Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house.

10 Steps toward more productive, mindful meetings

Limeade

People attend a staggering number of meetings every day — 11 million of them , to be exact. million work hours per day that we spend in meetings. That’s a lot of our time. And most of that time isn’t productive or mindful. Be on time.

It’s Time to Cozy Up to the New I-9

HR Daily Advisor

It’s time for employers to get acquainted with the new Form I-9. It’s really the first time employers can have an automated experience that makes it idiot-proof.”. One of the most common errors occurs in Section 2 where the form asks for documentation, according to Monty.

6 Ways to Ensure Meetings Don't Suck

45 Things

I know this particular board has meetings. Lots and lots of meetings. There has to be a better way to conduct meetings, right? The complaints heard most often about meetings are that they''re often unnecessary, don''t accomplish much and are too long.

It’s Time for a New Approach to Workplace Substance Abuse

Namely

His attendance left a lot to be desired. Following HR best practice, I started documenting Bob’s tardiness. After a while, I scheduled time with him to discuss his attendance issues. He was late to the meeting, walking in with what I considered a “defiant swagger.”

Meeting the Demands of 5 Generations

Cielo HR Leader

For the first time in history, five generations comprise the global workforce – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen 2020. From one leader in attendance: “In the U.S., Document, commend and reward achieved goals.

5 Tips for Accommodating Depression, PTSD, and Other Mental Illnesses

HR Daily Advisor

That means that in most cases, you should focus on whether you can accommodate the individual , rather than whether her impairment meets the legal definition of a disability. Tip #3: Ask for documentation. Be careful not to discriminate in your requests for documentation.

2015 Talent Landscape: Meeting the Demands of 5 Generations

Cielo HR Leader

For the first time in history, five generations comprise the global workforce – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen 2020. From one leader in attendance: “In the U.S., Document, commend and reward achieved goals.

This Employee Wishes He Invented Time Travel

HR Daily Advisor

Attendance and tardiness can be a costly issue, as we’ve previously mentioned, not only for an employer, but for an employee as well. Was this a case of poor attendance or just poor performance, or both? His union rep told him if he quit, none of this would be documented on his record.

When Is It Time to Fire an Employee?

HR Payroll Systems

But how do you know when it’s time to fire an employee? If an employee isn’t meeting your expectations, it’s important to let them know. When an employee’s behavior or lack of work ethic affects other employees, it’s a sign that it’s time to fire that employee.

Safety First: Ensuring the Safety of Your Construction Team

Stratus

Make sure all workers, including experienced employees, attend training sessions throughout the year to ensure their knowledge and skills remain fresh. Require your construction team to wear HiVis clothing to ensure employees can see exactly where everyone is at all times.