How to Encourage Committers Not Quitters

In years past, most people would enter the workforce, embark on a career, and stick with it for life. Staying at the same place of work until retirement wasn’t unusual. Today, however, things have changed. No longer do employees feel the same sense of loyalty to companies –many are happy to switch jobs, or even careers –multiple times. In fact, …

What Does It Mean if an Employee is Habitually Late for Work?

When an employee shows up late for work, it’s easy to feel frustrated. After all, shouldn’t employees be on time, every time? While it is true that employees should strive for near-perfect attendance, the fact is that things can and do come up. Life happens, people get sick, and cars break down. Of course, then there are the habitually late …

How You Can Keep Your Employees Smiling

When it comes to employees, it’s worth spending some time and effort to keep them, well, happy. Research indicates that there’s a strong connection between job satisfaction and productivity. According to one study by the University of Warwick, happiness led to a 12% spike in productivity, while unhappy workers proved to be 10% less productive. “We find that human happiness …

The Easiest Way to Calculate Employee Overtime

When it comes to running a successful business, there are a few things that remain true no matter how many employees you have or what industry you’re in. One of these things is the importance of accurately calculating employee overtime. No matter what size your company is, having a system that can help you to accurately keep track of hours …

This Is Why You Should Use a Time Clock for Payroll

Time tracking has always been used in the workplace, although the methods have changed considerably over the years. Regardless of the size of your company, if you have employees, then you need a time tracking system that makes both timekeeping and payroll simple and accurate. Fortunately, time clock tools today are more effective and accurate than ever. They can help …

New Features – Facial Recognition, Delete Report, Overtime Notifications

We just went through a major release here at Buddy Punch and we have a bunch of new features to tell you about!  These features are all currently live and can be used immediately.  There is no additional cost for using them.  For details on the features as well as some information on how to use them, please see below. …

Do This to Prevent Time Theft

Time theft comes in a variety of different forms, whether it’s a disgruntled employee intentionally miscalculating their time, or someone simply exaggerating their hours worked. Some employers might consider a lack of production while an employee’s on the clock a form of time theft as well. Regardless of what form it takes though, time theft can impact your company’s bottom …

How to Keep Your Best Employee

When it comes to your workforce, it’s usually much more cost effective to keep your current employees happy, than it is to hire new ones. With all of the costs involved with recruiting new employees, hiring, and training them; you’re much better off looking for ways to keep your turnover rates low, and working to retain the employees that you …

The Importance of Updating Your Time Management System

Wondering if it’s time to update your time management system? If you’ve been on the fence about updating your time management software, now’s a good time to think about doing so. Time tracking software has come a long way and recent advancements in technology mean that today’s time tracking software offers a number of benefits that old-fashioned systems just don’t …

5 Tips for Maintaining Low Overheads

We’ve all heard the saying, “You have to spend money to make money.” The truth, though, is that this only applies to investments; financial outlays that will help you to generate more income. When it comes to general expenditures and consumables, sometimes making cutbacks to your spending is the most profitable move. Overhead costs are a necessary part of business, …