2018 Awards – Best Ease of Use and Best Value from Capterra

We’re proud to announce that Buddy Punch has been singled out of hundreds of Time Clock vendors and awarded not one, but two awards!  Only 2 other Time Clock vendors were presented awards from Capterra, so we feel very fortunate to receive them! So what did we get awarded exactly?  And what is Capterra? Buddy Punch received the “Best Ease …

This Is Why Padding Your Timesheet Is Fraud

Although there are rules and laws in place against it, many employees are padding out their timesheets; putting down hours that they didn’t work, and collecting payment for them. As a business, you rely on the honesty and hard work of your employees. Employees are responsible for entering the correct time and data onto their sheets, and managers are responsible …

These Tips Will Help With Motivating Your Staff

It’s no secret that a motivated and engaged workforce is a tremendous asset for any company. In fact, 86% of organizations have a rewards program in place for their employees, and 70% of those organizations have between 3 and 6 programs. What many companies don’t agree on though is the type of measures that should be taken to motivate their …

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Staff Morale

When your employees are engaged and motivated, it can benefit your company in more ways than one. Not only can it lead to improved productivity and cooperation, it can also improve your turnover rates since your team will be less likely to leave. It can also lead to better customer service, and contribute to a more positive workplace environment overall. …

Why Is It So Hard for People to Arrive on Time?

Punctuality is one area where many people struggle. Even for those among us who may have the best intentions, it seems that arriving on time is a constant struggle; and for many, it’s a battle that they’re losing. According to one survey, nearly 30 percent of all Americans arrive late for work each day. Punctuality, it seems, isn’t just a …

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 …