Easier Employee Tracking

Employees constitute the top layer of an organization’s functionality, delivering human resources in all departments to help an organization realize its objectives. If you run a large organization with many employees, you have the challenge of dealing with different issues concerning employees’ performance at all levels. Effective tracking of your employees and your business can have positive results on the …

Version 2.0 – Reports

We have released version 2.0 of Buddy Punch, with a new Reports Tab.  You now have options to dive into your payroll hours with some custom reports.  You can review Daily Hours, In and Out Activity, or a PTO Summary to see how much PTO an employee may have taken over a course of time.  We also added in a …

The 7 Most Effective Ways to Track Trends in Your Industry

If you are the type of person who loves keeping up with the Kardashians, then chances are high that you probably know everything that happens in their celebrity family. The same idea can be transferred into your industry, by keeping up with the latest trends, if you want to stay above your competitors. Here a seven ways to track trends …

Start-Ups: How To Get A Return On Your Investment

The observation that you need to spend money to make money isn’t wrong. Having good seed money is important to starting any business; you’re going to have to pour large sums of money into your business’ infrastructure at the outset, whether that means buying a facility, purchasing equipment or raw materials for your employees to work with, or finding good …

Inspirational Business Leaders from 2014

Business leaders that have paved the way for innovative ideas, inspiration, and motivation to keep at it, all lend their hand in proving that the “little guy” can succeed and even thrive. With ideas turned to implemented products and services, such as the move to paperless online timecard software, small businesses and beginning entrepreneurs are continuing to prove that small-time …

Providing the Right Foods Can Lead to a Healthier Workplace

When you have a number of people that work together in an office, they are all susceptible to any germs or illnesses that any employee may have. Workplace productivity is greatly affected by the number of people that miss work when they are sick. If people are truly sick, they should stay home, especially if they are contagious. The problem …

Changes in Employee Management

Undoubtedly, management of employees has changed dramatically over the past few decades, in the same way that the average person’s mode of living has changed. New technology accommodates and even pushes the public to adapt to new ways of life. We now talk to our friends and family all day, no matter where they are in the world, without actually …

Version 1.5.2 – Dashboard Links

Hello Fellow Punchers – We released a very small update today.  You may not even notice it, but on the dashboard under Punched In, each person’s name is now also a link to their time card.  So if Joe Smith is punched in today, but you want to quickly know if he was working yesterday – just click on his …

Outsourcing and Accountability – Monitoring the Quality of Independent Contractors

Outsourcing has become a mainstay of businesses today as it provides many benefits. If done right, companies can save money by hiring independent contractors instead of full time employees to provide basic services. These may include anything from accounting and payroll, customer service, human resources, information technology, web design, advertising, marketing, including the emerging market of social media. Outside consultants …

Payday Requirements by State

Almost every state has laws which determine the regularity for paying employees, often referred to as “the pay day requirement.” Most states have pay day laws which require payments to be made either twice a month (semi-monthly), or every other week (bi-weekly), but some states require weekly or monthly payments. California and Illinois require paychecks to be handed out on …