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, …

How to Build a Support Network for Your Small Business

Owning a business can be extremely rewarding, but it isn’t without its share of frustrations. Troubles getting your startup to take off, cash-flow problems, and difficulties managing your workforce are all issues that can easily arise; catching even the most scrupulous business owner off guard. The fact is that all business owners will encounter stressful situations from time to time; …

6 Big Wins to Improving Employee Productivity

As business owners, we know the problems that are caused when employees aren’t motived. Common side-effects include lower productivity, along with a dip in workplace morale. There’s also reduced profits, poor customer service, higher turnover rates, and more stress. Not to mention that unhappy employees may be tempted to take more sick days as well. A thriving and productive workforce, …

Why You Should Track Employee Data

For any company with employees, there’s a lot of data that’s generated each day; from hours worked, to time off, websites visited, targets met, and more. Depending on how many employees you have the prospect of data collection and tracking can quickly start to feel like a full-time job! For companies, though, having access to the right data is invaluable. …

How to Improve Your Payroll System

Regardless of how large or small your company is, if you have employees then you know the struggles of trying to ensure that you have a solid payroll system in place. Getting your team paid on time and correctly, though, is vital; for both your company and your employees. In addition to ensuring accurate paychecks, it’s also important to prepare …