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The 15 minute story: Adventures of a late employee

Breathless, collar out, shirt un-tucked, heel broken. Your employee is late. Is it real deal or is it one of the hundreds of excuses you've heard before? Sometimes the unthinkable happens, but there are common excuses that are used over and over again. "The traffic...

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New Feature Update – Usernames

Hello fellow punchers. Today we're rolling out a change to usernames that should make your life easier. Before today we required each employee to have an email address - this email address was used for login as well as password resets. Starting today you can now...

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How to Get Forgetful Employees to Remember to Clock In

It’s easy to be forgetful, especially in 2014. People seem to work longer and harder, while trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Our memories and attention spans have shortened, so remembering to clock in may fall to the wayside from time to time. There are...

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Time is Money, Money is Time!

"Time is Money" is an age-old adage that is the cornerstone of many flourishing businesses. Losing time, even in minuscule amounts, can add up quickly and manual time cards are one of the worst offenders. It’s easy to get blindsided at the end of a payroll period when...

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Version 1.4.7 – New Mobile Interface

We have released a new version of Buddy Punch along with a streamlined version of our mobile interface.  We also have produced this instructional video on how to use Buddy Punch on your smartphone.  You can watch it below or view it on our help forum at:...

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Version 1.4.5 Released

Good afternoon. We've released version 1.4.5 which is mainly a maintenance release, however we have finished the overtime feature. Users now have an option to select how their overtime is calculated. California has specific rules - and some users do not want over time...

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Employee Managers – New Feature in Version 1.4.1

Buddy Punch now has employee managers Employee Managers can view or approve time cards for the employees that are assigned to them. Until now, only the Buddy Punch account owner could view and approve time cards.  We have added a new feature in this release to allow...

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What’s New in Version 1.4.0

Buddy Punch just got better, here's how: New Feature : OT Calculations Buddy Punch will automatically calculate overtime hours based on a 40 hour work week.  Save yourself time calculating regular hours and overtime hours for your employees and let Buddy Punch handle...

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You can’t do it all – Let Technology Help

I believe there's a contradiction regarding technology - couriers, fax machines (businesses still use them!), overnight services, assembly lines, etc., supposed to help us gain time in our lives, but in fact saw us more hurried than ever before. I myself marvel at how...

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Why Adwords is Broke

If you own a business I'm sure you use adwords.  If you use any sort of paper advertising I would recommend you at least give it a try.  Like all advertising - half of it works and half of it doesn't - and the real issue is you never know which half.  However if I had...

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The cost of stealing

Everyone likes info graphics.  There are a lot of figures out there, but here's a summary of time stealing.

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What eBay Did

If you own a business that sells on eBay, this won't be news to you.  If you're everyone else - you may not know. eBay has changed more as a company over the past 5 years than most people realize.  Ask someone 5 years ago what eBay did - they'd probably say...

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