Posts Tagged ‘time clocks’

How to collect multiple remote location employee labour costing time sheets

December 10th, 2014

As soon as you need to collect 15 to 20 time sheets or more each week manually from employees and contractors who work across multiple locations you are faced with 3 major issues that can simply make your work week hell.

Time sheets don’t come in on time
Time sheets are very difficult or impossible to read
Crucial information is missing off the time sheets for employee labour costing or cost centre tracking

I spoke to a customer last week who explained how before going electronic the boss insisted payroll was to be completed each week with or without time sheets arriving on …

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How can I collect employee clockings from very remote locations with no internet or power?

February 4th, 2014

One of the biggest advantages of the JobClock system over other employee time and attendance products is the ability for the JobClock to work on remote locations where there is no power and no Internet.

I took call from another enquiry this week which is common to many of the enquiries we receive for the JobClock system. The customer has a head office in Perth, Western Australia. the next job was on the border of Western Australia Northern Territory and South Australia. We do not get more remote in Australia than this. This job requires a real portable employee time …

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Payroll Questions: What Do You Pay Once You’ve Fired a Team Member?

May 30th, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsmanapply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is remaining …

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Clocking In Systems – The Good and the Bad

May 18th, 2012

Having a method to clock in and out every day isn’t just for payroll purposes.  Clocking in and out allows you to keep track of both employee attendance and productivity as well as deal with pay.  Thus, it’s important to implement a system that works with your business, not against it. Some of the most common time management systems include:


Punch cards – are one of the oldest methods for clocking in, but in an electronic age they’ve become rather outdated. This system can also be time consuming for you to when handling payroll.
Sign in/out …

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Dealing with a UnProductive Employee

April 13th, 2012

In every workplace, there is someone who typically drags the rest of the team down, with a complete lack of productivity. This kind of employee just doesn’t do their part, and may even come up with excuses as to why they aren’t meeting deadlines. He or she may take phone calls, or send text messages during regular working hours.

If you’re considering whether or not they are worth keeping on the project, there are a number of things that you can do:

Talk to their supervisor – a supervisor on the job can provide insight as to whether or not …

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