TimeClockOnline.com was designed to track time but it can also record jobs as an instance of work done, ignoring the hours and minutes all together.
For some businesses this is important because not every company, team, or freelancer needs to track the time they spend on projects. Sometimes, just tracking the project itself is all that is needed for billing.
Geckoboard.com is a new web-based service I recently discovered. They offer a fancy looking, customizable dashboard so employees can quickly review important, real-time business related metrics such as analytics, CRM, support, sales, and more all in one place. The dashboard display is sleek, yet flexible and is designed to function on everything from a smart phone to large screen monitors. Continue reading
Stringent record keeping is probably a company’s best defense against claims made by employees for payroll violations and allegations such as discrimination (age, sex, race, disability) and wrongful termination.
Cases against employers are on the rise in this country and it’s just not wise to assume that “it will never happen to me”. From time to time tenured employees turn on employers. Sometimes brand new employees quit and file complaints. And sometimes even potential employees file discrimination charges.
Keeping time records and human resources records can help protect employers in these cases.