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Benefits of an Online Time and Attendance Software for your Business

By
Margaret
Mwangi

Several years ago, businesses used traditional methods to track employees' attendance which involved filling attendance forms manually. This process was cumbersome and time-consuming. Thankfully, technology has advanced and given way to online time and attendance software.Switching to an electronic time and attendance system helps you track employees' working hours more conveniently and streamlines workforce management altogether. Also, such a system reduces paperwork for the HR department and leaves more time to attend to more important tasks.

Some of the benefits of using an online time and attendance software include

  • Enhanced accuracy: An online time and attendance software stores accurate time records and minimize errors of manual data entry. and the HR department uses this data to prepare accurate payrolls.
  • Efficient payroll processing: Most of the electronic time-sheets are connected to HR and payroll system which helps to calculate employee’s working hours including overtime and the data used to automatically calculate the payroll.
  • Convenience: A major advantage of electronic time-sheets is that they can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. A software with a mobile application makes it easy to monitor employees working from home including those on field assignments.
  • Prevent buddy punching and time theft: Unlike paper time-sheets where employees can sign in for their colleagues, online time and attendance systems require the person to be there to clock in. Such software supports bio-metric devices where you need to place your fingerprints when checking in or out.
  • Easy integration and customization: An organization can choose an attendance system based on their nature of work. The attendance systems are integrated with third-party hardware such as biometric devices to capture GPS details. The system should help you create customized shifts depending on your organization's needs.
  • Instant report generation: An online time and attendance software stores information in a single database. This makes it easier for businesses to analyze and generate reports in real-time. The inbuilt reports feature makes it easy to generate single or group reports either daily, weekly, or monthly.

Why Time and Attendance Software?

To conclude, online time and attendance software is crucial for every business today. It helps track employee time and attendance efficiently and making the payroll process seamless. explore our complete employee management and payment solution to get a 14-day FREE UNLIMITED access to our payroll & HRM solution.

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