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Choosing a Time and Attendance System

Posted by Mairead Walsh on Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Sucessful organisations today realise that in order to beat the competition, they need to optimise their use of labour – their single largest overhead – and minimise labour-related costs. For this reason many organisations are replacing their stand-alone, often manual systems used to manage employee hours and working patterns with integrated software-driven systems that make the whole process of managing attendance, absenteeism, overtime, scheduling and leave considerably easier.

Time and Attendance System

Modern Time & Attendance systems meet the needs both of the business and the employees.
When properly configured and implemented, they can deliver tremendous savings, efficiencies and assist in streamlining the business.

But with so many systems around how do you get to grips with what will work best for your business and fit in with your organisational culture?  We have put together some advice and tips to help you do the homework needed in order to purchase a Time and Attendance System. It is not a buyer’s Guide, it won’t tell you which system is best but it will tell you what to look out for, both in the product itself and in a supplier and by using it you should be able to avoid some of the common pitfalls, and increase your chances of making a sound investment decision.

  • In this guide you will gain advice and tips about: 
  • Best practices when purchasing a system
  • Questions to ask potential suppliersWhat to expect from the product & supplier
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Topics: Time & Attendance