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Pros and Cons of Manual vs. Automated Attendance Systems

Posted by Team Synerion on January 2018

Payroll management can be a headache no matter what the size of your company. Recently, Kessler International published a survey which revealed almost 80 percent of all service industry and retail employees have ‘stolen time’ in one way or another. ‘Stealing time’ typically means the employees are misreporting hours, having colleagues clock them in or out, or are staying on the clock when they are not working. While you can track your employees’ time and attendance manually or via an automated system, both have their benefits and their drawbacks. Read on to see which system best meets your needs.

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Topics: Time and Attendance, Employee Attendance, time and attendance solution, workplace automation

The best employee scheduling app for the Healthcare industry

Posted by Team Synerion on November 2017

Employee scheduling is a vital part of the healthcare industry. Without effective scheduling that can be quickly reviewed, employees can burn out and morale can suffer. As well, unused off time can accumulate and become expensive due to double payment. As well, ensuring that your healthcare facility is properly staffed means that you have as many people as you need but no one is standing around idly. With an effective scheduling app, you can keep everyone's days and hours together to make sure everyone is properly utilized.

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Topics: Health Care, Healthcare, Employee Attendance

4 Ways Attendance Software Can Help Improve the Manufacturing Industry

Posted by Team Synerion on September 2017

Manufacturing is a never-ending cycle of production that needs to keep up with the increasing demands of an expanding market. It requires a workforce that never sleeps and supervisors that don’t sleep on the job of monitoring the time and attendance of employees.

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Topics: manufacturing, Employee Attendance

Effectively Manage Productivity With an Online Attendance System

Posted by Team Synerion on July 2017

Tracking attendance can be an incredible time drain for management – a time drain that can be easily remedied with a reliable and accurate online attendance system. One of the biggest problems with traditional time and attendance trackers is that they can only be accessed from a specific network or on a company computer. This means that you are required to set aside time to manage attendance, something that can be difficult to do with constant interruptions at the office.

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Topics: Employee Attendance, time and attendance solution

The Importance of Properly Tracking Employee Hours

Posted by Team Synerion on June 2017

When it comes to tracking hours, employers want a method that is going to be accurate and is easy to follow through with. While tracking time seems like a simple thing to keep track of, it is often something that isn’t followed. It helps keep track of payroll as well as time off and vacation. A mistake in tracking hours can have an impact on your employees pay check, and it can also affect the business. It is vital to keep your employees satisfied to help keep their productivity up.

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Topics: Employee Attendance

How an Employee Reward System Improves Attendance and Morale

Posted by Team Synerion on May 2017

One of the biggest challenges facing a manager in today's workforce is how to increase productivity and improve attendance. The old-fashioned school of thought on employee attendance is that it is mandatory and that it is more a matter of enforcing compliance than it is encouraging participation. However, given the changes in a workforce where we are seeing so much work being completed remotely with only management attending a centralized workplace, this is a case where it may be a time to rely a little more on the carrot and less on the stick.

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Topics: Employee Attendance

Ideas for Improving Attendance in the Workplace

Posted by Team Synerion on December 2015

Absenteeism costs businesses millions of dollars in productivity and sales loss every year. Combating that loss isn't an easy battle though. Absenteeism is caused by an combination of factors and creating a unified plan to reduce it can be challenging. Use these ideas to reduce employee absenteeism in your workplace. 

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Topics: Time and Attendance, Employee Attendance

How to Handle Employee Attendance Issues

Posted by Team Synerion on January 2015

Managers that understand the bottom line costs of partial shift absences and loafing on the job know that it's important to curb those abuses, but may not know exactly how to handle employee attendance issues. With the proper equipment and organizational empowerment, employers can ensure that employee attendance problems are handled swiftly and fairly. 


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Topics: Employee Attendance

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