Seventy years ago, it wasn't uncommon for doctors to make house calls. In rural areas and big cities alike, the healthcare industry was a nomadic career that required attending births and caring for the sick in their own home. Today's healthcare landscape may look different now but an aging population coupled with out-of-control spending in inpatient institutions makes in-home care an attractive and necessary option for tomorrow's healthcare industry. As the healthcare industry transitions from the hospital to the home, healthcare leaders need to start considering how to manage these changes effectively and time keeping is the perfect place to start.
With the average employee stealing 4 hours and 5 minutes every week, getting a handle on your timesheets is essential. Yet many businesses don't realize that this immense cost can take almost five percent of their own payroll expenses annually and may be easier than they think. Stop time theft today by identifying these six ways your employees could be manipulating their timesheets.
How much environmental damage are you doing with your time tracking system? Whether you're depending on excel spreadsheets or paper punch cards, employers who are looking to reduce their carbon footprint can start by changing to an automated timekeeping system. Not only do automated systems help employees stay compliant with company procedures, but they also reduce unnecessary waste. Consider these reasons to start your green initiative with an overhaul of your timekeeping system.
Maybe you've had the same system for years. A simple excel worksheet or paper schedule may do the trick when everything is running according to plan, but everything may not actually be going as smoothly as you think. If you aren't using time and attendance software, look out for these four hints that you have a timesheet issue.