Jim Courtwood
Author of the Time & Attendance Consultant's Guide Series

5 Tips for selecting an employee time cock system

1) Determine your specific needs: Before selecting an employee time clock system, identify your business requirements. You should consider factors such as the number of employees, the nature of their work, and the frequency of payroll processing. This information will help you to choose a time clock system that is suitable for your business.

2) Look for user-friendly features: A good time clock system should be easy to use and operate. Features such as biometric authentication, mobile accessibility, and automatic syncing with payroll software can save time and reduce errors.

3) Consider the hardware: There are different types of time clock hardware available, including biometric readers, swipe cards, and PIN-based systems. Each type has its pros and cons, and you should choose one that best suits your business needs.

4) Review the software capabilities: A time clock system's software can have a significant impact on its functionality. Features like tracking time off, overtime, and meal breaks are critical, and you should ensure that the software supports them. You should also consider the software's reporting capabilities to ensure that you can generate accurate and detailed reports.

5) Research vendor reputation and support: Finally, when selecting a time clock system, consider the vendor's reputation and support. You should look for a vendor with a good track record of delivering quality products and excellent customer service. Check online reviews, ask for references, and investigate the vendor's level of support, including training and technical support.

These five tips will assit in evaluating the many time clocks systems and their vendors. If you would like further assistance with selecting a suitable product I would be happy to assist your further and I can be contacted using the detials below.

Jim Courtwood

Time & Attendance Consultant


1300 553 254