The House of Blogs

Can mining piles of data lead to profitable insights about employee vacations? We reckoned the answer to that (and much more) was hidden in the troves of time-tracking info we host for our customers. Access to this kind of powerful aggregated data is one of the major benefits of being on a SaaS platform. So we obtained anonymized data from willing participants, combed through it to see what insights we could get and packaged it as our first ever “Productivity Index.” We hope this type of visibility will make it easier for companies to look ahead, and make adjustments to sustain their revenue streams. For example, they’ll avoid slumps in productivity by correctly anticipating when employees will request vacation time, and adding fill-in help accordingly. But the helpful insight in this case isn’t about the most-requested time of year for vacation (it’s June through August, which you probably guessed). Rather, it’s learning what percentage of people plan to be away from work: 52 percent more than in the spring. This knowledge can help companies implement productive strategies.

What else does the Replicon Productivity Index reveal? There’s much more than we can cover in a blog post, but many of the facts aren’t as easy to guess as you might think. For example, we all know it’s common for people to take an extra day off either before or after a holiday. But which of the following is NOT among the top three holidays that most often require an extra day of celebration or recovery? Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, or Thanksgiving. Find the answer in our press release, and prepare to hear much more about insights you can use, from our Productivity Index.

Get started today.
Set up a free trial based on your business needs. Start Free Trial

4 Ways to Drive Efficiency in Your Nonprofit

HR Daily Advisor | Dec 03, 2019 By Maggie Deptuck, Global SVP at Replicon Nonprofit organizations (NPOs) have a lot on their plates. Aside from operating with limited funds, maintaining…Read More

Global Compliance Desk – Nevada

Nevada Enacts Bill Regarding Paid Personal Leave and Minimum Wage Nevada has recently passed a personal leave law (SB312), which, valid from January 1, 2020, will require private employers with…Read More

Global Compliance Desk – United States

Overtime Pay Update The U.S. Department of Labor has declared a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers qualified for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). …Read More

Time and Attendance Orientation Guide

In a growing business, the day will eventually come when managing time and attendance on paper becomes both inefficient and risky, especially when trying to balance things like overtime, paid…Read More

Using shared services? These five technologies are a must

As organizations continue to scrutinize operating costs and look for areas to drive efficiencies, shared services centers (SSCs) are a no-brainer. The concept of a multi-function SSC has been around…Read More

Miscalculating wages by a few cents led to this company paying a six-figure lawsuit

West Marine Products, which operates a chain of retail stores across the United States specializing in boating supply and fishing equipment, recently settled a class action lawsuit involving 707 former…Read More
  • Cloud
  • In The News
  • Corporate
  • Professional Services Management
  • Project and Program Management
  • Shared Services Management
  • Time and Attendance Management
  • Workforce Management
  • Customer Feature
  • Feature Update
  • Time Intelligence
  • Industry News
  • Webinar Recap
  • Global Compliance Updates
  • 
    Chat with us
    How can we help you?