Every second counts for the modern day workforce

The 8-hour workday has gone by the wayside. In a cab, at the beach and everywhere in between, today’s workers are never more than a few clicks away from joining a meeting, checking email or collaborating on important projects. The onus is now on companies to keep pace with the mobile workforce.

If workers are getting things done around the clock, how do you track their time effectively? If they’re working everywhere from Brazil to the Ukraine, how do you accurately follow their contributions to a project while keeping an eye on resource usage? The key is to meet them where they already are—on their mobile devices.

Goodbye, 9-5

The modern workforce isn’t shy about getting work done at any hour of the day. 9-5 is more of a rarity than a reality, thanks to technological advances in the mobile realm. An assortment of devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones are making the 24-7 workday a new standard.

Previously easy to monitor, workdays are now an HR nightmare to track. For one, workers have never enjoyed trying to keep track of all their hours. It gets confusing jumping from meeting to meeting and logging on and off all day. No wonder companies face chronic disorganization in their time-tracking processes, not to mention employee deceit, human error and compliance issues that can cost millions.

Mobile Apps for Mobile workers

There are 24 hours in a day, but as employees cross time zones and work remotely and at odd hours, even the 24-hour day becomes a blur. To keep track of employee hours in a mobile, cloud-based workforce, companies must meet employees on the devices they already use.

The modern workforce requires a mobile application to do nearly everything. Tracking time immediately and accurately is no exception. On a mobile app, a contract employee can clock hours right after work happens, on a business trip, from their hotel room or in an airplane. This allows managers to review the hours and push payroll through on schedule. Businesses, in turn, potentially save themselves the millions of dollars that can be lost to compliance fines and revenue leakage. Businesses end up with an accurate payroll and projects that stay on budget, worth its weight in gold—and in mobile devices.

Time is money. Keep track of it.

By making time tracking a simple, mobile process, companies can finally embrace the boon of having a workforce that gets things done everywhere and at all hours of the day. Mobile apps are fast removing the complication from time tracking, freeing up workers and HR alike to better allocate their brainpower.

Original Source: Business2Community

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

Webinar Recap: Uncover Huge Profits with Accurate Project Time Tracking

As remote employees become part and parcel of the new normal, most leaders are beginning to realize that they need a better way to manage their projects, people, time and…Read More

Replicon Announces Time Intelligence Platform for Cloud-based Solutions from SAP for the Professional Services Industry

Replicon Time Tracking for Service Organizations Delivers a Single Source of Truth for Time. Redwood City, CA – October 22nd, 2020  – Replicon announced today that its Time Tracking for…Read More

Global Compliance Desk – Maine, United States

New Earned Employee Leave in Maine Governor Janet Mills signed L.D. 369, An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave, in May 2019, which will become effective on January 1, 2021. Currently,…Read More

Top 10 Ways to Get Employees to Fill in Timesheets

  It comes as no surprise to anyone in the business world that there is one cardinal rule when it comes to employee time tracking: employees hate to fill out…Read More

Will AI replace consultants?

The onset of AI and smart machines automating formerly-human jobs has been discussed at length as of late -- often in relation to manufacturing and manual labor jobs. And yet,…Read More

6 steps for fast-tracking profitability in your consulting practice

Advice aimed at entrepreneurs and small businesses tends to be heavily product-oriented, but in reality the majority of US small businesses fall under the “Professional, Scientific, Technical, and Other Services”…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