5 Old School Ways To Track Employee Attendance

Screen Shot 2014-02-19 at 10.27.50 AMCompanies all over the world want (read: need) to keep track of employees time. From being aware of their start time / end time, to knowing how late or early they are from their scheduled time, knowing the time and attendance of employees is important.  There are many ways companies try and achieve this;

1. Traditional Punch Clock
2. Manual Hand Written Journal
3. Excel / Google Doc for Attendance
4. Bio-metrics (finger scanner)
5. Honor System

Each have their drawbacks and 4 out of 5 enable massive fraud. Time theft is a big problem in companies and adds up quickly. Imagine an employee who is 5 minutes late for work and leaves 4 minutes early. 9 minutes a day, times 5 days, times 52 weeks is 39 hours a year in paid but unworked time.  Almost a full week!  Now imagine you have multiple employees doing this.  How much time theft is your company allowing?

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