As back-office functions go, tracking employee hours can sometimes get overlooked. This is especially true for many new businesses with small teams. But the issue of time theft, no matter how big your business, is anything but small. Even a single hour of padding on each employee time card per month can cost a business […]
Many of today’s companies recognize that their employees are the key to their success. Whether their people help drive innovation, create great customer experiences, or follow through on efficiencies, engaged and productive workers typically lead to a successful business. Right now, retaining employees is a hot topic. The Right Point System is a Reward In […]
Sometimes it can be tricky for employees to grasp how payroll works, especially if they’re recent hires and still getting used to your systems. Questions are sure to pop up: When does the pay period end? When do we have to turn in our hours? How long until payday? And if they get caught trying […]
Companies build and drive productive workplace practices in many different ways. Sometimes, maintaining a productive workplace is simply baked into the company’s overall culture. People come to work enthused and ready to contribute. But when that’s not the case, companies use any number of methods to encourage productivity, such as: Employees work hard to achieve […]
Is there a “right time” for a tech startup to add operational management functions, especially if they’re not ready for a human resources department? Some startups begin thinking about HR and management functions when they reach about 20 employees. That’s when a number of federal and state employment laws kick in. Others will apply when […]
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For many professionals, the phrase “cloud-based computing” has become synonymous with business-as-usual, and the promises that come with the cloud, such as rapid deployment, faster services, and greater connectivity, are baked into many modern work environments. However, less than a decade ago, the concept of the cloud was still new and fairly novel for many […]Read More >
Do you remember the proposed overtime changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in 2016? Once in effect, the rule was predicted to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million workers who were not previously eligible under federal law. Plenty of workers were excited about the changes, while many companies were a little concerned. And one sector that […]Read More >
Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. This means that more money is […]Read More >
How stratustime Works
stratustime tracks employee hours through PCs, mobile devices, and POS systems, then automatically transmits time and attendance data to your payroll service. Advanced features like scheduling, PTO accrual, and labor forecasting give HR managers and payroll specialists more time to focus on people instead of data entry.