Do you remember the opening montage for The Flintstones? Fred, the protagonist, is happily moving rocks from the back of his trusty work Stegosaurus. Meanwhile, his manager stands behind him with an eye on the clock. When the end of the work day rolls around, the manager yanks on his Pterodactyl alarm, and away Fred […]
With the increase of labor costs, tracking your employees’ activities are essential to ensuring your project management effectiveness. Depending on your department productivity levels, you can keep your employees engaged with their activities by implementing an advanced point system. A points tracking feature is a flexible function of a time and attendance system that can […]
Managing a team of people who work in multiple locations can be overwhelming. Especially if you are manually keeping track of their time punches, activities, and job-related costs. There are too many opportunities to create an error and further your cost at some point, later down the line. A comprehensive employee management system can enhance […]
One of the first concerns for a front-line employee, supervisor and/or manager is to get their work done. While that should be the top priority for any employee, an executive’s main focus is to work within the parameters of the budget and ensure results are produced from it. To prevent working off of a blank […]
Trust, commitment, accountability, and results are 4 characteristics that can make a team a successful one. When the members of a team learn to master these four characteristics, something very unique happens: a bond is established, cohesive development takes place, and your department or organization is working productively. It All Starts With a Good foundation […]
Engaging and motivating employees can be a frustrating task. Many managers and/or supervisors often overlook the need to keep their employees motivated. It’s not about the ‘how’ – it’s about the ‘why’ Different things motivate people. It’s just a matter of determining why they’re motivated. Each staff member on your team has his or her […]
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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.