Employee time tracking
27.04.2020Back to blog list
On both fronts, time tracking software stands to render the lives of employees and employers much easier. Employees often lack motivation or postpone tasks and find themselves spending time on distractions in order to put off matters that don’t actually take particularly long or they are tempted to socializing and burn time as they watch the clock. In many countries, employers have achieved shorter workdays for their employees with their work appropriately paid for thanks to more efficient practices. One of these is real time tracking. With the plethora of features that a time tracking program can provide, goals are achieved much more efficiently and then employees are able to then go about their days and socialize with their friends in person.
Some of the tools that such a time tracking app can provide are real-time dashboards where a project manager or team member can organize and perform project time tracking of team tasks and tasks assigned to individual team members alike. Chats are available that are tailored to the project that the team members can communicate on as well. Meanwhile, activity reports with respect to the apps that employees are spending time on can show in the form of a graph or a Gantt chart how an employee’s attention is actually being spent. Team leaders can provide templates and do so in real time so that everything is updated. Files can be stored online and Excel projects can be imported and integrated online. Team time tracking can also show the effectiveness of the team leader. PERT charts display how much time a task is supposed to take, and if a task is taking too long, he can inquire about it ahead of time so that the work doesn’t pile up and issues and anxiety can be taken care of before procrastination or minor mishaps end up causing major amounts of wasted time.
Project risk management must also be taken into account, such as the current risks that companies are being affected by. Fraud, for example is far more common than most people believe. There are so many risks that a company is faced with and if a company lets just one major risk slip its grasps, it could potentially mean the end of it. That is why software in this area of project management is important for any company as well, as it cannot always foresee many of the inside and outside risks that it will encounter. An employee time-tracking app is an indispensable tool. The more companies analyze the people who perform each little task of the business that it does, the more efficient it can render it. It would cost a company with numerous employees a lot more money to not use a time tracking program than to use one.