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Shift Premiums Added To Roles

Shift Premiums Added To Roles

We've launched a new feature - shift premiums. These can be used to pay an employee an extra amount or hours per shift. For example, if an employee works the night shift and gets paid an extra $100, you can assign that to their role. Or if an employee has to travel...

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Lead Generation

Lead Generation

10 Lead Generating Strategies for Small BusinessWhether you’re just starting out or are an established small business, a good portion of your time, or your staff’s, is likely spent on lead generation. Lead generation is the actions or tactics you use to attract...

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Leadership Qualities

Leadership Qualities

7 Attributes of a Great Small Business LeaderGreat leadership is essential for any business to succeed. Without it, it is nearly impossible for a company to grow and expand in ever-changing markets. This may be especially true for small businesses that are often...

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7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from Home

7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from Home

7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from HomeIn this year like no other year, many people have been forced to work from home. If you are used to, and happy with, an office environment, this change can be rather unsettling. There are a whole host of potential...

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Taking Care of Your Employees’ Mental Health

Taking Care of Your Employees’ Mental Health

11 Ways to Improve Mental Health at Your Small Business(Pandemic or No Pandemic)Mental health issues in the workplace have certainly been exacerbated by the global pandemic, but they most certainly existed before the pandemic hit. In fact, pre-COVID statistics show...

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Improving Communication at Your Small Business

Improving Communication at Your Small Business

11 Ways to Improve Communication at Your Small BusinessImportance of Communication Effective communication, both internal and external, is essential to the success of any business. It improves business performance in several different ways. First, good communication...

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Motivating Your Small Business Employees

Motivating Your Small Business Employees

8 Ways to Motivate Your Small Business EmployeesMotivating employees, getting them to work for your business as if it were their own, is an inherently difficult task, but an extremely important one. Replacing employees can be very expensive, and the impact of losing...

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Recruiting

Recruiting

Finding Big Talent for Small Business10 Recruiting Tips for SMEsSmall businesses are the engine that drives our economy. Even still, since they are often without Human Resources departments, finding the right employees can be a time-consuming and frustrating endeavor,...

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Attendance Tracking

Attendance Tracking

The Importance of Attendance TrackingFor Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), their employees are often their biggest asset, and also their biggest expense. So when employees miss work for long stretches of time - possibly due to injury, illness or mental health...

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Raise vs. Bonus

Raise vs. Bonus

Is it Better to Reward Performance with a Raise or a Bonus? (Depends which side of the cheque you’re on.) Hiring the best employees is a difficult task, and an essential part of running a successful business. Retaining these employees is every bit as important. You...

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How to receive reports automatically

How to receive reports automatically

Would you like to receive one of the reports in TimeWellSchedule automatically? If so, follow these steps to set it up and have yourself and team members receive it each week.   Follow these steps...

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In Search of Payroll Accuracy

In Search of Payroll Accuracy

Where there are humans, there is the chance of human errorPayroll is an essential system within your business. How it works, particularly how accurate it is, can have a  direct impact on your bottom line. Inaccuracy will cost you money. And this can be magnified for...

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How can I confirm my app is connected?

How can I confirm my app is connected?

There are a few ways to confirm your app is connected to the internet and our server. The first is on the main screen: The icon at the bottom right is greenYour logo is loaded The other way is to check your list of employees is loaded. Go to the settings (press the i...

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Setting up geofencing

Setting up geofencing

Geofencing allows you to control punch abilities within a specific area. We STRONGLY recommend using a phone with a GPS as a web browser does not always provide an accurate result. Read more...

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What is Geofencing?

What is Geofencing?

Save Time and Money with GeofencingToday’s business environment is highly competitive. Business owners are always on the lookout for technology that can help improve their operations and give them a competitive advantage. Geofencing for time tracking and employee...

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Geofencing coming soon

Geofencing coming soon

We are in the final tests of our geo-fencing feature. With this new feature you will be able to lock employees to only punch IN/OUT at specific addresses you set up. The setup will be simple, you will enter an address and range (ex. 50m) and if an employee is WITHIN...

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New  PUNCH IN alert module for COVID-19

New PUNCH IN alert module for COVID-19

We’ve launched a new alert module to prompt employees about COVID-19 symptoms before they punch in. This new feature will prompt them and if they respond YES, alert their manager and/or block their entry.   To set this up and turn on, read the HOW TO here.

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Coming Soon – Employee Covid Alert

Coming Soon – Employee Covid Alert

We are working on a new feature so you can ask your employees if they have COVID symptoms when punching in.If the employee responds NO, they punch in as normal.If the employee responds YES, you can alert their manager and block their punch.Stay tuned for more...

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Premium Pay for Payworks

Premium Pay for Payworks

We've added support for Payworks now. Premium pay will be exported in column L. ** PLEASE SEND THE FILE TO PAYWORKS THE FIRST TIME AFTER TURNING THIS ON SO THEY CAN MAP IT CORRECTLY ** With the changes to business operations we launched a VERY quick change to...

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Biometrics Upgrade

Biometrics Upgrade

Over the weekend we launched an update to the biometric module. This update has a higher resolution which means the quality of our scans will be better. For existing employees without any issues, there is nothing you need to do. For employees who are having an...

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Server issue – Mar 19, 2020

Server issue – Mar 19, 2020

We've noticed one of our servers responding shortly. Hosting is looking into this and addressing the issue. We expect to be down for a short moment. Update 11:30am - It looks like we are being hit with an overload of requests. We are not sure why, we are working on...

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Latest Updates – March 2020

Latest Updates – March 2020

We’ve just launched the following updates to the site: If an employee completely misses punching for a shift, you can now copy their SCHEDULED hours to the PAID in the time card review sheet. 2. We’ve added an employee password reset option on the MY LOGIN page We’ve...

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How Do I Add a Manual Time Card?

How Do I Add a Manual Time Card?

Go to TIME CARD & PAYROLL in the menu Click Review, Update and Approve Time Cards Click the department the employee is in (or ALL) Find the day you want to add (if need be, change the date picker to the week in question). Click ADD TIME CARD Fill in the...

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How Do I Add a Manual Time Card?

How Do I Add a Manual Time Card?

Go to TIME CARD & PAYROLL in the menu Click Review, Update and Approve Time Cards Click the department the employee is in (or ALL) Find the day you want to add (if need be, change the date picker to the week in question). Click ADD TIME CARD Fill in the...

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Updates

Updates

We’ve launched some new updates Take a look: Updated the Daily Vital Signs to show all LY values, and the change If the vital sign email goes out and the day was a holiday, we indicate that in the email, ** NOTE - Monday Feb 17, 2020 was Family Day You can quickly see...

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Updates

Updates

We’ve launched some new updates Take a look: Updated the Daily Vital Signs to show all LY values, and the change   If the vital sign email goes out and the day was a holiday, we indicate that in the email, ** NOTE - Monday Feb 17, 2020 was Family Day  You...

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New Payroll Report

New Payroll Report

We've added a new payroll report called Hour and Shift TOTAL ONLY Preparation Report This report is similar to the Hour and Shift Report except that instead of breaking out the information by weeks it shows just the totals for all the weeks selected.

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Shift Swap & Sick Day Updates

Shift Swap & Sick Day Updates

We just launched 2 updates last night: 1. When an employee puts their shift up for swap on the system and two different employees want to take it, you can just approve ONE and the other is declined and both get an email. One declined and one approved....

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Updates to system

Updates to system

Over the weekend we launched a few updates to the system On the absence page when viewing the absence details we show WHO created the absence (in case it wasn't the employee) On the employee dashboard (the list of everyone working today), we've added the option to...

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Changing BREAK and MEALS

Changing BREAK and MEALS

If you have employees who punch incorrectly for a BREAK or MEAL when it was meant for the other, you can now change it. Go to the dashboard and find the employee. In the ACTION drop down, you will see a new option. Click it and confirm the action and the break or...

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2 IMPORTANT UPDATES THIS WEEKEND

2 IMPORTANT UPDATES THIS WEEKEND

We have 2 important updates coming this weekend. 1. For those using biometrics, the employee code update will be launched. We've sent an email out on this to all administrators. 2. We've made some updates to the app, you will see an update pushed for both iOS and...

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Update to employee section

Update to employee section

`We’ve updated the employee listing page to match the rest of the site’s look and feel. This allows for Quicker load time Easy searches Responsive layout  We’ve also updated the employee add/edit page, so like functions are grouped and easier to find with the top...

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Adding labels in shifts

Adding labels in shifts

You can now create shifts that are just labels, for example, ON CALL shifts. This new feature will put a place holder on the scheduling page but will NOT change your budgeted hours. You can drag and drop and delete these shifts just like any other shift. Read the how...

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New Updates To TimeWellScheduled

New Updates To TimeWellScheduled

Update #1 When you copy a schedule you now have the option to copy notes or NOT copy notes: Screen Shot 2019-09-25 at 9.04.14 AM.png Update #2 A few clients have asked for more important dates, so we've added 3 new dates to the employee profile: Employee Review 30 day...

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