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16 November 2020

Customizable Workforce Management Shaping Business Performance

Posted by Meg McCormick

Workforce management software is a key component to efficiently managing a business. So, having the capability to customize the software to fit specific needs and preferences is important. Customizable software acknowledges different aspects of the workday and tailors to the specific needs of any business. This article will describe a few customizable components that better business performance.

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26 October 2020

Why Law Enforcement Agencies Benefit from Workforce Management

Posted by Meg McCormick

Due to the complex scheduling and time and attendance needs in the law enforcement community, a system that effectively and efficiently manages it all is critical. A law enforcement workforce management solution guarantees that an agency will run efficiently so onboarding such a solution is a must. Yet, do law enforcement agencies always succeed at finding the best solution? 

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12 October 2020

Biometric Time Clock Myths Debunked

Posted by Meg McCormick

Biometric time clocks are improving the way businesses track employees. As technology continues to improve, so can the organizational process of a business. An investment towards strengthening organizational skills in a business by efficiently tracking employee hours results in saving time and money. Now, who would turn that down?  

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28 September 2020

Consider These Questions Prior to Purchasing Workforce Management Software

Posted by Meg McCormick

Looking to purchase a workforce management system? Not sure how to evaluate prospective vendors? There are hundreds of workforce management vendors who appear to offer similar products with different price tags. So, what are key questions to ask when searching for the perfect workforce management software? 

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21 September 2020

Efficiently Utilize Resources with Workforce Management

Posted by Meg McCormick

Recording and keeping track of employee time and activity can be a major hassle. Traditionally, time is documented using Excel, Microsoft or even on handwritten slips of paper. Yikes! When push comes to shove, most managers who are in charge will voice their frustration regarding the monotonous process that is, employee time and attendance. To their dismay, often their frustrations are dismissed. However, when dismissing these frustrations, an organization is also dismissing an opportunity to build an organized, cohesive workforce that will, in return, provide increasing success and fulfillment.  

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17 August 2020

Why Proper Organization Within A Municipality Is Beneficial

Posted by Meg McCormick

Municipalities are uniquely complex entities that are categorized by being in the realm of corporate and political organizations. Organized by residents of the area and mandated by the state, a municipality’s purpose is to provide public services to those who reside within that specific region of the state.

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03 August 2020

What to Expect from Your Police Department Post COVID-19

Posted by Meg McCormick

Law enforcement operations have been heavily altered through the effects of COVID-19. Substitute methods of penalty have been applied to keep both civilians and front-line workers at a lower risk of contracting the coronavirus.  

 

Quarantine regulations presented complications within departments nationwide as many officers did not return to duty after their temporary leave had ended. Due to a lack in personnel, strategic planning was necessary to rebuild new shift schedules. So, how will departments bounce back post COVID-19 changes? What changes will revert to original procedure and which will remain? 

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19 April 2019

5 Must-Have Features: Time & Attendance Solutions

Posted by Michelle Grossman

The public sector is responsible for ensuring public safety while effectively managing their workforce. With such important jobs on the line, it’s imperative that government workforces are armed with robust time, attendance and workforce solutions that best serve their most complex scheduling needs.

If you’re in search of a time and attendance solution for your agency, use the checklist below to make sure all your boxes are ticked to ensure you’re getting the most bang for your buck, all while reaping the best benefits.

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27 March 2019

Public Sector, Consider Tracking Attendance With Scheduling Software

Posted by VCS Software

Anyone who has tried to track employee time manually knows just how time-consuming it is to complete a weekly schedule, never-mind the fact that they know how frustrating it is. Entering employee work information is traditionally done by filling out an Excel spreadsheet, but in government workforces such as a police department - where extra duty and overtime calculations are commonplace - it is very difficult for administrators to keep track of day-to-day developments.

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28 February 2019

5 Benefits of Tracking Time & Attendance

Posted by Michelle Grossman

In addition to being equipped to handle complex shift patterns that often come along with the public sector workforce, time and attendance solutions can benefit government entities in a variety of ways. Read on below to learn more about the top 5 ways your workforce can benefit from tracking time and attendance.

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