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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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Time Tracking and Attendance Primer: Beyond the Clock


Punch clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders. Most organizations are opting for newer methods to track their employees’ time and attendance. Today’s time tracking technology is not just about capturing hours—it’s about where those hours are allocated and how productive they are. TEC analyst Sherry Fox reviews some of the key features of current time tracking software and highlights some popular vendors.

time and labor tracking  taking and tracking of time and attendance of your workforce still a manual process? Are you using any kind of time and attendance software in your organization? Welcome to the 21st century and to the world of advanced time-tracking technologies. Punch clocks, time clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders: we’ve heard them called different things over the decades, and time tracking has come a long way since the days of manual timesheets and punch cards. While some companies prefer the Read More

Labor Management Systems: Optimizing Worker Productivity While Reducing Labor Costs


Labor management systems (LMSs) are used primarily as a way for distribution operations to manage and track its labor activities. This includes real-time interaction with warehouse management and warehouse control systems in order to collect data on what workers are doing, how many locations they have visited, what inventory they have handled, what equipment they have used, and what paths they

time and labor tracking  a specific task. Actual time can then be compared to the standards that have been established for that task. With this information, workers receive immediate feedback on their performance. Having access to this invaluable information helps managers facilitate the •    completion of performance reviews; •    creation of performance targets; •    measurement of actual productivity against expected performance; •    calculation of incentive and compensation rates; •    creation of Read More

KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management


Kronos, the company that introduced the first micro-processor time clock in the 1970s, knows how tricky workforce management (WFM) can be. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at WFM challenges facing organizations, particularly those with large, complex workforces, and how Kronos’ innovative solutions help companies control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity.

time and labor tracking  1000 companies, use Kronos time and attendance (T&A), scheduling, absence management, human resources (HR) and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.   What’s So Tricky about Workforce Management? I understand that employees on hourly wages tend to cheat with the clocking-in and -out times (no reporting being late, taking longer breaks, etc., see Kronos’ recent survey findings on which employees worldwide tend to “fudge” their clocks to get more pay), but what is the big deal about Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters


It appears that several of Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) Solomon's truly differentiating traits, which could not have been easily or quickly replicated by its seemingly more robust brethren products within the MBS division, will have been a good enough reason for Microsoft to continue to bolster the product rather than to consider any other less popular options (e.g., stabilization and replacement) to offer to Solomon's loyal customer base and resellers, some of which will have even feared the possibility.

time and labor tracking  resource management, knowledge management, time and expense, project accounting, financials, and reporting and analytics solution, based on the Microsoft .NET platform. Additional enhancements to the project accounting capabilities include new indirect rate calculation and new audit trail tracking abilities for contractors of the US federal government, particularly those subject to Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits. The MBS PSA vertical solution became generally available in North America at Read More

The ROI of Your Labor Force


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time and labor tracking  automate and standardize the time and labor processes for large, distributed enterprises, the solution features a broad set of workforce management processes deployed on a field-proven, enterprise-class open architecture. With Infor WFM Workbrain, you have the web-based tools you need to empower employees with self-service capabilities and enable your management team to make fact-based decisions in real time. Source: Infor Resources Related to The ROI of Your Labor Force : Workforce (Wikipedia) Labor Read More

The Evolution of a Real-time Data Warehouse


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time and labor tracking  increased in frequency. Real Time and the Data Warehouse At first glance, real-time and data warehouse concepts appear to be very distant and disparate, but if we look more closely, we will be able to see that the real time data warehouse paradigm has more logic than we might have thought. As I mentioned before, the volume (data) generated from operational data systems has grown intensively. Data speed has forced data warehouses to radically change the way data is stored and handled. As a natural process Read More

Labor Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility


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time and labor tracking  Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile. Read More

Case Study: Shipment Tracking Software


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time and labor tracking  Study: Shipment Tracking Software A US-based multinational company providing end-to-end customer service via an online shipment and tracking system needed to develop an application that would allow customers to track shipment without going to the service provider’s web site. The multinational turned to Rishabh for development services. Read More

SAP to Invest Big Time in Africa


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time and labor tracking  to Invest Big Time in Africa SAP recently announced a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. The software giant plans to invest up to $500 million (USD) through 2020 as it continues to build on the region’s impressive double-digit growth rate momentum. As part of this commitment, SAP Africa , led by Pfungwa Serima, is now taking responsibility for SAP operations across 51 African countries, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Read More

Labor Utilization Scorecard


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time and labor tracking  Utilization Scorecard If you want to maximize project and company profitability, you need to examine your current resource utilization processes to identify profitability “leakage” in your labor utilization management. Review the Labor Utilization Scorecard to determine where you currently experience gaps and see how a business automation system can help you close those gaps and maximize project and company resource and services profitability. Read More

CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part Two: Using A Knowledge Base To Reduce The Time, Risk And Cost Of A CRM Selection


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time and labor tracking  Center can reduce the time risk and cost of many aspects of the technology procurement process and should be considered during appropriate stages of any large scale technology implementation. Procurement assistance can be especially valuable for companies that do not have the appropriate resources to dedicate to the selection project or the time to administer a traditional full-scale RFI with the appropriate vendors. Please send comments to ltalarico@technologyevaluation.com . Read More

Managing Time Off Is No Vacation


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time and labor tracking  SaaS Ready for Prime Time? How many of you have walked into a store with the expectation that the product you purchase will probably not work? How many industries do you think can get away with product defects and incompatible components? For almost three decades, the software industry has convinced consumers that “Bugs” (product defects) and “System Integration” (incompatible components) is a cost of doing business. Granted… enterprise software can comprise of millions of lines of code Read More

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