3 Easy Ways to Reduce Labor Costs With Automated Workforce Management

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Even though Workforce Management Suite is very reasonably priced, some employers still aren’t convinced that it’s worth it and hang onto pen and paper time and attendance systems. Today’s message is addressed to employers who are using manual Workforce Management practices because they don’t believe that investing in an automated system will yield a considerable ROI.

Here are 3 vital ways Workforce Management Suite helps organizations limit the cost of labor:

Employee Time Theft

If you haven’t caught any of your staff members fudging on their time cards—it’s only a matter of time (pun definitely intended). In a survey of over 500 retail and service industry personnel, over 30 percent admitted to calculated time theft.1 The two types they referred to specifically are buddy punching and recording incorrect start and end times.

Buddy punching, logging erroneous start times, and early punch-ins and late punch-outs result in an average of 4.5 fraudulent hours per week, per staff member. For one worker earning a wage of $10 per hour, that can be a loss of $45 per week.

Decrease Administrative Costs

With pen and paper time cards, your managers spend tedious hours troubleshooting timesheet inaccuracies and then manually slinging the data into the payroll system. When your HR staff can complete payroll in minutes, they are free to work on company initiatives that have a bigger payoff. Overtime policing can also be time-consuming, which leads us to number 3:

Limit Expensive Overtime

Companies that mismanage overtime for hourly employees can really take a financial hit. Manual time and attendance systems don’t have built-in warnings to notify supervisors when staff members are approaching or have exceeded their authorized hours. The larger your organization, the more last-minute overtime costs you. Workforce Management Suite customizable overtime alerts are one of the most popular features in our system.

Bottom line?

Workforce Management Suite will quickly pay for itself and continue to save on labor amounts every single payroll!

1“Employee Theft No Longer an If-It Is Now How Much!,” Kessler, https://investigation.com/2013/04/26/employee-theft-longer-now-much/, accessed March 6, 2017

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