Time Tracking Categories (Dimensions)
With APS Dimensions time tracking categories, you’ll gain enhanced labor expense tracking and reporting for your organization.
Customized Categories for Time Tracking
Dimensions time tracking solution allows employees to allocate their time to specific categories. Your staff can allocate their time to locations, customers, vendors, projects, items, tasks, contracts, grants, and more. Organizations using our HR time tracking software for Dimensions can increase the accuracy and details of recorded employee hours and establish hierarchies of up to 10 categories within Dimensions.
Project Time Tracking
Job Site Time Tracking
Time Off Tracking
Use Dimensions to Measure Employee Productivity
Assign Dimensions to Employees and Teams
Edit Tracked Dimensions
Set Up Manager Approval
Build Detailed Reports
Get ROI Insights on Specific Tasks
Automate With Attendance
When it’s time to process payroll, your staff’s recorded hours worked automatically sync into your payroll data. This automated process between attendance and payroll saves you valuable time, reducing your time spent from days to hours.
You can use Dimensions even if you’re using another solution for time and attendance. Add your recorded employee time to our CSV template and import it into our system.
If you’re already using Dimensions via Sage Intacct, you can still leverage APS Dimensions for time tracking. Use APS Dimensions in conjunction with our Sage Intacct integration and any Dimensions tracked in Sage Intacct.
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Time Tracking Categories for All Types of Businesses
Our Dimensions time tracking categories are for businesses in all types of industries. Dimensions provide a clear picture of where and when employees allocate resources to specific company objectives and tasks. You can dive deeper into employee hours and earnings metrics for proactive labor expense management.
Employee Time Tracking Software FAQs
Here is an overview of the most frequently asked questions users have about employee time tracking software.
What is Employee Time Tracking?
There are several types of time tracking methods available for businesses to use:
- Manually by spreadsheet
- Physical time cards
- Physical time clocks
- Time tracking software
- Desktop portal
- Online kiosk
- Mobile or tablet app
- Biometric verification using an employee’s recorded fingerprint
- Facial recognition
Some companies use a combination of time tracking methods depending on the complexity of their workforce.
Do Most Companies Track Employee Time?
It’s also essential for employers to track employee paid time off (PTO). When paid time off is not monitored, it can lead to issues around which employees took days off and when. If an employee is not paid for time off, this can lead to inaccurate paychecks and internal disputes.
Tracking employee time is complicated and necessary. However, most companies are not monitoring employee time details, like location, project, task, etc. There are many benefits to tracking the particular objectives and tasks your employees are allocating their time to, including:
- Access to Employee Performance Data: With employee productivity monitoring, organizations can better control labor spending and ensure clients are billed for actual hours worked.
- The Profitability of Specific Services: Businesses can determine with services generate the best return on investment and make decisions that will foster better profit margins.
- Enhanced Reporting: More detailed reports of how employees’ hours and earnings are allocated ensure more accurate billing and payroll.
Why Track Employee Time?
Employee time tracking can boost productivity and morale. Companies that monitor paid time off and encourage employees to take vacations have a more satisfied workforce. Businesses also see reduced absenteeism and turnover among employees. Tracking employee time is essential to understand how time is spent in your organization to ensure your staff is working efficiently towards goals and objectives.
Why Choose APS for Your Time Tracking Needs?
APS provides configurable software for your time tracking needs. APS Dimensions offer another layer of visibility into employee hours when used with our Payroll and Attendance solutions. Track essential employee time attributes such as location, department, customer, vendor, item, project, grant, and contract. With APS Dimensions, employers can:
- Set up Dimensions and Dimension items using our admin console
- Assign Dimension items to specific employees for restricted access
- Set default Dimension values per employee
When used with our time tracking and payroll software, dimensional data automatically syncs into your payroll process for accurate, timely paychecks. View allocated employee time during payroll processing and in the payroll batch report. Review any salary wages allocated and add income items that are not used to pay an hourly amount all before you process payroll.
- Mobile App: Employee can allocate time using timesheets or our time clock
- Desktop Employee Self Service: Employees can allocate time using timesheets or our time clock
- Tablet App: Employees can allocate time using our time clock
Tracking time with Dimensions is an effective way to record and report on the details of the hours worked for your staff.