Punching in early

By default, TimeWellScheduled does NOT blocks employees from punching in early. Although the system will not add this time to their pay, it adds more work to approving timecards. If you want to allow more time at ENTRY punch without employees being prompt, increase the department grace period to an appropriate amount of time before […]

Clearing Form Fields On TimeWellScheduled Login

For Firefox: Go to Firefox Preferences, and click on Privacy Click on “clear your recent history” Click the Time range to clear and choose “Everything” From the Details panel, check beside “Form and Search History” and click “Clear Now”   For Chrome: On your computer, open Chrome. At the top right, click More . Click History  History. On […]

Set up grace periods

A company can be setup one of two ways to set their grace periods Department based:   Go to Manage My Business » Manage My Departments Find the department you want to set, click EDIT In the popup, set the grace periods Role based   Go to Manage My Business » Manage Shifts Find the […]

Why are my employees getting automatically punched out?

We have a control to ensure employee schedules do not run non-stop, making their timecard report a much larger number than it really is. Based on the maximum shift length, we auto log an employee off 1 hour after this. For example, if Department A has a maximum shift length of 10 hours, the system […]

[VIDEO] Restore missing punch in/out buttons

Problem: An employee came to work today and the punch in/out buttons are missing, what happened to them? Solution: This will happen if your stores IP (the unique number on the internet) has changed. To fix this, follow the directions here.  

Set the default length for meals/breaks

For most companies, this is set under Manage My Business » Business Settings » Manage My Departments Select a department to edit and at the bottom, you will see the grace periods and length of meal/break. Other companies that use shift rules will see it when they edit a shift under Manage My Business » […]

Setting up your Barcode Scanner

One punch in method TimeWellScheduled supports is barcode scanning. Barcode reads (like this one) scan a barcode and input like a keyboard. This means we keep the employee code and password set-up and when you scan the barcode, it fills in those values. All your employees need to do it pick an action. So how […]

Block employees from punching in from home

There are two ways to do this: First Way: Make sure you set up your access restrictions. When these are set up, they will only show the punch in buttons for the registered IPs. You can see how to set these up here.   Second Way: On the MANAGE MY BUSINESS page, there is an […]

Employees punching in and out at their own department stations

We just released an update that allows you to bookmark a unique URL, by department so that employees scheduled for that department can only punch in and out at that department station. You can enable this for a specific department or all departments. Only those departments checked off, will be required to punch at the […]