You Will Need
- Employee time-tracking software
- Client billing project-tracking software
- Web-based time-tracking service free trial
- Software suite with a time-tracking module
Know why you're buying time-tracking software
Know why you're buying time-tracking software. Consider using it for increased employee productivity, payroll expense control, or time-billing accuracy for clients.
Know about employee-tracking software
Know about software that keeps track of employee leave or vacation time as well as who's working on what task. This can be especially important for a growing business.
Know about client-tracking software
Know about software like Tenrox that tracks client billing time on specific projects along with employee labor time related to each project.
Consider stand-alone time-tracking software
Consider stand-alone time-tracking software. It should integrate seamlessly with your other business software, preferably from the same developer.
Know about web-based time-tracking services
Know about web-based time-tracking services like actiTIME, updated through your browser or Smartphone. Compare free trials before subscribing.
Consider software suites
Consider time-tracking software that is a module of accounting or business software suites like QuickBooks or Time Trader. Watch your bottom line improve after you get a handle on your time.