How to Get More From Your Timesheet Data

Timesheets are boring. Okay, let me backtrack, timesheets can be boring. Your employees generously entered their time into their timesheets. Then you took that time and reported on it to bill your clients. Now what? It’s just a timesheet! No, not really. Here are some benefits your timesheet data can give that you may not have thought about: Understand your project capacity: Knowing when to take on more As your small business grows, you see…

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How to Introduce a New Timesheet to Your Team

I don’t need to tell you that change is hard. Change at work is especially tough to deal with as we all get into daily habits that bring us some level of success. However, business needs change, and your office is in desperate need of a better timekeeping solution. Billing clients efficiently and accurately every month is a chore. You have to change your project time tracking process, but you know there will be opposition….

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Top 5 Useful Apps for Mechanical Engineers

We all need tools to do our jobs. The quality of the tool ultimately determines the quality of the work. Mechanical engineers require a high level of skill coupled with a wide array of tools both physically and virtually. There are many virtual tools out there for engineers, in this post I’ll highlight a few that help with the job at hand as well as maximizing the cost involved. But first, a little story. A…

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Timesheet During a Crisis

As a business community, if we’ve learned anything from the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, it’s that most of us weren’t prepared. What we do during the calm days prepares us for how we fare during the stormy days. If you’re a company that values time as a sellable commodity, then it’s time we talk about the REAL value of timesheets. Especially during stormy times like these. Selling time can be a very meticulous task. How thoroughly…

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5 Easy Steps to Tracking FFCRA Eligible Paid Leave

Challenging times call for extraordinary measures. With millions of American employees facing unplanned leave stemming from the Coronavirus pandemic, the US Government amended its current leave provisions. The goal of these changes is to help companies, which remain open, help their employees get through this without losing their income. Meticulously tracking your employees paid leave time is crucial to taking full advantage of the tax credits that you will need moving forward. On April 1st,…

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How a Timesheet Can Help With COVID-19 Related Paid Leave

Tracking employee time has never been more important. With the US Government’s newly created Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), tracking employee paid leave is now critical. Dovico Timesheet quickly gathers that time and provides you with the necessary reports to file for your tax credits. For more information on what employee paid leave scenarios the FFCRA applies to, the duration and level of compensation, please visit the US Department of Labour’s FFCRA website. How…

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How to Be Comfortable Working From Home for the First Time

With social distancing being the theme of the current COVID-19 pandemic, you may be faced with the possibility of working from home for the first time ever. While it’s a challenge to change routines and leave familiar working environments, there are things you can do to minimize the hit to your productivity and mental health. If you find yourself faced with the reality of working from home, here are some tips that may help you…

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Overtime Pay Eligibility Widens: Is Your Timesheet Ready?

Overtime pay eligibility rules are messy. What muddies the waters even further is that as of January 1st, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor has implemented changes to those rules. If you have salaried employees, some may now be non-exempt. You have decisions to make. With this blog post, I’ll try my best to break down the changes, who they affect, and what you can do to catch up. Have you even thought about your…

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Custom Timesheet Reporting: What Stories Are Your Reports Telling?

Timesheet reporting should tell a story, a story that inspires you to make essential decisions that move your business forward. In other words, when a story falls short with a report that doesn’t inspire you, you end up feeling confused and frustrated. Sometimes, that out-of-the-box timesheet report isn’t telling you the real story. You need a custom report, one that tells a story that excites you and gives foresight. The real value of a timesheet…

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How to Integrate Timesheet with Excel

Using a spreadsheet as a method of timekeeping for billing clients is a no-brainer. The problem with spreadsheet timekeeping is that it doesn’t scale very well. As your employee numbers grow, so does the pain of billable time collection. If you are reading this, you’ve either experienced this pain in the past or are experiencing it now. Having a timesheet solution that scales with your team’s growth while keeping you integrated with your favourite Microsft…

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