Introducing a new time clock and multi-break support

Renée Mellish

6 December 2018    |   

There are some exciting updates coming to Tanda that will make it much easier for staff to clock in for their shifts and their breaks In the coming weeks, we will be rolling out a new and improved time clock with a “break” button. This means that staff can now clock multiple breaks in their shift and these will be displayed neatly on timesheets for managers to view. New time clock including intuitive button suggestions We get a lot of feedback from customers that staff often press the wrong button on the time clock. When this happens it can create confusing timesheets that managers have to decipher.  We understand that when staff are rushed or tired it can be pretty easy to accidentally press the wrong button. This is why we’ve been working hard to improve the Tanda time clock, with a new interface and much more intuitive clock-in and clock out options. The new time clock will suggest the exact button staff should click at any given time. If it’s the start of their shift, the time clock will suggest the clock in button. If they come to the time clock mid shift, they will be presented with a new break button. When they leave for the day they will see a red clock out button. This new time clock will make it easier and faster for your staff to clock their shift times and will significantly reduce the number of mistakes made. Multi-break support With the addition of the dedicated break button on the time clock, staff just need to hit the break button to start their break and again when they come back. The time clock will also show them their break times and their running total of their breaks for the day. Staff will now also be able to take as many breaks as are allocated. These will be shown on the one timesheet line rather than being split across multiple lines. As you can see below, all breaks that the staff clock throughout their shift will be shown in the new breaks popover. Break times and totals will be listed in the break popover. If staff take multiple breaks, these will also be listed and added up in the total field for managers to check and approve. You will still be able to quickly hover over the award bar to check the times that staff took their breaks. Start using the new time clock Get the new time clock for ios Get the new time clock for android: Break reminders for staff To help staff know how long they have been on break for, we are also adding a break timer in their app. This is going to help your staff get back to work on time by showing them how long they have left on break.  

There are some exciting updates coming to Tanda that will make it much easier for staff to clock in for their shifts and their breaks

In the coming weeks, we will be rolling out a new and improved time clock with a “break” button. This means that staff can now clock multiple breaks in their shift and these will be displayed neatly on timesheets for managers to view.

New time clock including intuitive button suggestions

We get a lot of feedback from customers that staff often press the wrong button on the time clock. When this happens it can create confusing timesheets that managers have to decipher.  We understand that when staff are rushed or tired it can be pretty easy to accidentally press the wrong button.

This is why we’ve been working hard to improve the Tanda time clock, with a new interface and much more intuitive clock-in and clock out options.

The new time clock will suggest the exact button staff should click at any given time. If it’s the start of their shift, the time clock will suggest the clock in button. If they come to the time clock mid shift, they will be presented with a new break button. When they leave for the day they will see a red clock out button.

This new time clock will make it easier and faster for your staff to clock their shift times and will significantly reduce the number of mistakes made.

Multi-break support

With the addition of the dedicated break button on the time clock, staff just need to hit the break button to start their break and again when they come back.

The time clock will also show them their break times and their running total of their breaks for the day.

Staff will now also be able to take as many breaks as are allocated. These will be shown on the one timesheet line rather than being split across multiple lines. As you can see below, all breaks that the staff clock throughout their shift will be shown in the new breaks popover.

Break times and totals will be listed in the break popover. If staff take multiple breaks, these will also be listed and added up in the total field for managers to check and approve.

You will still be able to quickly hover over the award bar to check the times that staff took their breaks.

Start using the new time clock

Get the new time clock for ios

Get the new time clock for android:

Break reminders for staff

To help staff know how long they have been on break for, we are also adding a break timer in their app. This is going to help your staff get back to work on time by showing them how long they have left on break.

 

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Renée Mellish

Development: Renee is part of the software development team working as a UI/UX designer. She is responsible for designing Tanda in a way that provides the best possible experience for our users.

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