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Update for HandPunch Attendance Manager – Version 1.0.3

We have released an update for HandPunch Attendance Manager.  The new version (1.0.3.) of our HandPunch software, the user can add new and modify existing registrations.

 Just like in our previous version, original attendance logs remain in the system …

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Daylight saving time – Don’t forget to change time on your Time Clock

With the upcoming daylight saving time (DST), clocks must be adjusted one hour back.  This is typically done on a Sunday at 2 a.m. but this may vary depending on the country.

When daylight saving time arrives, changing time on …

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Connecting to your Time Clock at remote site

Usually Time and Attendance or Workforce Management software is paired with a Biometric Time Clock (such as HandPunch or Fingerprint reader) or a non-biometric reader (such as Proximity Card reader, Barcode reader or Magnetic Card reader).  These are standalone readers …

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Time and Attendance software with multiple locations

If your business has several locations and you want to centralize your Time and Attendance or Workforce Management data, you have to figure out a way to connect all the Time Clocks from each of your locations to your central office.  One way …

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Controlling your HandPunch remotely

Most Time Clocks manufacturers provide a Software Developing Kit (SDK) to allow programmers connect to and manage the device. It is a quick and convenient way to administer your device without having to physically be in front of it. Every …

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Do you need a backup battery for your Time Clock?

When shopping for Time Clock to be used with Time and Attendance software, you need to ask yourself if it is import for the Time Clock to continue functioning if there is a power failure in the building where …

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Adjusting your Time Clock to Daylight Saving Time

It is this time of the year again when we have to switch to Daylight Saving Time and have to adjust our clocks one hour forwards. If you are using a Time Clock with Time and Attendance system to track your employees’ …

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Differences between HandPunch models

There are 4 basic HandPunch models: HP1000, HP2000, HP3000 and HP4000. If models are network enabled, then there is a letter ‘E’ at the end: HP1000E, HP2000E, HP3000E and HP4000E. I will point out the main differences between HandPunch models …

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What is “Buddy Punching” and how to avoid it?

“Buddy Punching” is a term used when one employee punches in or out instead of another. This could be a big issue when employees work without direct management supervision; an employee can come late to work or leave early and …

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Privacy Concerns in Biometric Time Clocks

If you are considering a new Time and Attendance system with biometric Time Clocks, then you or your employees might be concerned about privacy. What if the fingerprint reader stores employees’ fingerprints or the hand reader keeps a copy of …

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