Welcome to our blog where we will be discussing the time attendance system and Autumn Commences, one the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms.
Time Attendance System
A time attendance system is a modern tool that is being used by companies and even residential complexes for timekeeping. It helps in managing employee attendance by monitoring and keeping track of their attendance records. The traditional timekeeping method where employees sign in paper registers has become outdated in today’s world. The introduction of the time attendance system has made attendance tracking more efficient, reliable and secure.
There are many benefits of using a time attendance system such as maintaining accurate attendance records, reduction in time theft, integration with payroll software and ease of use. The system creates a digital trail with the help of biometric sensors or swipe cards that eliminates the chances of buddy punching and other fraudulent activities. Additionally, as the system is fully automated, it reduces human error, saves time and administrative costs.
Apart from being a fantastic technological tool, time attendance systems have an interesting connection with traditional Chinese solar terms. Autumn Commences is one of those twenty-four terms, marking the end of summer and beginning of autumn. It usually occurs around the 8th or 9th of August every year.
Traditionally, Autumn Commences is celebrated as a time of harvest, gratitude and a transition period where people prepare themselves for colder days ahead. Farmers harvest crops and prepare their land for the upcoming winter. The term ‘commences’ refers to the beginning of a new stage in the yearly cycle with a new energy and renewed enthusiasm.
How the system compliments the Autumn Commences
The introduction of a time attendance system enhances the overall efficiency of the Autumn Commences period in a company or residential complex. During this season, companies and residences gear themselves up to make plant and machinery, repairs and get ready for the upcoming winter season. Efficiently tracking employee’s attendance via a time attendance system frees up the administrative staff’s time and allows them to concentrate on more critical management tasks. This can include the preparation of winter maintenance schedules for infrastructure, ground care, detailed cleaning and so on.
In conclusion, Autumn Commences is a time of transition and renewal. It is also the time when efficient preparations for the upcoming winter season are made. The use of the time attendance system, with its associated efficiency benefits, complements and helps in enhancing the autumnal period’s management during this period.
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Fake GPS, buddy punching, hefty hardware costs, clumsy installation will not be problems anymore. With flexible and user-friendly roster planning and reporting capabilities, calculation of work hour, overtime and other time attendance results is just a click away.
Time card and time attendance results can also be retrieved through API for third-party HCM / HRIS / HRMS / HR system integration (e.g. Workday, Peoplesoft etc.).
Since its launch back in 2016, Clockgogo has already processed more than tens of millions faces and is widely adopted among global brands.