Employee monitoring.
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  • Boost productivity
  • Engage employees
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Increase productivity. Improve engagement.
Your WorkTime.
Try now - it's free!
  • Boost productivity
  • Engage employees
  • Improve attendance
  • Minimize idle & unproductive time
  • Save on licensed software
Minimize idle & unproductive time.
Your WorkTime.
Try now - it's free!
  • Boost productivity
  • Engage employees
  • Improve attendance
  • Minimize idle & unproductive time
  • Save on licensed software

What is employee monitoring software?

 
Employee monitoring software is computer software or a web-service used to monitor employee computer activities automatically. This technology is beneficial if you need to automatically assess or be up-to-date about employee productivity, attendance, computer, and software use.

What do I get from employee monitoring software?

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Employee productivity – real picture

Employee monitoring software provides reports on employee productivity. Monitoring reports show a real picture of how employees use the computer. The employee productivity level is calculated based on different metrics recorded by the software.

Computer activities

Employee monitoring software records computer activities such as software use, internet use, documents use, and more. You can also monitor the use of your Windows, Mac computers, Citrix and Terminal servers, laptops, or desktops.

Remote, home, in-office employees

Employee monitoring software is designed to monitor employees working in the office, from home or remotely. Whether employees work on a company’s desktop computer, a laptop, or a remote desktop session – employee monitoring software can still monitor employees’ computer activities.

Active & idle times, logins & logouts

Employee monitoring reports show employee active and idle computer times, system login, and logout times (as well as other system events).

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Unproductive and overloaded employees

Employee monitoring software automatically records logins & logouts, active & idle employee computer times, overtimes. This information helps to identify underperformers, false overtimes, and overloaded employees.

Top performers

Your top performers, your best-performing employees – employee monitoring software helps you find out who they are!

Employee attendance

Employee monitoring software is the best tool to monitor employee attendance, computer login & logout times, as well as idle & active times monitoring.

Software & websites use

Employee monitoring software automatically monitors what software and websites have been used/visited on the company’s computers. It also identifies if the software or the site falls within the productive or unproductive category.

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Must have qualities of employee monitoring software

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Data safety

Employee monitoring software collects lots of data and it is very important to have this data properly stored and maintained, crypted, password protected, and automatically archived. It is also very important to have different levels of access to the monitoring results (e.g. administrator, user etc.). The best is if employee monitoring software is HIPAA compatible. This feature really ensures data safety.

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Light on system resources

Employee monitoring software uses a monitoring agent application to monitor computer use. This agent must be CPU friendly (using a minimum CPU space). Other metrics are important, too, but this one is one of the most important. See how different monitoring software affects CPU performance.

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Serving your monitoring goals

Employee monitoring software offers a wide range of functions. Each feature adds an extra load on your computer and costs extra money. Besides, not every function serves your employee monitoring business goals. It’s important to choose software that precisely serves your monitoring goals.

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Productivity monitoring, not spying

Suppose your goal is to improve and maintain a great level of productivity among your employees, and not investigate or spy on your employees. In this case, you may find that invasive monitoring functions do not serve that purpose. Here’s an example of pure employee productivity monitoring software.

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Comprehensive reports

Reports are one of the most important features of employee monitoring software. It is essential to have reports that show the information you need from your employee monitoring software. WorkTime monitoring software offers 80+ well-categorized reports.

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Clear licensing conditions

Licensing conditions must be clear and free of any hidden charges. When choosing employee monitoring software or service, check the cancellation policy, what fees apply, and how often. Request this free checklist to start and maintain employee monitoring.

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Applications/software use

Employee monitoring software automatically records applications (software) used on the company’s computers. This also includes the monitoring of all websites visited. Monitoring reports show which applications have been used, when, by whom, and for how long.

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Active & idle times

Employee monitoring software captures time (location and duration) when employees are away from their computers. When no keyboard or mouse activity is detected, this time is automatically recorded as idle.

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Login & logout times

Whenever an employee logs in or logs out of the company’s computer, this time is monitored and recorded automatically. With this, you are informed which networks your employees log in and when they stop using their computers.

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Productive & unproductive times

Every minute of employee working time is automatically labeled as either productive or unproductive. This helps to quickly analyze employee productivity Levels.

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Computer name

The computer name is recorded to keep track of how computers are used, by which employees, and when. Also, to identify when the computers are idle and what software is being executed.

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Employee system login name

Employee monitoring software automatically captures employee system login names. This information is used to identify who uses the company’s computers and which computer activities each employee performs.

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Technology

In-cloud web service

Employee monitoring can be implemented as a web cloud service where all the monitored results are stored in the cloud (on the servers of the employee monitoring provider). You don’t need to manage your monitoring process; your provider does it for you. You can access your monitoring reports in a web browser.

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On-premise software

As the name implies, employee monitoring software is installed on the client (your) servers/computers, and you take care of the results of your monitoring. In this case, all the monitoring results will remain within your location, not on the web.

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How does employee monitoring help?

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Improves productivity & attendance

Employee monitoring software is a great tool to improve your team’s productivity.
It generates loads of useful statistics that help you see a real picture of how productive your employees are, how active or idle they are, and when they actually log in / out of computers. This data comes handy if you’re looking to improve employee attendance.

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Saves company‘s money

Employee monitoring software helps your company be budget-conscious, both directly and indirectly. You can save money on unnecessary software licensing and computer purchases, for example. You can also plan future purchases with employee monitoring software reports or decide whether additional staff are needed. The money spent on salaries can be reduced by boosting employee productivity.

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Employee monitoring by industry

Employee monitoring software (e.g. WorkTime) is used by many different industries worldwide.
  • Educational institutions
  • Banking & insurance
  • Medical services
  • Government organizations
  • Charity organizations
  • IT & media companies

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How to choose proper employee monitoring software

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Set clear monitoring goals

Setting clear monitoring goals is essential because this helps you shape and oversee employee monitoring processes in the company. Being clear about your monitoring goals enables you to choose appropriate monitoring software because it helps to pinpoint what monitoring features are required.

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Choose the right software vendor

There are several employee monitoring software vendors on the market today. That is why it is necessary to choose the ONE that satisfies the following criteria: responsive to your needs and, offering clear licensing conditions. With careful selection, you should be able to find the best fit for all your requirements.

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Pay attention to data safety

Data safety is a crucial aspect of the employee monitoring process. Make sure your software provider has the proper functionality to ensure the safety of your monitoring results.

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Refer to respected sources

Ready to monitor employees in your company? It’s always a good idea to get help from employee monitoring software experts. They are in a better position to suggest the best steps to be taken to ensure that the employee monitoring process is seamless.

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CPU use: vendors comparison

When evaluating employee monitoring software, it is imperative that you pay attention to how software affects your system resources. Overloaded CPU is a common occurrence of employee monitoring software. In this chart, we compared six software monitoring providers to see how they affect CPU and how other system resources are used: performance comparison.

Planning to monitor employees? Practical guidance for you!

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Introducing employee monitoring to your team

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Letting your employees know or not?

Employee monitoring legislation varies by country and state. Depending on your location, you may be required (but not necessary) to notify your employees of the monitoring process. Here’s an article about employee monitoring laws in the US. If you decide to notify your employees of the monitoring, please read the next steps — more materials on the legal side of employee monitoring.

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How to announce employee monitoring

Here are free announcement samples to help you announce monitoring to your employees.If you’re planning to monitor employees working-from-home, here’s a free eBook to kick-start work-from-home employee monitoring. This eBook also offers announcement samples, workplace monitoring policies, and employee monitoring handbook to help you manage employee monitoring smoothly.

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