Employee Timekeeping Software

At Hubstaff, we’re committed to revolutionizing how businesses approach workforce management — and how they use productivity and timekeeping software to do it. 

Designed to meet the needs of small businesses and large enterprises, our timekeeping tool simplifies tracking employee hours, providing a seamless solution for efficiently managing your team's time and workload.  

We understand the challenges of workforce management like: 

  • Maintaining accurate records of work hours

  • Ensuring compliance with labor laws

  • Sending out payroll

  • Enhancing productivity

Fortunately, our timekeeping app is optimized to address these challenges head-on, offering a suite of tools that empower your team to have their most productive day at work. 

What is timekeeping software? 

Timekeeping software is a digital solution for tracking and managing work hours, streamlining the recording, monitoring, and analyzing employee time.

At its core, time tracking tools replace traditional, manual time tracking methods (like punch cards and paper timesheets) with an efficient online system.

Many time tracking tools include features outside of basic time tracking like: 

  • Automatic time tracking   

  • Employee scheduling

  • Mobile accessibility 

  • Integrations with payroll and project management systems

  • Reporting and analytics

  • Expense tracking

  • Billable hours tracking 

  • Ability to manage projects 

Let’s take a look at the key benefits of timekeeping. 

Benefits of using a timekeeping app

The best time tracking software includes many benefits centered around enhanced efficiency, accuracy, and transparency in managing your team's work hours and productivity. 

Hubstaff is designed to simplify time tracking, payroll processing, and project management through a user-friendly platform that supports teams of all sizes.

Improved time management 

Hubstaff transforms time tracking from a tedious administrative task into a strategic asset for improving time management, project delivery, and overall organizational performance. 

With a precise, automated time tracking app, you can eliminate the guesswork and inaccuracies associated with manual timekeeping. This ensures a transparent, accountable work culture and enables managers and team leaders to analyze how time is allocated across different activities.

Detailed insights into time spent mean businesses can identify areas where inefficiencies occur and allocate resources more effectively to optimize workflows. 

Hubstaff's intuitive interface and real-time tracking capabilities empower employees to manage their time more efficiently, fostering a culture of self-awareness and careful time management.

Enhanced project management

Hubstaff enhances project management by providing a suite of tools that integrate seamlessly into the workflow of any team or project. With its capability to track time directly on tasks and projects, Hubstaff offers a transparent view of where and how project time is spent. 

Visibility is crucial for project managers, as it allows them to monitor progress in real time, adjust timelines and resources as needed, and ensure that projects stay on track and within budget. Detailed reporting features enable managers to analyze performance data, identify trends or bottlenecks, and make informed decisions to optimize project efficiency. 

Integrations with popular project management tools ensure that time tracking and management fit smoothly into existing processes. This makes Hubstaff an invaluable asset for enhancing project management. 

Increased productivity and profitability

Hubstaff Insights productivityWe saved the best for last because Hubstaff is crucial in driving increased business productivity and profitability. By automating time tracking and providing insightful data on how employees spend their work hours, Hubstaff empowers businesses to make data-driven decisions that enhance operational efficiency. 


Looking to power up your productivity? Use the Insights add-on to:

  • Analyze workloads with utilization rates

  • See time spent in meetings 

  • Prevent burnout

This level of insight allows managers to identify areas where time is not being used effectively, enabling them to implement strategies that focus on high-value activities and minimize time wastage. 

Hubstaff equips businesses with the tools to enhance productivity at the individual and team levels, fostering an environment where continuous improvement drives sustained profitability.

Improved customer satisfaction

A direct impact of increasing your productivity is improving customer happiness. Teams can work more efficiently, completing projects faster and with higher quality. This then directly contributes to increased client satisfaction and the potential for more business opportunities. 

Plus, Hubstaff's detailed analytics help forecast project costs more accurately, ensuring that projects stay within budget and improving overall financial health. 

Build a culture of transparency 

Timekeeping software is pivotal in fostering a culture of transparency within an organization. Providing precise, objective data on how time is spent on various projects and tasks establishes a foundation of trust and accountability among team members and between employees and management.

Time tracking apps allow for the accurate tracking and reporting of work hours, which helps set realistic expectations and benchmarks for productivity. When team members log their time, there's a visible record of their efforts, making it easier for everyone to understand workloads and contributions.  

This openness encourages discussions about capacity, priorities, and support needs, making it easier for teams to adjust and align their efforts more effectively.

Integration capabilities with other software

Timekeeping software is a digital solution for tracking and managing work hours, streamlining the recording, monitoring, and analyzing employee time.

We’re big fans of integrations here at Hubstaff, and we know they make your life easier. That’s why we integrate with over 30 apps for better:

  • Project management

  • Communication

  • Payments

  • Accounting

  • Invoicing

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Help desk functionality

Notable integrations include: 

  • Deel

  • Jira

  • Trello

  • QuickBooks

  • Slack

  • Salesforce

  • FreshBooks

  • Payoneer

  • PayPal

  • Wise

  • Gusto

  • Freshdesk

  • Zendesk. 

Don’t see your favorite tool on our list? Don’t worry! You can connect Hubstaff to hundreds of additional apps using Zapier.

Timekeeping system on various platforms

Our timekeeping system is accessible across platforms — making it suitable for everyone from freelancers and small businesses to large enterprises. Hybrid and remote teams will love the ability to clock in from your office, on the go, or at home. Our user-friendly interface can be accessed on the following platforms: 

  • Desktop applications (Windows, macOS, Linux): Our desktop apps are designed to track time spent on work with the option to start and stop the timer as they begin and end tasks. The desktop app can take screenshots at random intervals to provide proof of work, track app and URL usage, and allow for setting activity levels based on keyboard and mouse usage.

  • Mobile applications (iOS and Android): The mobile apps extend the functionality of Hubstaff to iOS and Android devices, enabling time tracking on the go. This is handy for teams working remotely or with employees in the field. GPS tracking capabilities, geofencing features, and more allow businesses to monitor the location of their mobile workforce for better coordination and project management.

  • Web-based platform: Hubstaff offers a central web dashboard for managing team members, projects, and tasks online. This centralized management system is accessible from any web browser, making it convenient for managers and team leaders to oversee their teams and projects.

  • Chrome extension: Our Chrome extension offers a convenient and efficient way for users to track their time directly from their web browser. This extension is particularly useful for individuals and teams relying heavily on web-based applications and tools.

An automated time tracking tool can revolutionize how your team works. Whether you're looking to reduce time spent on manual timesheet entries, gain deeper insights into how your team works, or improve financial management, Hubstaff provides the tools you need to hit your operational goals confidently.

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