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A Look at Expense Tracking Software in 3 Different Industries

By MindSalt | September 28, 2021 |
A Look at Expense Tracking Software in 3 Different Industries

Expense tracking software sounds like a helpful tool, but how does it help in day-to-day business operations? Is it a nice-to-have system or an essential business platform? Expense tracking software automates business practices and improves other critical functions like budgeting, employee expense reimbursement, and bidding accuracy. Here’s how it’s used across multiple industries. What Types…

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Are Web-Based Timesheets Worth the Investment?

By MindSalt | September 14, 2021 |
Four reasons that web-based timesheets are worth the investment

There are lots of ways to track employee time. There are no- and low-cost manual methods, traditional punch cards, on-premise time tracking software that requires a hefty up-front cost, and cloud-based software solutions that use a subscription-based fee structure. While it may seem daunting to commit to a web-based time tracking system that involves an…

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Top 5 Time Tracking Software Frequently Asked Questions

By MindSalt | August 24, 2021 |

Are you considering a new time tracking software? There are many options out there, so before you make your final choice, you need to be confident that it will work for you. Identify your needs, do your research, and sample several software options to find the one that best fits your needs. Here are the…

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How Time and Expense Tracking Software Benefits Remote Workers

By MindSalt | August 10, 2021 |
How Time and Expense Tracking Software Benefits Remote Workers

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, only six percent of employees worked remotely full-time. The need for social distancing in 2020 accelerated the evolution of remote work and it’s now estimated that about one-quarter of the workforce will remain remote permanently. Companies need to spend time and resources developing solid remote work policies and investing in tools…

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A Look at Time Tracking Software in 5 Different Industries

By MindSalt | July 27, 2021 |
A Look at Time Tracking Software in 5 Different Industries

Time tracking software sounds useful in theory, but how does it help in a real-life work environment? Here’s a look at how time tracking is helpful in the day-to-day operations of five different industries. Time Tracking Software in the Legal Industry Whether a solo practice or large firm, billable hours are the lifeblood of the…

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Top 5 Expense Tracking Software Frequently Asked Questions

By MindSalt | July 13, 2021 |
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When you’re considering a switch to expense tracking software, you’re bound to have questions. And you should – it’s a big decision and financial commitment, so before making a choice, you should be confident the program will work for you. While many of your questions will be specific to your business, some questions are universal.…

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Record Expenses on the Go With MindSalt’s Expense Tracking Software

By MindSalt | June 22, 2021 |
Record Expenses on the Go With MindSalt's Expense Tracking Software

There’s no doubt that remote-accessible tools make life more convenient. But on-the-go business platforms like MindSalt’s expense tracking software aren’t solely about convenience. They can also improve the accuracy of company data, reduce the administrative burden for employees, and contribute to better overall business operations. Here are four ways that recording expenses on the go…

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Why Time and Expense Tracking Matters

By MindSalt | June 8, 2021 |
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You know that time and expense tracking are important business functions, but you probably don’t know how important. Many companies only use them for their most basic functions like payroll and expense reimbursement, but they can make a huge difference in your bottom line if used to their full potential. Curious how your company can…

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What’s the Purpose of Web-Based Timesheets?

By MindSalt | June 1, 2021 |
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There are many options when you’re considering a new timekeeping system. Should you buy an off-the-shelf program? Develop custom software? What about punch clocks, a paper-and-pencil form, or even the honor system for your small team of employees? And what about web-based timesheets? Here’s why many companies are abandoning traditional timekeeping systems in favor of…

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How Time Tracking Software Improves Work From Home Productivity

By MindSalt | May 3, 2021 |
How Time Tracking Software Improves Work From Home Productivity

Research on work-from-home productivity is wildly inconsistent. Early data indicated that remote employees had higher levels of satisfaction and performance didn’t suffer. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the home-based workforce increased to unprecedented levels, so did productivity. But shortly thereafter the honeymoon ended, output suffered, and quarantine fatigue set in as workers missed the…

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