HR Tip: 3 Apps to Manage Employees

It is difficult to start a business. Because of this , a lot of start-ups fail in the first couple of years. But you can make things easier on yourself, at least where managing your employees is concerned. There are several apps available that small business owners can make use of to scale back the time used on managing employees and generally increase efficiency. Here is a look at three key apps for managing your small business’s employees.

Labor Time Tracker

It feels somewhat old-fashioned to have your employee’s punch in and out using physical time sheets. A better choice is Labor Time Tracker, an app which costs about $4.95 a month for every employee. Using this app, employees punch in their hours on a virtual card. This enables you to see immediately who is working and who is out for the day. Labor Time Tracker also monitors overtime hours and pay. It will work, too, in several time zones.


Trello is an app for organization that is meant to keep business owners on task, it also allows business owners to add employees to to-do lists. It keeps everyone on the same page as everybody in the company can see the duties and deadlines. You can also send employees messages associated with the tasks within Trello.


TribeHR ranks among the finest human-resources apps on the market. Even more significantly, it’s low-cost – just $2 a month for each user. The app allows business owners to monitor employee time off, schedule performance evaluations, manage recruiting efforts, and update employee profiles. In a nutshell, it does pretty much everything you’d expect a full-fledged human-resources department to do at a fraction of the cost.

In the current economy it is difficult enough to build a small business. Make your life easier by utilizing the many apps on the market that are built to help small business owners keep things organized.


Posted on: 08.03.12