History & Trends in Workforce Management

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A brief history of workforce management, and the current trends in the market behind WFM.


<ul><li> 1. History &amp; Trends in Workforce Management<br />A Brief Overview<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. History<br />2<br />The Early Years<br />The face of this early time clock shows employee numbers, which would be dialed by employees entering and leaving the factory. The day and time of entry and exit was punched onto cards, and the record of hours an employee worked was used to calculate an employees pay.<br />Early 20th century time clock<br />made by IBM<br /> 3. A time clock, sometimes known as a clock card machine or punch clock or time recorder, is a mechanical (or electronic) timepiece used to assist in tracking the hours an employee of a company worked. In regards to mechanical time clocks this was accomplished by inserting a heavy paper card, called a timesheet, into a slot on the time clock. When the time card hit a contact at the rear of the slot, the machine would print day and time information on the card. This allowed a timekeeper to have an official record of the hours an employee worked to calculate and pay an employee.<br />- from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_clock)<br />3<br />History<br />The Punch Clock<br /> 4. 4<br />History<br />Weve Come a Long Way<br />Today, we have many automated data collection options to collect and manage your employee's time and attendance information<br /> 5. 5<br />Custom Solutions<br />From a web entry solution to an advanced biometric time clock, there is a perfect solution for your organization. Today, companies can ensure full usage and optimize the implementation of a time and attendance solution with:<br /> Customized solutions for specific workplaces<br /> Ongoing training and support<br /> 6. 6<br />Badge Readers<br />Badge Readers are fast, efficient and economical solutions that have the ability to use Proximity, Magstripe or Barcode cards to enter in work times and labour changes<br /> 7. 7<br />Trends<br />Biometrics<br />Using biometric solutions is one of the best ways to:<br />Prevent buddy punching<br />Identify employees and monitor working hours (fingerprint or hand scanning technology)<br /> 8. 8<br />Trends<br />Web Entry<br />Data can also be collected by using your web browser, on both Intranet and Internet. This method is ideal for organizations who want to give employees the ability to have self service via our iBrowse module.<br /> 9. 9<br />Trends<br />Stand Alone WFM Systems<br />Standardizing labour management into a broader workforce management suite that can include:<br />Labour Scheduling<br />Leave Management<br />Task/Activity Management<br />Examples include:<br />Time and Attendance<br />Workforce Scheduling<br />Absence Management<br />HR Management<br /> 10. 10<br />Trends<br />Increased Usage of WFM Capabilities<br />Within specific industries<br />Need for flexible and agile scheduling and forecasting<br /> 11. 11<br />Trends<br />Self-Service<br />Manager Self Service Capabilities<br />Employee Self Service Capabilities<br />Web Entry<br /> 12. 12<br />Trends<br />Strategic View of Workforce Planning<br />Supportbudgetgoals <br />More in-depth view of supply and demand for employees in the organization<br />Demand forecasting by managers, HR divisions and executives<br /> 13. 13<br />Trends<br />Broader Usage Across the Organization<br />Workforce Management tools are being applied to: <br />Contingent Workforce<br />Contract<br />Agency<br />Temp<br />Entire Workforce<br />In the office and <br />offsite<br /> 14. Visit www.synerionwfm.com for more informationon Time &amp; Attendance and Workforce Management solutions!<br />Thank You!<br /></p>