• Interface and Intergrate

    When we designed our first time and attendance system in 1989 its ability to interface with a payroll system was a necessity.  It was called TIP which stood for Timesheet Interface Program.  We built it to help companies collect and manage their employee’s time and attendance data.  Back then you only had two options; electronic

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  • Groundhogs Day

    Have you seen the movie Groundhog Day? If you haven’t you’re missing out on a Bill Murray classic.  Bill Murray plays a weatherman who relives the same day over and over until he realizes the only change possible must happen within himself before he can move on. It’s hilarious, but also poignant. Real change must

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  • New Year & New Budget means Time for Change

    New Year’s Resolutions have been a common tradition since the Babylonian era. It’s a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to self-improvement in the new. Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of giving up on resolutions almost as quickly as we make them. We have become a nation of instant gratification.

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  • A Story of Change

    I think we can all agree that the world is always changing, sometimes change is good while other times it can cause problems or stress.  Here is a little story about the good and bad changes we have seen in the business world.  As a technology company everyone at HBS has to embrace change, as

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  • New Overtime Rules Issued

    Change has been in the air for some time now so hopefully the latest news isn’t too much of a surprise.  On May 18th the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final new rules.  These new rules will take effect December 1, 2016 and will affect some 4.2 million salaried employees. According to the Department

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  • Expansion of Rounding Rule Functionality

    Press Release: HBS announces the release of new rounding rule functionality for ecotime, the industries most flexible and powerful time and attendance system. The concept and functionality of rounding punches has always been a standard feature of Ecotime.  This functionality allows clients to decide how they handle the minutes associated with employees actual in and out punches.

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  • California Mandates Paid Sick Leave

    California has joined Connecticut and become the second state to mandate paid sick leave for employees. As stated in Governor Brown’s press release: “This bill specifically requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work 30 or more days within a year from commencement of employment and employees will earn a minimum of

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  • Time Rounding

    A class-action suit has been filed by former employees of a Property Management group, claiming that their supervisors incorrectly recorded their time, which was being rounded down, resulting in the employees being improperly compensated for the hours they worked. Although this may not occur frequently, you’ll never see these type of instances using our ecotime

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  • HBS Conference Recap

    Always searching for opportunities to grow our business, and maintain our position amongst the leaders of the time and attendance industry, this past weekend HBS attended the New Jersey Payroll Conference, as well as the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The morning keynote speaker at the New Jersey Conference, Todd Hunt, of The Hunt

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  • HBS clients top ranks in US News

    In this year’s version of the annual US News’s “top universities in America”, three of HBS’s clients rank in the top fifty in the nation. University of California, Los Angeles checked in at #23, while University of California, Davis and University of California, San Diego both checked in at #39. All three of these universities

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