Wish to do Employee time tracking via time tracking software?

by Vikash Kumar Project management

We all know the most famous proverb “TIME IS MONEY.” That’s why, tracking your time is more important than anything else. The tons of employee time tracking software are already available. It depends on you that you choose for yourself seeing your need and comfort.  The features common in all the reviewed tools:

Keeping a record on the desktop screen:

All the visited sites and applications are truly tracked used by an employee.

Usable on any desktop:

Tracker can run on any desktop.

Project and client management:

Work hours are clearly set up to assign to the project and client.


Do invoicing depend on the hours used.

Let we have a look at the uniqueness of some tools:

1. Harvest

The most popular time tracking tool. Desktop monitoring is not featured by it. Best suited for the multiple projects with different clients, goals. You can connect with other apps such as of ‘Basecamp’, ‘QuickBooks’ etc. A project budget is allowed to set with an indicator to notify you if you make excess. Different people may have permission to work on the same project at a time.


      2. Toggl

Invoicing feature is not supported by it. It informs you which slot of time is not touched by you during the day so that you can utilize that time manually. A new facility called ‘workspace’ in which you put several projects and users. It helps in easier reporting and managing.

    3. Freckle:

You can make invoices from the Freckle timesheets. Provided with a feature called ‘Pulse’, which looks at the time you spent on the project. Supported platforms are iPhone-iPad, Web based desktop.

     4. Rescue Time:

Different and attractive approach for time tracking.Approach that focus on “way you do” rather than for whom you are working.To make it possible, it introduces the functionality of setting a particular time limit for completing the specific task.Saves your time by allowing you to block the sites such as Facebook that becomes to be an obstacle between you and your work.The productivity score provided by it turn out as a useful tool for the improvement or productivity.

       5. Scopidea:

The special feature it provides is to send the screenshots of the desktop screen to the admin, so that he is known of the employee’s activity. By taking the snapshots, it also captures the keystrokes and the mouse click. The time sheets of employee work are made for proper reporting. The time sheets are available in the pdf format for downloading at a later stage when required. The manual and desktop monitoring is allowed depending on user’s comfort.


 After understanding the features of these tools in detail, it makes sense that the time tracking is possible in the other way, manually or desktop monitoring, as like by the user. Scopidea proves to be a better option for an organisation or for admin to track the freelancer activities with his keystrokes and mouse clicks.  At the end, making billable hours matters, for this you have to go with the best time tracking software.

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