Clock in / Clock Out Configuration
The Time Worked feature can have the start and stop fields in their Time Worked grid automatically populated by users clocking in and out from the portal Navigation Bar or Log in screen.
- Before you begin this configuration, you will need to enable the Time Worked feature, see Configure Time Worked.
- For users to be able to clock-in and clock out you will need to enable either
of the following portal settings:
Enable Clock In functionality on the Log in page: Allows users to clock in from the Login page. Users will need to enter their employee number and password then select the Clock In / Out button instead of signing in. They can then choose to stay logged in or they will be logged out automatically.Note: Currently, users cannot clock in via SSO (Viewpoint ID) from the Login page.
Enable Clock In / Out from the Navigation Bar: Enables a clock icon in the navigation bar (next to the user's name). When users select their name, they will be able to clock in or clock out. The clock icon will display as green when a user is clocked in and red when a user has clocked out.
- The Time Worked feature can also capture the location when users clock-in
Note: When using Google Chrome, the website you are accessing must be HTTPS for the browser to allow location tracking to be enabled.
Before you enable Location Tracking, you will need to obtain a Google API Key and link it to your portal. For details on this process see Create a Google Map API Key.
Portal setting Enable Clock In / Out with Location Tracking to Auto Fill Time Worked Grid will allow the portal to request the location. When this setting is enabled users will no longer have the ability to modify their clock-in and clock-out time from the Time Worked Grid. Only Timecard Admins will be able to modify the Time Worked Grid for payroll groups they have permission to.
Users can check their location by selecting the icon on their Time Worked Grid.
- To allow Managers to see a Summary of the Location on a timecard enable portal
setting Enable Location Validation on Timecard Approval. Managers will be able
to see the following when they select Review &
Approve on the Timecard Approval page ( ).
- Because users will no longer be able to modify their start stop times, you can
enable portal setting Allow Timecard Approvers to edit Time Worked Entries even
if Clock-in Validation is enabled. If this setting is enabled those who are
assigned to approve Timecards (Managers) will be able to modify or edit the time
clock punches made by the employees they have permission for. Job Approvers will
not be able to modify the Time Worked grid.Note: Users must allow the portal to track their location, if a user has accidentally blocked location tracking see article How to Reenable Location Tracking in a Browser.
- If there are users you want to limit for clock-in and clock-out you can do this
with following portal settings:
If you are allowing some users to clock-in and there are others who should not, you can assign an Employee Group to portal setting Do not allow mobile clock-in for members of the following employee group. Users assigned to this group will not be able to clock-in via log-in page, navigation bar or non-PIN-protected kiosk mode. When users try to clock-in they will receive the following message:
When a user clocks in on one day and then clocks out the next, the portal will clock them out at 11:59 PM and clock them back in at 12:00 AM the following day. This allows you to capture overnight work. If there are users who do not have permission to work overnight you can prevent potential inaccurate time for multiple days by assigning an Employee Group to portal setting Employee Group to exclude from overnight clock-in.
- If your company requires signatures on timecards you can enable Require Sign Clock Out and modify Custom Verbiage Clock Out Sign portal settings ().