Capturing time and attendance

There are several ways you can capture time and attendance information for comparison against what was rostered.

The Ento Time Clock using a PIN or facial recognition is the way most onsite staff clock in and out using Ento, but decentralised workforces including event, labour hire and security more commonly utilise the Ento Employee app to capture clock in and out data with GPS tagging, or use self-managed timesheets.


Time Clock

The Time Clock can run from any computer (or wall mounted tablet) that lets your staff clock in or out using a quick photo or PIN. You can also check at a glance who is late, who is on break and who should have gone home.

With more than 99% accuracy (using built in facial recognition) and fewer than two seconds required to clock in, gone are the days you need to buy awkward fingerprint or swipe card devices to capture your staff attendance without the worry of buddy clocking.

The Attendance Screen can be set up for staff to use a PIN for immediate verification, or it can capture a photo and facial recognition which will perform verification to assist managers authorising timesheets.

If staff will clock in and out using a PIN, the first time they click their tile in the Time Clock they will enter a PIN which will be saved as their PIN going forwards. To change their PIN they can log into the Ento Employee Area and set a new one under Settings.

To train the facial recognition engine to recognise your staff, read theTime & attendance area article Training the facial recognition engine

Launch the Time Clock by going to Time & attendance > Launch Time Clock, or read more on that here.

GPS tagged clock in and out via the Staff app

Are you running a security, catering or other types of business without ’headquarters’ for your staff to clock in at? Using the Staff app (iPhone and Android), staff can clock in and out using their phone. The staff's GPS location will be attached to each clock so you can double check they were on-site as you review timesheets.

Staff managed timesheets

Let your staff control their timesheet entries after their shifts are complete, from anywhere. Your staff will have access to their timesheet records via their logged in location, and their records will remain editable until you have approved them.

Where to now?

Timesheet area overview

Other related articles

Facial recognition for timesheet verification

GPS clocking in and out

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