You use this command to log the time you start and finish work each day. You can view all employee time sheets with the List Employee Time Sheets command.
The Use Time Sheets option must be enabled in the Setup Wizard> Users and Security> User Options in order for the Employees and Time Sheets menu to appear on the Navigator menu. You also need to have created your employee records with the Employee Maintenance command.
To sign in, select Employees and Time Sheets > Employee Sign In from the Navigator menu, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: The Employee Sign In Navigator menu
This opens the Employee Sign On dialog box, shown in Figure 2, where you log the time you start and finish work each day. If the system is set for secure mode, each employee only sees their own time sheet.
Figure 2: Employee Sign On dialog box
Enter your name or employee number or click on your name in the list. Clicking [Sign In] button to start the time and [Sign Out] to stop the time. During your shift, time can be stopped and started as needed to accommodate for breaks, lunch hours, etc.
The total time is calculated and can be viewed with the List Employee Time Sheets function.
To view employee time sheets, select Employees and Time Sheets > List Employee Time Sheets from the Navigator menu, as shown in Figure 3
Figure 3: The List Employee Time Sheets Navigator menu
This opens the Time Sheet Listing window, shown in Figure 4, where you view when employees start and finish work each day, or where applicable when they take breaks and the total time spent.
Figure 4: Time Sheet Listing window
To list the time sheets for your employees, set your start and end date and click [View] to populate the time sheet list for the designated period. This provides you with the employees total time for the given period.
For those licensed to use the department feature, you can click the Departments down-arrow to filter for time an employee spends signed in for a specific department.
To create employee records, select Employees and Time Sheets > Employee Maintenance from the Navigator menu, as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5: The Employee Sign In Navigator menu
This opens the Employee List window, shown in Figure 6, which is blank until you add employee details. If you need to delete an employee record, highlight the desired record in the list and click [Delete]. Do this with caution as this can not be undone. Click [Exit] to close the window and return to the Main window.
Figure 6: Employee List window
Click [New] to add new employee records or highlight the existing record you wish to modify and click [Edit]. The <employee> Details window appears as shown in Figure 7. Enter or modify the employee details in the Main, Contact, Pay Scales, Comments, Free Form Comments, Lookup Words and Picture tabs. Click [Print Label] to print an employee label. The label must be created in the Employee Label Designer before you can print it here. Click [Exit] to close the window and return to the Employee List window.
Figure 7: <employee> Details window
The link below will also show you how to use the functionality when using Employee Timesheet feature.