Automatic Time Tracker

Automatically track time and activities. See how much time your team spends across projects & tasks and generate detailed timesheets for each person on your team.

HiveDesk desktop application

What is Automatic Time Tracking?

Businesses use automatic time tracking to record how much time employees spend at work. Traditionally, a manual time keeping system was used to record employees’ time.

Modern time tracking software like HiveDesk can automatically track how employees’ time and activity. An automatic time tracker is more accurate, easier to use, and saves time by eliminating manual work.

The software generates detailed timesheets that managers can review to ensure compliance, track employee productivity, and find ways to improve operations.

Introducing HiveDesk automatic time tracker

HiveDesk is an automatic time tracker. Track employee time, activities, tasks, and project cost. See detailed reports to find your most productive employees and time sinks.

Easily track time, monitor your remote team and increase productivity with HiveDesk

Employee time tracking

Track time employees spend on each project

Automatic timesheets

Pay for hours worked with automatic timesheets

Task management

Create, assign and manage tasks

Activity monitoring

See when team members are actively working

Why use an automatic time tracker?

Automated time tracking helps you understand how your team spends time at work. Timesheets generated by an automatic time tracker app are more accurate than those created manually. You can use the timesheet for payroll processing and client billing. 

Every business needs to keep a record of employee’s time to stay compliant with labor laws. Automatic time tracking ensures that your pay your employees what you owe them and stay compliant with the laws. 

Automatic time tracker improves productivity as employees don’t need to waste time on manual timesheets. 

It’s an important tool for any business to effectively manage its employees.

What our customers are saying

Capterra Review

“Great tool for outsourced staff!”

HiveDesk is an amazing tool for business owners that are using outsourced staff. It gives you the ability to see the screen shots of what your staff is doing as they are logged in, report hours, keep them accountable, organize your time by projects and print off payroll reports.

– Brook B. Owner
Executive Office, 1-10 employees
Used the software for 6-12 months


“Keeps honest people honest.”

In today’s world, remote work is a given. We use this software to handle those challenges. We tried a lot of the competitors and for many reasons HiveDesk won. Plus, team loves their support. Fast and attentive.

– Dave M. CEO
Computer Software, 11-50 employees
Used the software for 2+ years

Increase productivity, take screenshots, track time and cost, and bring accountability to your team.

How does HiveDesk automatic time tracker work?

1. Create your free HiveDesk account

2. Add your employees and assign them roles and tasks
Your employees will get an invitation email to join your HiveDesk account. 

3. Employees install the HiveDesk app on their computer or mobile devices
HiveDesk time tracker works on all computers, mobile devices, and Chrome browser. Your employees download the appropriate version for their devices.

4. Start time tracker
Employees start automatic time tracking on their devices by checking in the app when they start their work. To stop tracking, they just check out from the tracker.

5. Manage your team with reports
Run reports to see timesheets, activity reports and even screenshots in the HiveDesk portal. See which tasks are completed and which ones are pending. Stay on top of time spent and labor cost for each project.

Automatic timesheets

Automatic timesheets is an important feature of automatic time tracker app. It allows managers to easily keep track of the amount of time employees are spending on each task or project.

Field employees enter their time via their mobile devices. The tracker will tag their location to the time entry on their timesheets. This helps mangers verify that employees were working at the assigned location. The location tagging also ensures that you accurately bill your customers. 

Time Sheet

Time & attendance tracking

Time & attendance tracking allows you to keep track of when an employee starts and stops working on any day. The time tracker can also record break times that will help you stay compliant with labor laws. You can also check employee attendance with the help of detailed timesheets. 

Having this information easily accessible can help you prevent issues such as unplanned overtime or understaffed shifts. It can also provide valuable data which you can use to analyze employee performance and plan future scheduling.  

Easy to use reports and analytics

HiveDesk automatic tracker provides easy-to-use reports and analytics.

This will help you and your managers to accurately track employee hours and have a complete overview of their working day. Reports include total hours worked, number of breaks taken, days absent, and any overtime hours.

The analytics show trends in employee hours, identify any inefficiencies and manage staff more effectively. Reports and analytics should be easy to use and customizable, making it possible to tailor the software to specific company needs.




In conclusion, the HiveDesk time tracker offers businesses of every size increased transparency and accuracy when it comes to managing their workforce.

Not only does it provide valuable insights into how employees are spending their time, but it also gives businesses the ability to better track progress, allocate resources, and stay on top of their team’s needs.

With this app, you can make sure you are getting the most out of their workforce and that your employees are getting the compensation they deserve.

Try HiveDesk free for 14 days. You don’t need a credit card for the free trial.

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