Hubstaff Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing
Hubstaff is a remote team productivity tool with time tracking, activity monitoring, payroll, and other features. Businesses working with geographically distributed teams are able to operate and function efficiently with less headaches with the help of the software. It automates many processes that otherwise would have been problematic and time-consuming with traditional and outdated tools. Instead, users can be confident that employee timesheets, payroll, and client invoices are accurate and on-time.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Time Tracking and Online Timesheets – Hubstaff has downloadable desktop and mobile apps, and a Chrome browser extension that allow time tracking wherever it is needed. Time can be tracked continuously or entered manually, depending on permissions granted. Simple online timesheets are automatically generated, thereby reducing administrative work needed for managing employee timesheets on paper or spreadsheets. With online timesheets, time tracking, billing, and payroll are all easily connected. By using one platform and one process, users can go from estimating to time tracking to invoicing. They can review and approve timesheets, or monitor which projects are moving smoothly or falling behind. They can create smaller tasks from big projects for more accurate time tracking, and set also project budgets and weekly limits. A daily, weekly, and calendar views are available to get an overview of team performance and load capacity.
- Employee Monitoring, GPS Tracking – The time tracking software also has employee monitoring software that enables users to see work in progress. It takes screenshots automatically of remote workstations and capture activity levels based on keyboard and mouse usage. They can also easily export timesheets and reports. The GPS Tracking feature is valuable for businesses with fleet resources going out on the field and customer premises. They can monitor mobile time and attendance, or track time spent on driving vs hours worked at a job site, with the application running in the background.
- Payroll, Scheduling, Integrations, 24/7 Support, and more – Hubstaff time tracking software is an integrated solution that also provides payroll functionality for businesses of all sizes. Users can configure weekly, bi-weekly or monthly pay periods. It integrates with PayPal, TransferWise, Payoneer, and Bitwage. It also has scheduling feature that makes team management, shift scheduling and clocking in simple. It also makes it easy for staff to see when they are working next. Users can set weekly time caps and task assignments. They can create new projects and recurring tasks, and get notifications for late shifts, or missed shifts or days. Time and attendance reports provide insight to make informed decisions. The software integrates with PM tools like Asana, Basecamp, Insightly, JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, Redmine, Trello, and more. It also has integrations with payment, accounting, and invoicing applications, CRM, help desk, and work management tools.
Hubstaff offers a Free plan for 1 user with time tracking and activity monitoring features. The Basic plan with a minimum of 2 users is priced at $7 per user per month billed monthly ($5.83 per user/month billed annually). It includes more features, unlimited screenshots, payments, per user settings, and 24-hr support. The Premium plan also with minimum of 2 users is priced at $10 per user per month billed monthly, or $8.33 per user/month billed annually. Annual subscription includes 2 months for free. A 14-day free trial period is available.
Social Network Presence
Hubstaff is ideal for companies with remote teams or mobile fleets. They are valuable for firms in the cleaning, construction, landscaping, healthcare, and consulting industries and creative agencies.
Some of their Clients
Clients include Gmaids, EverBuild, 4PatientCare, Video Medicine, and Online Specialists.
Juan Chaparro stated that Hubstaff helps them save time on accounting. It made their staff more productive, and it cuts down on inefficiency at work. And the team loves using the app.
Grayson Whitted described the software as a game changer for his company. With it, he can manage his crews’ schedules and see how profitable a project is at every phase. The crew also can easily clock in and out.
Hubstaff is a productivity tool that supports important business processes such as timesheets, accounting, and payroll. It is a modern solution for improving work transparency, employee visibility and attendance, and process automation, which all improves overall efficiency, boost productivity, and ensures business profitability and growth.
Hubstaff, or Netsoft Holdings, LLC, is a privately held computer software development company based in Fishers, IN, USA. It was founded in 2012 by Dave Nevogt and Jared Brown. When Dave left the mainstream workforce and started his own company, he built a remote team. To better manage this growing global team, they created Hubstaff. The beta product was launched in April 2013. In August of that year, the paid version was released. After 5 years, the 8000th customer signed up in April 2017. Today, the growing team of 30 veteran developers, marketers, and support professionals spread across 11 timezones are all working on the Hubstaff platform.