Companies may use cost centers to help organize and track which companies or departments employees are working at, along with the ease of allowing employees to select the correct cost code when clocking in. This document will walk users through initial setup of cost centers within Webcenter administration, and how the cost code information will display within a TimeClock.
*Note- If no cost centers are setup within WebCenter administration, cost centers will not be visible within the configurations section or appear within the Timeclock.
*Note- Staffing companies may choose the cost center option if their customer wants items tracked, but the staffing company does not want to create multiple orders and assignments for TimeClocks.
Adding cost centers
Once logged into WebCenter administration, navigate to time (1.), select cost centers (2.), click add new cost center (3.).
The edit cost center window will populate, enter the cost center information as well as description of the cost center.
Once cost centers have been added within the time section, navigate to configurations (1.) cost centers (2.) for specific setup.
Navigate to the recently created cost centers created from the time tab. By default the cost center will be set to "false" meaning they will NOT see the cost center within the TimeClock. This default can be overridden. To activate the cost center select show rules:
From the when dropdown specify what department and / or primary customer the rule applies to.
Once the filter is selected, click the drop down to preview options within the "Is" field:
Once selected, choose to override the configuration by selecting true or false. In this situation, true (1.) will be selected to turn the cost center on, select add rule(2.):
After cost centers have been added within WebCenter administration and initial TimeClock setup has occurred, employees will now be able to select the correct cost center they wish to clock in for:
TimeClocks with two cost center options to choose from:
Contacts logged into WebCenter will also be able to review the cost centers employees have clocked into: