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Working time recording

Track working time live or enter it retrospectively

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Simple and intuitive

The ideal solution for employees, supervisors and admins

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Intelligent and flexible

Automate tedious processes and customise set-up

Time recording software instead of paper chaos

Every employee has access to his or her individual account via the browser or the app. With one click, time recording is started, paused and stopped at the end of the working day. Alternatively, time entries can also be created retroactively. As an administrator, you can determine which time recording options you want to give your employees.
The same applies to the type of time recording. In addition to a pure software solution, we also offer our Terminal App you can use with your tablet.

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Automation and flexibility

absence.io takes a lot of work off your hands.

  • Overtime and negative hours can be compensated automatically.
  • Employees receive notifications when they exceed certain thresholds.
  • Our software generates automatic reports on the hours worked by your employees.

At the same time, you remain flexible as an admin.

  • Time schedules can be entered individually and adjusted at any time.
  • You determine which types of time recording you want to use and offer to your employees.

The right hardware - or not

absence.io offers the counterpart to the "classic" solution of a permanently installed time recording terminal with employee cards or tokens, we offer an app. You install this on a tablet and the employee "clocks in and out" via an individual QR code on their smartphone.
Of course, we also have a solution without hardware. This runs directly via browser or app. Ideal for home office, business trips or mobile jobs.

Our Features

  • 30 days free trial for the full version
  • No minimum contract period
  • Credit card or SEPA payment
  • Monthly billing and monthly cancellation
  • Server hosting in Germany
  • 7 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish
  • Office 365, Google und Slack Integration → coming soon: Teams
  • Free set up service
  • Free customer service by email and phone
  • 24 hour HelpCenter
  • Open API interface
  • CO2 compensation via Climate Partner
  • Climate neutral company
  • Vacation and absence management
  • Simple approval process
  • Organize employees into teams and departments
  • Employee profile for individual settings for user role, accesses, authorizations, teams, departments, quotas, absences, integrations, recent activities and personal documents
  • Individual work schedules to map part-time, non-working days, rolling up to 4 weeks
  • Management of different locations
  • Substitutes per absence
  • Worldwide holidays
  • Rest days and company holiday management
  • Location related holidays
  • Team calendar: view of all employees in the same team and department, clear display of all absences
  • Team calendar with sorting function (by department/team/employee)
  • Personal calendar: annual overview of own absences, incl. view of all available allowances
  • Synchronization of absences with personal calendars
  • No duplicate calendar management due to integrations
  • Monthly and annual allowances individually adjustable per employee
  • Remaining vacation expiration/carryover individually adjustable
  • E-mail notifications for all important processes
  • Various reports with Excel exports about:
    • Vacation & Accruals
    • Absences
    • Capacity
    • Absence changes
    • Evidence overview
    • Personnel file
    • Time recording
    • Time recording entries
  • Marking and management of absences & time entries with labels.
  • Dashboard overview: today's and upcoming absences, illnesses, open inquiries, upcoming birthdays, remaining vacation days, outstanding personnel questionnaires, missing verifications
  • Easy handling
  • Playfully easy + meticulously accurate 
  • Consideration of individual working times
  • Easy input of working hours, breaks and closing time
  • Automatic comparison with stored work schedule
  • Controllable via browser, mobile app and mobile terminal
  • Connection to mobile terminals via app on tablet
  • Mapping of days off, absences, holidays, company vacations and mandatory leave
  • Simple display of planned, worked and remaining working time
  • Individual hour compensation via payment or transfer to allowances
  • Labels for time recording entries for project work or traceability
  • Easy entry of working hours, breaks and closing time
  • Personnel file in user profile
  • Document upload for all important documents
  • Personal personnel questionnaire for each employee
  • Personnel questionnaire is filled out by employee and edited and filed by admin.
  • Personal information:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Contact
    • Miscellaneous (gender, date of birth, place of birth, nationality, marital status, church tax payer, highest school degree.
  • Employment information:
  • Company
  • Position
  • Personnel number
  • Contract / congestion
  • Contract start / end
  • Probationary period
  • Cost center
  • Supervisor
  • Hours per week
  • Salary
  • Payroll
  • Health insurance / number
  • Secondary insurance
  • Disability status
  • Social security number
  • Tax ID
  • Tax bracket
  • Child allowance
  • Company pension plan
  • Main employment
  • Allowances
  • Company car
  • Bank account
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Salary/wages: gross salary with salary type, weekly hours, notes
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits/variable remuneration

You want even more?

absence.io can do more.
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Absence and leave management

Reliable absence management with simple request and approval processes.

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Digital personnel file

Central management of all employee information with easy document upload and digital personnel questionnaire

More than 2,300 happy midsize and large companies work with absence.io every day

Strengthens our transparency, ownership & agility.

Strengthens our transparency, ownership & agility.

"We have been using absence.io since 2017 and can't imagine it any other way. "
Anja Weidner
People Managerin
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The best tool we could use for leave and staff management!

The best tool we could use for leave and staff management!

"Managing leave, attendances, absences and documents has never been so easy - even on the go via the app. "
Lisa Schmidt
Team Assistant
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Christoph Hauser

We appreciate the intuitive and user-friendly operation of the software

"We particularly like the very simple, user-friendly operation of the software. We are also pleased that the filter function also gives us a quick and…"
Christoph Hauser
HR Generalist
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Marius Laza

The calendar is very easy to use

"With absence.io we can see exactly who is out of the office, who is taking over their responsibilities, and we even get a friendly reminder on Slack…"
Marius Laza
Director of Customer Success
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Claudia Hartwig

The team calendar is great

"The entire process - from the vacation request to its authorization - becomes a whole lot faster as well as more..."
Claudia Hartwig
Office Manager
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Jan Claeys

It’s hard to imagine work life without absence.io

"I really like how everyone has access to the status of their vacation days 24/7. If anyone is sick, they don’t even have to pick up the phone!"
Jan Claeys
Senior HR Consultant
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Bianca Barbirato

Every employee gets their own login

"What we like most about absence.io is that every employee gets their own login, leading to more transparency for everyone and higher employee…"
Bianca Barbirato
HR & Finance
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All absence.io data is backed up daily and stored on multiple servers to ensure maximum security.

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