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Visier People® Work Time

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Application descriptions


Visier People® Work Time helps organizations address their most pressing challenges related to labor time.

Our comprehensive offering empowers you to effectively analyze, monitor, and solve a wide range of challenges related to work time. This includes optimizing time allocated to work, addressing absenteeism and its impact on overtime, and identifying over-scheduling and its consequences. 

Leverage extensive best practice content and insights. Filter our out-of-the-box content to sub-populations or specific time periods, or use them as a starting point to create your own visualizations and insights unique to your needs.

Visier People® Essentials is required as a prerequisite to purchasing Work Time.

What value is delivered?

Visier People Work Time is a collection of application elements that are designed to solve your most pervasive and compelling problems related to work hours. The unique problems solved by Visier Work Time are listed below:

  • Time Allocation: Provides a comprehensive overview of how time is allocated for employees, enabling organizations to ensure optimal allocation to work. This is achieved by addressing absences and inefficiencies stemming from over-scheduling and poor allocation of work time to key activities.

    Why is it important? By optimizing the allocation and utilization of employees, organizations can reduce labor costs while still maintaining productivity levels.

  • Absenteeism and Overtime Patterns: Provides a comprehensive overview of employee behavior, and helps your organization explore the impact of absenteeism and overtime on engagement*, performance, turnover, and ultimately business results. This comprehensive understanding allows organizations to proactively address any negative trends and take appropriate measures to ensure optimal employee productivity and well-being.

    Why is it important? Excessive absenteeism and overtime can be costly for organizations, as it can result in decreased productivity and increased expenses associated with paying for overtime or hiring temporary workers. By identifying patterns, organizations can take steps to address the root causes of absenteeism and overtime, thereby reducing associated costs.

    *Analyzing engagement data in Visier requires purchasing  the Employee Experience module.

  • Staff Mix and Deployment Optimization: Provides a comprehensive overview of the staff distribution and allocation on each shift. This enables organizations to ensure an appropriate mix of staff is deployed to work, and identifies whether the occupation or experience level mix on each shift meets minimum guidelines and/or organizational policy.

    Why is it important? Maintaining the right staff distribution and allocation is essential for ensuring legal compliance, employee well-being, and the overall success and reputation of the organization.

What do I get with Visier People® Work Time and what do I need to provide?

With Visier People Work Time, you can access:

  • 70+ metrics

  • 100+ questions

  • 30+ stories & dashboards

  • And build unlimited content

To unlock the full potential of Visier People Work Time, we recommend providing the following data elements:

Leave Management

Includes absence and expected work days data. In order to explore these topics, you have the opportunity to load the following data: absence days for any employee, whether it is paid or unpaid, leave type (i.e., sick leave, annual leave, bereavement), the detailed reason, and the expected work days.

What does this enable? This will provide you with insights into leave management and allow you to analyze groups of employees (i.e., by location, business units, and tenure) who have the highest rates of absence and what the drivers are. This helps you answer questions such as:

  • What are the primary reasons for employee absences?

  • What is the overall rate of absenteeism in the organization, and how does it vary across departments, teams, or job roles?

  • Are there specific days of the week or times of the year when absences are more prevalent?

  • Are there any correlations between absence rates and employee engagement or turnover?

Time & Attendance

In order to analyze hours recorded data, you have the opportunity to provide us with data such as: actual shift(s), start and end times, shift type, day of the week, and type of hours (i.e., regular, overtime).

What does this enable? You can use this information to analyze shifts and fatigue, explore overtime drivers, and answer questions such as:

  • How many employees are working overtime and are there patterns?

  • What is overtime costing the organization?

  • Is overtime driving turnover or negative engagement?

  • Is vacation taken smoothly over the course of the year?

  • Does each shift have a variety of experiences?

For more information, please refer to the following documents:

  • Data Dictionary: Provides comprehensive information about the data elements.

  • Application Definitions: Provides an extensive list of metrics, dimensions, content, and guidebooks that will be lit up once we have loaded these data elements.