Employee attendance tracking

Tracking employee attendance is a repetitive and time-consuming task. However, you can improve your efficiency by using customizable tools designed especially for this purpose. And because you are probably used with Excel spreadsheets, using one to track daily employee attendance doesn’t require too much effort.

Employee attendance tracking involves knowing when the employees are at work or not and the reasons behind their schedule. It includes working days, part-time, vacations, public holidays, sick leave, and other types of working days and leaves.

If you want to manage all these situations using a single document for all employees (and you should), download this free Excel Employee Attendance Tracker right now.


Free Employee Attendance Tracker features

Our Employee Attendance Tracker is a time-saving and easy to use Excel spreadsheet. Personalize it according to your company’s policy and add important data such as the company’s name and employee identification data, public holidays in your region, company-related holidays, and leave types.

Here’re the most important features of our free employee attendance tracking solution:

  • Works with customizable lists of employees, departments, and attendance categories
  • Covers working days, part-time, vacations, public holidays, sick leave, and absence
  • Compact calendar for 2020 with US holidays
  • Changeable calendar so you can reuse the Employee Attendance Tracker template next year
  • Customizable public holidays
  • Customizable leave types
  • Automatic computations for each attendance category
  • Easy to add employees and visualize their situations


How to use our free Employee Attendance Tracker

An Excel-based Employee Attendance Tracker needs to be light and easy to use. As a result, we avoid adding unnecessary information and deliver a neat solution that saves you time and energy. Check out the following steps to configure your Employee Attendance Tracker and start using it.

  1. Download the free Employee Attendance Tracker and rename it to match your organization’s standards.
  2. Go to the Legend worksheet and define your attendance types.
  3. Go to the Holidays worksheet and introduce your region’s public holidays and your company’s special holidays. Don’t forget to update the range of cells in the ‘holidays’ list.

  4. Go to Employees worksheet and add your employees and departments. Don’t forget to update the range of cells in the ‘employees_names’ list.

  5. Go to the Calendar worksheet and add your company’s name and select an employee.
  6. Mark each day using the legend you’ve just created on the corresponding ‘Attendance’ row.
  7. Don’t worry; the current situation is computed automatically.

That’s it! You’re ready to manage working days, vacations, and special leaves for all employees.

Tip: If you work with employees from different countries or with different PTO policies, just add all holidays and attendance types in the Holidays and Legend worksheets.

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