Wrench Time and the Water Cooler

When I first joined ManagerPlus, I started to hear a whole bunch of new terms. I had to hit the ground running and try to figure it all out as I went. One of the first things I started to learn was all of the terminology that we used around the office. Then I had to try and learn about you, the people who use our software.

It was in the middle of this learning process that I heard about one of the most fascinating terms I had heard in a long time: Wrench Time.

I thought it was fascinating, because it was a very specific measure of the time a technician is actively using tools to do a job. At first, I thought it was strange because I assumed that most  of any employee’s time was spend doing the job he was hired for. But, the more I looked into it, the more I realized that a lot of time is spent doing things that are simply not quite the job.

We spend time driving to a site, or eating, or going to the bathroom. We spend time talking with others at our workplace and planning what we are going to do. We even spend time just walking from one place to another. As it turns out, being able to measure Wrench Time within an organization can be very important to measuring your productivity.

ManagerPlus has the tools you need to measure the Labor Costs within your organization. It allows you to track your employees and make sure you are doing all you need to be. Call today to schedule a demo and see how ManagerPlus can help you track your labor records and other metrics that will make a better future for your organization.

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