a time tracking and workforce management software
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HubstaffProduct Overview

  1. About Hubstaff
  2. Pros of Hubstaff
  3. Cons of Hubstaff
  4. Breakdown of core features

Hubstaff product overview

Hubstaff is a time tracking and workforce management software for in-office, remote, and mobile teams. It can generate employee timesheets on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. It enables you to directly pay employees. Hubstaff provides insight into proof of work and productivity metrics.

The software creates reports to help you understand how employees spend time at work and estimate project costs. These reports can be scheduled and sent to you, clients, or stakeholders. You can set budgets for tasks and projects and get alerts. Businesses can use Hubstaff to generate invoices based on time tracked and bill rates.

Hubstaff offers geofenced time tracking for field and mobile teams to track time when entering and leaving set job sites. You can use Hubstaff to create shift schedules, track attendance, and get notified when employees miss or are late for a shift.

Pros of Hubstaff

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  • Automated time tracking and timesheets create records for billing, payments, and budgets.
  • Streamlined payroll and workforce management with time off, attendance, and scheduling.
  • A selection of different reports that help you better understand how your business operates.

Cons of Hubstaff

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  • If you’re looking for a simple timer, Hubstaff likely has more features than you need. It is intended for teams and has more functionality than a solo freelancer might need for basic timesheets.

Breakdown of core features

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Hubstaff is simple time tracking software with various work monitoring features such as screenshots, activity levels monitoring, automatic payroll, advanced reports, real time tracking, and GPS.

Time tracking

Time tracking with Hubstaff is straightforward. Employees only need to click a button to start tracking their time, and then click it again when they’re done. The app can also detect when your field workers enter and leave a job site and start or stop tracking their time accordingly.

Proof of work

Hubstaff allows you to monitor work activity at any time. The software is designed to provide transparency, access to all of your own data, and control over how the app works. These proof of work features can be customized or turned off on a per-user basis. You can see apps and URLs visited while tracking time. There’s also the option of taking screenshots up to three times for every ten minutes of tracked work time. Your team will be notified when time is being tracked or screenshots are being taken.


Hubstaff’s geofencing feature automatically starts and stops tracking time when employees enter and leave job sites.Geofencing simplifies attendance tracking and notifies you when employees are late or miss or abandon shifts.

Payroll management

Hubstaff enables businesses to streamline and automate their payroll process. It uses time entries to generate timesheets and pay employees for their time. You can set different pay rates and pay periods for each employee, and Hubstaff will calculate all the payments automatically. Employees can be paid through the software using integrations with PayPal, TransferWise, Payoneer, and Gusto.

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(Last updated on 05/03/2022 by Abby Dykes)

Quick Facts

  • Industry Specialties
    Advertising / Media / Publishing, Architecture / Engineering / Construction, Computer and Technology, Consulting / Professional Services, Customer Service / Call Centers, eCommerce, Field Services / Maintenance, Healthcare, Legal, Marketing / Public Relations, Manufacturing, Staffing / Recruiting, Media and Publishing, Non-Profit / Public Sector, Real Estate, Retail and Wholesale, Social Commerce, Software / Web Development
  • Pricing
  • Works Best For
    Any Sized Businesses





  • Time tracking
  • Online timesheets
  • Geofencing
  • Payroll management
  • Proof of work
  • Productivity measurement
  • GPS tracking
  • Online invoicing
  • Project budgeting


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Pricing Model

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