In general, janitorial software aims at streamlining management — of inventory, of bidding, of workloading and of employees. Employee management software assists with timekeeping, payroll, performance tracking, employee information gathering and performance evaluation.

With labor costs being the biggest portion of a building service contractor’s budget, many are constantly striving to improve productivity. Software can help BSCs by tracking and evaluating employee performance, providing valuable feedback that helps employees understand how they can be more efficient and helps managers understand how to better train and supervise employees.

Payroll components minimize administrative time spent processing paychecks. Employees clock in and out through computers or mobile devices, and that data is sent straight to payroll.