This article explains how to integrate timr software with Personio to make time tracking easier for your employees. You will find an overview of all the prerequisites, as well as instructions on how to set up the integration via the Personio attendance API.


What is timr?

With timr you digitise your work and project time recording. timr offers a web application and a terminal for corporate use. Field service employees record their time via (offline) apps. Times are tracked quickly and easily via a simple Start/Stop function. Lengthy retrospective recording of working hours is now a thing of the past.

Working time recording, project time recording, and logbook are combined in one application. This saves time and ensures that your employees are able to work more efficiently. When using timr for field staff, you have the option of enabling location tracking when starting and stopping tracking for better logistics and customer documentation.


How Can I Set Up the Integration of timr and Personio?

You first need to generate new API credentials for this integration in Settings > API credentials. For more information on how to do this, have a look at our help center article on how to generate and manage API credentials. You can choose which personal data the integration can read or write based on the attributes listed in the following points.


The integration will then be set up directly by timr. You will need to enter your preferred synchronization interval as well as the Client ID and Client Secret. To generate users in timr, simply send a user export file from Personio to timr. The synchronization process is then finalized by timr.


Which Data Is Transferred?

As soon as the integration is active, the attributes date, start time, end time, pause, as well as comment for the corresponding employees' attendances are transferred to Personio. All new attendance times recorded in timr are then automatically transferred to Personio at the selected synchronization interval. Synchronized attendances are also automatically locked in timr.
In addition, it is possible to record overtime compensation with the integration through the attendance type "time compensation" within timr. In Personio, 0 working hours are then posted on the corresponding day, which reduces the working hours account by the corresponding hours and ensures the correct recording of overtime compensation.


How Much Does It Cost?

As a Personio customer, you benefit from a low-cost Personio plan (limited to time tracking). For more information, please contact timr directly.


Who do I contact at timr?

If you have any questions or feedback on the integration, please contact the timr support at https://www.timr.com/s/support/.


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