What are locations in Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)?

Locations in Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr) can be thought of in several ways. Primarily, locations are anywhere employees go to do work. This can include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Multiple physical locations (retail, restaurant, etc.)

  • Multiple job sites (construction, service providers, etc.)

  • Offices

  • Clients (track time to clients for billing/accounting regardless of physical location)

How to add a location in Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr)

Adding a new location to your Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr) account takes just a few minutes. First let’s learn how to do so on the Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr) website. To get started, click on ‘Manage’ and then on ‘Locations.

Screenshot showing how to navigate to the 'Locations' tab from the top navigation menu

Near the top of the table, you’ll see a button labeled ‘Add New Location’.

Screenshot showing the 'Add New Location' dashboard

After clicking on the button, you’ll name your location and provide an address. (see below for adding a location without an address).

Screenshot showing the details you can add in the 'Add New Location'

You can also assign new or existing locations to specific employees or departments in Justworks Hours (formerly Boomr). To do so, click on the ‘Employees’ tab of the location details window. By default your location is assigned to all employees, but if you uncheck the location box you’ll see the option to assign to employees or departments. After you’ve made your assignments, click ‘Save’.

Screenshot showing the 'Save' buttons at the bottom of the 'Add New Location' window

Once you’ve provided the needed information, just click ‘Save’ to finish or ‘Save and Add New’ to add an additional location.\

To add a location without a physical address, click on the checkbox marked 'This location does not have a physical address". You can use this option so employees can track time to a shared remote location (even though they may each work from their own homes), so employees can log travel time, or other times when an employee may need to track time from a location that is not pre-determined. Please note, you'll need to set your preferences to allow locations without an address. You can do that here.

Screenshot showing how to toggle on the checkbox for 'This location does not have a physical address'

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