Users can check their progress entering time in the "My Open Timesheets" Lightning component.

Just add the component e.g. to the Home Page.

My Open Timesheets

It shows the recent weeks with the time entered so for. Click on the hours to open the Timesheet for the week.

Open T+E Reports

From the Resource Tab, you can also view Open Time ReportsĀ 

- Select a List View

- Optionally select Resources

- Select T+E Open Reports from the top right dropdown

The view shows the current and the last 3 weeks of time entered and the status - entered - submitted - approved.

You can also query specific Resource Groups.

When you click on the colored information, the Timesheet for that resource and that week is opened.

(this assumes that you have access to the user's T+E Items - see Enter Time for Others)