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Log On; Punch In
January 2011

“The software's real-time scheduling capability makes it ideal for event planning as well. Bumbershoot uses Shiftboard to coordinate nearly 6,000 shifts during the annual festival...”



2011:Trends That Will Shape Next Year
December 15, 2010

“Rob Eleveld, the CEO of Shiftboard...notes that scheduling is turning into a ‘whole new monster’ for managers who are responsible for not only assigning shifts for these positions, but also communicating effectively with employees that may be thousands of miles away...”



How to Coordinate Volunteers
November, 2010

"Identify and track availability. Use a software scheduling system, as opposed to a traditional spreadsheet. (An online system that updates in real time, such as Shiftboard, is preferable, so multiple volunteer coordinators can contribute changes.)"



The Thinkers: Streamlining Work Through Creative Office Tools
November/December, 2010 p.13

"Shiftboard, Inc. provides online scheduling as a hosted software service to enable businesses, educational institutions, municipal government departments, and nonprofits to engage, schedule, and manage communications with their workers."



Shiftboard Launches Scheduling Partner Program
October 19, 2010

"Shiftboard is a software developer that specializes in smarter SaaS workforce scheduling and they’ve launched a channel partner program designed to help VARs bring the company's solution to new markets..."



H(app)y Days
October, 2010

"As the smart phone market heats up, mobile apps are spicing up the HR industry with tantalizing options..."



Case Study: Shiftboard Online Scheduling
September 30, 2010

"By switching to Shiftboard,Expert Planet is potentially saving $185,000, indicating a 15:1 return on investment..."



Startup of the Week:Shiftboard
September 10, 2010

"Scheduling work forces...can be a logistical nightmare. But online tools are making that job a little easier, and that's where Seattle software startup Shiftboard is making its mark..."



Workforce Management Solution Gives Film Festival Cause to Celebrate
September 9, 2010

"...Payne attributes SIFF's successful operations to the organization's robust online and mobile scheduling and workforce management solution, from Seattle-headquartered Shiftboard....not just scheduling but also communication tools, management reporting, and an integrated online worker database..."



Shiftboard Emerges From Eight-Year Stealth, Sees ‘Triple Digit' Growth in Online Scheduling
September 8, 2010

"Shiftboard has managed to stay under the radar for quite some time, despite a slew of big name clients, but that is starting to change..."



Shiftboard Launches Scheduling Solution To Satisfy Demands Of Global Call Center Industry
July 12, 2010

"...new scheduling solution intended to satisfy the dynamic needs of the call center industry...enables call centers to have coverage 24/7 in order to satisfy call demand across various continents.



HR Executives Look to Emerging Technology to Smooth Processes
July 1, 2010

"CEO Rob Eleveld points to the Energy Department's Solar Decathalon conference, where Shiftboard helped coordinate schedules for more than 300 volunteers and staff..."



Forecasting the Future – Achieving Labor Cost Visibility through Scheduling
June 18, 2010

"Scheduling is often one of the most overlooked areas of workforce management, but one where even small improvements can make a huge difference in daily operations - and ultimately the bottom line..."



Workforce Management Software Users Move to Online Scheduling Software by Shiftboard
May 13, 2009

"... ongoing recruiting and onboarding needs to be integrated directly into their online scheduling system. We have packaged those offerings together with common features requested by customers across industries ..."



Call Center Solutions: Shiftboard's Online Scheduling System Meets AOP Requirements
March 30, 2009

"... A virtual call center, AOP takes customer calls and monitors Web site chat lines for large retail clients. The company has offices in New York and Kansas City, MO, but 80 percent of its 185 operators work from their homes across four U.S. time zones ..."



Business Is Booming: Shiftboard Online Scheduling Software Helps Welborn Relief Staffing Expand Over 90 Percent in Down Economy
March 11, 2009

"... Shiftboard supports our core business processes from web registration of new contractors to scheduling to analytics reports for invoicing clients and paying staff... allows us to focus on client relationships and recruiting ..."



On-demand scheduling software helps manage workers
February 26, 2009

"... With an on-demand scheduling and recruitment system, .. store managers spend more time with customers and planning special events instead of managing communications [of] fluctuating staff ..."



Fair Trade Retailer Ten Thousand Villages Ramps Up for Holidays Using Shiftboard's Online Scheduling Software
December 16, 2008

"...With 156 stores in the U.S., it has an ongoing need to schedule shifts, especially this time of year. Ten Thousand Villages Houston and Seattle are using online scheduling software provided by Seattle-based Shiftboard Inc. to recruit and schedule volunteers for the big holiday push. .."


Online Business Scheduling Software
270+ Tools for Running a Business Online
September 21, 2008

"...Online scheduling for businesses to coordinate worker schedules. .."



Online Scheduler Simplifies Staffing
September 3, 2007

"...an online scheduling tool where people sign up for available shifts. Nonprofits use it to organize volunteers. For-profits, such as hospitals, use it to fill odd jobs without having to make a phone call.."

"...allows coordinators to communicate quickly with workers. Alerts or last-minute tips, ... may be sent by e-mail or text message..."


Web Resources

Shiftboard Knol Entry
Online Scheduling - Online Staffing Solutions

"...a new and flexible online software platform that could efficiently manage diverse people, communications, and contracts across multiple locations .."


Shiftboard Wikipedia Entry
Employee scheduling software

"...Shiftboard is a community online scheduling, recruitment, and time management tool.."

 


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Blog Postings and Reviews

Shiftboard rules scheduling
Mattishness - August 23, 2007

Web Tools to Help You Sell and Manage
FastCompany - November 25, 2008

Online Scheduling and the Growing Wave of the Contingent Workforce
AllBusiness - November 21, 2008

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