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The Indispensable Sidekick to Scheduling Automation Scheduling automation has revolutionized the way businesses schedule their hourly workforce....

Infographic: 7 Steps to Successful Staff Shift Schedules

Shiftboard has a new infographic – Seven steps world-class organizations use to cut through the complexity of scheduling large staffs.

Staff Scheduling as a Competitive Advantage

It should come as no surprise that smart staff scheduling can be a competitive advantage. Growing headcount, newly minted laws, time-off request… Everything adds to the complexity. Businesses need help and having the right tools will create opportunities.

Should Your Company Adopt Predictive Scheduling Policies?

One out of every six employees in the U.S. works in a shift-based job with an irregular schedule. Erratic schedules transfer the cost of unforeseen downturns in customer demand from the employer onto personnel. Predictive scheduling preserves the work-life balance and financial stability of employees through fair-minded shift scheduling. Find out why employers, unions and law makers are all getting onboard.

Four Ways to Manage Your Event Staff Using QR Codes

Did you know you can use a QR code at conferences, events and festivals to handle mobile timekeeping, ID verification, & more?

5 Benefits of Using Demand Forecasting to Optimize Staff Schedules

Workplaces can use demand estimates to schedule the perfect number of employees at all times, neither understaffing peak periods nor overstaffing slow ones. Learn all about the five benefits demand forecasting can deliver to your organization.

Scheduling Resources

Featured Member: Houston Livestock and Rodeo

Saddle up Houston! It's time for the Rodeo! The largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition is coming to town! The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo starts on March 3rd and runs till March 22nd. You'll have plenty of time to watch the Rodeo Parade, try your...

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Member spotlight: Washington DC Jewish Film Festival

The 25th annual Washington DC Jewish Film Festival kicks off Feb. 19 and runs through March 1. The WJFF serves more than 15,000 people through 80+ screenings. The majority of the films shown are regional, US or world premieres. The festival works to showcase the...

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Featured Member: Thin line Fest

Film festivals, music festivals, art festivals... usually they are independent of one another. If you want to watch a cool movie, go to a movie festival. Or if you're looking for some music, music festivals have the singers you want. However, what happens when you...

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Featured Member: Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival has arrived! One of the most well-known film festivals in the country starts tomorrow January 22nd and runs till Feb 1st. Sundance Film Festival, located in Salt Lake City, UT is one of the largest independent film festivals in the United States...

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Features Spotlight

Shiftboard Events/RSVP

Did you know you can create other things besides shifts on your Shiftboard site? You better believe it! We offer other choices when it comes to shift creation. Create Holiday or Special Date events whenever you need. Or create RSVP lists for events that need a guest...

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Shiftboard Filebox

The Shiftboard Filebox allows the option to store a number of different files from documents to images to spreadsheets. You can easily share these documents through broadcast emails and on the news page so your employees have easy access to download the files to their...

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Feature Friday: Adherence Reports

Shiftboard's Timekeeping tool allows your employees to clock in and out a number a different ways. Whether they choose to do this from their phone, by calling a specific number or using the QR code, Shiftboard can compare the exact minute they clocked in to the time...

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Custom Reports

If you've been following along with the Shiftboard Give-A-Shift blog, there is a common theme that should be emerging. Customization! It truly is the most important feature of any shift scheduling software. Even within same business divisions, the way people do...

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