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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

A real person learns and discovers Shiftboard

I recently joined the Shiftboard team. I was, on one hand, really excited about this new opportunity, and, on the other, pretty nervous. I am coming from the nonprofit sector and this is my first foray into not only the private sector but the tech sphere! Yes, I grew...

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Featured Member: 30A Songwriters Festival

The 30A Songwriters Festival is going on January 16-18 in South Walton, FL. This is a great opportunity to see some of the world’s best known singer/songwriters in action. The line includes Graham Nash, Indigo Girls, Leon Russell, Jason Isbell, Shawn Mullins, Sara...

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Featured Member: Palm Springs International Film Festival

Happy New Year! The Palm Springs International Film Festival starts January 2nd and runs until January 12th. What a fantastic way to ring in the New Year! The festival features American films, but since its inception the focus was to shine a spotlight on international...

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Shiftboard is going to IMFCON

Are you a festival lover? Do you volunteer or help organize music or film festivals in your area? IMFCON is the International Music Festival Conference held annual in Austin, Texas. This year, from December 7-9, Shiftboard will be at the conference! Our CEO, Bryan...

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Features Spotlight

Feature Member: Hawaii International Film Festival

Aloha! Who's ready for sunny weather and movie watching? Starting October 30th the 35th annual Hawaii International Film Festival kicks off! HIFF is the premier international film event in the Pacific with award winning cinematographers and films screened each year...

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Custom Shift Multi-pick Options

Have you ever needed to track certain equipment for different shifts? Say you schedule drivers and want to know exactly which truck they are driving. Shiftboard can accommodate a multitude of options to choose from in a multi-pick list. First, customize your label for...

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Feature Friday: JobBoard

Posting internal job listings on your shift scheduling software comes with major benefits! Combining one central location where your employees can pick up shifts and apply for new jobs saves time and is extremely beneficial in visualizing these positions. Use...

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Automatic New Shift Notifications

When employees are able to pick up shifts themselves, it takes a lot of the burden off of hiring managers and schedulers. After creating new shifts, you can easily notify all available employees in the team that new positions are available. After entering all the...

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