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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: Vancouver International Film Festival

Attention all BC residents! The Vancouver International Film Festival starts in just a few short days! Get ready for one of the largest film festivals in North America. Located at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver BC, there will be over 300 films shown from September...

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San Diego Film Festival Plus Ticket Giveaway!

The San Digo Film Festival has 5 different missions: 1) producing an annual film festival, 2) developing stimulating film-related events throughout the year, 3) supporting and nurturing student filmmaking programs in local schools, 4)  supporting the development of...

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Featured Member: KEXP

KEXP is more than a radio station. KEXP is a dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online, and on the streets. KEXP’s unique services benefit three distinct groups: Music Lovers, Artists, and the Arts Community. KEXP’s curatorial...

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Featured Member: Fremont Oktoberfest

Hailed as one of the Top 10 places in the World to Celebrate Oktoberfest, Seattle's own Fremont Oktoberfest runs September 19, 20, and 21. Featuring the biggest beer garden in the Northwest, Fremont’s three-day regional festival offers more than 100 bold microbrews...

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Features Spotlight

Friday Feature – Account Documents

Does your organization track certifications within Shiftboard? Do you wish you had one central repository for your personnel files that was easily accessible by you and your management staff? If so, we've got the tool for you! Within the last couple months Shiftboard...

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Drop Point Service Information

Did you know that Shiftboard offers Drop Point Service? Interested? So what is Drop Point? Drop Point is an automated, scheduled batch job service. This allows you to automatically export custom reports and data files from Shiftboard. You can export these files to...

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Friday Feature – Tradeboard

Check out our "Tradeboard" tool which allows members to offer shifts up for other qualified and available members to claim. Staff can't pick up shifts that would conflict with shifts they already have or that would put them into overtime. There is also a setting that...

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Shiftboard Reports and Analytics

Have you checked out the Reports section of your Shiftboard site? We offer a multitude of  tools to analyze your workforce data. From Labor Cost Forecasting to Shift Report Hours to Personnel Data, you can always find exactly what you are looking for! First, navigate...

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