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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.

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You Asked, We Answered – May

Every month, we show you which new FAQ's have been posted to our Help section. Keep the questions coming to! Can I send shifts by text to my workers? Yes you can! We offer a premium sms texting option that will allow you to send shifts...

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You Asked, We Answered

Every Friday we send out a list of new or updated FAQs. Here you can see the whole month in review just in case you missed one week. Always check out the FAQ as we are always adding to it. If you have a question we don't address let us know so we can add it for you!...

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The dirty details

Now that you know about our penchant for healthy living, what we look at every day, what we like in an office space and our "design aesthetic", it is now time to get revealing. Enjoy some little known facts about our staff. One member rides a unicycle AND he can...

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