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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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Dressing up the place

No matter how excellent the bones of your office are (and ours is awesome) it is always necessary to be sprucing it up a little. Since our office was already full of character this didn’t take long. Here are some of the things we have on our desks and our walls that...

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In need of some character?

Great company culture is a huge part of what makes coming into an office enjoyable. We definitely have that at Shiftboard. Another big part is having a  great office space to go to every day. We have both  at Shiftboard. We are located within the historic Smith Tower...

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Healthy Living

A big part of the Shiftboard culture is healthy living - both on a large and small scale. Healthy people are happy people and happy people and happy people are productive people. Shiftboard supplies all staff with an ORCA card so that we can take public transportation...

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Inside Scoop. Shhh, don’t tell.

This week we will give you an unprecedented view of the inner workings of Shiftboard. We are always asking about what is going on with you and now we are going to share some of our secrets. The good, the bad, the ugly and the hilarious. Join us behind the orange...

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