Contingent Labor Management Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult
Securing part-time, casual workers and contractors for last-minute coverage needs is challenging because their availability changes frequently, and their need for schedule flexibility is high. Shiftboard helps you engage contingent workers and accommodate their shift preferences effectively so you can expand workforce capacity on-demand with confidence.
- Gain visibility into resource gaps full-time resources can’t fill before bringing in contingent labor.
- Reduce shift turndowns and complaints by tracking and accommodating worker shift preferences.
- Ensure smooth operations by promoting and offering immediate shift pickup for time-sensitive openings.
- Avoid accidental no-shows and punctuality issues with automated communication.
Why Is Contingent Labor Management So Challenging?
Compliance to varying contingent labor regulations
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How Shiftboard Helps You Leverage Contingent Labor Effectively
Whether you tap contingent labor seasonally or every week, Shiftboard helps you effectively engage and utilize your contingent labor resources for maximum coverage and cost efficiency.
Improve Workforce Visibility
A central database of your entire workforce, including permanent and contingent workers, provides a holistic view of labor resources, qualifications, and availability. You can also use these employee insights to flex and scale labor pools effectively.
Increase Scheduling Efficiency
Auto-assignment, self-serve scheduling tools, and built-in credential and compliance tracking dramatically ease administrative burdens. With automation, managers can create accurate, compliant schedules using full-time and contingent workforces, in a fraction of the time it takes to complete the process manually.
Communicate with Workers in Real Time
Avoid last-minute scrambles by keeping contingent workers up to date about real-time changes. Ensure your workers get the information necessary to do their jobs well with notifications sent via email, text, or automated phone calls.
Enable Schedule Flexibility
Contingent workers seek flexible scheduling options, so give them what they need without compromising operational goals and controls. With self-service tools, workers can access their work schedule anytime, pick up available shifts, set schedule preferences, and more.
Gain Operational Insights
Gain real-time access to the data you need to make informed decisions. Improve budgets, labor planning, and cost control with a wide selection of reports and data export options such as shift data reports, timekeeping reports, or absence reports.