Workforce Scheduling Efficiency

Better Schedules in Less Time

Increase Workforce Scheduling Efficiency

Managing an employee schedule manually is error-prone and time-consuming. It’s also tough to access key operational insights that improve efficiency and reduce labor costs. Fortunately, there is a better way. With workforce scheduling technology, you gain clear insight into your workforce operations, improve organizational efficiency and respond faster to change.

  • Reduce time spent on scheduling activities 50 percent by automating manual tasks such as publishing schedules, tracking employee availability, and communicating schedule changes.
  • Make optimal scheduling decisions instantly to improve workforce utilization rates, control labor costs, and decrease employee turnover.
  • Improve visibility into your true workforce capacity by quickly taking into account worker availability, overtime status, regulations, and more.

What Factors Drive Employee Scheduling Inefficiencies?

Hour Glass

Time-consuming manual processes

Negative View

Lack of visibility into workforce capacity

Compliance

Complex compliance requirements

Change Arrows

Frequent day-of schedule changes

Phone Communication

Real-time communication

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How Shiftboard Helps Improve Scheduling Efficiency

Shiftboard helps you make better schedules faster – and manage them with less stress. Once the schedule is published, Shiftboard provides managers with a rich set of automated capabilities designed to ease the burden of managing daily schedule adjustments. Empowering managers and schedulers with the tools they need improves scheduling efficiency, and your ability to support production and service commitments.

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Automate Shift Assignment

Speed up schedule creation by leveraging intelligent technology to make scheduling decisions quickly. With just a few clicks, schedulers can identify and assign the most cost-effective, eligible workers for every shift, job, or work site.

2.

Ensure Shift Coverage

Empower front-line managers to handle callouts and last-minute schedule changes quickly and easily with the right workers using the best day-of tools in the industry.

3.

Tailor to Your Process

Enjoy unparalleled flexibility and configure Shiftboard’s software to fit your unique scheduling process. Our technology adapts to the way you want to schedule and organize your workforce, not the other way around.

4.

Empower Employees to Self-Serve

Enable day-of, on-the-go, scheduling changes while maintaining vital communication with individuals, teams, or the entire workforce.

5.

Communicate in Real Time

Keep operations running smoothly through automated and targeted worker communication—broadcast important updates such as shift assignment changes through notifications, email, and text.

Since implementing Shiftboard’s SchedulePro software, we’ve seen more than a 50 percent reduction in time and money spent on scheduling and a significant cost savings in the reduction in union grievances related to shift scheduling.

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Shiftboard offers two solutions, ScheduleFlex and SchedulePro, to solve your organizations workforce scheduling challenges.

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