Monthly Archives: December 2020

4 Pointers for Scheduling Shift Work Efficiently

December 30, 2020 | 288 views

4 Pointers for Scheduling Shift Work Efficiently
4 Pointers for Scheduling Shift Work Efficiently

One of a manager’s important responsibilities is to maximize staff efficiency. Managing a workforce well will contribute to profitability while producing coordinated schedules that create the best result. Shift scheduling for long-hour or 24-hour sites can be tough—you must consider legal requirements, employee skill levels, shift needs, and results. With a few pointers, you will increase efficiency for your shift workers.

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8 Ways Scheduling Software Helps Managers

December 23, 2020 | 309 views

8 Ways Scheduling Software Helps Managers
C8 Ways Scheduling Software Helps Managers

If you are involved with employee shift scheduling, you are well aware of the stress it can cause as you struggle to distribute hours fairly, accommodate special requests, notify people of changes, and get it all done on time. Worse, it is a necessary task that is repetitive and doesn’t add to your bottom line. Ugh.

If you are looking for an easier way to schedule your employee shifts and save time, employee scheduling software will satisfy your needs and provide these eight benefits to your business as well.

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Reduce Retail Employee Turnover with a Focus on Scheduling

December 16, 2020 | 312 views

Reduce Retail Employee Turnover with a Focus on Scheduling
educe Retail Employee Turnover with a Focus on Scheduling

Employees come and go. It’s a fact of business life, but it is not always a welcome departure because attrition costs money and time. Owners and managers have to recruit, hire, and train replacement employees. And when someone leaves unexpectedly (for any number of reasons), managers and business owners feel the pain. It causes understaffing and last-minute scheduling changes, which nobody who is left behind wants to experience.

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Should I Switch My Staff to a 4-Day Workweek?

December 9, 2020 | 377 views

Should I Switch My Staff to a 4-Day Workweek?
Should I Switch My Staff to a 4-Day Workweek?

A “traditional” workweek means five days a week, 8 hours a day, for a total of 40 hours. And for some organizations, this works just fine. Yet, have you thought it would be great to have a 3-day weekend every weekend? Instead of scheduling 40 hours over five days, you or some of your staff could work four 10-hour days.

You might choose the same day off for everyone, but if your business is open for multiple shifts and more than five days each week, you could choose to have some people working 5/40 and others working 4/40. It really depends on what you need to run your business smoothly.

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