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3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

August 22, 2018 | 694 views

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

It’s not uncommon for us to hear the agonizing cries of HR managers who need a better way to manage their schedules. People around the world are sick and tired of how exhausting it is to schedule team members for work. Every time we hear these cries, our heart breaks just a little—especially when we hear that they’re using a spreadsheet to toss team member’s hours around like they’re balls in a pinball machine.

 

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Tips for Scheduling Employees Who Are Frequent Travelers

May 17, 2017 | 933 views

Tips for Scheduling Employees Who Are Frequent Travelers

Tips for Scheduling Employees Who Are Frequent Travelers

What’s a surefire way to add confusion to your schedule? Add in time zone changes for the employees who are frequent travelers in your business.

 

When you have a team that travels regularly to make sales calls, you need everyone to be aware of their whereabouts and their availability. But, tracking their meeting times and travel dates can quickly get messy without a proper plan in place. Here are a few tips for how to add frequent travelers to your schedule.

 

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How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

July 20, 2016 | 1,097 views

How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

How to Juggle Your Schedule Around Summer Vacations

It’s that time of year! With warm temperatures and perfect beach weather outside, the last thing most workers want to do is get stuck on the job. It’s vacation season. Are you prepared?

 

Here are a few tips to help you juggle your schedule when your employees are hitting the road for summer vacation.

 

Plan for the Non-Planners

 

In a perfect world, all of your employees would have planned their vacations long in advance. You would have plenty of warning that they’d need time off. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world and many employees don’t plan ahead.

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Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

October 22, 2014 | 1,437 views

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

Hiring for Christmas: What You Need to Know

If you’re bringing extra help on board for the Christmas busy season, you need a strategy. Planning out your hiring needs early will make training and onboarding easier, and make the holidays less stressful.

 

Start Now

Use your typical hiring channels — be that job board, recruiter, or just a Help Wanted sign — to start attracting help for the holidays. Be clear that you’re hiring on a temporary basis so potential employees know what to expect. Also make it clear what days new hires will be required to work, as many people want time off during the holidays — just when you need them most.

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Easy Employee Scheduling Software Now Shows “Big Picture”

May 12, 2014 | 2,334 views

Sample 3-Week Work Schedule

Sample 3-Week Work Schedule

ScheduleBase employee scheduling software gets a new 3- and 4-week view this week. These new views let users easily view past schedules, when preparing a work schedule, and make it easier to see further into the future. Customers have been asking to see more days on-screen and this will help make employee scheduling even easier for many of our users. Our goal is to make ScheduleBase the easiest way to schedule and communicate with your people without having to break the bank. Please keep the feedback coming. We love it! More exciting news coming soon…

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How Nonprofits Schedule Volunteers with Employee Scheduling Software

March 26, 2014 | 2,677 views

How Nonprofits Schedule Volunteers

How Nonprofits Schedule Volunteers

Even if you don’t have many full-time or part-time employees at your nonprofit, you actually have a lot in common with companies that do. You likely have a small army of volunteers that keep you just as busy (if not more so) as paid employees would.

 

Let me guess: scheduling those volunteers is one of your top headaches. See? You do have something in common with for-profit companies with staff, after all!

 

Most nonprofits are strapped for time and money, and while you rely on your volunteers to alleviate some of the workload, sometimes it’s more stress to juggle their constant schedule changes.

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Thank You from ScheduleBase – Great Things Ahead for Employee Scheduling Software

December 26, 2013 | 3,077 views

Thank You

Thank You

It’s almost a new year and, as the ScheduleBase team reflects on 2013, we’d like to say a special “thank you” to our employee scheduling software customers. We do what we do because of you. Nothing makes us more proud, or keeps us driven, than knowing we’re helping you every day by making your job of employee scheduling just a little bit easier.

 

In 2013, we’ve seen more and more customers join the ScheduleBase community from all corners of business. This is a true testament to ScheduleBase’s broad reach and appeal. No matter who you schedule or how you schedule them, odds are ScheduleBase can help improve your current employee scheduling process.

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Atlas Business Solutions’ ScheduleBase Software is Employee Scheduling Software of Choice for Orange Leaf and Subway Franchises

December 13, 2013 | 5,097 views

Restaurant franchises Orange Leaf and Subway are using ScheduleBase to simplify employee scheduling.

 

With 13.1 million restaurant employees in the U.S., it’s no surprise that employee scheduling is at the top of the list of owners’ and franchisees’ headaches. From constant change requests in the schedule to fielding calls from employees wanting to know their hours, restaurant owners waste valuable time they could be using to grow their businesses.

 

Orange Leaf and Subway restaurant franchises have chosen ScheduleBase as their employee software.

 

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Avoiding Time Management Mistakes

December 5, 2013 | 4,766 views

Time Management

Time Management

Another year is close to an end and it’s time to recollect on the list of time management mistakes you created this past year. Do you have one? Is it lengthy? When was the last time you truly stopped to ask yourself, “How well do I manage my time?” Most of us continue, day by day, without second guessing our schedules or the way we blindly progress through a work day. Rather than “trying harder” or just doing the same thing over and over again, have you ever considered the fact that you may be overloaded and your time management is affecting you more than you know?

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Should You Be Using Online Software?

October 11, 2013 | 20,036 views

Online Software

Online Software

Do you remember how long ago it was when the Internet made it imperative for businesses of all types to have a website, build a marketing presence and begin combining online strategies with traditional advertising methods? Better yet, do you have any idea when the idea of “smart” devices came into play requiring these same businesses to yet again re-think their way of reaching customers through the use of mobile websites and mobile apps? Since websites, smartphones and tablets have managed to become a required part of our daily lives, it’s no doubt that every single business owner, who wants to succeed anyway, knows the importance of not only online software, but also taking the steps to incorporate it into everyday business practices.

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