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Scheduling Software Supports Flexible Work Schedules

August 5, 2020 | 332 views

Scheduling Software Supports Flexible Work Schedules
Scheduling Software Supports Flexible Work Schedules

We’ve heard so much about the “great pause” of 2020—this temporary reduction or shutdown of businesses and industry. Going forward means that there will also be a “great reset,” too. And when it comes to scheduling resets for staff, this is a good time to reimagine the possibilities for your business’s scheduling needs.

If the coronavirus’s impact on working has not yet been enough to force you into more flexible work schedules, there are plenty of other good reasons to offer flexible schedule options to your employees. Employees prefer flexibility for different reasons. Some may have medical issues that need regular attention. Others may want to pick up their children at school during the day. No matter the reason, your staff will be more satisfied when their schedules accommodate their personal needs.

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4 Ways Scheduling Software Benefits the Banking Industry

April 24, 2019 | 4,892 views

4 Ways Scheduling Software Benefits the Banking Industry
4 Ways Scheduling Software Benefits the Banking Industry

Scheduling bank employees can be full of frustrations, and it gobbles up managers’ time each month. If it is done manually, it is especially cumbersome. End the headache of keeping multiple, handwritten calendars for time-off requests, holidays, and employee availability with a simple and affordable scheduling software for the banking industry. This affordable scheduling option will benefit banks and credit unions in several ways.

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How to Create a Time-Off Request Process for Your Team

March 27, 2019 | 5,953 views

How to Create a Time-Off Request Process for Your Team
How to Create a Time-Off Request Process for Your Team

Everyone occasionally wants or needs some time off from work responsibilities. And sometimes the requests come all at once — especially during holidays and busy seasons. Manage your staff’s time-off requests fairly and clearly to avoid staff shortages and have employees return to work happy from their days off. Set up a clear request process for hourly employees that everyone understands while keeping a few key points in mind.

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3 Rookie Scheduling Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

March 6, 2019 | 1,127 views

3 Rookie Scheduling Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
3 Rookie Scheduling Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

You can’t be everywhere at once when your business is doing well, so you decide to bring on some help. However, if you’ve never managed staff before, you may quickly learn that it’s not always easy to keep everyone happy with scheduling. To get the most out of your new employees and make them want to stick around a while, avoid these three rookie mistakes in scheduling your employees.


1. Not Including Employee Input on Hours

If you’re just getting started, be sure to listen carefully to your employees’ preferred schedule when hiring. Flexibility and work/life balance have become very important to nearly all employees.

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How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

November 14, 2018 | 1,220 views

How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

How Much Time Off Did Your Employees Take This Summer?

Business across a wide variety of industries are taking closer note to benefits and employee satisfaction. One standard benefit that continues to have a tremendous impact on employee happiness and productivity is paid vacation.

Why Should You Care?

According to research by non-profit, Project: Time Off, approximately three quarters of the workforce deems paid vacation as “extremely” or “very” important. Still, 662 million vacation days go unused every year. There’s a distinct disconnect here and one that must be course corrected if you want to see your employee satisfaction scores rise.

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3 Reasons to Break Free From Spreadsheets for Scheduling

August 22, 2018 | 1,352 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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5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

April 25, 2018 | 1,373 views

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

You’ve heard it time and time again. We’re living in a digital age and yet many businesses continue to use an analog process for staff scheduling. This process isn’t just antiquated; it’s also costly, burdensome, and unproductive. There’s a better way.

 

If you’ve hesitated to make the move away from paper and ink toward a digital method of scheduling, let us give you a push. Here are five reasons to move your scheduling to the cloud.

 

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For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

March 21, 2018 | 1,462 views

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

At ScheduleBase, we love to read. We also love creating ways for professionals to do more with less. So, we have curated a list of books to help you do the same. Here are five of our favorite books about one of our favorite subjects – productivity.

 

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Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

February 21, 2018 | 1,510 views

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

At ScheduleBase, we’re all about the hustle. A big part of hustling is setting yourself up for success. If you’re constantly fumbling with outdated tools or inefficient processes, you’re wasting time that could be better spent working.

 

Here are our recommendations for four must-have productivity tools for 2018.

 

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Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

September 13, 2017 | 1,547 views

Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

Scheduling Tips to Help You Maintain Your Sanity in Business

Managing a business is enough to make even the most grounded person feel frantic with pressure. There are deadlines, projects, people to manage, constant changes, and more.

 

If you’re feeling overwhelmed in your business, here are a few scheduling tips that can get you back to center and help you maintain (or reclaim) your sanity.

 

Buffer in Before and After Time

Every meeting, every appointment, and every task requires you to gear up before you can fully begin to engage. That requires about 15-minutes of mental refocus time before and after each task you work on throughout the day, or each conversation you have.

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