Shift scheduling is important for everyone in your company. You can dramatically improve your schedules with shift scheduling software. When you schedule better, your employees can serve your customers better.
Spreadsheets don’t cut it.
Spreadsheets are old technology. They really only work to record data. You can’t manipulate the data very easily.
If you are using basic spreadsheets, you are missing out on features that could help you become an expert employee scheduler.
“Does it cost a lot?”
TimeSimplicity, the shift scheduling software from Express Data Systems is very affordable. Since it’s cloud-hosted, you don’t have to pay a big upfront cost With cloud-based scheduling software, it’s like paying a monthly subscription. The price is based on the number of workers. Since you only pay a small fee per employee, it’s affordable for the smallest business. You don’t even need an IT department.
You access TimeSimplicity with a web browser. That means you can create schedules from any mobile device.
“Is it hard to learn how to use TimeSimplicity?”
If you’ve ever used a spreadsheet, you can use TimeSimplicity. Its simple tools are very powerful—but very easy to use. You can drag-and-drop employees into shifts. Copy schedules forward. Adjust as needed. Create schedule templates for departments or locations. See schedules by day, week, or month.
How does TimeSimplicity help me schedule better?
- Create months of schedules quickly
- Avoid shorthanded shifts
- Stop unnecessary overstaffing
- Respond to fluctuating staffing demands quickly
- Make schedules far in advance so your workers can plan ahead
- Centralized schedule access reduces confusion
- Gain control over labor costs
- Keep your managers and employees happy
- Forecast staffing needs
With TimeSimplicity, you create employee profiles that help you schedule. When you pull a staff member into a shift, the system will notify you if they aren’t available. It will also alert you if you don’t cover the necessary qualifications during a shift. You will be guided by your custom rules at every turn. It lets you outsource your memory. TimeSimplicity is the smartest managing assistant you’ve ever had.
When you can accommodate your employees’ shift preferences, they can focus on their jobs. When you can easily make schedules months in advance, your business runs better. Your employees can serve your customers better—and that’s always good for your bottom line.
Express Data Systems offers WorkforceHUBÂ, the unified Human Resources portal that makes it easy to optimize the performance of your supervisors, employees, and organization.
WorkforceHUBÂ includes TimeWorksPlus, TimeSimplicity, and TimeWorks Mobile. We’ve just added onboarding, benefits enrollment, performance reviews, and employee engagement! WorkforceHUBÂ is created for busy employers like you who need to streamline scheduling, automate time and attendance tracking, maintain regulatory compliance, and decrease labor costs.
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We can get you up and running with Workforce Management Suite in minutes. Contact us today to schedule a demo.