Good scheduling is important for your customers as well as employees. 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 don’t have scheduling tools. 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 Advantage Payroll Services is very affordable. Since the software is stored in the cloud, it isn’t expensive like legacy systems With cloud-based scheduling software, it’s like paying a monthly subscription. The price is based on the number of employees. Since you only pay a small fee per employee, it’s affordable for the smallest business. Your IT department won’t even need to be involved.
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?
- Reduce the time it takes to create shift schedules
- Avoid shorthanded shifts
- Stop unnecessary overstaffing
- Respond to fluctuating staffing demands quickly
- Make schedules far in advance so your workers can plan ahead
- Reduce confusion
- Gain control over labor costs
- Prevent manager burnout
- 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 staff members’ shift preferences, they can focus on their jobs. When you can easily make schedules months in advance, your business runs better. Your staff members can serve your customers better—and that’s always good for your bottom line.
Advantage Payroll Services offers WorkforceHUB, the unified Human Resources portal that makes it easy to optimize the performance of your supervisors, employees, and business.
WorkforceHUB includes TimeWorksPlus, TimeSimplicity, and TimeWorks Mobile. We’ve just added onboarding, benefits enrollment, performance reviews, and employee engagement! WorkforceHUB is designed for busy employers like you who need to streamline scheduling, automate time and attendance tracking, maintain regulatory compliance, and lessen labor costs.
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We can get you up and running with Workforce Management Suite in minutes. Contact us today to set up a demo.