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Make your staff happier with online scheduling

Unhappy staff is one of the biggest problems a company can face. The staff is the engine of a company. Without them, a company wouldn’t be able to function. It is therefore essential to keep your staff happy. This can be done by offering incentives, but also by making adjustments in the company and its management. Integration of online scheduling software can be one of those adjustments. Scheduling software is easy to use, and will make planning a lot quicker and clearer. In this article, you’ll find several reasons why you should integrate this useful software into your company. 

Introduce online scheduling software

Staff members that work in shifts, make use of a schedule to know when they are expected to work. These schedules are often made by managers or HR-staff. Unfortunately, using a paper schedule that is made by hand is very sensitive to mistakes. The planner might forget to keep sick staff members or staff members that are on leave or unavailable to work off the schedule, resulting in conflicts. 

 

There is nothing more frustrating for a staff member to find out that they have been scheduled on a day that they cannot work. Especially for parents who have to keep their kids’ school schedule in mind, scheduling conflicts can be quite inconvenient. Online scheduling programs such as Papershift, are an easy way to get rid of these problems. 

Avoid scheduling conflicts

Through www.papershift.com/en/schedule or the convenient Papershift app, HR-managers, planners and staff can easily schedule their available personnel. This program can be loaded with information, such as available working hours, holidays, sick days, and personal information, such as birthdays and work anniversaries. Scheduling conflicts can be avoided, as the program will give a notification if a conflict occurs. Furthermore, personnel can easily request days off or pick up extra hours through the program. 

Save paper and access your schedule anywhere

Another great thing about online scheduling is that paper schedules no longer have to be distributed, which is better for the environment. Furthermore, the schedule can be accessed from any computer, including mobile phones, laptops, tablets and Desktops. Your staff does not have to come to the office anymore to take a look at their schedule and will immediately be notified if changes have been made.

Available for any size company

Online scheduling software is also easy to integrate into any company. Whether your company consists of only a few staff members, or is a multi-million dollar corporation: anyone can benefit from clear and easy scheduling. Integrate shift times, opening hours, and remote workers access into your software and make it easy for your personnel to see who is working and who is away. 

Save time and make payrolling easier

Online scheduling software will also save your manager, planner, or HR-department lots of time, leaving more time to focus on important tasks. The software is preloaded with all the information needed, and schedules can be generated at the desired time. Management can easily print out reports of worked hours, sick hours, and other leave, making payrolling a lot quicker and easier.

Schedule the right personnel at the right time

Important information such as peak hours can be integrated into the software. This is especially useful for stores, hotels and restaurants that often experience peak and low hours. The online scheduling module can keep peak hours in mind and will prevent under or over scheduling of staff. It can also make sure that the people with the right skills are scheduled when they are needed. In this way, there will always be enough skilled personnel to do the work.

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