flexible work schedules

Flexible work schedules and workplace flexibility have been trending for several years now. However, the trend was dramatically accelerated in early 2020 thanks to COVID-19. Out of necessity, millions switched overnight to work from home. Work-life balance took on new meaning as work from home parents juggled child care and other family obligations. Because standard…

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employee scheduling

Updated May 25, 2020. Have you evaluated your employee scheduling processes lately? Poor scheduling hampers profitability and growth. It also decreases customer and employee satisfaction. Retool, Retrench, and Rebuild Framework Companies that initiated work from home policies during the coronavirus lockdown are bringing teams back to the office in phases. This has made employee scheduling…

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business recovery

Pivoting in Uncertain Times Uncertainty is uncomfortable—and inspirational. Companies across America are pivoting to meet new demand and rethink operations. They combine creativity, determination, and technology to retool, retrench and rebuild. New production lines, online shops, takeout, curbside service, home delivery, remote work, drive-by clinics and telehealth are all inspired by uncertainty and need. Retool:…

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employee scheduling software

Schedule better. Manage better. Start liking your job. Breathe… How Do You Use Employee Scheduling Software? We’ll explain using Kate. She manages a workforce of 200. Both full-timers and part-timers. With shifts of varying lengths at five locations. Most workers are hourly but she has a few salaried full-timers. For each shift, she needs a…

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TimeWorksExpress turnkey employee timekeeping and scheduling

There are more employee timekeeping options than ever before. One of the newer advancements is a self-provisioning, or turnkey solution. It offers all the benefits of cloud-based automated timekeeping but can be set up and used immediately. How Do Turnkey Employee Timekeeping/Scheduling Systems Work? With traditional cloud-based (or Software as a Service) systems, you choose…

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10 Secure Scheduling Rules Employers should know

Otherwise known as advanced scheduling laws, they require employers to jump through predetermined requirements. When employers miss a step, high penalties are imposed. These penalties can include fines to the governing authority and “premium pay” to the employees affected. The laws assume employer guilt unless the employer can show full compliance through their records. These…

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Demand scheduling creates safety for employers

“Uh, I just saw the schedule and you put me down for Wed. Don’t you remember I can’t work on Wednesdays? I have physical therapy and take it off for FMLA.” One of your employees inquires. That schedule already took you too long to create and now you must go back and re-work it. The…

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