Transform the way you manage employee shifts
Go from spending hours just to create a shift schedule to streamlining shift management in a few clicks.
Create Shift Schedules
Effortlessly build efficient work schedules for your team using user-friendly scheduling tools. Tailor shifts to match your business's operational demands and employee availability.
Assign Work Shifts to Employees
Allocate shifts to employees seamlessly with intuitive scheduling software. Ensure fair distribution of shifts while considering employee preferences and workload.
Keep tabs on employee shifts effortlessly. Monitor attendance, manage changes, and ensure smooth operations by easily tracking scheduled shifts and actual work hours.
”Can't complain about anything regarding Factorial. Definitely the best platform for HR Management.”
- Luis Carlos A., International Market Manager
Manage & assign your employees' shifts
Easily assign shifts to your staff in accordance with their availability
Shift Management tool for managing staff hours
Gain full control of the planning and analysis of your employees’ hours thanks to Factorial’s shift management tool and employee hours tracker app.
Gain visibility on employee shifts and holidays
Customize the way you view your employee shift schedules to optimize planning.
Your employees will have more visibility on their shifts and be able to see their past shifts too, all from the same platform.
Detect conflicts between shifts
Forget about human error. Easily detect staff with two or more overlapping shifts or shifts that overlap with approved absences.
View different error messages, letting you know of an overlapping shift, when:
Use absence management to improve shift scheduling
View hourly absences on the shift schedule to gain insight into employee availability.
Frequently Asked Questions About Shift Scheduling Software
Read all about the most commonly asked questions and answers about software for shift scheduling.
How do you create an employee shift schedule?
Efficiently craft an employee shift schedule by first understanding staffing needs and legal regulations. Gather availability and preferences, selecting a method that suits your business. Embrace the power of advanced shift scheduling software, streamlining the process and ensuring accuracy. Develop balanced patterns, communicate proactively, manage shift swaps, and continuously review the schedule. Maintain flexibility and incorporate employee feedback for optimal workforce management and seamless operations.
How do I create a staffing schedule in Excel?
Excel provides various schedule templates, including monthly, weekly, and other, alternative formats. These templates come pre-designed for you to fill in your details. But with so many options, how do you pick the easiest one to use? We recommend that you check out our blog for our free custom employee schedule template.
What is best software for making employee schedules?
The best software for making employee schedules varies based on specific needs. Shift management software simplifies scheduling by automating processes, enabling shift swaps, and ensuring adequate coverage. Factorial is a comprehensive HR platform that excels in employee scheduling, time tracking, and leave management. It offers user-friendly tools to optimize scheduling efficiency and streamline workforce management.
How do I choose a scheduling software?
To choose scheduling software, consider features that match your needs. The best is to choose software that supports the growth of your business through scalability. It is recommended to choose shift software that includes other useful features besides shift management. Make use of free trials to help you choose the best shift software to suit your needs.
How do I make a monthly employee schedule?
When developing a schedule in Factorial, you can choose between two options: a flexible schedule, where you define the daily work hours for employees (e.g., 8 hours per day), or a fixed schedule, where you set specific entry and exit times (e.g., 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 18:00). Once assigned, employees will adhere to their designated schedules and receive relevant notifications. You can also set a period for the schedule.
What is the scheduling process in HR?
The scheduling process in HR involves several steps to effectively manage employee work hours and ensure adequate coverage. This includes analyzing staffing needs, creating schedules, assigning shifts, handling shift changes, and communicating the final schedule to employees. It also encompasses tracking time worked, managing employee requests for time off or shift changes, and adjusting schedules based on business demands. The goal is to balance operational requirements, employee preferences, and labor regulations to optimize workforce management and maintain a productive and satisfied workforce.
Is there a free scheduling program?
Factorial offers a free 14-day trial of its comprehensive HR software, including scheduling features. This trial period allows you to explore its capabilities and see if it aligns with your scheduling needs before making a commitment.
How much does employee scheduling software cost?
The cost of employee scheduling software varies depending on the provider and the features you need. It's advisable to explore different options and compare pricing structures. If you're interested, you can check out Factorial's pricing page to get an idea of our plans and features that suit your requirements. This will help you make an informed decision based on your budget and scheduling needs.
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