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Benefits of Automated Employee Scheduling

Updated: Jun 16, 2023

The modern shift-based workplace is complex, fast-moving, and dynamic. Proper employee planning and scheduling is critical to containing labor costs, driving productivity, and even ensuring compliance. There’s a lot riding on the employee schedule; However, managers still struggle to get workforce scheduling right. An increasing focus on work-life integration, employee experience, and compressed

work weeks only add another layer of complexity in employee scheduling.

Studies have found that employees are more likely to accept work schedules if their scheduling preferences are factored in—reducing overtime, absenteeism and turnover costs. A simple user interface will help you manage and organize all of your scheduling processes.

vIDix Scheduler automatically creates schedules based on your business requirements, governmental regulations, and employee skill sets...all while engaging employees.

Automate Schedules Quickly and easily create complex schedules with a click of a button. Align employee skills to corporate needs, consider employee availability, manage last minute absences and perform shift swaps.

Rotations Using rotations ensures employees are evenly scheduled throughout the scheduling period. Rotations can be defined for holidays and weekends and set to any interval. Then let the system place them on the correct rotation cycle.

Shift Sign Up When you need additional employees for a shift post the shift opening for employees to view. Interested employees can sign up for the shift and an employee can automatically be selected and scheduled.

Employee Self-Service Empower employees to interact with the scheduling process from any device at anytime. Employees are able to set schedule availability, swap shifts and request time off. Our collaborative approach enables staff to be engaged in the scheduling solution.

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Source: Ed Frauenheim, “ Scheduling Software Sees Surge in Demand,” Workforce Management Magazine, ( October 9, 2006)

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