If you read much of my content, you know I’m big on productivity tools that help me (and you) do more. That might include Time Track Turbo, my new favorite web app for tracking the time I spend on client projects, or something like Google Drive, which I’ve said is my all-time go-to application for managing documents I can share with others.
But what about those of you who have a staff you have to manage? Are there tools that can help you be smarter about the time you spend creating schedules?
But of coursssse (say in a French accent).
First: the Headache
Once upon a time, I owned a Marble Slab Creamery in Florida. In addition to scooping the ice cream and doing the marketing, I also made the schedules for my staff of teens. I was sad to see that not much had changed in the scheduling process since I myself was a teen working at an ice cream shop (talk about coming full circle). We still used paper, and I had to keep track of who could work which days (I used a spreadsheet for that). Not the pinnacle of technological sophistication. Continue reading “Why Employee Scheduling Software is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread” »