Types of staff scheduling

2017-01-30 15:53:09

Working schedules differ, basing on jobs, companies and employers. But usually 4 types of staff scheduling are widely used and applied in the majority of companies. Let's consider them, including their pros and cons.


1. Full-time job

It is the most common way to schedule employees. Normally, working time of this type consists of 40 hours per week. Employees start their working day at 8 AM and finish it at 5 PM or work from 9-10 AM to 6-7 PM. The work schedule will be okay for those people who have enough time to build a career and don't have any difficulties and obstacles to spending almost whole day at an office. Full-time employment isn't the best decision for people preferring to work less or spend more time on hobby.


2. Part-time job

This type of employee scheduling will be convenient for those people who have double employment or other activities that take a lot of time. Working hours are discussed with an employer and they can vary depending on a company's ...


How to be a perfect manager

2017-01-27 14:29:24

employee management and scheduling


Working time or results? Is employee scheduling so important?

2017-01-25 14:38:34

It is one of the most exciting and controversial topics — what plays the main role: amount of working time spent at an office or amount of work done and its results? The question has so many approaches and opinions and all of them are correct in their own way.


Everything depends mostly ona company executive and his management style. For example, democratic management leaves more place for openness and team decisions. That is why a democratic leader takes into account both values, staff schedule and progress made, two of them are important for him but he is reasonable in his desires and knows the golden mean between an employee scheduling and his performance. Autocratic type can be very demanding towards each aspect and often emphasizes the significance of perfectly done job and sufficient amount of time spent within the walls of an office.


But the dilemma is not the attitude to these two concepts, it is about the right choice between them. An employer sets re...


Top 5 essential management tools, including employee schedule maker

2017-01-23 15:33:04

An inescapable part of each company is management. It has four key functions: planning, organizing, directing and controlling. There is a great variety of management tools available that are supposed to fulfill all these functions. Their implementation allows to manage information and automate tasks, therewith save time and costs, boost productivity and improve working relationships and performance. For example, schedule maker is one of those tools that are very important and help managers a lot. Let us consider more details.


Strategic planning. At the very beginning it is badly needed to set priorities and goals, consider risks and weaknesses and coordinate resources and actions with strategy of your business. Just try to find a perfect tool for execution of your business plan and control over the progress of its implementation.

Customer relationship management. Success of your business depends on the number of existing clients and acquiring new ones. Due to CRM systems ...


5 tips for successful employee scheduling

2017-01-18 15:27:36

Working time management is not an easy thing, especially when you are a manager and your task is to properly distribute working hours among employees. It is big responsibility and huge amount of work that requires strong attention concentrating and various operations with papers, calendars, etc. It may take a lot of time to come to right conclusion of employee scheduling and to find balanced and professional approach to shift planning. Here are 5 tips that will help to manage this process without so much effort.


1. Individual approach is obligatory

People are different. On the whole earth there are no people who are the same in everything. That is why while scheduling staff, take into account whether an employee a night or a morning person. It will help to avoid inefficient working hours and to increase his productivity. Of course, this scheme can be applied, only if job specific allows to choose time. It also depends on type of job, full-time or part-time, and type of tas...