staff scheduling software

9 Questions to Ask When Buying Crew Scheduling Software

When public safety agencies begin researching crew scheduling software, it’s important for them to learn about the specific capabilities of different programs. Otherwise, they might end up with a staff scheduling option that doesn’t meet their department’s full scope of needs. Luckily, crew scheduling software providers generally offer multiple opportunities for department leaders to ask questions and see the product in action. Below are several key questions public safety leaders should always ask when they are buying staffing software [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:31:13+00:00May 10th, 2018|Scheduling|0 Comments

What Recent Pilot Shortages Show Us About Public Safety Scheduling Software

When people think about technology for public safety departments, they probably think about modern equipment, updated vehicles, improved communication systems – things like that. What they might not realize is that public safety scheduling software can have a big impact on emergency responders and prevent significant issues. Recent scheduling problems across other industries have highlighted the importance of avoiding shortages and filling breaches quickly. Below, we’ll expand on how scheduling software helps departments avoid common pitfalls and prevent last-minute [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:34:47+00:00January 8th, 2018|Scheduling|0 Comments

Ditch the Paper: Why Your Department Needs Staff Scheduling Software

Scheduling takes money, time, and resources. All things that could be better spent elsewhere. Yet, so many fire and police departments still use pen and paper to create their schedules, even when there are more efficient methods available. Many public safety agencies are making the switch to staff scheduling software to ensure the correct number of first responders with the right qualifications are scheduled to respond to incidents. If your department is still using the old-fashioned method, check out some [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:38:24+00:00July 20th, 2017|Scheduling|0 Comments

4 Signs You Need New Department Scheduling Software

For many public safety administrators, chiefs, and shift commanders, ensuring correct staffing can take up a big portion of their time. Managing daily staffing, vacation, sick day, and overtime requests can be complicated and time consuming. But when your department has been using the same scheduling software for years, how can you tell that you need new staff scheduling software? We’ll delve into a few of the key warning signs that your scheduling process is outdated and you’re due [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:38:38+00:00July 11th, 2017|Scheduling|0 Comments