Workforce Management Systems For The Restaurant Industry
December 11th, 2009
Suitable to recent economic trends, restaurant managers are increasingly turning toward workforce management systemsto provide a reliable solution for managing employee shift-times and labor costs. To help managers create more cost effective schedules, HotSchedules’ Workforce package includes a variety of features and built-in reports that analyze where additional savings can be found. With advanced reporting features such as the automated Labor Proforma, Overtime Warning Report, Staff Schedule Chart, and Forecasting Reports, managers can pinpoint exactly when labor costs are within budget, avoiding costly scheduling errors. Implementing these tools will maximize efficiency with employee schedule requests, produce adequate labor costs, as well as prevent overtime losses.
A dependable restaurant workforce management system, at the basic level, assesses workplace accountability and productivity. Resolving these variables will prevent over-staffing as well as reduce total payroll expenses. As a company’s payroll is typically the highest controllable expense in their budget, adopting a workforce management solution to automate unnecessary tasks will result in greater reduction in the company’s total labor costs. Two essential elements for a profitable restaurant are low costs and high productivity, and with the HotSchedules’ Workforce package managers can achieve this and more.
HotSchedules has been a significant contributor to increased labor savings over the past ten years and is currently responsible for reducing costs for over 4,000 restaurants worldwide. Starting at only $35/month, HotSchedules offers an array of cost-effective solutions valuable to the success of any business venture, including your own. Our technology will provide all of the information necessary to understanding the true costs of your services, thus determining your company’s workforce needs. With the help of HotSchedules, you will be able to adjust your labor costs and shift- times based on your point-of-sale data, resulting in a more efficient and profitable business process.
In an industry that is directly influenced by economic factors, it is important to ensure that your restaurant workforce is efficiently aligned to your business needs. Customize your labor management solution to suit the size and needs of your operation at HotSchedules, and seize control over your investments today.