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Restaurant Employee Scheduling and Labor Management

As every restaurant owner knows, employee payroll is one of the largest variable expenses that any business will incur, and the ability to efficiently manage employee schedules is often a tedious and time-consuming task. After a weekend in the weeds, the restaurant manager must rummage through unsorted piles of crumpled employee time-off requests, one of […]

As every restaurant owner knows, employee payroll is one of the largest variable expenses that any business will incur, and the ability to efficiently manage employee schedules is often a tedious and time-consuming task. After a weekend in the weeds, the restaurant manager must rummage through unsorted piles of crumpled employee time-off requests, one of greater importance after the other; and somehow end-up with a schedule that satisfies the entire staff, both the kitchen and the floor. Not to mention the schedule creator must continuously monitor all labor and payroll forecasts; and once completed, it is also up to the manager to ensure that the updated work schedule is successfully communicated and easily accessible to employees. With that being said, restaurant employee scheduling shouldn’t and doesn’t have to be this difficult.

Recent data shows that most business managers spend at least 2.5 hours every single week dedicated to creating, updating, and managing their company’s employee staff schedules. Throw in some shift-swaps, unplanned staff call-ins and high turnover rates, and it’s easy to see how the best of managers can become overwhelmed and frustrated at this weekly responsibility.

Thankfully, there is HotSchedules!

With HotSchedules, each of your restaurant employees will have access to a streamlined, easy-to-use online scheduling tool that will allow them to seamlessly communicate with managers and co-workers at the click of a button. Your employees especially will appreciate the benefits and flexibility of having a current, updated schedule always at their fingertips. HotSchedules will minimize your schedule-creating workload while providing your employees with the tools to organize and better plan their own lives. Talk about a great timesaving solution!

Our suite of restaurant workforce management solutions will help cut over-staffing costs and help your business retain the maximum amount of profit when it comes to proper payroll and cost-effectively staffing your restaurant.

With a zero-risk month-to-month subscription, there has never been a better time to start using HotSchedules. Whether you’re scheduling for 10 or 10,000, HotSchedules has the solution that will accommodate the scheduling and labor management needs of any operation. Choose from one-of-four packages to suit the size and needs of your business, and discover the benefits that HotSchedules will provide for your company and employees alike.

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