Clarifi Labor

Employee scheduling and labor management has never been easier or more intelligent.

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Simple Employee Scheduling, Powerful Labor Management

Built with general and multi-unit managers in mind, the Clarifi Labor module is designed to help managers forecast labor needs, simplify employee scheduling, and drive operational excellence. With advanced reporting and labor forecasting capabilities built into Foundation’s Intelligent Workflow, we help you schedule the right people at the right time to optimize employee productivity, maximize revenue-generating opportunities, and reduce labor costs by as much as two percent.

Schedule Management Tightens Labor Costs

Sticky notes, spreadsheets, and phone calls are scheduling challenges for any service industry. The HotSchedules app reduces the time it takes managers to create, communicate, and manage employee work schedules.

  • Use scheduling templates to write schedules 75% faster

  • Enforce clock-ins and reduce time theft

  • Monitor actual vs. scheduled hours and reduce unplanned overtime

  • Reduce scheduling errors, shortages, and overages

  • Get overtime, weather and event-based alerts

  • Simplify scheduling with a drag-and-drop interface

  • Keep time-off, PTO, availability, and hours in one spot

  • Approve or deny shift transactions in one click

  • Copy scheduling templates week-to-week

  • View an up-to-date Daily Roster Report

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Streamline Payroll Processes

Scheduling is only one side of the whole labor management story. You want to capture and manage all of the actual hours worked too. Clarifi Labor Time & Attendance solution streamlines the payroll process for employees, managers, HR, and payroll administrators.

  • Simplify employee time tracking and payroll administration

  • Aggregate time card, tip and break entries, and process payroll faster

  • Give employees time card and payroll history within HotSchedules

  • Export aggregated time card information to popular third-party payroll vendors

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Stretch Your Labor In The Right Directions

Take immediate steps to get the most out of your labor dollars. HotSchedules solutions will help cut costs, manage your business, and measure performance to produce the right results. HotSchedules integrates with your Point of Sale system to track data that will allow you to optimize your labor spend.

  • Scheduling templates reduce the time it takes managers to produce schedules

  • Control overtime costs with Overtime Warning Reports

  • Build schedules based on sales or guest volume data

  • Take into account variables like weather, events, and marketing initiatives

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Eliminate the Guesswork with Advanced Sales and Labor Forecasting

Clarifi’s scalable and intelligent forecasting engine learns from the ebb and flow of your business to continuously improve your forecasting precision.

  • Use the advanced forecasting engine across Clarifi Labor, or unify forecasting across additional Clarifi modules for even more powerful projections

  • Aggregate data from connected applications to forecast based on weather, seasonality, events and more

  • Predict business volume and optimize your people, product and operational levels to control costs and deliver a great guest experience

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Maintain Compliance and Reduce Overall Risk

We know that legislation is ever-changing and constantly affects our customers. That's why we offer operators the freedom and flexibility to manage rules according to your geography and compliance needs. The HotSchedules Above Store Console (ASC) allows you to maintain compliance across all of your stores, wherever they may be.

  • Minor's rules can comprise multiple age ranges, accommodate the various states’ requirements

  • Schedule according to schooldays and recognized holidays based on school districts in the area

  • Create rule sets for your organization's meal/break policies

  • Enforce California penalty break rules

  • Get ahead of new regulations like Predictive Scheduling

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Better Communication Equals More Efficient Operations

Integrate labor, sales, guest, and historical data through integrations with multiple POS system integrations. Enforce clock-in/out times and eliminate duplicate schedules. With POS-generated labor and sales data, your employee schedules will be more accurate than ever.

  • Improve the communication between above store leadership, managers and their teams with a powerful combination of communication tools located in one centralized hub.

  • Send polls and surveys to in-store managers to gather feedback and opinions on important operations and decisions.

  • Send messages to any combination of stores, regions, or concept types.

  • Store and share your brand’s relevant documents, contact lists, store calendars and more.

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Engaged Employees Are More Productive

Engaged employees are happier. Being happier means they do better work, become more loyal, show more respect, and provide a better customer experience. Meaning you gain subtle control over your labor management. That’s all the more reason to provide your managers with the right tools to keep employees engaged.

  • Recognize good work with messages and announcements

  • Enable employees to be social with each other via the app

  • Disseminate videos with regular goals and initiatives

  • Obtain feedback to engage with your workforce

  • Encourage learning and advancement

  • Ask, ask, ask, for employee feedback. What went good during the shift, what didn't work?

  • Create competitions among peer for team building and camaraderie

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“As soon as we implemented HotSchedules, we went from taking 3-4 hours creating schedules to 45 minutes, an hour, max. That saves a lot of money on wasted labor and allows us to be more focused on store operations.”