Employee Scheduling Apps for Today's Workforce
HotSchedules is the industry’s leading employee scheduling app, reducing the time it takes managers to create, communicate, and manage employee work schedules. Communicate with your staff the way they want it most, from their phone. Lose the sticky notes, voice mails, and random text messages. No more last-minute calls to the store and no more hard-to-manage spreadsheets.
Schedule Employees Faster Online
HotSchedules online scheduling app helps you create schedules faster, approve shift-swaps, and reduce scheduling errors—all with the tap of a button, right from your phone. No matter the size of your operation, HotSchedules gives you the coolest mobile, scheduling tools to manage your workforce the way they want to be managed.
Use scheduling template to write schedules 75% faster
Reduce scheduling errors, shortages, and overages
Employees access and manage their schedules on their phone
Any schedule changes automatically updates employee schedule
Get overtime alerts, weather alerts, and forecasting tools
Eliminate paper and manual scheduling
Simplify scheduling with drag-and-drop interface
Keep time-off, PTO, availability and hours, in one centralized spot
Approve or deny shift transactions in one click
Enforce clock-ins and reduce time-theft
Ensure They Get The Message With Simple Mobile Communication
Enhance employee communication with mobile messaging features. Making schedule changes? Just text your team. Need a shift covered, right now? Yep, you can do that too. No more bulletin boards, phone calls, sticky notes, lost vacation requests. It's all centralized in the app.
Text, message, and email groups by department, company-wide, or an individual
Mobile messaging hub for better communication among team-members
Mobile access to contact info within app
Broadcast messages across stores before employees can view their schedules
Syncs with Google calendar
Handle shift swaps and schedule changes from your phone
Make company-wide announcements
Shift Swaps, Emergency Notifications, Schedule Changes Approved From Phone
Changes to the schedule can’t be avoided, but with HotSchedules, employees can request to swap, release, and pick-up shifts right from their mobile device. With manager approval, the work schedule and roster are instantly updated. Changing a schedule has never been so easy.
Release a scheduled shift right from your phone
Notify others when you want to pick up a shift
Swap shifts between employees then send to manager for approval
Any schedule changes automatically update schedule
Employees are notified right on their app
Employee Compliance Made Simple
Enforce employee punctuality with HotSchedules' Time & Attendance solution, including Mobile WebClock and Integrated Time & Attendance. Your team already does everything from their phones. Now they can clock into work there too.
Enforce clock-in and clock out times
Sync your schedule to see actual versus scheduled hours
Simplify employee time tracking and payroll administration
Aggregate time card, tip, and break entries and process payroll faster
Give employees time card transparency through HotSchedules
Export aggregated time card information to popular third-party payroll vendors
Maintain Consistent Control Over Shift and Labor Costs
Robust reporting helps executives and store-level managers keep an eye on sales and labor budgets. Overtime alerts and reports show who is projected to hit overtime, when they’ll hit it, and how much it’s going to cost, so that managers can make adjustments that get results.
Use POS sales and labor data to accurately predict future schedules up to four weeks in advance
Inventory your labor cost. Analyze your labor spend
Compare labor cost across multiple locations
Compare year over year, month over month, and day over day
Give managers a labor plan instead of a blank check
View sales and labor from your phone
Generate forecast templates for different sales levels, then use reports to understand what actually happened and continually improve
Integrate with Your Point-of-Sale (POS)
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.
Integrate labor, sales, guest, and historical data
Sync/Push HotSchedules to POS and vice versa
Use historical data to optimize schedules and provide better forecasting
Enforce clock-in/out times at POS system
Eliminate duplicate schedules
Add-ons HotSchedule Modules Customized Per Store
Looking for something a little more specific? Our modules were the brainchild of restaurant owners and managers just like you. They make things like above-store reporting, meal period planning, and floor maps a heck of a lot easier to manage. Check out Modules for more details
Above Store Console Reporting for above store leadership and executives: View summarized graphical information or drill down to see group or individual location detail.
Time & Attendance Module: 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 and export aggregated time card information to popular third-party payroll vendors.
Affordable Care Advisor: Conﬁgure ACA settings and manage full-time, part-time, and new hire statuses. Managers see up-to-date reporting in the scheduler to make eﬃcient and intelligent labor decisions.
Floor Maps: See a side-by-side view of your floor plan and the roster for each shift. Leverage the Customer Care to create your floor maps for you.
“I’m on HotSchedules every day between the PC and the app. I look at the roster, and it tells me who is supposed to be where and what time they’re supposed to be there… It’s very convenient because it keeps track of where people should be.”
-Mark Robinson, Tour Supervisor, Big Bus Tours-Chicago