Multi-location employee scheduling involves managing and scheduling company management teams across multiple work locations. For example, some fast food or retail chains, construction sites, and even doctors or other medical professionals work across multiple locations.
This kind of scheduling management is quite troublesome, because the number of employees and locations is large and complex. During scheduling, some employees’ schedules may accidentally overlap with more than one time and location. Without a very organized scheduling process, managing all these factors can become very difficult.
Many of today’s digital workforce management solutions can easily and correctly provide multi-site employee scheduling solutions to solve various troubles and frustrations that may occur in traditional scheduling, such as scheduling overlap, they can display and / or notify the management that all of this is in one management account. Users can view these scheduling plans individually or together. In addition, for companies, creating, updating, and accessing multi-location schedules through the cloud is faster and more effective than using many paper schedules. This enables management teams located all over the country to stay in touch during any updates or conflicts, and prevents conflicts across multiple time zones, etc. Many of these solutions also charge per business location, which will be a major deciding factor for the companies to choose digital workforce management solutions.
These solutions allow employers to fully and directly visibility the current work situation of employees in each location, so they do not need to go to each location in person. This is especially useful for large companies that have multiple locations across the country and/or around the world. Some of these software solutions also allow users to structure their business according to different work areas, roles or daily activities, which may be useful for companies with multiple roles, departments or long-term projects.