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Posted by Moderator Hwee on Feb 27, 2019 11:53:26 AM

Flipping through staff profiles and checking and counter-checking team members’ availability and speciality and level of proficiency? For many industries, especially the healthcare, roster is not just a matching of demand and supply of manpower during a certain period.

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Topics: Workforce scheduling, Maximize staff utilization

3 tips to workforce scheduling

Posted by Ken Peh on Oct 4, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Reading time: 4 minutes

Blog Header 3Workforce scheduling is one of the most important elements of workforce management strategy. As easy as it may seems to be, however, it is not. Most HR personnel are still having a lot of problems with optimizing staffing and employee roster planning, allocation of work resources. 

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Topics: Workforce scheduling, October 2018

What is workforce scheduling

Posted by Ken Peh on Oct 2, 2018 10:52:00 AM

Reading time: 2 minutes

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Workforce scheduling, or manpower planning, is a combination of arts and science. At its core, its main objective is to have the correct number of staff coupled with their best and optimized skill sets. Marrying the two mentioned with the correct timing, its purpose is to meet predicted and forecasted work for all levels available. And by the word "Optimized", all of these tasks should be completed with the minimal resources invested. 

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Topics: Workforce scheduling, October 2018

How mobile technologies affect today's workforce scheduling

Posted by Ken Peh on Sep 27, 2018 11:01:53 AM

Reading time: 3 minutes

Thinking woman in glasses looking up with light idea bulb above head isolated on gray wall background"Employee scheduling automates the process of creating and maintaining a schedule. Automating the scheduling of employees increases productivity and makes many secretarial and manual scheduling positions obsolete".

Such solution usually tracks vacation time, sick time, compensation time, and alert when there are conflicts. As scheduling data is accumulated over time, it may be extracted for payroll or to analyse past activity.

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Topics: September 2018, Workforce scheduling

You finally hired the right person. Great! What's next?

Posted by Ken Peh on Sep 25, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Reading time: 2 minutes

Business man pointing to transparent board with text You're Hired!Yes! You finally hired the correct person for their dream job. How about giving them what is required to start on the job effectively?

In today's competitive business world, it is important to provide every staff the correct tool to ensure maximum productivity. By the moniker of "tool", our article here today refers to proper and systematic planning of staff timetable. This explains the importance of workforce scheduling and how it comes into play in a high performing organization.  

In a light-hearted manner to kick-start your week, learn the importance of workforce scheduling via the entertaining comic strips: 

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Topics: September 2018, Workforce scheduling

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