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HotSchedules Essentials is the ideal online employee scheduling solution for restaurants with fewer than 3 locations and fewer than 40 team members per store.
The Right People, the Right Place, the Right Time
It’s not about butts in seats. It’s about aces in places.
Schedule Employees Faster
Reduce the time it takes to create, communicate, and manage employee work schedules.
Communicate with Ease
Ditch the bulletin boards and sticky notes with simple mobile messaging.
Check Staff Health
Leverage our in-app survey to ensure team members are well and able to work before they come in for their shift.
Speed Shift Changes
Team members can request to swap, release and pick-up shifts on mobile.
Get Real Time Updates
Once a manager approves a change, the employee schedule automatically updates.
Control Labor Costs
Robust store reports and alerts help managers keep tabs on labor costs and sales.
Engage Your Team
Our full-featured mobile app offers over 3 million end users an easy way to access their schedules, swap and pick up shifts, request time-off, approve shift transactions and communicate with team members. It’s the most powerful way to engage and empower today’s modern workforce.
Integrate for Accuracy
HotSchedules integrates with most popular restaurant systems, including the latest cloud-based POS. Our Solutions team will work with your IT staff to maximize your HotSchedules investment. POS-generated labor and sales data will allow your employee scheduling to be more accurate than ever.
Labor and food are the two most expensive cost centers for a restaurant. Easily forecast across labor and inventory to effectively measure and manage your two biggest cost centers with more precision and predictability. Learn more about how HotSchedules can help you optimize your labor and save on costs.
As labor legislation continues to grow in complexity, so does the risk of additional penalties that most operators just can’t afford. Navigate today’s legislative headwinds with tools that reduce compliance violations and help managers schedule with confidence. Click the link below to learn more about how HotSchedules can help you remain – or get – compliant
Engage on Mobile
Engaged staff are happier and more productive. They give better service, create loyal customers and increase sales.3 million people use the HotSchedules mobile app for iOS, Android, Windows or Blackberry everyday, and it’s an ideal space to grab your team’s attention while they are there!
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