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Scheduling tips and best practices

Scheduling police patrol 24/7 using three 8 hour shifts

“I have patrol officers who are assigned routes in different areas of the city. How do I go about setting up their work schedules and find out if I have adequate shift coverage?” The following article will cover how to use Snap Schedule Employee Scheduling Software to  create a schedule which will allow for scheduling […]

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Ask Mr Snap Scheduler

You are welcome to ask questions related to employee scheduling and we will post the answer on this blog for everyone to benefit from.  Use the form below to ask a new question, share scheduling tips, or provide feedback.   Please follow these guidelines. Provide as much supporting information as possible to help us understand your operations. If you are […]

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Snap Schedule vs Excel Work Schedule Templates

Considering Excel work schedule templates to replace your pencil-and-paper work scheduling method? Before you download any of the free employee work schedule templates, let’s hear from Dean Morrison of Excell Cleaning Services Ltd. who swept out Excel work schedule templates and sent in Snap Schedule. “Excell Cleaning is a growing, medium-sized, facilities-cleaning business of approximately […]

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Scheduling Basics

The goal of employee scheduling is to put the right employees on the right jobs at the right times to meet your business demands. Regardless of the industry, the employee scheduling process consists of four essentially universal phases: Determining workload and coverage requirements, including special skills or certifications Designing a scheduling framework to meet demands […]

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