Employee Scheduling in a Snap

Employee shift scheduling software - Snap Schedule

Snap Schedule Tutorials

Become a Snap Schedule power user in minutes with these video tutorials. These tutorials are best when viewed with a JavaScript enabled Web browser using a high speed Internet connection. You may be asked to download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player 9 if one is not found on your computer.


User Interface (2:50 minutes)

Snap Schedule Employee Scheduling Software brings you visual scheduling tools, a plentiful feature set, reporting power, and a modern Microsoft Office® user interface. This short video will show how to use the interface elements to navigate around Snap Schedule.

Maintain Complete Employee Data (4:18 minutes)

This video will show how you can use Snap Schedule to maintain complete information about your employees. Learn how to enter employee contact information, authorized work locations, skills, availability, and work hour constraints into employee records, and use the 25 custom fields to store anything you like – from start dates, review dates, training dates, certification renewal dates, etc.

Drag & Drop Employee Scheduling (2:56 minutes)

With Snap Schedule, assigning shifts for your employees is as easy as drag and drop. Just choose a color-coded shift from the sidebar, like day shift or night shift, and you can drag it onto your schedule, to assign that shift to the appropriate employee, on the appropriate day. Moving multiple assignments is easy - just select and drag to move.

Auto Scheduling (3:00 minutes)

This video will show you how Snap Schedule automatic scheduling works and how you can use it to generate shift assignments automatically from pre-defined shift patterns.

Task Scheduling (3:52 minutes)

With Snap Schedule, you can easily assign your employees to work on different activities, projects, or at different work stations. Within a shift assignment, you can schedule and specify which tasks (duties) an employee will perform or when an employee can take breaks. This video will show you how Snap Schedule task scheduling features work and it will explain how you can assign tasks and breaks to your employees.

Automatic Conflict Detection (3:18 minutes)

Snap Schedule can automatically detect all sorts of schedule conflicts. Any conflicts will be clearly flagged, and color-coded, on all of the Schedule views. And when you assign an employee to a shift, any new conflicts will be detected and flagged immediately. This video will show how this feature works.

Payroll and Incentives (3:31 minutes)

This video will show how you can use Snap Schedule Premium to plan your payroll and pay incentives, like on-call payments, overtime pay, and more.

Comprehensive Reports (2:55 minutes)

Snap Schedule can instantly generate over 30 comprehensive reports, to help you schedule, manage, and budget your employees effectively. This video will show you how.

Take a tour of Snap Schedule (8:48 minutes)

As with any powerful software tool, Snap Schedule software is a multi-faceted application. This video provides a quick tour and overview of the features using an example schedule of a fictitious Fire Department.

Creating a new schedule using a wizard (7:01 minutes)

If you schedule employees to meet fluctuating demands, have part-time employees that must be scheduled depending on their availability, or use skill-based scheduling, watch this video to see how the new schedule wizard can get you started in no time.

Creating a new schedule from a pre-designed plan (3:57 minutes)

Snap Schedule software comes with a collection of pre-designed schedule plans that implement standard and popular shift schedules for virtually all industries. This video demonstrates just how easy it is to create a new schedule using one of the pre-designed plans.

Scheduling using the Daily view (9:39 minutes)

Using a perpetual calendar, Snap Schedule provides different views into the same schedule information. The Daily view shows all shift and time off assignments for each employee in a spreadsheet-like table. Learn how to schedule employees with a simple drag & drop, copy, move, and adjust shift assignments.

Scheduling individual tasks within a shift (5:38 minutes)

In addition to shift scheduling, Snap Schedule employee scheduling software lets you schedule individual tasks within an employee's shift assignment. This video shows how the Task View presents task assignments in a graphical representation of the timing and duration of tasks the employee is scheduled to perform within a given shift.

Using the Shift Coverage Planner (6:01 minutes)

The main goal of employee scheduling is to match the number of available employees with the demand that exists in a given time period. This video shows how the Shift Coverage Planner within Snap Schedule software lets you define how many people you need by position, skill, or shift assignment reason.

Managing employee data (2:37 minutes)

Snap Schedule provides powerful record keeping features to help you manage employee records including contact information, availability, positions, authorized work locations, and skills.

Managing shift data (1:45 minutes)

Shift is the term in Snap Schedule to define the divisions of work in a day. This video shows how you can create shifts to describe divisions of labor, responsibilities, or any other categories of work you would like to assign to your employees.

Defining time off reasons (1:13 minutes)

You can define time off resons to classify the scheduled time that occurs when an employee is not present at work during a normally scheduled work period. This video demonstrates how you can use time off reasons to plan for events such as vacation, training, and medical leave.

Using shift assignment reasons (0:54 minutes)

This video shows how shift assignment reasons are used to provide additional details and explanations when making a shift assignment.

Saving a schedule (1:28 minutes)

Snap Schedule software keeps all employee, shift, and scheduling information in a single SQL Server database file. This video demonstrates the different options you have when saving a schedule file.

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