Setting up the weekly work schedule is a task all of us try to avoid. It’s a job that generally gets passed around until someone is found who is obsessive enough, or unlucky enough, to deal with it. In some security protection companies, the job is farmed out to the site supervisors. In others, the office manager gets stuck with… Read More »A software solution for your weekly scheduling headache
Security & Patrol Scheduling
All about security guard and patrol scheduling
You say you dread two tasks each week: putting together the security guard’s schedule and totaling up the hours for payroll. Both tasks take you hours and there is always at least one mistake. Odds are you are still doing both tasks manually. The term “manually” doesn’t always mean you are using pencil and paper to accomplish these tasks. You… Read More »Scheduling security guards manually?
Landing a big contract at a large site is every security salesperson’s dream. Contracts known as 108’s (1 guard, 2 shifts, 7 days a week), 168’s (1 guard, 3 shifts, 7 days a week, and 236’s (2 guards, 3 shifts, 7 days a week) are fairly common. They are the bread and butter jobs that provide the bulk of a… Read More »Snap Schedule can be a big help in planning stage
Black Tower Security Services is a full-service security and protection firm in British Columbia that needs to manage staff scheduling for 50 to 200 staff throughout Canada, the United States, and overseas. Personnel must have—and schedulers must know about—a wide variety of specialized training and experience with canines for explosives, weapons and narcotics detection, in executive bodyguard work, and in… Read More »Employee Scheduling Software for the Security Industry – Case Study