The intensity and demands of being a manager is something we need to pay attention to. This is a role that is both critical to operations and highly stressful. Long-term stress can have an impact on manager turnover, relationships with staff, patient care, and quality. One of the things managers identify at the top of […]
A healthy relationship between staff and managers has been shown to impact turnover rates, vacancy rates, sick calls, quality of work, and of course staff satisfaction scores. With so much at stake, it can seem daunting to tackle improvements, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few ways that providing staff with mobile, […]
Staff love the ability to manage their schedule on their phone. They can see their schedule, pick up shifts, swap shifts and get instant text/email notifications when new shifts become available. Managers love mobile scheduling as well. They have instant access to real-time scheduling data, can assess situations instantly and take actions, like approving requests, […]
A new year is just around the corner. This is the time of year when we start thinking about letting go of the past and making fresh starts. When it comes to scheduling, there are many reasons that a fresh start should be on your mind for 2017. If you are not using new, cloud-based, […]
Scheduling for holidays is hard. The tension between work obligations and the pull of family, social, and spiritual events, coupled with a wide range of beliefs, creates challenges for staff and managers alike. Here are a few tips that can offset some of the difficulty of holiday staffing.