People care a lot about their work schedules. When they work and when they are off impacts their personal life, family life, social life and financial situation. How staffing decisions are made can impact feelings of inclusion, fairness, and empowerment or their opposites. All of these can be linked to intention to stay and turnover.
What today’s staffing technology offers is the ability to create a staffing environment that invites employee engagement and supports a healthy relationship between staff and managers. Simple things like replacing intrusive phone calls with text and email communications, allowing staff to swap shifts with each other, providing transparency to open shifts and the ability to request shifts from a mobile phone can transform the staffing experience for staff. Giving managers the tools they need to quickly and easily communicate with staff, make rapid data driven decisions and create a culture of inclusion and empowerment can go a long way in retaining staff and driving staff satisfaction.
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About ShiftHound, Inc.
ShiftHound is the leader in cloud-based Workforce Management solutions, including Attendance, Credentials Tracking, Staff Scheduling and Open Shift Management. Organizations in any business vertical with shift-based staffing needs use ShiftHound to improve scheduling effectiveness and operational efficiency, while maximizing workforce utilization, assuring compliance with policies and/or labor contracts and addressing open shifts while better manage labor costs such as overtime and contract labor utilization.
Using ShiftHound, Management and Employees gain back valuable time to do what they do best – provide quality service. Customers choose ShiftHound because of its extremely simple to use interface, quick implementation time, and proven ability to deliver immediate ROI thorough cost savings, increased efficiencies, and better quality of life for their Employees and Staff.
About Kathy Douglas
Kathy is healthcare executive and filmmaker. She has been on the executive team of several start-up companies bring cutting edge technology solutions to the healthcare industry for over 20 years. She has published extensively on the topic of healthcare staffing and the healthcare workforce. She holds a masters degree from the University of San Francisco and is a graduate of Stanford Business School’s Executive Program.