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19 July 2021

Why Applicant Tracking Positively Impacts the Hiring Process

Posted by Meg McCormick

Today’s job market is all about automation. Companies using automated solutions are getting ahead of the curve and advancing faster than ever before––leaving manual practices in the dust. Applicant tracking systems are increasing in popularity as they are leveraging company recruitment strategies. 

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07 December 2020

Workforce Management and Flex Scheduling

Posted by Meg McCormick

Often, employees find difficulty with finding ways to mesh their work schedule with their personal schedule. With a customizable workforce management system, alleviate the stress many employees may face throughout the day, while keeping mission critical business activities on track. Compose guidelines that will ensure meetings aren’t missed, while giving employees some freedom with their schedule. In this post, we will discuss how both employers and employees can benefit from a flex scheduling system. 

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23 November 2020

Workforce Management Technology Improving Employee Engagement and Retention

Posted by Meg McCormick

Ensuring that your staff have a positive experience at work will ultimately result in a return on investmentIt takes effort into creating a functional and fulfilling environment where employees become personally dedicated to their workWith staff excited to be a part of every endeavor, communication heightens due to a common interest. This builds employee engagement; and not to mention remarkable rapport among one another.  

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16 November 2020

Customizable Workforce Management Shaping Business Performance

Posted by Meg McCormick

Workforce management software is a key component to efficiently managing a business. So, having the capability to customize the software to fit specific needs and preferences is important. Customizable software acknowledges different aspects of the workday and tailors to the specific needs of any business. This article will describe a few customizable components that better business performance.

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26 October 2020

Why Law Enforcement Agencies Benefit from Workforce Management

Posted by Meg McCormick

Due to the complex scheduling and time and attendance needs in the law enforcement community, a system that effectively and efficiently manages it all is critical. A law enforcement workforce management solution guarantees that an agency will run efficiently so onboarding such a solution is a must. Yet, do law enforcement agencies always succeed at finding the best solution? 

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16 September 2020

Prevent Unwanted Scheduling Errors

Posted by Meg McCormick

There are few instances that derail a day more quickly than a scheduling error. All too often, by the time a scheduling disaster occurs, there is not much that can rectify the issue. Once the issue has occurred, the risk of it snowballing into other aspects of the workplace are high, leaving employees stressed and confused or even worse, unproductive.  

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17 August 2020

Why Proper Organization Within A Municipality Is Beneficial

Posted by Meg McCormick

Municipalities are uniquely complex entities that are categorized by being in the realm of corporate and political organizations. Organized by residents of the area and mandated by the state, a municipality’s purpose is to provide public services to those who reside within that specific region of the state.

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10 August 2020

Cloud Technology in Conjunction with Automated Scheduling

Posted by Meg McCormick

Tedious processes are never favorable. When there is an opportunity to simplify a task, there is typically no question on whether to make the switch. When it comes to manually scheduling employees, the task can become overwhelming, quickly. With every change, a manual schedule must undergo a scan to make sure all times align, and even then, there is a high chance for mistakes. With a full plate of to-do's, who has time to be manually scheduling employees? 

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03 August 2020

What to Expect from Your Police Department Post COVID-19

Posted by Meg McCormick

Law enforcement operations have been heavily altered through the effects of COVID-19. Substitute methods of penalty have been applied to keep both civilians and front-line workers at a lower risk of contracting the coronavirus.  

 

Quarantine regulations presented complications within departments nationwide as many officers did not return to duty after their temporary leave had ended. Due to a lack in personnel, strategic planning was necessary to rebuild new shift schedules. So, how will departments bounce back post COVID-19 changes? What changes will revert to original procedure and which will remain? 

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27 July 2020

Effective Shift Coverage During and After COVID-19

Posted by Meg McCormick

There is no one way to create preparedness within an organization amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, even with the uncertain future ahead, there is an opportunity to evaluate and reorganize your business for success during these trying times. Developing new tactics for managing the expected return to normalcy can enable your business to remain positive and productive in the meantime. 

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