VCS Blog

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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30 May 2019

The Importance of Keeping Up with Technology in the Workforce

Posted by VCS Software

Today, technology is everywhere, and it is not going away anytime soon. It is a part of our personal and professional lives daily. Throughout the past few decades, the evolution of technology has become more rapid than ever.

Technology has been implemented into the workplace in large masses, and it has surely impacted the workforce in ways that are hard to now live without. So, why is the evolution of technology so important to grasp?

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31 January 2019

How Automated Scheduling Benefits Public Safety

Posted by Michelle Grossman

In the public sector especially, employees work around the clock, which translates into complex schedules. With so many on the workforce, and each with very important jobs to do, it is crucial that employees with the right skills are place in the right position at the right time – to put it simply, there isn’t any room for scheduling errors.

Public safety employees have enough tasks on their plate, but the good news is: automated scheduling technology can help relieve some of that administrative burden – this way, they can remain more focused on the frontline.

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15 January 2019

Companies Offering Wellness Programs Land Top Talent

Posted by Michelle Grossman

New year, new you?

With January underway and 2019 in full swing, many are working towards checking resolutions off their list. Often, embracing a healthier lifestyle is a common personal goal, but now, it’s making its way into the workplace as well.

A new survey by Office Team found that when trying to recruit new employees, a company’s health and wellness offerings play a huge role – with 73% of workers siting that this impacts their decision on whether or not they’d like to work there.

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28 December 2018

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Key Employee Turnover Statistics

Posted by Michelle Grossman

According to Forbes, employee turnover is the highest it’s been in 10 years – have you noticed your employees coming and going like a revolving door? If so, you’re not alone. TalentLyft has uncovered the 7 most interesting facts about employee turnover that you need to know to “help you prevent and tackle this serious and costly HR problem” in 2019.

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18 December 2018

HR Likely to Spend on Workforce Technology in 2019

Posted by Michelle Grossman

In a recent survey conducted by G2 Crowd, findings revealed that none other than increasing employee engagement will continue on as a main priority for businesses in 2019.

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06 December 2018

Public Sector Better Attracting Millennial Candidates

Posted by Michelle Grossman

Although the public sector is well known for its offering of superior benefits, according to MetLife’s recently released Public Sector Report, the time is up where it can simply rely on that reputation alone to land new talent. Today more than ever, “public sector employers need to offer employees the benefits they want” – especially when it comes to attracting millennial candidates, which there has been an evident lag in.

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03 December 2018

How You Can Learn from Time & Attendance Data

Posted by Michelle Grossman

Today’s business leaders are leveraging their employee’s time and attendance data to help make informed and impactful decisions for their respective organizations. 

While many might think attendance data simply notes who’s on the clock and who’s not, it actually goes far beyond those walls, making tracking employee activities and measuring engagement easier than ever before.

Read on below to find out more about what you can learn from time and attendance data.

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