´╗┐

myRostr

myRostr

myRostr is based in Sydney, Australia. The company aims to provide a simple and easy-to-use web application for casual shift allocation. E-mail or SMS messages can be sent to notify staff of upcoming shifts. The software is functional and uncomplicated.

Scalability: Small to medium businesses

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Free trial
* Accept shifts to work anywhere anytime
* Find replacements for vacancies
* Simple easy to use online roster
* View and manage rosters anywhere
* Save time, hassle and money
* Automatically communicate rosters to your staff via text message, email, web

Pricing: Free trial for 30 days. $24 / month for Basic plan. $49 / month for Plus plan. $99 / month for Premium also available. Contact via website.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

EZShift.com

EZShift

Ezishift was founded in 2005, and aims to create schedules which reflect the specific needs of each company. The product features a simple drag-and-drop interface, in which employees can be dragged to shifts. Conflicts are eliminated, by an error-prevention system. EziShift enables automatic shift scheduling, and the creation of rules.

Scalability: for 1-100+ staff, Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Free trial
* Automatic scheduling
* Rule creation
* Error-prevention system
* Employee request framework
* Fully-automated swaps
* Operational reports
* Real-time conflict solving

Pricing: $50 / month for Lite plan. $100 / month for Basic plan. $175 / month for Pro and Premium also available. Contact via website.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

roboroster

Roboroster

Roboroster is based in Australia. The company offers an online staff rostering tool which has complete online functionality, including shift management, shift swaps, inter-company messages etc. The interface can be fully customised to meet the needs of your business.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Australia / Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Free trial
* Reporting functions
* Shift swaps
* Inter-company messages
* News feature
* Availability planning
* User permission customisation
* Interface customisation

Pricing: Software License $14.99/month. Administrative User License $0.60/month. Basic User License $0.40/month.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 6.0/10 (1 vote cast)

easyEMPLOYER

EasyEmployer

Easy Employer is based in Australia, and was developed by the HRMWEB company. With this product, the company aims to optimise workforce resources, save time and money, and gain greater control of staff administration practices. The product allows for quick and easy roster creation, time collection and timesheet managment, among other features. Automated roster generation is available to save time in setting a weekly schedule.
The company boasts several local customers.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Australia / Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* ‘├Źntelligent’ roster generation
* Availability tracking
* Send roster via SMS
* Day view
* Award interpretation
* Timesheet management
* Time collection

Pricing: Contact: easyEmployer on Ph: 1300 855 642

VN:R_N [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 8.5/10 (4 votes cast)

GoAssign

GoAssign

GoAssign is based in Melbourne, Australia. The Company uses cloud storage for rosters, which can be access via a web interface. Rosters can be sent to mobile via SMS, including updates for any changes made. The product has a calendar-like interface which allows availability to be ascertained at-a-glance.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Australia / Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* 30 day free trial
* Easy to use calendar interface
* Simple drag and click setting of unavailability
* Ability to specify that shifts need to be accepted or declined
* Swapping or giving of shifts
* SMS publishing of rosters
* Last minute SMS notifications
* SMS reminders
* Email and RSS notifications & reminders
* Management dashboard showing what’s up next and what requires
* Customizable terminology to support various types of organizations

Pricing: From $19 / month for up to 20 people, up to $99 / month for up to 200 people. Tiny plan also available for $9 / month for <10 people. Contact: contact@goassign.com

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

RosterPlus

RosterPlus

RosterPlus is based in Queensland, Australia, and is run by some of the people behind JustRosters. RosterPlus allows rosters to be created from scratch, or by using an existing roster. It offers SMS publishing of rosters, and acknowledgement from staff that rosters have been received and read. The site has an attractive interface, and exports in a range or formats, such as Excel, CSV and XML. It also offers comprehensive support options.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Australia / Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* 14-day free trial
* ‘Smart’ rostering
* Availability options
* Two-way SMS
* Roser based on previous schedule
* Dashboard
* Permission control

Pricing: $2 per staff member, per month. Contact Rosterplus: contact@rosterplus.com.au

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

BusyBee Manager

BusyBee-Manager

BusyBeeManager.com is based in Denmark, and offers employee and shift scheduling online. It offers a simplified process in roster creation, including “one-click” shift scheduling.
Templates can be selected which generate a weekly schedule, which cuts down on the roster-creation process. The system accounts for employee holidays and leave, and rosters can be sent directly to employees via e-mail.

Scalability: 100+ staff

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

Online rostering application
Automatic roster generation
E-mail notifications to employees
Free trial (1 month)
2 pricing plans
Re-usable schedule templates
One-click roster creation
Register vacation and leave days

Pricing: Basic Plan: $10 / month for 30 employees, 4 job roles. Plus Plan: $15 / month for unlimited employees, unlimited job roles. For further info, e-mail: support@busybeemanager.com

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 9.0/10 (1 vote cast)

Otipo

Otipo

Otipo’s head office is in Israel, and it has come to market with quite a sophisticated offering. The rostering of shifts is done via an online interface, where several factors can be customised to suit company requirements, such as shift start-end times and employee roles. The site also offers an automatic scheduling option, which completes a weekly schedule for you.

Scalability: 100+ staff

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Automatic schedule generation
* Customise shifts
* Staff management interface
* Report generation
* Online schedule publishing
* SMS functionality (reminders etc)
* Availability management

Pricing: 1-10 Employees (Spark)= free, 11-20 Employees (Base)= $28/month, 21-30 Employees (Pro)= $42/month, 30+ Employees (Gold)= $42/month+ $1 per additional employee. Contact: contact@otipo.com

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 8.0/10 (1 vote cast)

Timeforge Scheduling

Timeforge

Founded in 2004 by Anthony Presley and Erik van Gilder, Timeforge initially released their Scheduling software for use in the retail and food services industries. The software allows employees to check their schedule from anywhere in the world, and their AutoScheduler system can generate a complete staff schedule in seconds.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Monitor labour costs
* Notification of schedule conflicts
* Autoscheduler creates schedules in minutes
* Availability tracking for employees
* Employees can set shift preferences
* Notify of schedules via text message

Pricing: Timeforge Scheduling is available for $1 (USD) / month. This cost is calculated per employee. Contact page available on website.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 8.0/10 (1 vote cast)

Rotaville

Rotaville

A recent entrant to the field of online rostering, Jason Lee’s Rotaville is based in London. With it’s varied functionality, Rotaville is one of the more versatile sites reviewed here, and includes options for sending rosters via e-mail and to smartphone. Remote access is also available.

Rotaville uses a web-based interface to create and assign shifts, and use of the interface is quick and responsive.

Scalability: for 1>100+ staff, Global

Features: Include, but are not limited to:

* Free for employees and small business
* PDF printout
* Intuitive scheduling interface
* iPhone App and mobile site
* Android also supported
* Employee remote access
* Discussion forums
* Notifications and reminders
* Holiday leave funtionality

Pricing: Free for 1-5 employees. Small Business package: $23 (AUD) / month, Medium package: $31 / month, Big package $47 / month. Discounts for yearly subscription.

VN:R_U [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 8.0/10 (1 vote cast)

« Previous Entries