Online Scheduling Solutions Blog

Attract More Talent. Publicize Online Scheduling.

Posted by bob cote

Aug 22, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Your workforce today looks something like this: 76 million Baby Boomers, 79 million Millennials. As the younger population graduates into today’s work force, along with them come a new set of expectations—and a way for employers like you to ensure talent retention and an overall greater scope of employee satisfaction.

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Topics: online employee scheduling

Stanford Recreation Adds SubItUp to Employee Resources

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Aug 20, 2014 4:45:00 PM

Over the summer, SubItUp was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Recreation Department at Stanford University.  "The group of energetic and motivated managers made the the implementation process a very enjoyable experience," commented Matt Sprague, Manager of Customer Relations at SubItUp.
Be sure to check out their facilities and website.  It has a ton of useful information that is for the benefit of their students.  We are excited to be partnered with such a great organization!
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Topics: Spotlight

So what’s the deal with Online Scheduling?

Posted by bob cote

Aug 19, 2014 11:00:00 AM

A Scheduling Revolution Summarized

A simple Google search for “online scheduling” or any variation of those terms, along with the terms scheduler, software, programs etc. will show you a plethora of random press releases, scheduling companies, blog posts, etc. offering advice and ideas of how managers should be scheduling employees. So why should you, as a manager even consider moving your scheduling methods to the internet? Because it gets results. Fast.

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Topics: online employee scheduling, online scheduling program, online scheduling software, scheduler, scheduling software, staff scheduling program, online scheduling, employee schedule software, employee scheduling, employee scheduling program, employee scheduling software, employee software, staff scheduling software, Blog Post

Shift Swap: The Best-Kept Workplace Secret

Posted by bob cote

Aug 18, 2014 11:00:00 AM

It’s buzzed about in the far corners of the break room, whispered through empty aisles during lunchtime. Texted, never talked about: the black market of the workplace.

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Topics: scheduling solutions, online scheduling, shift swap, employee schedule generator

Online Scheduling Tricks of the Trade - Recurring Messages

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Aug 14, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Tricks of the Trade Series - Submission #5

SubItUp Online Scheduling is a very robust platform.  There is an incredible amount of functions that you may not be aware of.  This blog series will bring to the forefront, a number of helpful tips or tricks that can make your scheduling life a little better.

Todays Tip:  Send A Message - Recurring Messages

One of the great features within SubItUp is our "Send A Message" tool.   Most of the managers that use SubItUp are aware of this feature but many do not realize the breadth of its capabilities.   In an effort to make the lives of managers a little bit easier, we allow for the ability to schedule messages for certain dates and times.  We even go one step farther...you can set up recurring messages.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

The 5 Vague Steps For Project Management

Posted by bob cote

Aug 12, 2014 11:00:00 AM

As with any project there are a series of emotions and actions that need to occur to get it off the ground, allow it to grow and most importantly sustain the growth for the long term.  I’ve broken the process of creating and launching something new into 5 generously vague categories for project managers. But is vague a bad thing? Not in the case of preparing for a project that has the potential to grow and change constantly. These 5 ways are broad enough to allow for change throughout a project, but concentrated enough to keep you focused in the long term.

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Topics: online management, time management, management help, management how to, 5 Ways, manager help, how to manage, management, employee management, project management, schedule management

SubItUp Welcomes the Harlem YMCA!!

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Aug 11, 2014 11:00:00 AM

The online employee scheduling software company, SubItUp, is thrilled to welcome the Harlem YMCA to our family of recreation facilities across the country.  Harlem joins other YMCA's like the YMCA of the Triangle in Raleigh, NC and the Waterbury YMCA in Connecticut.
"We are thrilled to be able to provide an administrative tool that can make a major difference in how these organizations can run their programs more efficiently", commented Matt Sprague, Manager of Customer Relations at SubItUp.   The SubItUp team is continuing to work with a variety of YMCA's to provide the same tools that their peers are benefiting from.
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Topics: Spotlight

Cover the Summer Events with Volunteer Scheduling

Posted by bob cote

Aug 8, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Organizing summer charity events is steadily making its way to the forefront of event managers’ minds. Making sure there are enough volunteers to cover every post, being one of the priorities. No matter the type of event, volunteers to coordinate logistics, merchandise, registrations, tickets, sales, etc. all need to be in place with plans for the entirety of the event. Event managers are burdened with this daunting task, and with paper, pen or excel, scheduling a volunteer to manage every post for an entire event can take weeks.

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Online Scheduling Tricks of the Trade - Adding Shift Notes

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Aug 7, 2014 11:00:00 AM


Tricks of the Trade Series - Submission #4

SubItUp Online Scheduling is a very robust platform.  There is an incredible amount of functions that you may not be aware of.  This blog series will bring to the forefront, a number of helpful tips or tricks that can make your scheduling life a little better.

Todays Tip:  Adding Shift Notes

images-2A very simple portion of creating and managing shifts gets overlooked.   Within each shift that you create for your staff, you have the ability to add notes to the shift, generally or individually.  

This is extremely helpful with organizing your staff and providing them with as much information that is needed to successfully / efficiently work the shift.

This is also a great spot to add links to helpful resources, such as, game schedules, contact lists, helpful forms, etc...

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

ASU - One Campus Initiative Chooses SubItUp

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Aug 6, 2014 4:45:00 PM

Arizona State University has been working on a "One Campus" initiative over the last several months in an effort to consolidate services and create uniformity between their various campuses.  SubItUp has been working with the recreation department on the main campus in Tempe for last 2 years.  We are thrilled to have been chosen to be the employee scheduling platform for all campus recreation departments at ASU.  A special thanks goes out to Kris Kuchler, who spoke on our behalf.  We are excited to wlecome the West, Polytechnic and Downtown Campuses to the SubItUp family!!
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Topics: Spotlight

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