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Online Scheduling Tricks of the Trade - Employee & Shift Statistics

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 22, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Tricks of the Trade Series - Employee & Shift Statistics

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:  Employee & Shift Statistics

Access to data has never been more powerful before than in todays information age.  There are millions of pieces of informations transmitted through SubItUp every day and we have created the means for managers to capture and analyze it.  A little known tool within SubItUp is the Statistic tool, which is found at the very top of the manager's screen.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

Making A Plan To Achieve A Goal

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 19, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Our CEO has a quote posted on his computer monitor.  The quote is, A Goal without a plan is only a dream"A goal without a plan is just a dream."  We speak about this concept frequently when we evaluate how we are doing as a company.   It is very easy to get into a daily routine.  We put our heads down and do our jobs.  The problem with putting your head down is that you do not know where you are going.  

How do you design a plan?

How can you use plans to effect an outcome?

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Topics: management advice, employee management, Blog Post, scheduling employees

Employee Management - Reviewing Performance

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 16, 2014 2:00:00 PM

We have discussed several topics as they pertain to employee management and optimization.  None of them, in my opinion, is more important than the employee review.   The periodic employee review is pivotal in the success of a company and for employee longevity / development.  Many articles have been written on this topic with varying suggestions for how to perform a successful review.  As I was reading through several of them, I saw legitimacy in many of the ideas they were providing.  

As I reflected over this topic from my experiences as an employee and manager, there was one important point that stood out for me.  It is really simple: Make sure you actually have the review.

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Topics: management advice, employee management, Blog Post, scheduling employees

Online Scheduling Tricks of the Trade - Employee Training Videos

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Tricks of the Trade Series - Employee Training Videos

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:  Employee Training Videos

We are commited to providing a solution that truly makes a difference.  In doing so, we understand that the implementation of SubItUp takes effort from, both, employees and managers.  Whenever an organization takes on a new product they also have to consider what it will take to train all pertinent employees.  

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

NIRSA - Providing Resources for Collegiate Recreation

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 12, 2014 2:00:00 PM

It is no secret that SubItUp was developed from a need within a campus recreation department.  Although, we have expanded to service a wide array of industries, we have not forgotten where we came from.   SubItUp is a long standing member of NIRSA and we are proud to be active in this community.

From the NIRSA website, their mission statement is:

NIRSA is a leader in higher education and the advocate for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness by providing educational and developmental opportunities, generating and sharing knowledge, and promoting networking and growth for our members.

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Topics: Campus Recreation, NIRSA

Getting The Most Out of Your Employees

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 9, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Assembling a quality team is an incredibly long and difficult process.  It is all about detail from developing a job requisition, all the way through training each of your new hires.  

Now that you have everyone in-house, the real fun begins.  How can you get a group of people with varied interests and experiences to work well together?  How do you get them to work at their personal best?

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Topics: management advice, employee management, Blog Post, training employees

Online Scheduling Tricks of the Trade - Removing & Reassigning Employees

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 8, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Tricks of the Trade Series - Removing & Reassigning Employees

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:  Removing & Reassigning Employees

Unfortunately, there are times when employees need to be removed.  The reasons for the removal can be varied and the situations surrounding the removal, as they relate to scheduling, can vary, as well.  SubItUp has taken these nuances into account.  Our online employee scheduling software takes the removal of employees one step farther than just wiping them out of existence.

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Topics: Tips & Tricks

Scheduling Student Employees

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 5, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Many of our customers are colleges and universities.Therefore, they have to manage student employees as their main source of their labor force.  Over the past 7 years, we have made updates to our software that speak directly to the intricate situations that student employees create.   Below is a list of common situations that we have heard directly from the managers that have to schedule the students on a daily basis.   If you have more to add, please comment below.

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Topics: management advice, employee management, Blog Post, scheduling employees

Good Luck to the Houston Texans Events Staff

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 3, 2014 4:30:00 PM

The NFL season is here!!  This past off season, the Houston Texans Event Staff started using SubItUp to help with their complex employee managemtn needs.  We are thrilled to have them as customers and wish them the best of luck this season.
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Topics: Spotlight

Training New Employees

Posted by Matthew Sprague

Sep 2, 2014 11:00:00 AM

One of the most challenging things to do is to assimilate new employees into a company culture and workflow. We, at SubItUp, are no different than all of our customers that utilize our product to help manage employees. For us, a period of growth resulted in hiring employees.   After doing this a few times, we have figured out some things that work and others that do not.   We want to take this opportunity to share with you some important elements of the process of hiring and training employees that we found to be most beneficial.

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Topics: management advice, employee management, Blog Post, training employees

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