How do you access your schedule outside of the department? What about when there are call offs and you need shifts filled? Maybe you call, email, text different people in the department... one at
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Research has proven that shift length has an effect on an officer's performance. But what is the perfect length? Having short shifts makes it difficult to make sure you have 24x7 coverage. While
Editing schedule reports? Payroll exports? Whatever it may be that you need to edit in a spreadsheet, there are few simple commands you can use to make edits much quicker.
Excel is a very powerful
Implementing any new software in your department will be an adjustment. It is something you must prepare for in a couple different ways. So, what is the best way to roll it out? How can you avoid
As the end of the year approaches, many departments are beginning the process of setting their personnel schedules for next year. If you do not have the right tools, creating a new schedule can
Let's say you're looking at switching your personnel shift lengths and rotations. But there are so many details to figure out.
Where do you start?
Well, once you have shift length decided, the
Different sized departments require different scheduling rotations. If you have about 35-50 officers in your patrol division, and are struggling with schedules, these examples might be worth a try.
Have you ever wondered what other departments of your size are using to handle their scheduling needs? PlanIt Schedule recently released a survey that revealed correlations between the size of
Good customer service is often hard to find. Why? Because a lot of companies do not focus on it. Maybe they think it is too expensive. It is "not worth the time." But really, when you are thinking
Wondering if scheduling software is worth it for your department? If you do some research and find the right system, it will absolutely be a time and money saver. Not sure how to evaluate