Managing a roster can sometimes get overly frustrating for managers. The time spent analysing, forward planning and reviewing unavailability can all be thrown out the window once a roster is published. Employees can have unforeseen personal and/or family responsibilities whereby they cannot always work the shifts they have been assigned. Additionally, there are employees desperate for more shifts than what they’ve been rostered.
The back and forth that follows after publishing a roster can test any manager’s patience! Why not empower employees to fill the shifts they cannot perform? Imagine the time a manager can save by removing this cumbersome task off their To Do list whilst still maintaining control of the roster?
Read more about it here in an article from Dimitra Karas.