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Online Employee Scheduling Tool

Published 03/08/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

ZoomShift is a professional employee scheduling and tracking application. Users can access staff data easily from any computer with an internet connection. The application lets users create and share schedules quickly so staff members can see their upcoming time slots. Staff availability can be noted to ensure that each staff member receives a schedule that is compatible with outside commitments. Employees can also request to trade shifts, which can be approved or denied in a single click. All employee data can be stored on Zoom Shift without creating any paper waste. The application also monitors employee performance so managers can refer to it when it is time for performance reviews. Staff members can be assigned to specific positions and pay rates.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

ZoomShift was founded in March of 2011. Based out of Milwaukee, the application has received a number of positive comments because of its attractive interface and convenient features. Along with user recognition, ZoomShift has been mentioned on sites like KillerStartups. Many appreciate the shift-related features that help managers schedule employees based on their availability and the needs of the company. Users can virtually eliminate paper waste by using ZoomShift.

What are the differences to other apps?

ZoomShift doesn’t present anything new to users. That doesn’t mean that the application lacks originality. ZoomShift makes an impression by presenting features that are well-rounded and refined nearly to perfection. Users can reduce the amount of time required to manage shifts and employee requests while centralizing some of their most important company data in one place. ZoomShift doesn’t innovate, but it does offer a high level of quality among all of its features.

How does the web app look and feel to use?

ZoomShift utilizes a tidy interface that makes it easy for any user to use any of the convenient features. Hints of color are used sparingly, but in ways that are beneficial to the user’s experience. The user will encounter no obstacles as they manage employee data, create shifts or oversee shift switch requests. The intuitive interface gives ZoomShift a boost above the competition. Users are impressed by a modern appearance and practical layout that maximizes scheduling efficiency.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can try ZoomShift by clicking the gold “Start Free 30 Day Trial” button found near the center of the homepage. The registration form appears along the right side of the page and asks for a first and last name, email address, password, company name and desired ZoomShift URL. After clicking the orange “Create New System” button to submit the form, the user is advised that they must activate their system be visiting their email inbox and checking for a confirmation message.

What does it cost to use the application?

ZoomShift users are given three subscription options to choose from. The first is the Basic account which costs $25 per month and includes access for up to 40 employees per location, unlimited schedules, positions, emails and text message. The Plus plan costs $50 per month and includes up to 100 employees per location. The Premium account costs $75 per month and upgrades to 200 employees per location. Each option comes with a free 30 day trial.

Who would you recommend the application to?

ZoomShift is ideal for small businesses that need an efficient way to manage employee shifts. The application gives users a single place to store their employee data. Managers can approve or deny employee shift switch requests, monitor employee performance and handle all schedule-related changes and tasks. The user friendly interface makes ZoomShift compatible with users of all technical levels. New users can try ZoomShift for free for 30 days by signing up.

  • All subscriptions come with a free 30 day trial
  • Employee profiles can be saved in one online location
  • Staff availability is listed to optimize scheduling
  • Shift trading requests can be approved or denied with a click
  • Unlimited position assignments can be applied to employee profiles

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