Simplifying the complex workforce management of an iconic US landmark

An iconic US landmark that welcomes over 1 million visitors every year has chosen Workplace to simplify their complex scheduling. Their scheduling process covers multiple departments and various types of employees within the attraction. This includes staff within their award winning restaurant, the landmark museum as well as several concession stores. The customer said “In the…

International catering business chooses Workplace to drive customer service and increase revenue

A international, Italian based catering business has recently chosen Workplace Enterprise to deploy improved workforce scheduling across over 260 stores.   The customer said; “Customer engagement forms a critical focus for us and Workplace was able to demonstrate how, through their optimization engine, we can drive significant benefit from engaging more collaboratively with our employees”…

Workplace Mobile: Release 55-3 & 55-4

Workplace Mobile has new features released at the end of every 2 week sprint. The features added during the third and fourth sprint of release cycle 55 are described below.   Language support for German, Dutch and Flemish Workplace Mobile is already available in English, Japanese, Turkish, Latin American, French and Italian. With this release,…

Workplace Enterprise Release 55

This article gives an overview of the new functionality and enhancements that are available within Workplace Enterprise 55.   Optimizer – Key Skills  In an earlier release, we introduced Key Skill functionality. The first use of this ensured that Optimizer scheduled people who can open and close the store at the first and last periods…

Workplace announces global reseller & technology partnership with REPL Group

Workplace has announced a global reseller and technology partnership with REPL Group.   Workplace is the world’s first employee-friendly forecasting and scheduling tool optimized for employers of hourly-paid workers. It provides performance visibility to HQ, empowers location managers and increases employee engagement, all to improve customer service and drive revenue.   REPL is a global…

Workplace & IWS Australia: A Winning Partnership

One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. That’s how many new IWS customers are using Workplace as their scheduling system — and that’s in the last month of 2015 alone! These customers range from retailers with a single location all the way up to 200 stores. Several are prominent Australian brands… One is a global…

Workplace Mobile: Release 55-1

Workplace Mobile has new features released at the end of every 2 week sprint. The features added during the first sprint of release cycle 55 are described below.

Who’s working when?

You can now see who else is working (or not) on a day when you have a shift. There’s a new ‘Today’s Shifts’ button that shows you who is working, who isn’t working and who has time off.

New in Release 54 of Workplace Mobile

Workplace Mobile has new features released at the end of every 2 week sprint. The features added during the four sprints of release cycle 54 are described below Confirming shifts Workplace Mobile now enables employees to confirm that they will work individual shifts. Shift confirmation allows managers using Enterprise (formerly Workplace Online) to see whether they…

Workplace Enterprise Release 54

This article gives an overview of the new functionality and enhancements that are available within Workplace Enterprise 54. Optimizer – Key Holder scheduling We have added an optional scheduling constraint to ensure that people who have responsibility for opening and closing the premises are scheduled at the right times in order to do just that. Optimizer…

Workplace: Moulding the Engineers of Tomorrow

Last year, Workplace judged seven groups of University of Dundee students in a “Dragon’s Den” style pitching event held in the University’s School of Computing. The winning team was awarded £500 in a competition to design a piece of software that helps product managers do their jobs better. This year, Workplace is delighted to announce…

New in Release 53 of Workplace Enterprise

The Workplace product undergoes continual innovation with new features being released every 8 weeks. Release 53 was implemented on Wednesday 30th September. For further clarification on the release, please email support@workplacesystems.com Editing time-off from within the schedule This usability improvement makes handling associates’ time-off simpler. A new configurable option enables time-off to be edited from…

New Customer: Sport Clips to implement Workplace

Established in 1993 and franchised in 1995 by Gordon Logan, founder and CEO, Sport Clips Haircuts is a sports-themed hair care franchise for men and boys with more than 1,400 stores across the United States and Canada. Sport Clips offers haircut services at a reasonable price in a fun, sports-themed environment, with no appointment needed.…

Workplace and MiNODES form strategic Partnership to Optimize Retail Staffing Operations

  Press Release Workplace and MiNODES form strategic Partnership to Optimize Retail Staffing Operations     The joint solution enables retailers to optimally align staffing schedules to customer traffic BERLIN/LONDON – September 15, 2015 – Minodes, the leading European customer behaviour analytics provider for stationary retail, and Workplace, the world’s first provider of employee-friendly labour…

Rite Aid to implement Workplace Mobile

Workplace is pleased to announce that Rite Aid signed to use Workplace Mobile for their pharmacists, who have been scheduled by Workplace for more than four years. Rite Aid will use it to improve employee engagement, introduce and drive shift offering and give a new, more sophisticated tool to their pharmacists. “The deal is testament…

New customer: Australian luxury resort to implement Workplace products

Thursday, 21st August 2014 The Australian luxury resort and spa has selected Workplace to drive revenue by creating workforce schedules that improve customer service. Located on 45 acres of rainforest, the resort and spa employs approximately 50 full time employees and 50 casual employees. Our workforce management product will help to optimize schedules, while providing visibility…

New Workplace Enterprise Features in Release 46

The following Workplace Online features are scheduled to be released today. For further clarification on the release, please email support@workplacesystems.com Scheduler user interface improvements When scrolling down a lengthy schedule table, the day names will park at the top of the screen and stay in view. This will reassure the scheduler that they have chosen…

Workplace provides training to 100 Retail Executives and Directors via one of the leading companies in the staffing industry to increase revenue

Thursday, 7th August 2014 The independently owned staffing agency provides HR staffing solutions with a wide network of offices in all 50 states. Training was provided to retail executives and directors from a prestigious consumer goods company to provide visibility in real time and increase revenue. Trainee comments:  “You guys are going to love this.…

Workplace announces 2 new retail customers: a New York fashion house and a large Australian retailer are to implement Workplace Enterpriseacross all retail store locations

Friday, 1st August 2014 The New York fashion house specializes in ready-to-wear fashion goods for men, women and children and has 70 stores globally. Customer comments: “I’m having smarter conversations with my managers and I sleep better at night” (District Manager) “This is the ‘new norm’ going forward and will only get better” (Operations Manager…

Chelmsford Star Co-Operative Society to implement Cloud Workforce Management from WorkPlace Systems to improve store productivity and efficiency

WorkPlace Systems plc, the leading supplier of cloud retail workforce management solutions, today announced that Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society Limited, a retail Co-operative Society, will implement WorkPlace OnLine, a cloud-based staff Schedule and Attendance Management solution to improve store productivity and efficiency. Chelmsford Star chose WorkPlace OnLine after a discovery exercise demonstrated the potential to…