Q: What is Schedule Made Simple?
A: Schedule Made Simple is a web-based management tool that makes it easy to schedule and communicate with restaurant staff.
Q: What does Schedules Made Simple Do?
A: Schedules Made Simple has been developed to be the simplest, most efficient way to schedule and manage staff. It is web-based, easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, and comes with a free trial.
Q: What is the company’s mission?
A: The goal at Schedules Made Simple is to give smaller restaurants the tools they need to prosper grow and be more successful.
Q: Is Schedules Made Simple just for restaurants and bars?
A: Currently yes, however it can be easily modified for any small business with hourly payroll. Schedules Made Simple helps make restaurants or any small business more efficient and a better place to work. Optimized schedules create a more productive staff, reduce expenses and improve service. Scalable scheduling expands as the business grows.<p>
Q: What are some of the features offered by Schedules Made Simple?
A: Users can review schedules and request changes anytime. Bi-lingual notifications via email or text enables workers to swap schedules, request time off and schedule breaks using their mobile devices. Restaurant managers can reduce budget overruns, better manage labor costs and control expenses.
Q: Does Schedule Made Simple work on mobile devices?
A: Yes, the notifications to employees can be viewed on any mobile screen and via text or email, while the restaurant administrative side is web-based, therefore schedules can only be created on a computer like most competitors.
Q: How does Schedules Made Simple support restaurant staff?
A: Schedules Made Simple supports staff by making shift swaps simple and it also enables the to request time-off requests.
Q: How does Schedules Made Simple support restaurant management?
A: Management can review labor costs, reduce overtime, stop budget overruns, and improve profits. Scalable scheduling expands as a business grows while a motivated staff means increased profits. Efficient scheduling frees management to focus on growth.
Q: Is the weekly schedule printable to post in the restaurant?
A: Yes, absolutely. It produces a PDF that can be either printed or emailed.
Q: What languages is Schedules Made Simple available in?
A: Notifications to employees are in English and Spanish. Most other languages can be made available upon request.
Q: In a competitive field, why did the founders create Schedules Made Simple?
A: Schedules Made Simple was created because optimized schedules create a more productive staff, reduce expenses, improve service, and help restaurant owners become prosperous and grow.
Q: How much does Schedules Made Simple cost?
A: Currently Schedules Made Simple is currently free to Beta testers. Once out of Beta, competitive price points will be established based on demand for features. Beta testers will receive the solution at no cost in exchange for testimonials, while others can sign up for a free trial with no credit card required.
Q: Can a restaurant owner view payroll spending?
A: Yes owners can view and adjust payroll spending at a glance. When using Schedules Made Simple restaurant managers can reduce budget overruns, better manage labor costs and control expenses.
Q: How does Schedules Made Simple Benefit Employees?
A: Quick and simple scheduling handles ever-changing worker availability issues. Users can review schedules and request changes anytime. Bi-lingual notifications via email or text allows workers to swap schedules, request time off and schedule breaks using their mobile devices.