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Optimize Your Workforce:
Multi-Location Scheduling and Employee Sharing

Learn how to optimize your labor pool with cross-location employee sharing, helping to fill coverage gaps and improve staff retention with schedule flexibility.

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Multi-location scheduling and employee sharing optimize staffing and give workers more shift options

A tight labor market has the retail, food service, and hospitality industries seeking ways to maximize use of their labor pools. For those with multiple locations in close proximity, sharing employees through multi-location scheduling can help this.


    Employees can pick up open shifts and swap shifts, increasing their satisfaction and helping to fill coverage gaps.


    Employees can be scheduled at multiple locations from the start or at their home location before open shifts are available.


    Scheduling tools support multi-location scheduling and employee sharing, and staff can easily pick up and swap shifts.

of retail and food service workers say they have little or no input into their schedules.
of retailers give employees flexibility to work at more than one location.
of retailers surveyed say they let store employees self-schedule and choose their own shifts.

If you experience hiring challenges, have part-time staff wanting more hours, and want to increase employee engagement through scheduling flexibility, then employee sharing could work for you.

This white paper illustrates how multi-location scheduling technology can be used to share employees at multiple locations in close proximity, delivering benefits to both employers and employees.