Apply These 10 Techniques to Create the Perfect Work Schedule for Your Small Business Team

ANNIE PILON | May 1, 2019

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Do you struggle with scheduling for your small businesses? You have must make sure all your shifts are covered. But you also need to optimize the schedule to ensure as many sales as possible. So you need to take tons of things into consideration. Then create the perfect employee schedule. And keep labor costs and time off requests in mind. Check out these 10 essential tips to help you create a schedule that works for your business and your team. They’ll help you create employee shifts for your small business. Scheduling is a balance. You need to have enough employees there to handle the workload during each shift. But if you schedule too many, you could end up wasting time and money.

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