Managing employees and labor costs in the restaurant industry is a process that quickly becomes a nightmare for both managers and employees. Staff expectations and requirements will collide with business requirements leading to higher employee turnover, lower employee retention, and a reduction in “the bottom line”. Not anymore…

TimeForge is a best-of-breed employee scheduling and online labor management system designed for the restaurant, hospitality, and food-service industries. Managers using TimeForge stay on the floor, not stuck in a back office working on the employee schedule. TimeForge produces schedules quickly, monitors and manages time and attendance, and communicates schedule changes directly with staff members reducing turnover and improving retention. Building a restaurant employee schedule is now simple! Your business will profit with TimeForge!

Some of the restaurant businesses that can be benefit from restaurant scheduling software, or restaurant labor management software include:

  • Fast Casual Restaurants – benefit from fast employee scheduling and complete restaurant labor management software
  • Quick Service Restaurants – benefit from easy labor management and restaurant employee scheduling software
  • Delicatessens - benefit from labor management and restaurant employee scheduling software

Some of TimeForge’s Benefits Include…

  • Build employee schedules in seconds using the TimeForge AutoScheduler,
  • Enforce the employee schedule and stop employees from riding the clock,
  • Record employee time off requests , staff member availability, and other key information,
  • Provide rapid communications between managers and staff members,
  • Monitor daily labor costs at one or more stores,
  • Export payroll and review payroll reports,
  • And much more…

Increase Store Profits – Enforcing labor schedules (stopping early clock in’s and late clock out’s) immediately controls labor costs, often improving store profitability by more than 3% – 5%. Staff members will know what is expected of them, and are constantly “in the know” about the upcoming schedules. Happy employees stay employed and don’t leave for greener pastures, reducing turnover, onboarding, and training costs.

Fast Employee Scheduling – Build schedules that balance employee needs and business requirements while keeping labor costs within budget. The proprietary TimeForge AutoScheduler forecasts labor needs, and warns of labor shortages, while providing an easy-to-use scheduling system that builds accurate employee schedules in seconds.

Schedule Enforcement – Enforce the labor schedule and stop employees from riding the clock. Staff member clock in’s and clock out’s can require manager approval before clocking in early, or clocking out late. Schedules can be built around sales forecasts or expected hourly (or daily) covers to further control labor expectations.

Staff Scheduling Reminders, Remote Access – The TimeForge employee portal provides remote access for staff members to view employee work schedules, review time cards, make time off requests, change availability, swap shifts with other employees, and receive daily schedule alerts via text messages or email.

Remotely Monitor Time and Attendance – Remotely check on staff members that are clocked in at the store. Monitor daily, weekly, and monthly labor costs and attendance trends through the TimeForge website, mobile smartphones, and Facebook.

Integrate with Your Point of Sale – TimeForge can integrate with your Point of Sale system, synchronizing attendance entries between TimeForge and your POS system in a seamless fashion, recording tips and mileage in both systems, and enforcing the labor schedule without any additional software. TimeForge integrates with several Point of Sale systems, including Micros, Aloha, POSitouch, Restaurant ManagerDinerware, and many others.

TimeForge is a complete labor management solution for the restaurant and hospitality industry, providing one-click seamless access to employee scheduling, time and attendance, and payroll reports. Use the whole TimeForge product suite, or only the parts that your business requires.

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Read more about TimeForge Scheduling, TimeForge Attendance, and TimeForge Daily Log.