Workforce management software is essentially a program or set of programs that track and monitor the staffing practices of your business, from scheduling to staffing requirements, from time cards to payroll. The main objective of workforce management is to have all the right people in the right place at the right time, working to peak efficiency. By automating core business functions and processes, WFM software helping companies evolve into highly productive organizations.
Here are five reasons that small to mid-sized businesses are choosing to use workforce management software.
1. Increased Efficiency
In today's fast-paced world, it no longer makes sense to waste labour hours on tedious data entry tasks. Not only is that inefficient and prone to human error – it is a waste of valuable resources that can be allocated elsewhere. Your HR and Payroll departments are all too often saddled with tasks that can be easily (and seamlessly) automated. Paperwork and data entry are necessary evils that can be revolutionized with a technology designed to . Getting back precious time will help the business as a whole – there are infinite activities managers can do to help grow the business if not saddled with static costs, like payroll.
2. Reduced Expenses
By reducing the hours of labor, you can decrease bottom line expenses all around. For example, using the data to determine staffing requirements, you can quickly see where you may be over or under-staffed and adjust accordingly. Patterns emerge over time and help you develop more efficient staffing structures. These actionable insights allow business to stay competitive day-to-day, and over the long term. Synerion’s workforce management software distills massive amounts of data, and highlights items that require further attention and immediate action. Overall, this will save you valuable time and money, allowing you to divert it to where you need it most.
3. Increased Staff Productivity
The plan to automate time cards and payroll is an opportunity to eliminate human error, giving the employee more control over the information that is being processed. This cost-saving measure is meant to give your employees more responsibility and personal accountability and is essential to its adoption and ability to achieve ROI. Our employee self service module allows staff to request time off, make profile changes, clock in/out, view their upcoming schedules, view their timesheets, request shift swaps and more all via their mobile device, our web-based platform or on-site terminals. The true benefit to your employee, is knowing that there’s a tried and true system in place to ensure they are being paid correctly – the basics to satisfaction and retention.
4. Improved Communication and Morale
When your entire staff has access to the scheduling requirements, it makes for easier problem-solving. Often, you may not know who is going to be in or out of the office for various reasons like illness, vacations, and so on. Allowing staff access to that information can help them better plan around absences so that even the unforeseen ones can be accommodated as quickly and as efficiently as possible. And with today’s workforce on the go or out of the office, our solution gives managers and employees the ability to do everything they need right from their smartphone.
5. It’s the Future of Workforce Management
Many companies are now able to offer the option of working remotely. It’s becoming more and more important to evolve with the global changes to the way people work. Making the switch sooner rather than later will allow you time to adapt to the new practices and stay a step ahead of your competitors.
Maybe you’ve done your research and “making the switch” sounds like an enormous upheaval to your business. That’s where we come in. Synerion is here to help make the transition as smooth and as painless as possible. Our solutions team has spent over three decades refining a software designed to integrate seamlessly with your business – however you work. We’ve introduced mobile WFM solutions that will allow your teams to grow even outside of an office environment. Once you have made the switch to workplace management software for your business, you will never look back.
We can help you find the best-fit workforce management software solution for your business.