ShiftHound Online Staff Scheduling Software Releases a New Mobile App for iOS and Android

San Diego, CA, August 28, 2015 --( ShiftHound, the leading provider of cloud-based Staff Scheduling and Workforce Management Software, announced today a new Mobile App for its unrivaled online Staff Scheduling and Open Shift Management (OSM) application. The new Mobile App will be delivered as a native app for both Android™ and iOS® (iPhone®, iPad® and iPod Touch®) devices, providing a familiar user experience in each environment. The Staff-centric scheduling capabilities of the mobile app are also available in the ShiftHound web application.

The ShiftHound mobile application empowers employees with a full suite of scheduling and shift management capabilities to access and manage their work schedules, at any time, from any mobile device. With the ability to manage work shift options and schedules on-the-go, Staff can become more connected and engaged with their employers, increasing job satisfaction and creating a better work environment. Schedulers can also resolve open shifts and scheduling issues faster and more efficiently than ever before.

The new ShiftHound Mobile App allows:

Easy Access
Staff can use the Mobile App to access ShiftHound with a single click from anywhere, allowing them to check shift details and pick up open shifts from their smartphone or tablet 24/7. Employees expect access to software from their mobile devices, and Managers receive the benefit of knowing that Staff can always view and interact with their schedules in real-time.

Employee Empowerment
With ShiftHound’s easy-to-use Mobile App, employees now have everything they need at their fingertips to manage their schedules, saving time and creating more desirable work options. Staff can access self-scheduling capabilities including the ability to request open shifts, swap shifts, submit PTO, and set work availability and communication preferences.

Syncing to Device Calendar
Staff can easily sync their ShiftHound calendar to any mobile device calendar, making it simple to integrate their schedule into the device’s native OS notification stream.

One-Click Acceptance of Open Shifts
Staff are alerted to open shifts and can easily request them real-time with one-click of a button, directly from their device.

Notifications of Events and Alerts
Staff can receive notifications of schedule changes, open shifts, approvals, and broadcasts of organization announcements via the app.

“With the new Mobile App for Android and iOS, Staff get a much more robust and integrated experience when they access ShiftHound from their smartphones and tablets,” says Doug Bertozzi, Chief Technology Officer for ShiftHound. “Our next release will also include more scheduling functionality for the Mobile Manager.”

“The new Mobile App makes ShiftHound an even more collaborative tool for our clients,” says Ken Coons, Vice President of Client Experience. “Via the Mobile App on their smartphone, our 100,000 plus “Facebook generation” users will be more efficient and effective in helping organizations meet their challenging day-to-day scheduling needs.”

ShiftHound’s Staff Scheduling and Open Shift Management (OSM) solution is simple to learn and use for both Managers and Staff. The product's power lies in its ease of use, and the web-based, in “the cloud” model allows for one low monthly charge, eliminating the need for expensive technical Staff and maintenance fees. ShiftHound gives its customers painless, free upgrades and they can turn on functionality and modules when they are needed, on demand.

Additional Resources

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About ShiftHound, Inc.
ShiftHound is the leader in cloud-based Staff Scheduling, Open Shift Management, and Staff Credentialing software. Organizations in any business vertical with shift-based Staffing needs use ShiftHound to reduce labor costs by preventing overtime, decreasing Employee turnover, and increasing scheduling efficiency, communication, and compliance to right-Staffing ratios/PPD. Using ShiftHound, Management and Employees gain back valuable time to do what they do best - provide quality service. Customers choose ShiftHound because of its extremely simple to use interface, quick implementation time, and proven ability to deliver immediate ROI thorough cost savings, increased efficiencies, and better quality of life for their Employees and Staff.

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