Now that economic data shows the recession is ending, restaurateurs can look forward to brisker business. But with more customers comes the need for more staffing, and managing the additional employees and coordinating schedules in an improved but still uncertain environment presents its own set of challenges.
Fortunately, workforce management software can help operators predict the demand for staffing, help hire the best candidates, make scheduling more efficient, automate many scheduling-related tasks. By addressing areas related to predicting needs, analyzing cost-effectiveness, creating and maintaining schedules and monitoring long-term staffing ROI, workforce management software:
Allows more accurate planning for busy times
Predicts surges or lulls in business by analyzing past activity and current trends
Indicates the best combination of hourly rate and skill set for employees