El Dorado County Probation Implements New Staff Scheduling App
California County Probation Department adds ScheduleAnywhere to improve staff scheduling
Fargo, N.D. (May 11, 2018) – Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. announced today that El Dorado County Probation of Shingle Springs, CA has selected ScheduleAnywhere as their staff scheduling solution.
“Our previous scheduling method was kept in one paper calendar, which did not have a backup,” says Supervising Deputy Probation Officer Kyle Heller. “There was no online or shared capabilities, prohibiting staff and supervisors from keeping a ‘live’ version of the schedule updated without having physical access to our scheduling calendar. Also, being a physical, paper schedule, the calendar would often need to be replaced and rewritten after continual use by employees.”
ScheduleAnywhere has allowed employees to check their schedules, request time off, and review coverage/staffing needs from anyplace in the world. With ScheduleAnywhere, schedules can easily be shared with other divisions giving the department the ability to have an up-to-date, live look at which employees are on shift, in what location, and who is available for coverage needs without being restricted to being on the department’s internal network. ScheduleAnywhere has improved the requesting and tracking of time off and training through use of the software’s internal reporting options.
When asked about how the staff has adjusted to the change to ScheduleAnywhere, Officer Heller replies, “The response from staff has been excellent. They appreciate the ability to request time off remotely, check their schedules when they are out of the workplace, the ability to access the schedule from mobile devices, and the ability to plan into the future.”
Officer Heller concludes, “We appreciate ScheduleAnywhere’s flexibility and support as we implemented the software into our department. The team of professionals from ScheduleAnywhere has been continually supportive and extremely responsive to our needs and questions.”
What is ScheduleAnywhere?
ScheduleAnywhere is online employee scheduling software from Atlas Business Solutions. This Software as a Service (SaaS) works for any business that schedules shifts, including public safety, healthcare, energy, government, retail and business services. The software ensures proper shift coverage, eliminates scheduling conflicts, manages shift rotations, tracks time-off and hours scheduled, handles staff availability and time-off requests, tracks skills and certifications, and estimates payroll costs. ScheduleAnywhere is used by thousands of managers and businesses daily to streamline the employee scheduling process. Free trial accounts are available and pricing is based on the number of employees scheduled. For more information, please visit www.scheduleanywhere.com.
About El Dorado County Probation
With locations in Shingle Springs, South Lake Tahoe, and Placerville, California, El Dorado County Probation provides public safety through collaborative partnerships and innovative practices in corrections, with accountability and compassion. El Dorado County Probation is committed to; respecting human rights and diversity; fostering transparency through accountability and communications; and providing exemplary service by leading with integrity, humility, honestly and equality. To learn more about El Dorado County Probation, visit www.edcgov.us/Government/Probation.
About Atlas Business Solutions
Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. is a leading developer of easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, and affordable business management software. Founded in 1991, the company is recognized as an industry leader in employee scheduling software and was named as one of Software Magazine’s Top 500 Software Companies in 2004 through 2007, and again in 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.