When I Work is a solid employee scheduling solution that gives employers a streamlined way to communicate with their employees. In addition to its easy to manage staff scheduling features When I Work also provides its users with a number of advanced modules for attendance tracking and mobile employee communications.
When I Work enables your business to quickly create schedules for hourly workers. It takes into account numerous variables such as time-off requests and variable shifts.
Two-way and group mobile notificationsWhen I Work has notifications covered. With two-way text messaging and email alerts, both managers and employees can stay up to date. Employees have the option to configure reminders to be pushed to their smartphones a few hours or days in advance of each scheduled shift.
When I Work also makes use of a handy version of SMS called TeamTxt. This messaging tool will allows managers to send group text messages. It may also be used for manager-to-manager communications.
Employee time-off requestsA great feature of When I Work is the efficient way that employees can request time-off. The platform allows employees to easily request full days or partial days, and employees can add notes that their manager can review when perusing the request. As a manager, you have the option to select whether the time-off should be paid or unpaid.
IntegrationsIntegrations for When I Work are currently fairly limited. At the moment they integrate with ZenPayroll and both the Time Clock and Attendance app, WageBase.
PricingWhen I Work offers free simple scheduling for up to 75 users. To unlock more advanced features and capabilities, three paid subscription plans are available to suit the size and needs of your business. The basic employee scheduling plan begin at $29 per month for up to 20 employees, or you can choose between the Pro and Enterprise plans for more advanced scheduling, communication, and efficiency tools. When I Work doesn’t use a fixed monthly contract; therefore you can scale up and down as your staff numbers change. The flexibility is of the most benefit to businesses with seasonal employees.
Bottom LineWhen I Work’s platform is a great solution for both employers and employees. If you are a manager, then you will benefit by decreasing the time spent manually handling scheduling issues for hourly workers. On the flip side, employees benefit when their organizations use When I Work. This is due to the solution’s instant communication and notification tools.