Say 'Goodbye' to Excel and 'Hello' to Cloud-Based Scheduling Software

5 Ways Switching to Online Scheduling Software Will Help Your Company

Development Team Unveils User Interface Enhancements

This week, we released an update that optimizes the look of our software interface.

How to tap into your company's star power

In business, not all employees are created equal.

Local Business Owner Saves Time From Online Scheduling App

‘Best Little Big Store in Town; Little Store Personality, Big Store Variety'

Dave Danford Joins the Board of Orbital Shift

A Senior Marketing and Strategic Executive at Microsoft for More than 25 Years, Danford is Now a Board Member and Marketing Advisor for Orbital Shift

Employment Law Changes in 2017

One of the most important functions of any human resources department is keeping up with employment law and adjusting office protocols to work within it. Each of the company's employees is a human being who is entitled to all the protections the law provides. Any mistakes in the adding of hours or handling of medical insurance information, for instance, could severely injure an employee.

Orbital Shift opens Bozeman office, expands sales team

New Today: Experienced Restaurant Entrepreneur and Technology Sales Executive, Travis Collins, To Lead Global Sales Initiatives
 Orbital Shift continues to move aggressively to fill senior leadership positions to keep pace with increased demand for the company's innovative Cloud based solutions for workforce management and employee scheduling.

Alert Messaging Feature

The impact of employee tardiness on a business is detrimental to many aspects of the company: from decreasing employee morale, to negatively impacting productivity in the office. As business owners and managers, you are often presented with a challenge to manage expectations regarding employee tardiness and reprimand employees who are regularly tardy.

When it comes to employees being late, however, we know that there is perhaps an even greater challenge for businesses today - particularly large businesses with multiple departments. How do managers know when employees are late, especially if the manager is not in the office or oversees multiple departments? Furthermore, how do managers easily identify which employees are continuously late?

Orbital Shift revolutionizes business workforce management

New Today: Successful Closing of a $1.25 Million Strategic Round of Investment, Led by Next Frontier Capital, Will Help Propel Orbital Shift Product Development, Customer Service Forward

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Prevent Burnout

It's hard to know how to prevent employee burnout in a way that's best for your organization, but employee happiness is worth trying to the tune of a 12% increase in productivity. That's a major boost to your company's revenues, and it all starts with the team leading your employees.

New Software Feature: Auto Adjust Start and End Date & Time

In the fast-paced world we live in, every second counts. For managers and business owners in many industries, this culture is even more prevalent in a business that depends on adapting to circumstances that arise each day.

Importance of Time Management for Business Owners

New Feature: Day View Time Interval and Coverage Count

If you currently utilize our software at Orbital Shift, you know that we continuously strive to provide new, efficient solutions for your common workplace challenges. Our goal, after all, is to make life easier for business owners and provide a great software for employees to use, as well.

Workforce Management Lessons You Can Learn from Watching "Armageddon"

Movie Credit: Touchstone Pictures & Jerry Bruckheimer Films

SaaS Pricing Considerations


How much are you missing out on business by not following SaaS pricing best practices? What could your revenues be if you were hitting your target market instead of struggling with a strategy of lowest-bidder SaaS pricing?

Orbital Shift wants you to be successful, and that means understanding what is costing your business and reducing those expenses to best price your SaaS options. You know that value is more important to your customer than the cheapest option, because it's the same way you run your business.

Time Differential: Online Shift Management Feature


Ways to Increase Employee Morale and Performance

Update (2/13/18): Check out our new article for more advice on leadership skills and effective communication that help boost labor productivity. 


Behind every prosperous business is a team of motivated employees that value the success of the company. Employee happiness is an incredibly important measure of a company's success, in fact, 36% of employees said that they would willingly give up $5,000 a year in salary if it meant they would be happier at work.

Plus, happy employees are more productive. A recent study even found that happiness resulted in a 12% increase in productivity at work.

Labor Law & the Affordable Care Act: What Business Owners Need to Know

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly known as Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is health care reform legislation. It consists of the Patient Protection Act, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act and parts of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, as well as amendments made to existing laws and regulations.

Ways Employees Can Get Better Tips


In the service industry, there are many different tactics and techniques that can be utilized to increase employees' tips. This topic stirs memories of a Seinfeld episode, where Jerry is more aware of a tipping tactic than his fellow booth patron George, who easily falls victim to a well-timed compliment.

How to Solve the High Turnover Problem


Learn more about why Orbital Shift is the best employee time clock and scheduling software on the market.