Workforce Management Blog

In-App Staff Message Center

Within Orbital Shift's employee management application, messages sent to employees are now accessible from the newly updated team message center page. Today, no matter if a user is verified to receive email or text messages, all user alerts are now viewable and organized from within Orbital Shift's mobile time clock and employee scheduling apps.

Staff Mobile App Push Notifications

Introducing Orbital Shift's newest mobile app feature, push notifications to employees! With this upgrade to our staff notification system, we now deliver a third communication channel as an alternative to sending staff emails and SMS messages. Keeping your team in the loop about open shifts, meeting reminders, and missed punches have never been more straightforward.

Employee Time Clock Alerts

Receiving notifications and alerts is one way our time and attendance software continues helping staff managers stay aware of unexpected labor activity. We are now excited to extend these time clock messaging features by introducing a couple of new notifications. The details of our new employee attendance messages follow!

ACA Eligibility Tracking Software for Employers

We’ve been working with clients and accountants to learn about the challenges, complexity, and increasing costs organizations face today when complying with the ACA employer mandate. A summary of topics and the technical solutions from those conversations follows.

Scheduling Meal and Rest Breaks at Work

New manager feature to create unpaid and paid breaks at work for employees. Managers can visually review staffing levels and shift coverage, while restricted break settings help compliance with Federal break laws.

How an easy Punch Clock app helps improve labor productivity

Easy and accurate employee time tracking for businesses of all size.

The NEW employee time tracker app: Breaks, job switching & new UI

Make your employees happy while also improving your bottom line.

Want to increase employee engagement? We’ve got an app for that!

The feature your employees have all been waiting for...

Your employee time clock, reimagined

Accurate time and attendance tracking for every shift...

Your workforce management questions answered in one easy place

Got scheduling questions? We’ve got answers in our new, easily accessible Help Center.

Employee scheduling is easier than ever with Orbital Shift

We're back with some new features...

Hey Orbital Shift users, we have a solution for easier mobile login

We’ve got big things happening here at Orbital Shift.

Save Time, Cut Expenses with Orbital Shift

Managing a business of any size is difficult, but Orbital Shift is dedicated to making it easier.

Development Team Unveils User Interface Enhancements

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

The new look, however, did not change the functionality of the software. This means our current users are able to continue to use Orbital Shift just as they had before.

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.

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.

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.

Time Differential: Online Shift Management Feature

At Orbital Shift, we developed our software to not only provide a solution for existing challenges in the workplace, but to also accommodate the always-changing needs of companies across many industries. The feedback, and ideas, of businesses that utilize our service is the driving force behind our innovation, and we are steadily rolling out new, progressive software features.

Introducing Orbital Shift’s New Operational Status Page

With any web-based software, there is always the chance that unexpected service interruptions occur. This can lead to frustrating periods of unproductive downtime for users.

Workplace Communication - Daily Notes

Effective communication in the workplace is the foundation for productive environments, is central to a customer driven business, and is a remedy for low employee morale. So what happens when the communication gear is missing in a business’s wheelhouse? In short, nothing good.


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