Work Schedule Templates


Employee scheduling is a repetitive, ongoing process. If you’re doing your scheduling with pen and paper or even by Excel spreadsheet, it can also be extremely tedious and time-consuming. Orbital Shift offers an easy-to-use work schedule template that streamlines and simplifies the scheduling process. You might even find that you enjoy using it, instead of dreading the thought of creating and managing schedules for your team.

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Create an Online Employee Timesheet

Our employee scheduling template is available online, which means you can access it at any time with your Web-enabled computer or mobile device. Use the online schedule template to drag and drop shift scheduling events for easy management. You can also copy and paste schedules by job code to ensure greater speed and consistency.

What’s more, you can customize your schedule template to meet your unique scheduling requirements. And if you happen to make a mistake, you can easily correct it by dragging a shift to a new employee or work period.


Key Features of our Shift Schedule Template

Key features of our employee work schedule templates include:

  • Ability to create repeating schedule events
  • Create customizable schedule event tags
  • Event shadowing across positions, departments or locations
  • Customizable publish date windows
  • Shift overlap counts by full or half-hour increments
  • Highlighting of shift event conflicts
  • Employee event confirmation so you can verify that employees have seen their assigned shifts
  • Centralized employee request panel for easier communication regarding scheduling events and changes
  • Customizable absent event types
  • Establish which events are viewable by employees

Our Employee Scheduling Templates Are Easy to Use

You don’t have to be a computer or software expert to create and manage an employee timesheet with our software solution. We’ve designed our product to be easy to use, which means you and your staff can get up to speed in no time.

We also provide complete support for as long as you’re an Orbital Shift client. In addition to prompt and reliable phone and email support, you’ll have access to a wide range of resources such as videos, online tutorials and even training sessions for managers.


Are You Still Using Paper or Excel Schedules? Now, There Is A Better Way...

Stop using pen and paper or confusing excel documents, our user friendly interface makes the tedious process of scheduling simple and enjoyable.

  • Access from any computer or mobile phone with internet inside or outside of the office
  • Easy Drag & Drop shift events allow you to manage your online schedules dynamically
  • Copy & Paste work schedules by job code to create employee schedules quickly and consistently
  • Confirm coverage of predetermined labor scheduling needs with customized employee work schedule templates
  • Make a mistake while setting up your schedule? Simply drag a shift to a new employee or day

Still prefer paper and spreadsheets? That's alright!

Feel free to learn more about our online scheduling software or you can download an offline work schedule template.

Client Testimonials: What our users are saying


Dir of Operations | Double Tree Hotel

Dan Monahan

"We had a very organized system in place but Orbital Shift still saves me time each week. It is an extremely affordable option, especially considering access, programming, and the exceptional customer service they provide. "

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Asst GM | The Bay Bar & Grille

Mike Stone

"Using Orbital Shift has cut my time down to 1/3 of what it previously took me to create and maintain schedules, saving me several hours each week. "

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