ScheduleAnywhere Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

ScheduleAnywhere

Online employee scheduling software

4.57/5 (28 reviews)

ScheduleAnywhere overview

What is ScheduleAnywhere?

ScheduleAnywhere is an online employee scheduling solution which enables users to schedule employees across multiple departments and locations, manage staffing requirements, track coverage, manage time off requests, control overtime, inform employees of schedule updates, and more. The system is designed for organizations in a range of industries including retail, business services, transportation, government, energy, healthcare, public safety, and law enforcement.

With ScheduleAnywhere, users can schedule and assign employees shifts, rotations, shift patterns, and time off, with the ability to schedule multiple employees at once and copy entire schedules or rotations to remove the need to re-enter repeating schedules. Staffing requirements can be entered into schedules to give users insight into whether a particular location, department, position, or shift is over- or under-staffed. The number of hours and staff members scheduled is automatically tracked, enabling users to monitor and control overtime. Employees scheduled across more than one department automatically appear on multiple schedules, allowing all of their managers to see when and where that employee is scheduled.

Users can manage employee permissions in ScheduleAnywhere, controlling whether employees can view individual or staff schedules, and make requests for time off, additional hours, and shift swaps. Self-scheduling can also be implemented, with manager review and approval of employee shifts before schedules are finalized. Employees are automatically notified of new published schedules, request approvals, and schedule changes by email or SMS, according to their communication preferences. Custom reports can be generated in ScheduleAnywhere, including schedules by shift, position, employee, skill, time frame, department, or location, and users can create reports on employee attendance, time off requests, schedule requests, total hours, estimated costs, employee skills, and much more.

Pricing

Starting from
$25/month
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Markets

United States, Canada

Supported languages

English
ScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Notes can be added to employees schedules to inform them of any additional details about their shiftsOnline Employee Scheduling Software - ScheduleAnywhereScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Employees can also submit schedule requests to cover shift gaps, or ask for additional hoursScheduleAnywhere screenshot: 1-day, 7-day, 14-day, 28-day, and 42-day schedule views are availableScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Time off requests can be submitted online by employees, and approved or rejected by managersScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Users can highlight items to create a color-coded schedule viewScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Users can track staffing coverage over 5, 10, 15, 30, and 60 minute intervalsScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Schedules and rotations can be copied, removing the need for users to manually enter repeating schedulesScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Employee shifts, vacation, training, sick leave, and more can be scheduledScheduleAnywhere screenshot: Employee skills and certifications can be tracked in ScheduleAnywhereScheduleAnywhere screenshot: The daily roster gives an overview of which staff are scheduled to work on the current day

ScheduleAnywhere reviews

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Anonymous

Great tool

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-07-23
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I used this awesome tool to schedule 12 hr shifts for an organization with over 30 employees. Never had an issue knowing who was on night shift or on call.

Cons
On the administrative side, it didn't alert users if their schedule was changed unknowingly. This resulted in more than one close call in someone missing a shift.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Sarah Moeller

Only one problem.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-03-12
Review Source: Software Advice

Please, add a way for time accrued/time requests off auditing (so employees know their leave balances and cannot put in for time off past their accrued current accrual balances).

Pros
Employees can view personal schedule in several length variations; ability to see availability of open vacation slots.

Cons
Schedule Anywhere needs an accrual (vacation, compensation time, sick etc.) self-audit capacity; because Schedule Anywhere lacks this capacity, our facility has DOWNGRADED to a 1990's scheduling software program that really lacks clarity and efficiency.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Melissa Erbe

Their Customer Service is outstanding, the software helps our company on so many positive ways!!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-06-15
Review Source: Capterra

online accessibility for our employees. Its much easier to organize, keep track and create our daily, weekly and monthly schedules!

Pros
I like the ease of creating and navigating a schedule. It has boosted the efficiency of my job immensely! With the upgrade the weeks are separated so its easy to input schedules for the entire month and multiple personnel!

Cons
The only thing I like least about this software is that the app does not allow you to view schedules by department and employee per day.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Kristi Mitchell Miller

Great Scheduling Tool

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-05-19
Review Source: Capterra

I supervise over 75 staff so Schedule Anywhere is easy to use and see very quickly who is working where.

Pros
You can use Schedule Anywhere at work, home or on your phone. Easy to make changes and for staff to put in schedule requests.

Cons
On your phone it is a little more difficult to utilize all the functions. If you ar scheduled on multiple units it is hard to check that.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Delores Houck

Clinical Strategic Goals/EHS

Reviewed 2016-04-01
Review Source: Capterra

Until purchasing the schedule anywhere software we were doing our scheduling on Excel. Our schedules change daily and this was very time consuming. By using the schedule anywhere it has allowed us to cut down on the time spent updating schedules. We post our schedules 5 weeks in advance and this makes it very easy to update and select weeks we want to post. I love the messaging option. In the past we would copy the Excel and email to each staff member as changes occurred. Now they can get updates on their cell phones and email which is a great time saver. It also allows our per diems to submit their schedule requests here rather than submitting a form for approval. We will be using this for our flu clinic program for the first time this year. We have about 100 staff who are moved around daily and sometimes hourly and was again done in Excel, by having this tool, this is going to make that process so much easier with less confusion on where people are scheduled. The system is easy to learn, very user friendly. The 2 training sessions were helpful and I was able to create my schedules that same day with ease. The feedback from the staff has been great, everyone seems to be happy with it and have had no complaints! I wished we'd purchased it long ago.

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ScheduleAnywhere pricing

Starting from
$25/month
Pricing options
Subscription
Free trial
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30-day free trial, no credit card required.

1-10 employees: $25/month
11-25 employees: $50/month
26-50 employees: $2 per employee, per month

Quotes for companies with more than 50 employees are available on request.

ScheduleAnywhere features

API
Automatic Notifications
Customizable Reporting
Employee Database
Employee Management
Employee Portal
Employee Self Service
Reporting & Statistics
Self Service Portal

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Additional information for ScheduleAnywhere

Key features of ScheduleAnywhere

  • Automated expiration alerts
  • Custom schedule creation
  • Custom schedule views
  • Customizable reporting
  • Daily roster
  • Email & SMS notifications
  • Employee scheduling
  • Employee self-scheduling
  • Employee skill, training & certification tracking
  • Filtered views
  • Mobile App
  • Multi-department & multi-location scheduling
  • Overlapping shift prevention
  • Overtime management
  • Permissions management
  • Schedule & rotation copying
  • Schedule requests
  • Shift assignment
  • Shift color-coding
  • Shift notes
  • Shift patterns & rotations
  • Staffing & coverage tracking
  • Staffing requirements
  • Time off requests
  • Time off scheduling
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Benefits

Employees working in more than one location or department appear on multiple schedules, giving managers insight into all of a shared employee’s shifts, and ScheduleAnywhere automatically prevents overlapping shifts to ensure that no employees are double-booked.

Staffing requirements can be added into schedules by location, department, position, or shift, enabling users to flexibly monitor coverage, with automatic tracking of scheduled hours and staff members for overtime management.

Users are able to select from 1-day, 7-day, 14-day, 28-day, and 42-day schedule views, and highlight shifts in different colors to identify sick days, vacations, and other items.

Employees are notified of published schedules by SMS or email, according to their specified communications preferences.

Employee attributes including training, certifications, and skills can be tracked, with automatic alerts 90 days before licences or certifications are due to expire.