Customizing Schedules on Crew

Use Crew with your existing scheduling system or schedule shifts directly in the app

Every business is different; every business has unique scheduling and staffing needs. Take advantage of Crew’s time-saving tools to manage employee shifts and schedules—and do it yourway. Crew allows you to customize the app’s Schedule feature to best suit your Organization’s requirements. Mix and match the options that will make your particular scheduling process the smoothest and most efficient it can be.

From the Calendar tab, tap the Wheel icon and choose the “Schedule” option. From there you can enable or disable a range of options, adapting the feature to do what you want it to do. You can also access this screen by going to the Admin tab and tapping the “Manage” button next to Crew Schedule.

Customize your schedule by tapping on the wheel icon

If you have a scheduling system you’re already using, Crew can help you efficiently distribute it to the whole team.

  • Post a photo of a hardcopy schedule or PDF of it that your team members can access through the app.
You can easily upload a pre-existing schedule

If your schedule is fluid, requiring lots of alterations as employees trade shifts or take on different duties, you might prefer to do all your scheduling on Crew.

  • Use the Shift Manager feature to organize and manage shifts.

Is a hybrid approach the best one for you? For example, draw up a static baseline schedule and then track any changes to it through the app.

  • It’s always an option to use Schedule Upload, and then enable Shift Manager as well to handle changes like shift covers as they arise.

Here are some of the benefits of using the Shift Manager feature.

Here are some of the scheduling changes you and your team can make using Shift Manager

Does your schedule start on a day other than Monday?

  • From this page you can choose the day of the week that suits your business.

Do you want your employees to be able to add shifts directly to the schedule?

  • You can turn this permission on or off.

Do you want your employees to be able to post their shifts for trading with other team members without having to go through you?

  • Shift Cover will still allow you to approve those trades, or not, before they become final.

Do you want your employees to submit time-off requests that you can approve?

  • You can turn this permission on or off as well.

Crew understands that your schedule is unique, and that your organization might require more, or less, Admin oversight than another. Choose the method of dealing with shift covers and time-off requests that best suits your organization.

Customize your schedule features from these screens

Note Certain features are available as Admin-only permissions. Contact Crew Support for information about our Crew Pro product.

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