Scheduling staff is a frequent challenge for many businesses. When you want to improve HR communications, the ability to send text messages is essential. Whether you are trying to organize many busy schedules or you need to find someone to fill a shift fast, text messaging is the fastest way to communicate. When you have a text messaging platform in place, it will be much easier to schedule your staff by checking to see what days they aren’t able to work, or fill last minute vacancies.
Cover shifts with ease
When you run a business that needs plenty of staff in place, it’s important to keep all of your shifts covered. Your employees carry their cell phones wherever they go. You can send out a quick text message stating that you need front desk coverage and ask staff to reply if they want extra hours. Your staff will receive the message within minutes and you’ll get coverage for the shift quickly.
Keep staff informed when an emergency occurs
If there is a security risk in the building, a quick text to your employees can let everyone know of the risk. If you have to close for the day because of bad weather, sending a text out to your employees is the fastest way to reach everyone. When you keep your staff informed when there is an emergency, you are ensuring the safety of your staff and building loyalty.
Get employee feedback
Listening to your employees is important. When you want to get feedback from your employees, it’s time to send out a survey through text messaging. This can be a simple survey that asks only a few questions about certain work conditions,...
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