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Score 7.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

HotSchedules

If you are scheduling for more than 10 employees and their schedules vary greatly from week to week, then I would recommend HotSchedules. If you have less employees than 10 or if your schedule is the same from week to week, then I would not recommend HotSchedules for your business
Taylor Weber | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

When I work is well suited to use to keep track of whom is confirmed to work when and on what event/s (technically called "schedules" in When I Work). It is not suited to communicate needed information to your workers. If you are looking for something all-inclusive, like Yardi for real estate, When I Work is not it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

HotSchedules

  • HotSchedules tracks our labor hours and dollars. Being able to do quick labor analysis helps us make sure our pricing is in line with our estimates for clients.
  • HotSchedules tracks our employee trainings. Because we are a third party audited food manufacturing facility, we have both formal certifications (CA Food Handler Cards) and monthly trainings on subjects such as Food Safety, GMP's, Pest Control, Allergen Control, HACCP and Sanitation. Being able to have a record easily accessible for each employee to prove to our auditors and keep those employees up to date with training is invaluable as an organizational tool.
Shannon Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

  • Mobile-friendly: our student staff loves the app and use it frequently to check their schedules.
  • Straight forward the learning curve is minimal for our student staff and they can figure out how to use When I Work with only a quick tutorial.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HotSchedules

  • Configuration is key - there can be bumps after bringing a new business into HotSchedules so the terminology has to be different for each one.
  • Scheduler - on the old one, there use to be a key that explained the hot keys, now its missing. Probably under Support, but it used to be on the scheduler screen.
Frank Jameson | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

  • We would love to see the functionality of more than one email address per profile.
  • With so many managers in our group and so many locations, we would like to have job sites alerts attached to the 'supervisor' security role for when team members pick up shifts. That way every manager doesn't get the alert for every job site.
Talitha Rieken | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Ease of use, efficiently creating and posting staff schedules.
Sawyer Harrison | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

When I Work 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a powerful tool for employee management and intuitive to use.
AK Cyrway | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 8.0
Based on 10 answers
6 Years of Experience provides me the insight on the upgrades and changes that HotSchedules has done to improve the experience of its users. There are so many features that we still have not started or used to the fullest, but we believe that we are currently getting a strong value out of the money that is paid for this product.
Frank Jameson | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

When I Work 9.0
Based on 1 answer
While it's one of the better apps, my only complaint is the icon layout of the dash; mouseover sometimes doesn't work for my system.
AK Cyrway | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

HotSchedules

HotSchedules 8.9
Based on 4 answers
Always cheerful, informative, and educated staff. Each person seems to want to find a way to help us with any issues or questions we have. I love that all the staff is friendly and in a good mood when you call, I have never had a rep be unhelpful or short tempered, or ever less than accommodating to our needs!
Kim Cargill | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

When I Work 8.2
Based on 7 answers
Excellent IT team from the early launch days to serial usage period. Whenever any minor issues are reported they act to resolve [them].
İhsan Akkarpuz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation

HotSchedules

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When I Work

When I Work 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Make certain your team knows how to turn off alerts and utilise the system.
AK Cyrway | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

HotSchedules

Prior to HotSchedules we utilized an old school traditional Excel based scheduling system that was put out via email. The system was obviously time intensive and required constant updating, so when approached via HotSchedules Marketing we decided to give it a try and haven't looked back. If possible we are looking into incorporating it into use with our back of the house staff. One of the only limiting factors to HotSchedules and any similar scheduling system is that it is smart device based (cell phone/computer/tablet/etc.) and therefore the staff member must have access to these in order to use the service. Unfortunately even in 2017 not everyone has these/want and/or are willing to work with these devices. This can force a company into making decisions to not hire a potential employee do to incompatibility with how daily operations are run via scheduling.
Daniel Butte | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

When I work worked the best for our company and needs we had for it. The reason we went with when I work was it was easy to use, visually appealing, and allowed us to track when people were working or on PTO. This has been great for our support department.
James Mcbride | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HotSchedules

  • Saving time on scheduling means our managers can focus more on guest experience, managing the floor and other areas that contribute to the success of our business.
Amanda Zelichowski | TrustRadius Reviewer

When I Work

  • Positive impact on ease of getting shifts covered
  • Less time for managers on completing time cards at the end of a pay period
Nick Stanley | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

HotSchedules

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

When I Work

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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