3 Key Features to Help Pivot Your Workforce


As many businesses slowly reopen to the public, it’s safe to say that welcoming in the new “normal” requires a serious adjustment period.

 From restructuring work environments to adding safety protocols, our team at Voilà! understands how navigating your business during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t easy. Which is why we wanted to simplify your life by ensuring you’ve got the tools you need to succeed in managing your employee scheduling so you can get back to what matters most: growing your business.

Here are 3 key features that’ll help you pivot your workforce:

Prevent outbreaks from taking place with Co-horted Schedules

recurring schedule template

If there’s one thing we learned from watching drastic outbreaks happen all over the world is how easily this virus spreads like wildfire.

Instead of dealing with the drastic consequences, new methods like “co-herding” aka squad scheduling have been implemented to prevent cross-contamination from taking place. By letting the same group of employees work the same shifts, you’re “setting out the fire” so to speak.  If one employee gets sick, you can ensure the safety of your workforce by allowing the entire group who worked with them to go into quarantine.

You can easily implement this method with rotating shifts, which lets you easily assign and create recurring shifts months in advance while keeping track of which employees were on shift together.

2. Never Lose Sight of an Infected Employee with Real-Time Tracking

real time tracking employee scheduling app

As much as employees sometimes have a  love/hate relationship with time-tracking or GPS related features, in times like these, it comes in handy more than we know. When you’re busy managing your business, ensuring safety protocols are met and customers are satisfied, the last thing you need to worry about is playing Where’s Waldo in understanding if an infected employee came to work anyways.

With real-time tracking, you can discover when they were on-site. If an employee exhibits symptoms you can get a full report of who they came in contact with as well. 

That way you can ensure the safety of your workforce by taking preventative action in getting them the help they need before an outbreak takes place.

3. Empower Employees to Self-Screen and Report Symptoms with Voilà’s Health Check

health check covid-19 questionnaire

As a manager, the safety of your employees comes first. You’ve got the questions and can easily document your employees’ answers, each and every day.

With Voilà’s health check, employees are required to screen and report any symptoms to ensure they clock-in to work COVID-19 free!  Whether an employee has been in contact with someone exhibiting symptoms or experiencing it themselves, they can easily address it in the questionnaire and avoid coming into work to prevent spreading it to others. 

From there, they’ll be directed to contact their managers with further instructions on moving forward. As the saying goes “better safe than sorry!”

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