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Online Employee Scheduling Tool

Published 11/21/2011 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for? is a tool intended to help businesses manage their employee schedules more efficiently. Users can work with multiple locations by assigning staff to specific branch offices or stores. The user can review labor, costs and employee information for each individual location through the NimbleSchedule dashboard. Schedules can be built based on location, department or position. NimbleSchedule is also designed to take some of the data entry work off of the person handling schedules. Employees can submit their own availability or time off requests on their own. The manager or business owner can review these and respond accordingly through NimbleSchedule. The application also supports convenient notifications that alert the user when there are staffing issues, updated schedules or newly created schedules.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

NimbleSchedule is a newcomer to the realm of employee scheduling tools. Even though it is newer, the application has shown a great deal of promise. Users appreciate the multiple location features as well as the convenience of employee-entered time requests. The application also received a mention on Killer Startups, which praised NimbleSchedule for its economical and user friendly scheduling solutions.

What are the differences to other apps?

NimbleSchedule offers a collection of attractive features that can help users manage employee schedules in less time. The convenient layout is just one of the many reasons this application stands out. The multiple location options is another attractive feature that gives larger businesses that manage employees in different offices or stores a way to easily manage schedules and keep track of time conflicts and resource usage.

How does the web app look and feel to use?

NimbleSchedule users stylish icons and attractive colors to build a unique personality that is framed in professionalism. The site is very clean, much like the application’s user interface. Low key colors and simple data entry fields make NimbleSchedule a convenient choice that business owners and managers won’t mind sharing with staff members. The application is user friendly so the individual handling schedules doesn’t have to spend hours learning a new system.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can create a NimbleSchedule account by clicking the blue “Sign Up” link in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. The user must click one of the green buttons on the following page to choose their desired subscription plan. After doing so, the user is asked to provide a first and last name, email address, company name, password, time zone and desired NimbleSchedule site address. The user must also enter a Captcha code. Once the form has been submitted, the user is advised that they must check their email inbox for further instructions before they can access their new account.

What does it cost to use the application?

NimbleSchedule gives all users access to all current features and tools. The subscription plans vary based on the number of employees it must accommodate. A Basic plan is available for $35 per month that covers up to 20 employees. The Plus plan costs $75 per month and includes up to 50 employees. The Premium plan costs $125 per month and upgrades to 100 employees. The Max plan costs $170 per month and allows up to 150 employees. Users that need a plan for more than 150 employees can contact NimbleSchedule to obtain a quote.

Who would you recommend the application to? is ideal for small to medium size businesses. Owners and managers can easily build schedules and monitor scheduling issues in one place. The application also allows users to set up multiple locations so they can see all their available resources and manpower for each. NimbleSchedule is very helpful for single-location businesses as well as those that include many stores or offices.

  • Users can purchase a subscription based on the number of employees needed
  • Multiple locations allow users to manage schedules for all offices or stores
  • Notifications alert the user when schedule issues or changes appear
  • Employee self service features take some of the work off of the manager or business owner
  • Snapshots give the user an overview of resources at each location

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NimbleSchedule pricing

Cheapest plan (per month) : $35.00
(up to 20 employees)
Most expensive plan (per month) : $170.00
(up to 150 employees)




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