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Manage Employee Work Schedules with Snap Schedule

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How to download Snap Schedule video tutorials

If you are unable to view Snap Schedule video tutorials online due to slow Internet connection, firewall, or access issues, you can download the videos to your computer and replay them at your convenience. Because these video files are quite large, it may take longer to download than streaming online. But once downloaded, you will be able to watch them at full speed as many times as you like.

Clicking on the appropriate download link will start the file download process. As you will be downloading a Windows-executable file, your Internet browser will display a security warning and ask you if you want to run the file or save it. You must select SAVE to save the file on your computer and DO NOT RUN or open the file. Once the file has been saved on your PC, you can double click on it to play the video. Note that you must have Windows Media Player or a media player capable of playing Window Media Video (WMV) file format installed on your computer to view the videos.

 

Click to Download Take a tour of Snap Schedule (8:48 minutes, 24MB)

As with any powerful software tool, Snap Schedule is a multi-faceted application. This video provides a quick tour and overview of the features using an example schedule of a fictitious Fire Department.
Click to Download Creating a new schedule using a wizard (7:01 minutes, 7MB)

If you schedule employees to meet fluctuating demands, have part-time employees that must be scheduled depending on their availability, or use skill-based scheduling, watch this video to see how the new schedule wizard can get you started in no time.
Click to Download Creating a new schedule from a pre-designed plan (3:57 minutes, 6MB)

Snap Schedule comes with a collection of pre-designed schedule plans that implement standard and popular shift schedules for virtually all industries. This video demonstrates just how easy it is to create a new schedule using one of the pre-designed plans.
Click to Download Scheduling using the Daily view (9:39 minutes, 26MB)

Using a perpetual calendar, Snap Schedule provides different views into the same schedule information. The Daily view shows all shift and time off assignments for each employee in a spreadsheet-like table. Learn how to schedule employees with a simple drag & drop, copy, move, and adjust shift assignments.
Click to Download Scheduling individual tasks within a shift (5:38 minutes, 17MB)

In addition to shift scheduling, Snap Schedule lets you schedule individual tasks within an employee's shift assignment. This video shows how the Task View presents task assignments in a graphical representation of the timing and duration of tasks the employee is scheduled to perform within a given shift.
Click to Download Using the Shift Coverage Planner (6:01 minutes, 11MB)

The main goal of employee scheduling is to match the number of available employees with the demand that exists in a given time period. This video shows how the Shift Coverage Planner within Snap Schedule lets you define how many people you need by position, skill, or shift assignment reason.
Click to Download Managing employee data (2:37 minutes, 5MB)

Snap Schedule provides powerful record keeping features to help you manage employee records including contact information, availability, positions, authorized work locations, and skills.
Click to Download Managing shift data (1:45 minutes, 3MB)

Shift is the term in Snap Schedule to define the divisions of work in a day. This video shows how you can create shifts to describe divisions of labor, responsibilities, or any other categories of work you would like to assign to your employees.
Click to Download Defining time off reasons (1:13 minutes, 3MB)

You can define time off resons to classify the scheduled time that occurs when an employee is not present at work during a normally scheduled work period. This video demonstrates how you can use time off reasons to plan for events such as vacation, training, and medical leave.
Click to Download Using shift assignment reasons (0:54 minutes, 3MB)

This video shows how shift assignment reasons are used to provide additional details and explanations when making a shift assignment.
Click to Download Saving a schedule (1:28 minutes, 4MB)

Snap Schedule keeps all employee, shift, and scheduling information in a single SQL Server database file. This video demonstrates the different options you have when saving a schedule file.

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Viewing Snap Schedule 2008 On-line Video Tutorials

We made these video tutorials to provide a quick and efficient way for you to get started with Snap Schedule. They range from introductory to more advanced topics.

We encourage you to download and try Snap Schedule on your own computer. Just play with the software and explore! Point and right click on the display screen and you'll often discover a context-sensitive menu related to the functions you're using and the thing you're pointing at.

Here are some videos to get you started:

Watch Tutorial Getting started with Snap Schedule
2:40 minutes
The most difficult question to solving any problem is often, "Where do I begin?" With Snap Schedule, we've removed the complexity and provided tools to help you quickly and easily get started with your employee scheduling. This video provides an overview of the Getting Started screen in Snap Schedule 2008.
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Watch Tutorial Creating a new schedule from a plan
4:39 minutes
How do you create a work schedule for 40 employees to cover 24/7 operations and still provide some weekends off? Snap Schedule includes a collection of pre-designed schedule plans to help you do just that. This video demonstrates just how easy it is to create a new schedule using one of our pre-designed plans.
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Watch Tutorial Introducing Snap Schedule's easy-to-use graphical user interface
2:38 minutes
Snap Schedule gives you an easy-to-use graphical user interface that makes scheduling, editing information, and analyzing data very simple and straight forward. This video presentation introduces Snap Schedule screen layout and various user interface elements.
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Watch Tutorial Multi-view schedule planner
6:29 minutes
Using a perpetual calendar, Snap Schedule provides different views into the same schedule information. Each view has specific functions and commands to help you effectively create and maintain your employees’ work schedules. This video presentation explains the three schedule views and when & how to use them.
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Watch Tutorial Creating a new schedule from scratch
5:20 minutes
Sometimes the complexity of your scheduling operation prohibits you from using a pre-designed schedule plan. Instead, you need to build a schedule from scratch and enter your own information and schedule your staff in an ad-hoc manner. This video will show you how to get started with Snap Schedule using an empty schedule as your framework.
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Watch Tutorial Using schedule plans to automatically generate work schedules
12:29 minutes
Snap Schedule can generate rotating shift assignments based on user-defined shift patterns and schedule plans. This video explains how it works and shows you how to design and use a schedule plan.
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Watch Tutorial Working with lists
5:21 minutes
Snap Schedule simplifies the way you manage work assignments and employee records. It makes important information like contact information, availability, position, authorized work locations, skills, etc. available at your fingertips. Lists provide an efficient way to view large amount of data and drill-down to make changes. This video presentation shows what you can do with lists.
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Watch Tutorial Handling employee preferences, vacations, and time off requests
3:49 minutes
See how easy it is to keep track of employee availability, work hour preferences, vacations, and time off requests. Snap Schedule alerts you when there are any scheduling conflicts.
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Watch Tutorial Handling unplanned absences and selecting the best employee for a shift
3:08 minutes
This video presentation shows how to select best employees for shifts or rapidly find substitutes in case of unplanned absences. If one of your employees is unexpectedly absent due to sickness or another reason, Snap Schedule can suggest a replacement so that the absence does not have a negative impact.
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Watch Tutorial Working with Reports
5:15 minutes
Snap Schedule provides a comprehensive set of standard reports that you can use to analyze your scheduling data, prepare records for day-to-day management and planning, and track employee activities, work assignments, labor costs, coverage, and time-offs. This video presentation shows what you can do with reports and how to customize them.
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Take Control of Your Employee Scheduling Today!
We'll Show You How.

Our product specialists will customize a demo that addresses each challenge, question, and goal you have—all at your convenience. No obligation. No risk.