This guide includes recommendations for seasonal business that need to ramp up their account for the upcoming busy season.
Before you begin
Ramp up for the season
As you ramp up, Users can be added in increments of ten from the Account & Billing page by the Admin.
Reactivate deleted or archived user profiles
If you have seasonal staff that were deleted or archived after the season, there’s no need to recreate their profile. You can reactivate their deleted profile. or restore their archived profile. Please keep in mind that they will not be notified when they are reactivated.
Import your staff
Use the employee import feature to get all of your staff added quickly. With the import, you can get all of your staff’s information imported into When I Work, get them assigned to schedules and positions, then invite them to When I Work when you’re ready.
Want to review what was done previously? The at the top right of the scheduler includes an Export Schedule option that lets you to pull a custom date range. This serves as a good reminder for last year’s shifts, total hours per employee, and budgets (if used).
Create Schedule Templates
Want to create shifts quickly? Schedule templates can be used to copy a previous schedule, then used to help you start scheduling immediately.
Communicate news to your team
Reach out to your team to keep them informed about your plans to ramp up. You can check in with individual employees, or start a group message that goes out to your full staff. WorkChat is a great way to communicate with your employees in real time.