PeopleMatter SCHEDULE

Easy, optimized employee scheduling

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Over 25 million hours have been
scheduled through PeopleMatter SCHEDULE

What you get in PeopleMatter SCHEDULE

Schedule maker

Create and publish optimized weekly schedules quickly and online, with easy-to-use creation tools and built-in labor cost management.

Scheduling communication

Keep your team in the loop and find last-minute fill-ins fast with six easy ways to post schedules and communicate changes, including via text.

Shift changes

Coordinate and communicate shift changes, 24/7. Powerful scheduling software lets employees do the work and keeps managers productive.

Target labor controls

Set scheduling budgets and controls — by day, week, department and more — then see exactly when and where you’re not hitting your targets.

Hourly thresholds

Control overtime and health care costs with features that let you set custom scheduled-hours limits and ensure managers stick to them.

Business analytics

Run real-time reports to find ways your employee scheduling can run better — from the employee level up to a company-wide view.

Employee sharing

Share employees companywide. Platform technology pulls hours and availability across all jobs and locations for maximized accuracy and efficiency.


View employee availability across all jobs, locations and requests, so you see exactly who’s able to work when creating and managing schedules.

Labor cost calculator

Stay ahead of labor costs with a real-time calculator that displays scheduled dollars and hours totals by employee, role, location and more.

Employee levels

Balance shift coverage with levels features that let you create your own classification and view when adding employees to the schedule.

Configurable settings

Set and update employee scheduling controls — from what day schedules start on to request workflows — quickly, easily and all on your own.

Time-off requests

Send, respond to and track time-off requests quickly, easily and on-the-go with mobile tools for employees and managers.

Blackout dates

Restrict team members from requesting time off during your busiest times. Create unlimited blackout periods, companywide or by location.

House shifts

Add an unassigned shift to weekly schedules to keep hourly totals accurate, then fill it from an easy employee picklist whenever you’re ready.

Early out/Close

Hide shift start and end times from employees and specify instead that someone is scheduled to work until “close” or as an “early out.”

Digital assistant

Call D, our voice-controlled digital assistant, to check and manage employee schedules via mobile, without needing hands or a smartphone.

Alerts and notifications

Send and receive real-time alerts and notifications to ensure admins, managers, and team members are always up-to-date and compliant.


Build and share unlimited scheduling templates from scratch or from past weeks, so you’ve got proven plans for holidays, game days and more.

POS integration

Compare what was scheduled vs. what actually happened by sharing data to and from your point-of-sale and employee-scheduling systems.

T&A integration

Pull in punched hours from your time and attendance system to analyze employee-scheduling efficiency and find ways to fine-tune coverage.

Contact list

Text, call or email team members instantly via a mobile contact list that makes it easy to check on late employees and find fill-ins for sick ones.

Free mobile app

Give employees more control while giving managers greater efficiency. Our mobile app is all your team needs to manage schedules on the go.

Employee roster

Get an overall view of the day with roster reports that show you scheduled team members, shift times, roles, contact info and more.


Create and assign tasks to shifts and employees. Flexible technology lets corporate set standard checklists and managers add to them.


Optimize future schedules by department and location and companywide using your historical sales, targeted costs and/or budgeted hours.

Roles and rights

Set permissions around who can view and manage what within your employee scheduling system, and configure at the corporate and store level.

Variance controls

Monitor how far above or below you are to set scheduling targets. Admin dashboards and alerts provide companywide visibility and compliance.

Admin dashboard

View a snapshot of all of new and important activity, action items and reports from from your learning management system admin dashboard.

How PeopleMatter SCHEDULE™ works

1. Make the schedule

2. Let everyone know

3. Coordinate changes

4. Make it better

Paperless employee scheduling

Automated scheduling software lets you create and share optimized work schedules online, saving tons of time and money.



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PeopleMatter’s employee scheduling software lets you create and share optimized work schedules online, saving tons of time and money.

Cross-location visibility and sharing

PeopleMatter SCHEDULE™ pulls availability, hours and cost info across all jobs and locations, for better schedule accuracy and cost control.

Watch the "Multi Location Scheduling" demo video.


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Proven PeopleMatter SCHEDULE™ results

Cut labor costs

Increase schedule accuracy

Higher efficiency

Boost overall revenue

With PeopleMatter, we can create a schedule and then easily drill down to areas where we may have missed our budgeted hours. Labor costs account for the majority of a restaurant’s expenses. If I can save even one percent a year by more efficiently scheduling labor, I have greatly impacted our bottom line.
Todd Rushing, Partner

Better employee schedules

Built-in cost control, communication, shift balance and other features make creating optimized employee schedules easy.



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PeopleMatter’s employee scheduling software has built-in employee-schedule cost control, communication, shift balance and other features to make creating optimized employee schedules easy.

See our scheduling software in action

Real-time, mobile tools

Keep team members up-to-date and managers in-line with instant alerts for everything from open shifts to overtime employees.

Watch the "Managing Shift Offers" demo video.


PeopleMatter freed up so much of our time and helped us. We know that no matter what, we have the right person in the system and on the schedule.
Dana Byrd, HR Generalist

Easy-to-use scheduling software

Templates, color coding, admin dashboards and more make it easy to make employee schedules and find ways to make them better.

Watch the "Schedule Templates™" demo video.


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Give team members more control

Our free mobile app lets employees check schedules, swap shifts, request time off and more, on their own and on the go.

Watch the "Managing Time Off from the PeopleMatter App" demo video.


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Happier customers

Put the right people in the right place at the right time with scheduling software that gets great service down to a science.



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Employee scheduling software in PeopleMatter SCHEDULE uses online scheduling and work schedule planning tools to create optimized employee schedules.

Hear from our own happy customers

More PeopleMatter SCHEDULE™ results

Boost manager productivity

Decrease employee turnover

Make customers happier

Increase company-wide visibility


Reduced employee schedule-creation time

Seamless Platform and third-party integration

Sync employee scheduling data to your other systems — POS, T&A and more — for company-wide visibility and efficiency.

Watch the "Comparing Scheduled Vs. Punched Hours" demo video.


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Find last-minute shift replacements fast

A mobile contact list, pick lists and cross-location sharing help you find and get in touch with available fill-ins, fast.

Watch the "Using Contacts on the PeopleMatter App" demo video.


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Ready for Obamacare scheduling?

Our managers previously lost valuable time with our customers, because they were in the office managing multiple paper-based systems. With PeopleMatter, our team can spend more time focusing on providing an exceptional customer experience.

Scheduling-related resources from the PeopleMatter Institute


2013 How Hourly Workforces Work Survey: Scheduling

Open our ‘Scheduling’ infographic now for 25 of the latest scheduling stats on how nearly 1,300 service-industry businesses create, distribute, manage and communicate employee schedules today …...View now


The Ultimate Guide to Health Care Reform

Download our “Ultimate Guide to Health Care Reform” eBook above for everything you need to know about the Affordable Care Act and how it’s going to affect your service-industry business.View now


How Much Will 'Pay or Play' Cost Your Business?

To Pay or Play? That’s the big question for service-industry brands, so we've broken down ACA requirements into a simple flow chart, so all you have to do is answer yes or no to add up how much...View now


Sche-DUEL: Automated vs. Manual Scheduling

Creating, changing and cost-controlling schedules can leave you feeling beat-up and worked-over. Discover which method — automated or manual — wins-out when we put the two in a head-to-head duel...View now

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