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Deputy – Create your own payroll export

Posted on: May 26, 2022 | Categories: StaffRosters Blog

I have worked in this industry for many decades, I remember the days when it would cost tens of thousands of dollars to create a payroll export for payroll.

I am surprised to still see payroll exports costing many thousands of dollars still today.

Deputy has solved this problem, in fact, the cost of your payroll export alone could pay for Deputy for 1 or 2 years. The issue is not exporting to Xero or QuickBooks or MYOB, all of these integrations are already built into Deputy.

The issue is for customers, particularly in manufacturing that are not using common payroll systems like Xero or QuickBooks, or MYOB. The issue is for customers that need to have a specially built payroll export to match the not off-the-shelf payroll product.

Deputy has solved this issue – click to watch and see how easy this is to set up your own payroll export.

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Award Interpretation for Scheduling

Posted on: March 28, 2022 | Categories: StaffRosters Blog

Imagine being able to schedule your staff to shifts knowing the awards are already connected to the employee for the work being completed to ensure the payroll is processed correctly, without error and the employee is happy!!

  • Set up awards connected to employees in a few clicks
  • Automate wage calculations
  • Process the information to payroll seamlessly

How good would this be?

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The world has changed, let Deputy help you change with the world

Posted on: November 15, 2021 | Categories: StaffRosters Blog

The change has been significant, employees and contractor workforces are now more mobile than ever, people can work from anywhere, there are no longer limits on where and how people can work who have a choice.

Cafes, restaurants screaming for people to schedule into positions to satisfy customers. My local restaurants are overflowing with customers, it is so good to see. Around the world, we still have some countries in lockdown it is so hard to watch being through lockdown already.

I have colleagues in Melbourne Australia who have endured the longest lockdown anywhere in the world.

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Why Schedule Employees? What are the benefits?

Scheduling employees has been around long before any software was invented. The first digital scheduling I can recall was spreadsheets where you would build your schedule in a spreadsheet. I am sure before spreadsheets people scheduled with paper and pen.

Today scheduling with a digital solution the employee roster means so much more.

The old way was to schedule on paper, pick up the phone, call and confirm the person is ok for the shift, takes notes on your paper. The modern way is to build your schedule and then push one message with all people scheduled notified automatically at the same time with the ability to turn on a feature asking the person to accept or decline the schedule.

The old way was to have a list of names you could call for on-call scheduling when you needed people at the last minute. I have done this one before in a previous life where at 10 pm at night I needed to find 5 people and would start calling people until I got the 5 people i needed, sometimes I was still calling at 11:00 pm at night starting to wake people up who had already gone to sleep. The Modern way is to push one button notifying any person who is skilled to complete the work and the first 5 people to accept the offer get the shift, everything sorted in minutes without one phone call.

How do you schedule? the old way or the Modern way?

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Scheduling employee leave management

One of the most asked questions with scheduling employees, collecting start and finish times, and managing leave, is LEAVE – how can we manage leave easier? Leave comes in many forms and varies between full-time, casual and part-time staff

Do you want better leave visibility?

Employee leave includes.

  • Annual leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • unpaid leave
  • accrued leave
  • Long Service Leave
  • Carers Leave
  • Time off in Lieu leave
  • Unpaid Leave – No Show
  • Add more leave types as required

What is unavailability?

  • Unavailability is more about saying I cant work Thursday so you are not scheduled.
  • Unavailbility makes it easy to put in the days you are at University or soccer or football training so you are not scheduled on these days.

When applying for leave employees can add comments and additional information where required to explain the leave.

Integrate employee time collection and leave with payroll. Your payroll system will drive the leave categories.

Supervisors and Managers can see….

  • All Leave requests
  • Leave requests assigned to the supervisor
  • All upcoming leave
  • Approved and unapproved leave

Employees can…..

  • Apply for leave through their own mobile phone (supervisors are notified of the leave request immediately)
  • See leave approved and denied
  • See leave balance when payroll is connected

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