Café Employee Scheduling Software

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A home for your restaurant schedule and team

Your cafe needs to be properly staffed for all hours of the day—from the morning pre-work rush, to the evening lull. Finding the perfect scheduling balance for your coffee shop will make (or break) your success! Whether you’re a mom-and-pop coffee shop, or a national cafe chain, 7shifts makes it easy to build & manage your employee schedule, communicate with your team, and better manage your labor costs.

Put pen and paper in the past with 7shifts’ robust restaurant scheduling software, time-clocking, advanced reporting, and more. Use the free mobile app to improve manager productivity and empower employees with shift swapping, availability management, and time-off requests – all from their smartphones.

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Build perfect schedules in a few clicks

Most cafes have 10-50 employees—but that's a lot of availability and time-off to juggle. Simplify your scheduling with our drag-and-drop tool that factors in availability, overtime, and local labor laws. When your schedule is built, publish directly to staff through their mobile device so they always know when they're working.

You'll spend less time building schedules and more time running your business.

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Stay connected with staff

Employees are rarely all in the cafe at once, so how do you communicate with your team in a streamline fashion? With built-in chats and Announceements, you can keep your whol team connected. Share coffee photos, GIFs, and company updates through direct messages or company Announcements.

Stay on top of mployee engagement and accountability with real-time statisttics likees lates and no shows, and keep an eye on team satisfaction with automated surveys.

Keep communicattion fast and professional with the free mobile apps for your employees and managers.

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Optimize your labor operations

Integrate your cafe's POS to track variances in sales and labor to make labor-saving business decisions. Guide your scheduling with the weekly labor budget tool, sync employee wages, and get detailed reports to identify trends and optimize your operations.

Use engagement insights and automated feedback from staff on their shifts to improve their satisfaction and your cafe operations.

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Grow your business

With your labor costs in check, staff engaged, and coffee shop schedule managed, you can focus on the things that matter—serving coffee and growing your business.

Devote more time to expanding your team and adding new locations to your cafe business. With unlimited employee and location support, 7shifts is here to scale with you all the way.

If you ever need a hand, our support team is only a chat, email, or phone call away.

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Dozens of powerful, supported integrations

Select your POS and Payroll system from 7shifts' 20+ integrations to create labor-perfect schedules and simplify your management by making better use of the systems you already know and trust.

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"A great value. 7shifts allows me to take a much more strategic approach to scheduling. Before 7shifts, I managed my schedule manually and most of my mental energy was spent creating the scheduling template and organizing my employee's scheduling requests. With 7shifts, the template is already created and the employees are in charge of managing their own requests. The end result, I can spend my time scheduling my employees strategically to best meet my anticipated demand at the greatest value."

Kurt Oelsner, Owner

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"Lots of great features. Helps managers stay connected as well as all employees. No more slips of paper with requests for days off. It's all submitted and approved through the app. We are also able to block days that we don't want anyone to take off. 7shifts also is integrated with our POS Toast. They continue to develop more and more features"

Sherree Goldstein, Owner