MakeShift for ADP Workforce Now® Essential Time

Online Employee Scheduling
Time & Expense

Online Employee Scheduling

MakeShift is a mobile employee engagement platform that integrates with the current version of ADP Workforce Now® to schedule and engage employees. As an integrated tool MakeShift allows Workforce Now to remain system of record without the need to manual key data into multiple silos. Hire an employee into ADP Workforce Now and schedule them in MakeShift. MakeShift uses smart features, intuitive design and a people-first approach to help you manage your staff. It’s a complete mobile and web solution that helps you build more effective schedules, accurately track time and labor budgets, and communicate more efficiently with your people.

Features and Benefits

ADP Integration

MakeShift is seamlessly integrated with the latest version of ADP Workforce Now. This ensures the following: • Secure integration of data between ADP Workforce Now and Makeshift • Real Time data updates. Hire an employee in Workforce Now and relevant data is shared with Makeshift • Data shared between systems is all data relevant to getting an employee scheduled such as employee name, file number, department, wage and contact information, Approved PTO and Punch Integration

Employee Engagement Leads to High Job Satisfaction

MakeShift is designed to give employees the tools they need to build your business' schedule faster. Using the app, they can set their availability, request time off, trade or drop/cover shifts with co-workers, pick up more work when it's available and more. A more engaged employee helps improve your schedule as managers have more information with which to work. Employee-organized shift exchanges help keep the scheduled filled with minimal effort. Employees are able to achieve greater work/life balance, improving job satisfaction and reducing turnover. Better communication helps everyone- employees and manager are more informed, reducing confusion, potential for misunderstanding and frustration.

Increased Efficiency and Productivity

Managers have important work to do and shouldn't be spending so much time sweating the schedule. With MakeShift, you can build better schedules faster, optimize your schedule, quickly fill gaps, and keep your budget on target to maximize the profitability of your business. MakeShift Live also enables managers to spend less time in the office and more time where they are needed most. Managers who spend more time on the frontline and less time in the back office can increase employee productivity by 50-65%.

Integration Details

MakeShift integrates ADP Workforce Now via API by GETting relevant employee details from the ADP system of record. The fields that are synced are Name, Email, File Number, Phone Number, Employment Type, Base Wage and Approved PTO. MakeShift integrates with Workforce Now for Time Collection, sending punches collected in MakeShift to ADP Workforce Now Essential Time. MakeShift integrates with Workforce now by PUTing shift with In and Out time and any other applicable shift details. This is a real time sync initiated on shift publish. Managers and employees can use single sign-on with their ADP credentials.

Employee Scheduling

Create more effective employee schedules using accurate and relevant information, including projected budgets, employee availability and an optimal schedule template. Our online employee scheduling software is the fastest and easiest way to make sure you have the right people in the right place at the right time.

Fill Shifts Faster

Creating a schedule and keeping it filled is one of a manager’s most tedious tasks. MakeShift has several features that work together to help you fill shifts fast. It lets you see who’s free to pick up shifts and, when you really need someone, you can send out an instant notification to some or all of your staff.

Real-Time Updates

MakeShift makes sure managers and employees are all working with the same information. The online scheduling software and mobile apps update scheduled shifts, availability and other information in real time. Plus, you can set custom notifications so you’ll know as soon as anything changes. And, with MakeShift you can quickly sync work schedules with Apple, Google and other calendars, or share it with family members.

Self-Service Tools

Putting people first doesn't have to cost your business - in fact, it can help. MakeShift is designed to give employees a little more control over their schedules. Using the app, they can set their availability, request time off, trade or drop/cover shifts with co-workers, pick up more work when it’s available and more.

Employee Management

MakeShift was designed and built to be a staff scheduling app, a time and attendance solution, and an easy-to-use online employee management tool. Keep track of each employee’s schedule, hours, wage and more. Search for people by name or position, and assign specific skills (e.g., Bilingual) to members of your staff so you always know you’ve assigned the right person to the right shift.

Communication & Messaging

As a robust staff management application, MakeShift offers a lot of useful features that go beyond workforce scheduling. Our built-in messaging system lets you send notes to all, some or individual employees, who will instantly be notified when a new message arrives. Your staff will be more informed and overall company communication will improve.

MakeShift for Employees

People use their phone to communicate, to watch, to listen and to share. They use it for shopping and banking and taking pictures of their kids. MakeShift is designed and built to fit into modern lifestyles. It’s a work app that works, giving you more control over your job and your life. The MakeShift app for iOS and Android gives you an up-to-date and at-a-glance look at when you work. It lets you request available shifts posted by your manager and indicate when you’re free to pick up more work. The app lets you quickly request time off and trade/cover shifts with co-workers.

MakeShift Live

MakeShift Live brings most of MakeShift’s web features—scheduling, approvals, etc.—to iOS and Android, helping managers do their jobs more effectively. The app frees managers from their desks, letting them run their staff on the move, while keeping them up-to-speed on who’s working, who’s available, who’s late and who’s off.

Time & Attendance

MakeShift goes beyond typical staff scheduling software—it’s a complete HR software solution for managing your staff. Employees can clock in and out from their phones (or a dedicated on-site device), generating accurate timesheets automatically. MakeShift also supports payroll data export to Excel, and several popular payroll providers.
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