Schedule your team in minutes with the leading employee scheduling software
Get set up quickly for efficient online scheduling that will save you hours.Up to 31 days, 24/7 support, no credit card required
TRUSTED BY 250,000+ WORKPLACES ACROSS THE GLOBE
Employee scheduling software with smarts
Control costs with real-time data on wages vs sales
Make sure you’re running on budget. Deputy gives you a clear view of how your wage costs compare to sales so you can improve your labor cost percentage.
Create AI optimized schedules with a single click
Craft the perfect schedule for your business using Deputy's AI powered Auto-Scheduling. Reduce unnecessary wage costs with accurate labor demand forecasts.
Fill empty shifts quickly
Share available shifts with your team instantly via the Deputy app. Fill them on a first-come, first-served basis. Or pick the most suitable person from a list of interested staff.
Simplify meal and rest break compliance
Schedule multiple breaks and break types in a single shift. Our scheduling app frees your business from the worries of break compliance and coverage.
Manage your schedule from any location
Simply create, copy, and publish schedules; manage shift swaps; and find replacements from any device with employee scheduling apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android.
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Powerful scheduling tools at your fingertips
Easy to use, all in one employee scheduling software that scales with your business.
Reduce wage costs
Accurately cost staff against sales data and never go over budget. Sync your employees' pay rates directly from your payroll provider.
Manage fatigue & overtime
Avoid employee fatigue by setting a limit on how many hours an individual can work per day or week. Part-timers can also have scheduled hours limited to avoid unnecessary overtime.
Simplify wage & hour compliance
Manage compliance with federal, state, and local laws - including fair workweek. Deputy helps streamline employee attestation, break compliance, and premium pay requirements.
Schedule by skillset
Schedule employees according to their skills and qualifications. Whether it’s first aid, food preparation, or heavy machinery, track staff skillsets and schedule accordingly.
Cover leave & unavailability
Our smart leave management system allows employees to independently request time off. Schedule more efficiently with clear, reliable availability and leave balance insights.
Monitor attendance & breaks
See when staff arrive on site, take breaks, and leave for the day. Missed or unscheduled breaks are flagged so you can proactively manage unexpected compliance risks.
Seamlessly connect POS and HR systems with our employee scheduling software
Sync employees from your HR software to build and maintain an accurate schedule. Our scheduling app also integrates with a host of other services that already manage your accounting, payroll, POS, data storage, and more.
TRUSTED BY 275,000+ WORKPLACES ACROSS THE GLOBE
Why use our scheduling app?
Our software’s ease-of-use has earned us 275,000 happy customers — who are our greatest advocates. Deputy simplifies the scheduling experience for managers and staff to free up their time and help them do their best work.
America’s leading scheduling software
"We saw a 75% decrease in time spent doing schedules and payroll. Thanks to Deputy, we can now spend more of our time focusing on providing the best classes and services to our members, which is what we love to do!"
Frequently asked questions
- What is scheduling software?
Employee scheduling software makes it simple to create staff work schedules, effortlessly track employee hours, manage shift-swaps, control labor costs, reconcile timesheets, and improve communication and collaboration within teams. Anywhere, anytime, and on any device. The capability of web scheduling software also extends to prevent time theft, optimize staffing levels with live sales data, and help align labor requirements with sales forecasts to reduce wage bills.
- What is automatic scheduling?
Auto-Scheduling is a powerful part of our employee scheduling app that enables managers to create their ideal staff work schedule with a single click.
- What makes Deputy’s scheduling software different?
Deputy is a very powerful employee scheduling app. You can schedule your entire team, plan their breaks, request individual shift confirmations, manage labor costs and much more. Deputy can even automatically schedule your employees for the week based on a variety of factors, and fill empty shifts with the click of a button.
- Can I view my Deputy schedule on my other calendar apps?
Yes! You can sync your Deputy schedule with calendars such as Google Calendar, iCal, or Outlook.
- Will Deputy work with my other systems?
Absolutely. Our scheduling app has been built to function seamlessly with all sorts of accounting, HR, and point of sale software including Xero, Vend, and iPayroll. For a full list of integrations, click here.
- Does Deputy work offline?
Our cloud based employee scheduling software was designed to work with an active internet connection, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use some parts of Deputy offline. The Deputy Kiosk and Deputy smartphone app still have limited access while offline. When the internet connection is activated, full access will be available again.
- Is Deputy available in other languages?
Yes! Deputy supports nine of the most common languages in the world. English, Spanish, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Italian, Korean, and Portuguese are all available to help you schedule employees wherever they are in the world.
- Do you have support available 24/7?
Yes, Deputy has live chat and phone support available 24/7. To get in touch use the chat bubble on our website, or in Deputy itself, or call us on 855 633 7889.
- What if my employee does not own a smartphone?
Deputy can still send full-length schedule information by SMS or via email if a staff member doesn’t own a smartphone.
- Do employees have to confirm a shift before the schedule is set?
Confirmation is an optional way to publish your shift schedule. When you publish a shift with confirmation required, the employee assigned to the shift will be sent an email and SMS, and must either accept or decline the shift. You can set the time frame in which the schedule must be confirmed.
- Can Deputy help schedule meal and rest breaks?
- Can Deputy help manage leave schedules and requests?
Yes! Our online scheduling app allows you to export leave balance from selected payroll systems, as well as calculate and track any leave accruals, and deduct leave as necessary.
- How can I improve my scheduling with Deputy?
Deputy offers a variety of smart features to help streamline your scheduling process. Schedule templates help you create schedules from scratch easily, the copy and import shift feature helps you schedule more efficiently, and the clone shift function allows you to create empty shifts with a few clicks. You can also use bulk updates to make large scale changes to your schedule with ease.