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HR management Tools Product Review- ZoomShift

HR-Tools-Product-review- zoomshiftThere are several workplaces where the count of employees is more and work is done on shift basis. In such cases scheduling the employee’s shift plays a vital role to manage the employees. ZoomShift comes into action at these places. It allows you to schedule the timings and shifts online, making it easy for all the employees to get updated or notified about the changes in shift timings. The application also helps to monitor the time and performance of the employee.

The concept for one of the best hr managment tool ZoomShift was created by Ben Bartling in his Milwaukee apartment in 2009. Later in 2011 he took it through Milwaukee tech startup incubator 94labs, where he met Jon Hainstock, co-founder of ZoomShift. They started a digital marketing agency, Tailwind Creative, in the next year which helped them to get fund for the development of ZoomShift.

Editions and Pricing

Zoomshift provides a free trial for 14 days. It has three editions namely lite, plus and premium. Lite edition costs $1.50 per employee per month. The cost of Plus edition is $3 per employee per month. Premium edition costs $4.50 per employee per month.

Edition Cost (per employee per month) Features
Lite $1.50
  • Employee Schedule
  • Positions & Locations
  • Schedule Templates
  • Email/Text Alerts
  • Google/iCal Sync
  • Mobile Apps (iOS/Android)
Plus $3.00 Lite features +

  • Time Offs
  • Availability
  • Shift Swaps
  • Open Shifts
  • Shift Reminders
  • Events
  • Discussions
Premium $4.50 Plus features +

  • Web Time Clock
  • Mobile App Time Clock
  • GPS Tracking
  • Employee Timesheets
  • Payroll Export
  • Performance Analysis
  • Time Clock Reminders
  • Attendance Notices

Capabilities and Supporting Set of Features

The users can apply filter to view the required content. The users can view content based on day, month or year.



product_review_zoomshift_schedule_templateDesign Template
The template for the schedule can be designed and loaded whenever needed so that the user need not create the same schedule every time.



product_review_zoomshift_wagesEasy Budgeting
The wages of the employees is calculated in real time without having to use any formulas.



product_review_zoomshift_conflictsShift Conflicts
If any of the shifts conflict with each other then it can easily be viewed and notified.



product_review_zoomshift_worktimeWork Hours
The amount of time worked can be monitored easily and compared with scheduled time.



Check and easily manage the punch in/out timings without having to look into multiple places.



product_review_zoomshift_clock_in_outClock In/Out
No confusing steps. Just clock in and out during your shift and it will be recorded. Warning will be showed if you clock in during the wrong shift.



Mobile Accessibility

The application is developed even for the mobile users. It is available both for android users and iOS lovers.


It allows integration with TSheets to make time tracking and scheduling much easier. It also allows to synchronize with Google calendar and iCal.


The application provides support through help guides, video tutorials and chat. The users can also create a support ticket and attach a file to specify the help needed. It also provides the option to schedule phone call or screen share with the support team to help you understand the application better.

Pros and Cons of Zoomshift


  • Allows to exporting schedules.
  • Allows to send email/push notification/text to employees.
  • Easy to use interface.
  • It provides several add ons like shift swap, shift reminder, discussions, events etc.


  • Little slow to load the selected option.
  • Sometimes the schedule prints out too small.


ZoomShift one of the best hr management tool allows to manage the shift and approve or reject employee request on a go without having to switch to some other means to generate request for shift change. Instant notifications notifies the employees of their shift or any change in the shift.

For more details, please visit: Zoomshift website.

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