Scheduling Module

Shift Scheduling is a staffing model that encompasses many unique aspects.  This requires tools that can take command and address the various exclusive circumstances that are presented. Handle multi-shifts, shift differentials, credentialing, work schedules and more with the Ultra-Staff EDGE Scheduling Module.

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Manage shifts from the easy-to-use Ultra-Staff EDGE Scheduling Module Calendar View.

  • Manage shifts individually or in bulk
  • Seamlessly have shift differentials taken care of
  • Monitor credentials with automatic alert emails to your employee and your staff
  • Avoid staffing mistakes with Won’t Go and Don’t Go Alerts
  • Powerful Search

Employee Schedules and CRM

  • Work Schedules easily shared with employees via email or on the Web Portal
  • Daily shift needs satisfied with the flexible search and staffing model
  • Manage pipelines, marketing campaigns and follow-ups with the built-in CRM
  • Enjoy the strong benefits of an integrated back office
  • Build and maintain relationships with web and mobile portals, text messaging and email campaigns
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Shift Scheduling Made Easy

Multi-Shift

Multi-Shift

Whether you have a request for one or 50 needs, you have the ability to create and manage all shifts individually or in bulk. You also have the ability to update changes in the schedule as needs arise.

Shift Differentials

Shift Differentials

Determine pay and bill rate by customizable rate tables. Pricing has never been so easy or as robust and deep. Impact rates by class, client, shift, day, experience or employee. Add fees for travel, per diem, on-call / call back and more.

Credentialing

Credentialing

Tracking and verifying credentials is extremely important for compliance. With Ultra-Staff EDGE track any number of licenses, certifications, and other necessary compliance elements. Include expiration dates, documentation, license numbers and more. Issue automatic email reminders coupled with powerful mass texting. Automatically hard stop employees that lack appropriate credentials or have expired credentials.

Availability & Work Schedules

Availability / Work Schedules

Input employee availability or have them conveniently log into the Web Portal or Mobile Portal to indicate when they can work. Employees can view their work schedules or have them emailed to them.

Avoid Scheduling Mistakes

Avoid Scheduling Mistakes

With the Won’t Go and Don’t Go tools, you will never staff an employee that should not have been staffed at a specific facility. Employees are automatically excluded from searches for specified facilities and warnings display in order to avoid staffing issues.

Shift Searches

Shift Searches

Let the Ultra-Staff EDGE powerful scheduling search be your guide to find qualified and available employees to decrease your time to fill. Availability, schedules, credentials and shift preferences are all taken into consideration automatically.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Manage your sales pipelines and communication with employees and customers. Use the built-in Daily Planner for follow-ups or seamlessly place appointments on your Microsoft Outlook® calendar. Email or text message to build and maintain those important relationships.

Web and Mobile Portals

Web and Mobile Portals

Incorporate the optional portals as strong companions to your relationship building mission. These self-service tools offer convenience to customers and employees. Processes are facilitated. The Employee Portal, Client Portal, Job Portal (all mobile optimized) are available. In addition, use the OnBoarding Portal with e-forms to harvest paperwork and streamline your application process.

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Ultra-Staff staffing software is progressive and has been a key component in streamlining our processes and enabling our growth as a company.  The platform allows the flexibility and functionality which is crucial for success. Ultra- Staff EDGE is an all-encompassing software solution: from their seamless integrations with outside services/vendors to an intricate back office.  I would recommend Ultra-Staff to anyone looking to improve their business efficiencies or starting a new venture and looking for a customizable solution.  We have truly enjoyed the working relationship we have developed with ABD.  They have a unique way of making a customer feel their voice is being heard.  Their response time and ability to meet their customer’s needs is impressive.  The ABD team’s customer service is second to none!

Joy Pearson | President and Branch Manager | Source Medical Staffing

The Ultra-Staff suite of staffing software products has allowed us to streamline our staffing business process providing more timely response to our client’s needs. The scheduling module in particular allows us to quickly and efficiently select applicants for job orders with its drag and drop feature.

Dan Folino | Director of Information Technology | Minute Men Staffing Services

Excel Partners has been with ABD since 1996, and while we love the Ultra-Staff product, we are even more pleased by the service we get from them. I’ve never worked with a staffing software company that is as responsive and helpful as ABD. We call them with a great deal of confidence that our issues will be addressed quickly, accurately and thoroughly. We feel that Ultra-Staff has contributed significantly to our growth and overall success. ABD has been an excellent partner through the years. We would definitely go with them again, and we’re looking forward to many more years in partnership with ABD.

Gary Gilbert | Principal | Excel Partners

Active Staffing has been an ABD Ultra-Staff customer for more than 20 years. In that time, our annual revenue has grown from $10M to $65M and ABD has grown with us. Their all in one solution for front office, back office and CRM, combined with one-click integrations for eVerify, background checks and recruitment ads, create tremendous efficiency for our operation and peace of mind for our leaders. Over the years, three things have made ABD a valuable partner to the Active Staffing team. The owners, John and Terri, are always ahead of the curve on compliance and legislative changes, constantly updating their software to keep pace. The entire team is responsive and available, 24/7. And, they are always open to our suggestions for future updates. ABD Ultra-Staff is more than a vendor; they are truly part of our success.

Benny Elzweig | COO | Active Staffing

We have been a customer of ABD for over 14 years. Since that time we have grown well over 600% as a company. There is no question that our partnership with ABD, and the use of their staffing software has contributed immensely to our success. The team at ABD is responsive and forward thinking. Most importantly, they are people I enjoy working with. I would recommend ABD to anyone that is considering making their business better.

David Donald | President | PeopleShare

High Profile Staffing has partnered with ABD using Ultra-Staff since 2007. In February 2019 we upgraded to Ultra- Staff EDGE to take advantage of the cloud-based system that integrates with several of our other vendors and software platforms. It was a smooth transition to upgrade – literally overnight! Some of the features that we quickly learned we cannot live without are the Dashboard, Daily Planner, Customizable Screens, Job Activity Center, Tableau, Text-Em-All, and access to recorded webinars at the click of our mouse. The support staff at ABD has always been very responsive. They are just a phone call away to answer any questions, and assist with any training.

Wanda Dowdy | VP Administration and Finance | High Profile Staffing

Ultra-Staff is integral to the success of our business in so many ways. It’s integrated our entire business… from strategic front office tools, to comprehensive pay/bill, web integration and more. Our clients, applicants and employees benefit every day from our system.

Susan Young | President | The Mahone Group

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve put together the most common questions we get asked about Ultra-Staff EDGE. If you have a question that you can’t find here, please contact us directly for more information.

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Great question! Ultra-Staff EDGE offers a full contact management solution including pipelines, quota tracking, intense search tools and an integration with popular marketing automation products for a full-service model.

Yes! Produces standard or customized financials by EIN.

Automated Business Designs is completely focused on the staffing industry. ABD is the most experienced partner, having serviced the industry since 1982.

ABD customers are hosted at a highly secure data center with strong protocols and cloud management for security and high uptime.

ABD services a wide range of staffing from day labor to high level direct hire placement. Ultra-Staff EDGE’s customizable interface contains tools for every level of staffing.

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Shift Scheduling Made Easy with the Scheduling Module