The workforce scheduling software listed in this section helps companies assign employees based on their respective skills to the corresponding requirement profile, as well as to vacant positions within the company and to manage promotions and departmental restructuring. The software helps to plan staff deployment, e.g. for single and rotating shifts (including in clinics, can create overviews taking into account daily attendance controls and annual leave planning, and supports the analysis of deployment and leave times and the creation of duty rosters per employee.
Software for workforce planning is usually industry-neutral. There are as well systems special, for example, for specific industries such as healthcare (hospitals, nursing homes, emergency services), trade / retail, social services, cleaning and event management.