What Is Sling?
Sling is a free employee scheduling tool for managing your hourly employees. Streamline your employee scheduling, communication, and time clock all from one simple software. Boost productivity and save on labor costs with our free iOS and Android apps for your employees. Communicate with your team and make announcements with ease. Automate your shift scheduling, time tracking, availability, and more. Get started for free in minutes, no credit card required!
Who Uses Sling?
Sling works great for companies of all industries and sizes. Our customers range from small single-location businesses to multi-location enterprise organizations.
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Reviews of Sling
Sling for Managing Teams
Comments: Has helped me manage a team of 70 with constantly changing shifts (days/times)
Love this products ease of use and ability to manage a large team schedule. Allos you to code people for different positions, set recurring shift times and even has a group chat to easily send out team notifications ect. Send each person's schedule directly to their phone. Great for managing a younger demographic.
There is no way for the team member to post a shift for coverage, everything has to be done by the manager (this could also be a pro, depending on what your looking for)
Using Sling changed my life
Comments: Sling has been absolutely, hands down the best software we have ever adopted. I never feel frustrated with it and it helps save me time and irritations. My employees love it too! Best decision ever!
I love how easy it is to create a schedule and see what employees are not available, it makes completing the schedule painless and quick. I also love that you can complete it as non-published then once you are ready publish it to your employees. The notification feature telling employees when you schedule them and then again reminding them they are schedule is fantastic; my employees love that feature also. Being able to use the integrated time clock is also a great feature. There are just so many feature and customizations that it would be an asset for any type of business at any size.
I absolutely love this software. The only thing that would be nice to add is the ability for an employee to put their availability in addition to the current feature of unavailability. Because we have many employees who work "as needed" and "very part time" this would save a lot of time on their part on entering information. We could easily see when these "flex" employees would be available to work without them having to put in an excessive amount of unavailable entries as they do now.
Comments: Sling has scratched an itch I didn't know I had. It does everything I need it to at a decent price.
Great software that ties into my pos. Free for staff makes it even better. Easy to use and easy to teach
The only thing I can think to improve would be the ability to look over various saved schedule templates easily.
Love and Hate Relationship
Comments: We specifically chose this app because it integrated with Gusto, but the integration does not work well and the payroll report integration with gusto, does not work at all. Customer service is super hard to get hold of, they don't know what is going on, and it has been 3 months and the issue is still not fixed. It was difficult transferring everything over to sling and now we are stuck with them until we can switch over to a new company. Very disappointed with the integration and the lack of support. They have no phone number to call, it is only through a chat, that they take long to respond.
Creating, tracking and duplicating shifts works really well
Integration with Gusto and customer support.
Production manager review for live productions
Comments: Overall I have a great experience besides from the couple issues I've run into. I use it daily ad it makes it way easier to run a schedule my crews.
I really like how easy is is to schedule people, put up available shifts for employees and the reminders so people know to come in to work. It makes my job easier and gives me some peace of mind.
I have a couple issues.My least favorite thing is the mobile app, I said before it's just clunky and doesn't feel like a mobile app.I also need a way to view pdf's on the app without it downloading to your phone.And lastly it would make everything so much easier if I could have an hourly rate and a day rate option for employee's.That would solve all my issues and make me love using this scheduling system. I think I could even get some live music venues in the area to use it too because there isnt a program that does all of those things and your system is already really easy to use.