5 Common Characteristics of the Best Event Labor Coordinators

In event production, there is a group of people that work to ensure an event is crewed appropriately so that it is both successful and profitable. These key players are Labor Coordinators and their focus is on effective crew scheduling. All of the best labor coordinators have strong attributes that help their respective companies meet…

How Can You Get Rid Of Excel Spreadsheets For Crew Scheduling? With Powerful Crew Scheduling Software.

There’s no question – the event production industry is demanding. And, while excel spreadsheets certainly have their place in business, they sure don’t make the crew scheduling process any easier or less time consuming. It’s time to ditch those spreadsheets and manual processes for something better. You deserve more with robust crew scheduling software made…

Why Staff Scheduling Solutions are Just Not Enough [Video]

In our latest video blog, LASSO’s Angela Alea talks about staff scheduling and why automating just the scheduling part of the staffing workflow is just not enough. Check it out below. Transcript: For staffing companies that manage contingent, project-based staff, scheduling them is the most important part of the process, right? Well, actually not… Hello…

The Value of Data in Your Workforce Management Process [Video]

As your business grows, your costs rise significantly. Unfortunately, if you are still using manual workforce management processes to schedule and manage your crew, it’s difficult – practically impossible actually – to get to the true costs surrounding your labor. This includes everything from actual availability data to who is on the verge of hitting…

Payroll Software and Best Practices for Event Service Companies

In the Event Service industry, it is essential to have a payroll software and solution that is shaped to fit your needs – and your industry. Your company needs to be able to quickly and accurately pay your crew following events, while also ensuring you meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, and much…

How to Break Up with Excel Spreadsheets for Crew Management – for Good

Excel is a very useful and effective organizational tool for most businesses in a variety of different capacities. However, what excel is not the best for is scheduling and managing a mobile and on-demand event crew. Spreadsheets are just not made for dynamic crew management, which requires flexibility and agility in order to address the…

How Event Production Professionals Can Reduce Stress

It should come as no surprise that working in the Events industry is stressful. In fact, Forbes recently ranked being an event coordinator 5th in its list of the 10 Most Stressful Jobs in 2016. While coordinating event execution and dealing with audiences can create unique and stressful situations, there is also a lot going…