About Nowsta

Nowsta is a cloud-based workforce management software designed to help businesses of all sizes handle staff scheduling, communications, time or attendance tracking, and payroll processing, among other administrative operations. Supervisors can gain insights into workers' ratings, projected and actual costs based on a day, week, shift, or month and team's performance on a centralized platform.

Nowsta automatically logs in work hours, calculates salaries or overtime rates, and lets organizations export their time and attendance data directly into third-party payroll systems according to requirements. Administrators can use time clock and image verification capabilities to streamline employees' check-in processes and track their work hours against schedules to identify discrepancies. Managers can receive overtime warnings about staff members and view workforce' availability on a calendar. Businesses can also manage custom reporting processes, view events, and utilize tags or filters to search required employees for each work shift.

Nowsta facilitates integrations with various third-party payroll providers such as Paychex, ADP, and more. Employees can use the mobile application to access job requests, receive updates about corporate changes or announcements, and view work shifts on a calendar. Other features include time and attendance dashboard, data visualization, SMS reminders, GPS-enabled check-in, and PDF timesheets.

Pricing starting from:

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Nowsta

Nowsta is a cloud-based workforce management platform designed for the events industry. Nowsta puts scheduling, time tracking, analytics, and payroll reporting under one system. Users can also pay staff's wages instantly at no extra cost or burden.

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Markets

American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Nauru, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna, Samoa

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Nowsta: 40

  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Scheduling Software
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking Software
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Calendar Management
  • Clock In / Out
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Scheduling Software
  • Event Calendar
  • GPS
  • Group Scheduling
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Location
  • Online Booking
  • Online Time Clock
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Payroll Management
  • Projections
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management Software
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Schedule Distribution
  • Scheduling Software
  • Search/Filter
  • Skills Tracking
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock Software
  • Timesheet Management
  • Variable Workforce

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5
(173)
Value for Money
4.9/5
Features
4.7/5
Ease of Use
4.8/5
Customer Support Software
4.9/5

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Amanda Z.
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  • Industry: Events Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

This app has been game changing for how we communicate with staff.

Reviewed on 20/07/2018

Pros

I like the ease of use as a Coordinator. My time spent scheduling has shrunk majorly, leaving me more time to focus on recruiting, on-boarding and training. The calendar makes it really easy for me to see what my week looks like. The sorting function help me isolate events to more easily see events. Even the color and font choices used in the apps is pleasing to the eye!

The support from the Nowsta team has been amazing. They always respond within minutes through their direct messaging function and not only resolve the issue, but are a blast to work with.

It's been a year that we have used the software and there have been endless improvements to functionality. They have expanded the system in many ways, allowing us to change our payroll functions and save money. Many times, we have seen areas for improvement, have sent the Nowsta team suggestions and then seen the tweaks in the app a few weeks later. The team at Nowsta is the ultimate example of continuous improvement.

My staff really enjoys using the app and it has actually been a help in hiring as well. I mention it during the interview and I have seen candidates' faces light up with excitement that we schedule with such a convenient form of communication.

Cons

The timeclock function on the app can be buggy and not record proper times, but I let the Nowsta team know and it's usually fixed right away. It's also an easy fix as a Coordinator, to adjust the times on the desktop.

Brian P.
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  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Tailor-made for the industry

Reviewed on 05/05/2022

Super easy to use. Intuitive interface.

Super easy to use. Intuitive interface.

Pros

This was exactly the solution we were looking for. As a caterer with multiple locations (including new ones), different size/time/types of events, Nowsta allows the flexibility needed while communicating the way our team wants to communicate.

Cons

We love it! Support is always listening for new feature suggestions.

Alternatives Considered

Celayix

Reasons for Switching to Nowsta

Celayix felt dated and wasn't built with the flexibility we needed for different sites/times/staffing models.
Ranita R.
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  • Industry: Consumer Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

easy to excess

Reviewed on 03/12/2021

Using for 5 months, feeling comfortable and get information about report, time & attendance.

Using for 5 months, feeling comfortable and get information about report, time & attendance.

Pros

making labor report everyday by using Nowsta app

Cons

Time & Attending for clock in-clock out by mobile excess

Christine B.
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  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

I refer Nowsta to everyone that would benefit from using it!

Reviewed on 11/03/2022

I can not say enough how much I love Nowsta! I am very picky with my software and systems I have in...

I can not say enough how much I love Nowsta! I am very picky with my software and systems I have in place for my business. Nowsta along with Tave (another software system) work perfect for me!
The Nowsta team is wonderful! Always there to help if I have a question. Nowst is a definite game changer for me and my business!

Pros

This software keeps me organized, keeps the associates organized. I love the systems, I love the real time notifications ~ I just love everything about it!

Cons

It took me a little while to get use to the software, but it was a small learning curve for me. When I send out a message to the team ~ and then go look at the announcement in my announcement tabs, it's difficult for me to find it after I've read it, doesn't seem to be in chronological order once a message, or announcement is read. ~ Also it's very difficult to get on my nowsta page as an administrator on my phone when i'm out of my office ~ this is very frustrating and hope to find a solution for this.

Johnny B.
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  • Industry: Food & Beverages
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

We Rely On Nowsta Daily!

Reviewed on 11/05/2022

Great service & tool for the hospitality industry.

Great service & tool for the hospitality industry.

Pros

I love how user friendly the design is. It allows us to keep one system controlling all staff.

Cons

More of a user problem, but it can still be difficult to get team members to respond. We are still following up with texts etc.

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Nowsta offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from:
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Nowsta is offered across three pricing plans, outlined below. Starter: $2.50 per user per month or $2 per user per month billed annually Professional: $4 per user per month or $3 per user per month billed annually Enterprise: $8 per user per month or $6 per user per month billed annually

Nowsta has the following typical customers:

11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Nowsta supports the following languages:

English

Nowsta supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Nowsta integrates with the following applications:

Paycom, Paycor, Total Party Planner

Nowsta offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, Chat

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