Jolt Review - why 4.7 stars?

Jolt Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2/10 - low cost
Category: Employee Scheduling -> Jolt
Ranking:Ranked 5 out of 58 Employee Scheduling systems
Company: Intuiplan, LLC
Pricing: starts at $79.99 per month
Typical customers: Small businesses and start ups
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Jolt pricing, Jolt alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 20, 2022

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What is Jolt and its features?

Jolt is a human resource management application. It is created by Intuiplan. It is a cloud based application adn hence can be utilized by any system that has a web browser. It is independent of operating system. It also requires no physical memory allocation to run.


What is Jolt rating?

The rating of Jolt is 4.7 stars out of 5 and the total score is 88 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Jolt?

Jolt is a totally scalable application. This means that it can be used for businesses of any size, be it small scale companies or large scale corporations. It can be used for any specialized sector as it can be customized to meet the needs of the client.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Jolt makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Jolt cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Jolt on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Jolt the best Employee Scheduling system?

Jolt is ranked 5 out of 58 software in their category (Employee Scheduling systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The personnel of the company can be easily tracked by the personnel tracking module of the software. It keeps a track of all the vital information of the employees working for the company. The goal management module keeps the employee focussed on the goals of the company and thereby saves valuable time by avoiding distractions and decision making process.

The time and attendance keeps a track of all the working hours of the employees. The daily tasks that are to be done come in the form easy and interactive checklist, and the tasks that are completed can be marked off. Further, the software also contains inspection forms that can be used by the administrator to ensure that proper protocol and standards are followed by the company.

What are Jolt's pros? (3 Pros)

  • Jolt Scheduling streamlines employee scheduling significantly, especially for businesses with many employees
  • The software allows employees to view their schedules on their mobile phones
  • Jolt Scheduling has time off and availability request options for employees to fill wherever they are since it is a web-based platform

What are Jolt's cons? (2 cons)

  • Jolt Scheduling does not have a time tracking tool like some of its top competitors
  • The software occasionally malfunctions, especially when an admin is trying to arrange schedules when several employees are online

Who are their main alternatives?

Jolt Scheduling is an employee scheduling software solution for restaurants and businesses, and its top alternatives include 7shifts, Restaurant365, Dolce, and Harri. Based on the criteria outlined below, Jolt Scheduling is compared to its top alternatives:
  • Cloud/On-premise: Jolt Scheduling is a fully cloud-based hospitality employee scheduling solution. In comparison, all the top alternatives are fully cloud-based solutions.
  • Cost: Jolt Scheduling does not disclose its pricing details, and no free plans or trials are available. In comparison, 7shifts pricing starts at $32.99 per location per month, Dolce pricing starts at $3 per user per month, and Restaurant365 Scheduling sells as part of a restaurant management solution, whose pricing starts at $289 per location per month. Harri Intelligent Scheduling software does not disclose its pricing details. Dolce and 7shifts have a free trial offer available.
  • Customers/Industries: Jolt Scheduling is an employee scheduling software solution built for clients in the hospitality industry like restaurants. The software also targets non-restaurant businesses, such as retail stores, entertainment venues, and desk-less businesses. In comparison, all top alternatives of Jolt Scheduling target restaurants, hotels, retail stores, and other businesses in the hospitality sector.
  • Functionality: Jolt Scheduling is a feature-rich employee scheduling platform, and some of its features include time off and availability requests, automatic shift reminders, multi-location support, role-based reporting, labor cost forecasting, etc. Compared to its top alternatives, Jolt Scheduling does not have tools for applicant tracking and employee health status checking like 7shifts and trend analyzers like Restaurant365.
  • Popularity: Jolt Scheduling is a leading employee scheduling software for restaurants. In comparison, over 700,000 businesses use 7shifts, and other top alternatives of Jolt Scheduling are also leading employee scheduling software.
  • Scalability: Jolt Scheduling can support businesses of all sizes with one or multiple locations, making it a highly scalable platform. In comparison, all the top alternatives of Jolt Scheduling can support small, medium, and large-scale restaurant and retail operations.
  • Support: Jolt Scheduling offers support to its users via a knowledge base and an email support channel. Compared to its leading alternatives, Jolt Scheduling does not have a phone support channel like its top alternatives and a live chat support channel like 7shifts.

What is the cost of Jolt?

The cost of license starts at $79.99 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Jolt. You can also find here pricing information from Jolt's website.

What should you ask Intuiplan, LLC during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Jolt and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Jolt in action.

Where Jolt is used?

Jolt Scheduling is a cloud-based employee scheduling software solution for small, medium, and large-scale businesses in the hospitality sector. The platform is tailored to serve restaurants in particular, but clients in retail, entertainment, and other industries also use Jolt Scheduling. Some Jolt Scheduling clients include Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Jersey Mikes, and Ben Nevis Takeaway.

List of categories

Audit Management
Dashboards & KPIs
Human Resources
Attendance Tracking
Employee Scheduling
Workforce Management
Compliance
Risk Management
Issue Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Convenience Store POS

List of features

Employee Database
Employee Scheduling
Online Timesheets
Time Tracking
Scheduling
Recurring Tasks
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
Overtime Tracking
Inventory Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.