Jolt Software


 

Jolt is a Human Resources platform provided by Intuiplan. The system is scalable and appropriate for businesses of varying sizes. Companies in the food and beverage industry, hospitality and travel, retail, and others can use and customize the program to meet their needs.

Core functions include personnel tracking, learning management, performance review, goal management, time and attendance and employee scheduling offered within an integrated suite. Employee scheduling and time and attendance can be purchased as stand-alone capabilities as well. Users also have access to a checklist of daily tasks to be completed by employees on shift. Inspection forms may be produced for management to review standards. Training information, employee announcements, and human resources issues are also manageable through Jolt.

Jolt is both browser agnostic and downloadable onto private servers. The software can be accessed via mobile devices and desktop computers to manage single or multiple business locations.

 

Jolt - Checklists within schedule
 
  • Jolt - Checklists within schedule
    Checklists within schedule
  • Jolt - Checklist customization
    Checklist customization
  • Jolt - Email and text notifications
    Email and text notifications
  • Jolt - Blocked clock punches
    Blocked clock punches
  • Jolt - Multiple calendars
    Multiple calendars
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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Duncan from Air General
Specialty: Transportation

August 2016

August 2016

Definitely task management software worth consideration.

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The actual process of building a checklist or form is quite simple. The vendor is very responsive to requests and eager to assist.

Likes Least

There's nothing negative about the vendor. They are really great to work with. Since I am not using all the features the home screen seems cluttered. Perhaps it's just me getting used to where everything is. A few things that i didn't like have already been corrected by the developers. I only have some minor format issues. The overall product is well thought out.

Recommendations

It's hard to evaluate all the products out there. It takes time to enter your forms, then use them enough to get 'a feel' for them. I put put this product on your short list.

 
 

Frank from Air General, Inc.
Specialty: Transportation

August 2016

August 2016

Great Start

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Vendor has been great to work with, understands the product and uses, very repsonsive.

Likes Least

Product does not fit 100% for our needs, but it seems future features are being worked on.

Recommendations

Give them a call and listen to their demo, they will likely surprise you.

 
 
 
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BRIAN from DAIRY QUEEN
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2017

July 2017

CUSTOMER SERVICE IS TOP NOTCH.

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NO NEED FOR PAPER ANYTHING.

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IT HAS STREAMLINED MY QSR BUSINESS AND HAS 100% ACCOUNTABILTY TO MY STAFF. LOVE THE TIME STAMPS AND NAME STAMPS.

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IT COULD BE A LITTLE MORE FLEXIBLE IN SOME INSTANCES. OVERALL REALLY GOOD. I FEEL THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM IS WORKING ON EXPANDING IDEAS.

Source: Capterra
 

Eric from Culver's
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2017

July 2017

The app has really helped the efficiency of our restaurant and the customer support is awesome!

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It has made our restaurant much more efficient.

Pros

How easy it is to work with. Our team loves working with the checklist and earning the points. Setting up checklists is extremely easy. Love the bluetooth thermometer!

Cons

We wish the checklist could be subdivided within the checklists- meaning that if the checklist as a whole only needs to be done once per week, but some of the categories need to be done more than once per week, that can be done within the checklist.

Source: Capterra
 

Cyrus from Ocean Park Corporation
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Speedy Deployment

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just begin using, to be verified

Pros

1. Ease to use
2. Fast Deployment
3. Support Offline mode (iPad)
4. Custom made for inspection
5. Easy to share manual

Cons

1. Lack of user right control on web console (especially on privilege setting for checklist, somehow to follow up user is not iPad user)
2. Lack of API for system integration
3. AD authentication
4. Upload file on web / select photo on mobile device (instead of taking)
5. Weak on data analysis (Browse List / Grid View can't be filtered by content of checklist)
6. Empower the iPhone version (list beta)
7. (List) Location check-in by GPS or iBeacon
8. Review / Approval progress on checklist

Source: Capterra
 

Craig from East Madison Chick-fil-A
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Jolt has saved me money and given me Peace of mind.

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Saved tons of labor hours avoiding day dots.

Pros

Ease of printing labels. Employees love doing the electronic checklists! They get very excited when it populates.

Cons

Wish I could manually adjust employees availability for them. Some of my employees don't have email.

Source: Capterra
 

Ashley from Chick-fil-A Montrose
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

The Jolt Software has changed the day to day operations of our store for the better!

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Faster scheduling, easily accessible checklist, bluetooth printer

Pros

It's easy to use with so many options to be able to use at our store. We went from using so much paper to using iPads. Scheduling is so much easier and takes way less time than any other software that I have used.

Cons

Sometimes a little glitchy with both apps and the website. I have had days where the lite app has crashed and we weren't able to find our schedule; however, it was quickly resolved.

Source: Capterra
 

Kim from Wara Sushi / Wialdi Consulting
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Found the instructions and support functions excellent and made it easy to navigate awesome support

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Simplified training and instructional access for staff
Labeling is excellent and set up simple

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Ease of set up and the customer support staff have been awesome I also love the attached labels system and would love to upgrade to the probe thermometer when my client is ready

Cons

Labels printed are enormous when compared to day dot labels and dissolveable stickers would make it amazing

Source: Capterra
 

Meredith from Pets & Company
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Good HR & Scheduling App

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Getting HR paperwork to be electronic

Pros

Having our checklists, manuals, and on boarding HR documentation paperless. Reviewing the documents and keeping tabs on employee performance in one place with out paper has been by far the best feature of this app.

Cons

the software could use some updating and still has a few glitches

Source: Capterra
 

lakhi from Brar's

June 2017

June 2017

All-in-one tool for operations

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Very user-friendly, easy of accessibility (cloud), and constant updates make this software great for growth.

Cons

No Integrations!? No open API? It would be great to have the scheduling module integrate with our POS system to give us live labour for instance.

Source: Capterra
 

Derek from Chick-fil-A Howland Commons

June 2017

June 2017

I'm 43 and it's easy for me to use!

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I like the ease of scheduling. It makes us quick for our scheduler which allows us to focus on our guest and not be bogged down with office work.

Cons

Not having the hours of your team available when you click on them. This would help when you are in weekly view and by role.

Source: Capterra
 

Ryan from Chick-fil-A
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Jolt has helped us create accountability in specific areas of the business.

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Labels and one consolidated place for checklists.

Pros

The interface is smooth, and users who are completing a checklist or task are able "check off" items with ease. It can be set up to be crystal clear on the expectation and purpose of a specific checklist. It allows all checklists, daily, weekly, monthly tasks, etc. to be in one consolidated place. E-mails can be generated and sent to key-leaders with not only the results of a checklist, but if a checklist is late, or has not been completed. As a high-level leader who is not in the operation daily, this helps me track our progress and put a pulse on the accountability my leadership team is holding the team to.

Cons

The end result is the best - all checklists in one place. The creation process can seem daunting, but once you have the hang of it, it is relatively easy.

Source: Capterra
 

James from That's A Some Pizza
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Easy to use, intuitive

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Easy scheduling, less paper waste, much better labeling, task timers, and so much more

Pros

Going almost paperless is so awesome, lable machine is really helpful too. Using cleaning task sheets is extremely easy as well. Easy to hold people accountable.

Cons

Occasionally some of the features on the iPhone aren't available on the iPad and vise versa. It's weird that the iPad app doesn't have employee schedules

Source: Capterra
 

Michael from The Lumberyard Bike Park
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

May 2017

May 2017

An indispenible part of our service excellence!

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Less micromanaging. More productive staff.

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This product really helps us optimize our retail staff productivity and remain engaged in their jobs. Task are easy to manage once everything is set up.

Cons

Would love a feature to more easily manage maintenance schedules on a large number customer equipment (ie. rental bikes).

Source: Capterra
 

Luke from Chick-fil-A Garners Ferry
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Streamlined Management Processes

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Cost savings on labels.
Time saving on tasks.
Team is more motivated.
Training is easier with a streamlined process.
Food safety is easier to implement with simple labeling process.

Pros

Jolt takes your everyday tasks and lets you create checklists that managers and team members can complete while at work.
Team can earn points for each task completed, helping to create motivation.
Jolt food date labels are extremely cost effective (we saved on labels alone after switching from another labeling company).
The wireless printer is awesome! Print from any connected iPad in the store.
We were able to get rid of all the different binders and papers we had and just go with a single iPad in the managers' station.

Cons

I would like to see better development on scoring. I would like to be able to view score in a category (such as cleanliness) and compare this week to the week before or last month to current month. Scoring is a huge opportunity that needs more development! Also, there's no way to "clear" a checklist without checking it off (sometimes leads to someone just checking everything off to clear the list). Once a list is no longer applicable, it would be better to just clear it rather than having to check every item.

Source: Capterra
 

Kevin from Columbus Zoo
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Intuitive to setup and use. Customer service and training staff are absolutely amazing!

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The fixed price per month per location saves money without constantly monitoring the budget. I had enough of the activating/deactivating locations and employees to save costs during non-peak times. We switched vendors and cut our costs by 200% plus we added functionality at the same time. That's a rare win-win.

Jolt is a software suite not just one software package. We have consolidated many daily operating functions into one product suite which not only saves money but gives the day-to-day users a consistent platform.

Cons

It would be great if managers could receive notifications about time off requests and other approvals through text and/or email messages. The push notifications work but some managers would prefer another delivery method like text/email.

Source: Capterra
 

Randy from Burger Barons

May 2017

May 2017

I love the various ways Jolt makes follow up easier

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It's very easy to follow up on schedules, product labels, and completed checklists. I also like that I can add training material as needed.

Cons

equipment is a little pricey. At least in the beginning. Sometimes my downloaded videos wont play on the tablet

Source: Capterra
 

Matthew from Stoby's

May 2017

May 2017

Phenomenal tool that makes my life easier.

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The thing I love most about jolt is it's versatility. It's ease of use on the back end and for my employees is wonderful. Really just makes every aspect of our restaurant run a little smoother.

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I wish there was a way to put menu test into the system where the results would automatically be calculated.

Source: Capterra
 

Matthew from The Holbrook Club
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Excellent software to help keep you in control of your business

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giving me greater control of my teams, helping control our H&S and giving the teams the ability to manage their days better.

Pros

The Jolt software gives you everything you need to manage daily, monthly and ad-hoc tasks for your team and helps your team keep track of what they should be doing. I found the setup to be very easy and straight forward Jolt customer training and online training videos are excellent and make the entire process very easy. Depending on the number of departments you have (we have 5) I would suggest rolling this out to one or two departments at a time and use their feedback to fine-tune it before rolling out to others. I also found it easier to initially set up just a few checklists to get the teams use to them before adding more and I would strongly recommend encouraging team feedback.

Jolt offers very good value for money for a number of features it has and the support is excellent from the Jolt team, we had this up and running within two weeks of signing up. The software is very adaptive and I would say you are only limited by your own imagination on how you use it.

Cons

Not a lot to be honest! I think it would be great to see some more functionality added to the logbook to flag issues to specific people.

Source: Capterra
 

Shauna from Precision Pharmacy

May 2017

May 2017

Jolt has transferred the responsibility of completing tasks to the employee.

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The options when it comes to making checklists. Notifications to the employee and supervisor. The time clock and time off functions. Making the lists have transferred the responsibility to be on the employee instead of the supervisor having to check on tasks constantly.

Cons

Not being able to create specific assignments per employee without having to assign each an individual role. Don't like that other employees can't see when other people are off without publishing the schedule.

Source: Capterra
 

Brandon from Chick-fil-A
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

The software and support are top-notch. Tim and the Team are GREAT.

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Enhanced organization, productivity and restaurant environment.

Pros

Very easy to set-up and use. From checklists to labels. Once set-up and implemented it is very easy for your team to use even if they are not technologically savvy!

Cons

The ONLY things that I would want added/changed is some form of advanced logbook. Like a "Google Doc/Spreadsheet" Type format, that all leaders could record in and see the entire log (for example - guest complaints). And/or an easy way to retrieve and look at completed forms from the iPad.

Source: Capterra
 

Chad from Chick-fil-A at Yukon
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

This stuff is incredibly valuable

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Overall, Jolt is fantastic. There is a bit of a learning curve on some features, but the overall functionality is worth the work put into it.

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Creates accountability, productivity, consistency. This is a wonderful tool.

Cons

Startup price is a bit high, and learning curve for team adaptation is a bit difficult. But isn't everything that's worth it?

Source: Capterra