One Minute Closer – Free FIFO Roster App
By Regan Jones
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
The Free Lifestyle Network for FIFO and Away Workers to stay connected with family, friends and colleagues.
Created by a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) Worker, the One Minute Closer App is the one-stop platform for those away from home, due to employment circumstances, to efficiently and effectively communicate with their loved ones.
To help you form and maintain meaningful relationships, One Minute Closer addresses the three questions that people who work away from home are always asked:
1) When will you be home and what are your plans?
• An active countdown timer lets friends and family know exactly how long until you’re back home enjoying some well deserved R&R.
• An integrated calendar allows you to manage and share your roster with family and friends so they are always in the loop.
2) Do you miss the family and do you talk to them much?
• One Minute Closer lets you and loved ones message directly within the app, from one-on-one conversations to group chats with multiple participants.
3) What exactly do you do and where do you work?
• Use your profile to describe what you do and where you are working in a manner that family and friends can understand and appreciate.
Working like a traditional social network, One Minute Closer provides two user types: Worker and Family/Friend. A FIFO Worker and their loved ones can simply choose their account type for access to the following features:
• Your own Profile Page – Are family and friends always asking where you work, what you do and how long until you’re home? In one location, you can remind people of where you are and what you do, in your own words and language that will make sense.
• Live Countdown Timer – Featured on your Profile Page, this live Countdown Timer lets your family and friends know exactly how long until you’re back home enjoying some well-deserved R&R.
• Set Up and Share your Roster – A Roster Management System to seamlessly plan and share your roster in real time. Simply enter your roster cycle or adhoc work travel plans, including annual leave, to share it with your family and friends so they’re always in the loop and more connected to you.
• Edit your Roster – Change of travel, roster or leave plans? Simply use the Roster Edit function and to quickly update your calendar for all to see.
• Connect with Group Chats – One Minute Closer lets you and your loved ones message each other directly within the app. From one-on-one messaging to group chats with multiple participants, you can organize your time back at home with the whole family, all at once, from anywhere in the world.
The One Minute Closer App helps you remember that every moment away is one moment closer to your loved ones.
What's New in Version 1.7
Minor bug fixes to enhance security and calendar roster features.
Good app but needs some improvements
The whole point of a roster app is to be able to see the RNR in advance. There shouldn't be a limit on how many months in advance it shows.
Also once the roster has been saved, it won't let me edit to add in annual leave. Please update asap!
Forgot password, no email
Loved this app. Used it all the time. Unfortunately forgot my password. When I request a new password I dont get the email. Any ideas? Also if it could go over a yer that would be great too.
Need to be able to view roster further in advance than 10 months, then 5 star review.