Changing Schedules 101

Every now and then, I like to return to the basics.  Today I’m going to cover some of the basic DOs and DON’Ts for those of you considering a change to your schedule. DO make sure you have clearly identified your need.  Changing schedules can be a traumatic experience for your workforce.  You don’t want […]

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6-day schedules (part 4)

This is the fourth and final post in a series of four posts regarding 6-day schedules.  Here are the links to 6-day schedules (part 1), 6-day  schedules (part 2) and 6-day schedules (part 3). In this post, we will look at two extremes when it comes to covering 6 days.  One uses extra staffing to […]

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6-day schedules (part 3)

This is the third in a series about 6-day schedules.  I recommend you read 6-day schedules (part 1) and 6-day scheduled (part 2) before going forward with this one. Today’s post will begin the focus on a 12-hour schedule pattern for covering 24 hours a day, six days a week. The premise behind this schedule […]

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6-day schedules (part 2)

Part I of this series was posted a few days ago and discussed some of the problems surrounding 6-day schedules.  I recommend you read that posting before going forward with this one. Today’s post will begin the focus on schedule patterns; specifically, those patterns that cover 24 hours a day for 6 days each week.  […]

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