Safety Footnotes

At Shiftwork Solutions, safety concerns are definitely something we have to pay attention to.  We keep abreast of safety research as it applies to shiftwork and bring that knowledge to the table when working with companies. Over the years, there are a few standard issues that come up.  I’d like to cover those now.  I […]

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How to engage our services

There is a book by Malcolm Gladwell called Blink, the Power of Thinking Without Thinking. In a nutshell, he talks about how too much information is not always a good thing.  We often make better choices with less information rather than more. I sometimes worry that our site offers too much.  We really want visitors […]

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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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