Recently I was meeting with a team of union leaders and managers to discuss their shift schedules and our process for evaluating shift schedules and finding better alternatives. One of the things I often do during the introduction part of … Read the rest
As a Plant Manager or Human Resources Manager, in a shiftwork operation, you’ve certainly heard “Everyone that I know wants to start the shifts at such-and-such a time.” You hear this but the question is – What do you do … Read the rest
We all know that shift work, and especially night shift, is difficult. For some folks, it can lead to disrupted sleep patterns and non-traditional social interactions with friends and family members. As a result, it is a common perception that, … Read the rest
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 brings that knowledge to the table when working with companies.
Over the years, there … Read the rest
The problem with all night shifts, regardless of shift length, is that they don’t match up with the lifestyles of the rest of the world. On nights, you are expected to be awake when everyone else is asleep and then … Read the rest