Monthly Archives: September 2012

TopTenREVIEWS Feature comment

This is the final part of a three part series offering a second opinion about Top TenREVIEWS article about employee scheduling in general and Schedule24 in particular. With over 500 customers in 15 countries using Schedule24 across a wide range

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Shift Pattern 1.4 Shift Pattern Value

Research has found around fifty percent of managers make uninformed decisions without realizing the sweeping impact of staff costs – or if you like, they manage the business with the same outcome as flipping a coin. You hire qualified or

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Shift Pattern Design – Section 1.3 Shift Pattern Goals

Mention has already been made about embarking on shift pattern design without some goal about what it is you want it to do, or at the least have some idea. If you don’t, you are destined to ‘endless tinkering’ –

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Shift Pattern Design – Section 1.2 Shift Pattern Types

Here we are going to take a look at the types of shift pattern. Like most things in life people have different views about how they see things and this is mine. A shift pattern is a sequences of shifts

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Shift Pattern Design – Section 1.1 Shift Types

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Though shift pattern design is not easy knowing the basics does help. For example, people may call them by different names but there are only four shift configurations: 1. Meeting – a shift that finishes at the start of another

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