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Introducing Automatic Shift Pattern Add-In for Microsoft® Excel®

Schedule24™ Excel® Shift Pattern Add-In for Microsoft® Excel® has been designed to solve a big problem for Excel users trying to create shift patterns, especially where their business operation has to cope with extended hours and 24/7 working. Invariably where

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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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Shift Scheduling – Moving Beyond Rostering 101 or Not

First, in the last post there was a somewhat disingenuous reference to “…some of them even provide scheduling optimization (not those on the picture above obviously)”. And I suppose ‘Clicksoftware‘ claim they do this but I doubt it. Shift scheduling

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4 On 4 Off – 12 Hour Shift Pattern

This shift pattern delivers a constant 24/7 staff supply and is typically deployed wherever machine production is found e.g. food production and processing industry. The standard 4 on 4 off 12 hour shift pattern is one of the most popular

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Local Government 37.5 hour week with12 hour shifts

Since our last post; 37.5 hour week and 12 hour shifts. Can it be done? We had many requests for a video tutorial and example shift patterns. You will be pleased to know, we have uploaded Local Government 37.5 hour week

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37.5 hour week and 12 hour shifts. Can it be done?

37.5 hour week and 12 hour shifts. Can it be done?

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Is there a difference between shift patterns and staff schedules?

Is there a difference between shift patterns and staff schedules?

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