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How Expensive Is Your Shift Pattern?

All shift patterns have a cost. None are cheap. Some offer good value. And others are downright expensive. A shift pattern determines your staff deployment strategy, or put another way it controls your staff supply. You don’t want too many,

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Friendly Shift Patterns

This is the second publication in as many weeks about the latest research reinforcing the impact shift working has on women’s’ health. Last week it was about night shifts doubling the risks of breast cancer and now this week the University of

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Latest research “Night shifts can ‘double’ breast cancer”

“Women who work long-term night-shift jobs … are twice as likely to develop breast cancer,” is a headline which will naturally cause concern for many women working night shifts. And like most things a closer look brings things into sharper

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Employee Scheduling is Dangerous…

So a word of advice. Stop looking for a system that is ‘easy to use’ and start thinking about a system that is easy to understand.

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Intellicate Launches First Automatic Shift Pattern Add-in for Microsoft Excel®

Schedule24 Add-in enables you to design and create complex shift patterns in the familiar surroundings of Microsoft Excel.

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Intellicate Software Releases Schedule24™ Excel® Add-in

Today Intellicate announced the release of a Schedule24™ Excel® Add-in, a new addition of the company’s flagship employee and workforce software, Schedule24. With this new add-in application, Microsoft Excel users are able to explore, discover, and try out more shift

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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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Is there a difference between shift patterns and staff schedules?

Is there a difference between shift patterns and staff schedules?

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