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  • Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    April 26, 2018

    The situation: A distribution center with 350 employees Last year they ran 38 Saturdays Highly seasonal with 3 months having no weekend…

  • The Cost of Time

    The Cost of Time

    April 24, 2018

    Suppose I asked you the following question:  "Will an employee make more or less money when they work overtime?"

  • Provide Work-Life Balance

    Provide Work-Life Balance

    May 31, 2017

    Attract and keep employees by knowing what they want, and how to distribute workload.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Work-Life Balance

    May 2, 2017

    A frequent lament I've been hearing for the last 30 years is "Today's kids don't have the work ethic of their parents."

  • A bird in the hand

    A bird in the hand

    February 8, 2017

    I help companies change schedules. I do this for a living.

    Some people think the hardest part is coming up with a schedule. Generally speaking,…