Blog Topics

  • Management By Walking Around

    Management By Walking Around

    October 28, 2016

    Wage pressure is here.

    Every site I go to the number one issue is "How can we get the people we need to produce at the level we need to…

  • Peripheral Vision

    Peripheral Vision

    September 16, 2016

    Once, back in my Navy days, I was the Chief Engineer on a cruiser.  This was a 24/7 job where it seemed that everything was a priority all of…

  • Workforce Scheduling for Food Manufacturing

    Workforce Scheduling for Food Manufacturing

    August 25, 2016

    Over the last 30 years, we at Shiftwork Solutions have worked with dozens of food manufacturing facilities.  One thing that always strikes us is…

  • Staffing? <-Good Question

    Staffing? <-Good Question

    August 4, 2016

    Considerations for answering - How Many Do I Hire?
    I’m a shiftwork expert so my posts are always centered on shiftwork operations. …

  • 5 things H.R. needs to know about shiftwork

    5 things H.R. needs to know about shiftwork

    July 12, 2016

    Let's start with this - My intent with this post is NOT to tell H.R. how to do their job. Rather, I want to round up many of the issues…