“I need a schedule with a day shift Monday – Friday and a night shift all seven days of the week. I need 2 employees on the day shifts and 3 employees on each night shift. Sunday and Monday night shifts only require 1 employee. I would like my 5 employees to rotate from 2 weeks of day shifts to… Read More »Employee Scheduling Example: 5 Day Shifts, 7 Night Shifts, Higher Night Demand
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This article shows you how to use Snap Schedule Employee Scheduling software to generate shift schedules to provide 24/7 coverage using 8 hour rotating shifts with employees average less than 40 hrs per week.
“I have patrol officers who are assigned routes in different areas of the city. How do I go about setting up their work schedules and find out if I have adequate shift coverage?” The following article will cover how to use Snap Schedule Employee Scheduling Software to create a schedule which will allow for scheduling police patrol officers into different… Read More »Scheduling police patrol 24/7 using three 8 hour shifts
This article shows a shift schedule with 8-hour shift, 4 week repeating shift pattern to give employees 4 days off over every 2 weeks, with one of the weekends off every 2 weeks.
I am running a technical support center 10 hours a day, 7 days a week, from 8 am to 6 pm. I need 4 employees each day and would like to schedule them to work 40 hours a week, 4 days on, 3 days off. How do I set it up in Snap Schedule with rotating days off to allow… Read More »Employee Scheduling Example: 10 hours a day, 7 days a week, rotating 4-on 3-off work schedule
National Sleep FoundationThe National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is an organization in the United States based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting sleep-related education, research, and advocacy. Plain Language About Shift Work (PDF) A report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on the… Read More »Links to External Resources
Black Tower Security Services is a full-service security and protection firm in British Columbia that needs to manage staff scheduling for 50 to 200 staff throughout Canada, the United States, and overseas. Personnel must have—and schedulers must know about—a wide variety of specialized training and experience with canines for explosives, weapons and narcotics detection, in executive bodyguard work, and in… Read More »Employee Scheduling Software for the Security Industry – Case Study