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Swap shifts – is that just allowed?

Whether it’s a planned dinner with the family, the birthday of a close friend or a parent-teacher conference at school – events like these are difficult to organize with an upcoming late shift. To switch shifts seems to be the optimal solution here, but is it allowed to do so?

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Digital shift planning in retail

The retail sector is a rapidly changing and challenging industry. New opening hours during the Corona pandemic, strong fluctuations in demand around holidays, or the changing consulting requirements of customers – retail has been facing a variety of challenges for several years now. Therefore, it is even more important to

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Internal employee development – This is why cross-functional skills are so important

Numerous companies are facing the same problem: They lack qualified personnel to fill shifts or certain departments. Finding employees on the labor market is also becoming extremely difficult for companies. As a result, companies are increasingly focusing on upskilling existing employees. Identifying understaffed positions  It is often difficult for staff

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Motivating employees: This is how you strengthen your teams in shift work

Employees significantly contribute to the success of a company. It is therefore hardly surprising that buzzwords like employee experience, staff satisfaction or flexibility in employee scheduling are becoming increasingly important. Shift work in particular often represents a great strain for employees. In addition to physical problems resulting from shift work,

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How to optimally incorporate apprentices into your roster

Over the past few weeks in particular, the topic of employee training and apprenticeships has increasingly moved into the focus of many companies. Additionally, news of dissatisfied apprentices, the desire for change within the current working environment, and the shortage of trainees are becoming more and more frequent. But how

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Healthy shift planning through shift rotation

There are innumerable possibilities to create shift plans. But how can one take the needs and wishes of employees into account while simultaneously ensuring steady operations? Working in shifts constitute an enormous burden for employees. The human body follows its own rhythm – our internal clock. As a result, the

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Optimal shift planning for hospitals

Hospitals and nursing homes in particular are constantly on the search for qualified specialists. The problem here, however, is that working hours are often not family-friendly due to difficulties in planning. This is often a criterion for exclusion when it comes to choosing a job. With this blog entry, we

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Shift work and its consequences

When a workplace is occupied by several employees taking turns on a working day, it is called shift work. Shift work is a complex issue and often poses many hurdles for the employer in workforce planning, because companies that operate shift work are obligated to draw up a shift plan.

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2020 and the trends in the area of workforce management

Finally, we are in 2020 and this year brings many new trends in human capital management and workforce management. Which new developments should companies take into account and integrate into their everyday lives? More flexibility Flexible working hours will be the focus of employees in 2020. Employers want to improve

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