Archive for December, 2013

Complexities of 24 hour shift rosters

Posted on: December 19, 2013 | Categories: 12 hour shifts rostering scheduling StaffRosters Blog

Last week I was asked to complete a 6 week rotating roster, as we gathered the details from the customer it is interesting to see how different customers require different structures.

Based on the requirements the first thing we did was build a spreadsheet applying the maths behind each of the requirements ensuring the rules were being met.

This was for a 24 hour operation where each employee worked 12 hour shifts. Some of the criteria that had to be met included….
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Rostering should be this easy

Posted on: December 19, 2013 | Categories: rostering scheduling StaffRosters Blog

We get asked a lot about rostering and scheduling, in the southern hemisphere we call it rostering, in the northern hemisphere it is called scheduling. Effectively customers are talking about allocating staff into sections or departments within the business for set periods of time that can often change from one day to the next.

The most common places for rostering or scheduling software is within companies that have high casual workforces, the retail industry and the hospitality industry for example.
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