BEYOND YOUR TYPICAL SCHEDULING

November 13, 2019

Employees in the small town of Warroad, Minnesota were working six days a week, alternating every two weeks from days to nights. With very little predictable time off, employees were exhausted and morale was low. Because Marvin Windows was one of the...

November 1, 2019

It’s been a number of years since I left submarine duty. What a lot of people may not realize is that every ship in the Navy, including submarines, are fully staffed by shift workers. Daylight Savings Time as a shift worker can be another day of gett...

October 16, 2019

When a team member leaves, they take not only their labor skills but also a piece of the company culture away with them. There is a very real and tangible cost of replacing an hourly employee, which can range from $8,000 upwards to $25,000 depending...

August 8, 2019

Working as an intern and traveling to new cities can be quite fun and entertaining. I have met tons of new people and have learned how different companies seem to provide a service for the next. This past week I attended an event called DisruptHR, an...

July 17, 2019

Three weeks have passed since the beginning of my internship here at Coleman Consulting Group. I am learning the different dynamics of corporations and production facilities, and how companies operate. My first business trip to New York opened my eye...

June 21, 2019

For nearly 16 years, I had no idea what a consultant did. All I knew is that they helped companies improve.  I learned from my dad, a Managing Partner with Coleman Consulting Group, that consultants specialize in finding solutions to make companies m...

February 12, 2019

The number one question I am asked as a workforce management consultant is how to manage millennials. Millennials, those born between 1981-1995, recently displaced Generation-X as the largest generation in the workforce, and they have a reputation fo...

February 1, 2019

This past summer I had the opportunity to bring my 11 year old daughter Sasha on a work trip. We visited one of Coleman Consulting Group’s food manufacturing clients in Northern California. The management team at Blue Diamond was very hospitable to S...

January 23, 2019

First, their organization, just like most across the country, is experiencing a retention problem. Second, the practice of ghosting (an employee just doesn’t show up for work and doesn’t let you know they no longer desire employment) has become rampa...

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