BEYOND YOUR TYPICAL SCHEDULING

November 19, 2019

Having worked all over the country with workers from all walks of life, I can attest to the fact that not everyone – a large part of the American population – do not view the trappings of high-income, high-rent areas as amenities. And on top of that,...

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...

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 8, 2019

I’ve been designing and implementing shift schedules for over 20 years. I get excited every time I have the opportunity to design something from scratch for a place that hasn’t even hired its first employee. In 2014, leading ceramic tile manufacturer...

A few years ago a North American regional police authority asked us to find and implement a schedule that would improve service and reduce costs. The entire effort was backed by the chief of police, the officer’s association, and the police services...

December 19, 2018

My daughter recently dislocated her kneecap during PE and the high school called frantically to let me know she was on her way to the emergency room. When I arrived at the hospital, my daughter’s knee had been popped back in place, but she was still...

November 21, 2018

The "Three Circles" represent the three key elements required to design the best schedule successfully. These elements also reflect Coleman Consulting Groups definition of a schedule:

Business Needs - "a system for deploying capital and personnel."

Emp...

November 2, 2018

This weekend we will "Fall Back" once again for Daylight Savings Time. Every year, we hear the arguments for and against, and the debate has even made it to the ballot this year in California.  Where you live in the country, what time you go to work,...

August 1, 2018

Are you one of those companies that has been using overtime to cover the increased demand for your product or service? Or maybe you added an extra shift of people because you were working too much overtime and realize that wasn’t the right answer eit...

April 20, 2018

Gentle Beginnings Birth Center (GBBC), a past client of CCG, was the vision of Ann Crowell, a gifted and highly respected midwife. She made an amazing impact on her North Texas community and beyond. We lost Ann in August 2016, but Birth Texas (BirthT...

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