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,...

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...

September 12, 2019

With a traditional eight hour workday, employees typically get 13 weekends off per year. But Coleman Consulting Group has overhauled schedules to such a degree that California employees are able to get up to 26 weekends off, the equivalent to 3 month...

September 5, 2019

 for employees. Coleman Consulting Group has been helping companies manage schedules that target their “overtime sweet spot” for over 30 years.

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...

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...

December 5, 2018

We often say at Coleman Consulting Group that a schedule is not about your day on and day off pattern or your shift length. Schedules are about understanding the impact of the entire system on process and people.

November 22, 2018

I have really had to learn to bring balance to my life. I admit that not so long ago I was a workaholic. I still am to some extent, but I have done a much better job of finding ways to step away and shut down work – especially when there is fun to be...

September 10, 2018

This week I visited with managers from one of our multi-site customers.  Spread across North America, this organization provides services from over twenty locations in three countries. Staffed to cover many non-standard hours, turnover had been a gro...

December 12, 2017

There are a number of time and attendance systems in use around the world, with only a handful of major players. Every one of the major players is capable of ensuring companies comply with the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). So why...

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