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5 frequently made mistakes in workforce scheduling
5 frequently made mistakes in workforce scheduling

Despite the fact that every planner works towards optimal planning and good schedules, things don't always go as planned. What are the most common mistakes and how can you go about solving them? An alert and cautious planner is worth two who don't go the extra mile.

10 tips for a better work-life balance
Nightwork and your social life, a tricky combination!

Do you work at night? If so, make sure that the balance between your work and private life is good, because that’s essential. We give you 10 tips for a better work-life balance.

night workers
Wake-up call – night workers in the driving seat!

Following a night shift, night workers are less alert and are demonstrably less able to perform well. But following a night shift, night workers get into their cars to go home. What are the risks? And whatcan you do about it?

new planner's role in self-rostering
The new planner’s role in self-rostering

In many sectors, such as industry, the planner has a traditional role: being responsible for the day-to-day scheduling, often arranging leave and being responsible for resolving matters as they crop up, such as illness and shift changes.

seven qualities of a good planner
Seven qualities of a good planner

In many organisations, the planner plays a pivotal role which is often underrated. This is because planning involves more than simply ‘drawing up a schedule’. In practice, many employees unexpectedly find themselves working as planners.

10 tips for healthy eating when working nights
10 tips for healthy eating when working nights

Many Dutch people regularly work nights. A healthy and varied diet it is important for everyone, but even more so for this particular group. Here are 10 tips to get through your night shift hale and hearty!