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biological clock
Did you know that the biological clock is a small part of the brain?

The biological clock is part of the brain, making up a mere one third of a cubic millimetre worth. So, it’s super small, but still has a seriously big impact.

Four levels of personnel planning
Good, better, best, phenomenal: 4 levels of workforce planning

With the rise of planning as a serious area of expertise, questions about what good, professional planning is, also come to the fore more often. In this article, we outline four stages of workforce planning that yield excellent personnel planning.

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.

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.