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Scheduling Employees When You Aren’t Sure of Demand

August 18, 2021 | 125 views

Scheduling Employees When You Aren’t Sure of Demand
Scheduling Employees When You Aren’t Sure of Demand

Yesterday, I walked into a retail store where a sign greeted me, apologizing ahead of time for long wait times due to limited staff. Limited staff is a recurring news topic these days, so I expected my shopping service to be a bit slow. Instead, I found a store nearly devoid of customers. It was a quiet time of day, so that was not so odd. What surprised me was that after reading the warning sign and seeing an empty establishment, I discovered three employees on the clock with no customers to help.

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