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A Tip on Tips

A Tip on Tips

My life has never been “normal.” When I supported myself and my family with tips working as a server and bartender for decades this was made clear often. I had regulars at a prime steakhouse here in Chicago who would spend frivolously and tip me even more recklessly -...

Getting the Message on Dining during COVID-19

Getting the Message on Dining during COVID-19

Things to consider when you re-open your dining rooms Nothing brings people together more than food. The act of dining together goes back to the dawn of humankind and has continued through every culture across the world. What goes hand-in-hand with these gatherings...

What ShedWool 2.0 Means For Shift Workers and Founder, Cory Warfield

What ShedWool 2.0 Means For Shift Workers and Founder, Cory Warfield

A re-designed shift worker app, coming to you soon. A common saying in the entrepreneurial community is “entrepreneurs are the only people crazy enough to work 100 hours a week, so they don’t have to work 40!” Although there is some truth to this (I did work 100 hours...

5 Apps for Shift Working Industries That Can Better Your Work Life

5 Apps for Shift Working Industries That Can Better Your Work Life

There are all sorts of apps that are geared to different industries. Here are the essential ones Even though a clear shift work schedule planner is essential for companies in numerous industries, there are other aspects that come into play, such as communicating with...

5 Tips to Make Your Grocery Store Trip Better During COVID-19

5 Tips to Make Your Grocery Store Trip Better During COVID-19

Health is a priority, but so are other things. Grocery store trips have never been more stressful than now. With COVID-19 there are many factors to a grocery store trip which we must consider in order to be thorough, clear, and safe; something we did not have to do...

How Smart Shift Scheduling Helps Employers Recover From COVID19

How Smart Shift Scheduling Helps Employers Recover From COVID19

COVID19, Scheduling, and ShedWool Rotating shift work during the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike any other issue we have ever witnessed, mainly because our entire economy is relying almost fully on shift workers and the healthcare system. With overhead costs mounting up,...

We Applaud Shift Workers

We Applaud Shift Workers

Did you know shift workers make up 20% of the workforce in the United States? Shift workers are quite literally the backbone to our country’s economic development. So why has it taken so long for us to see their true value? Before COVID19, many took our food and...

We Are All in This Together

We Are All in This Together

None of us knew what this year had in store for us. In that unknowing, none of us were prepared. The shift worker industries we know, and love, have taken huge hits and yet daily we see the massive good other humans are doing to help their industries and local...

Easy To Use Apps For Stress & Anxiety

Easy To Use Apps For Stress & Anxiety

In the wake of the global pandemic, people everywhere are working through tough experiences and the emotions which arose from those experiences. The loss of ‘control’ to certain aspects of life has increased stress and anxiety for many. The emotions of stress and...

Five Helpful Tips for Night Shift Workers

Five Helpful Tips for Night Shift Workers

As most of us are settling in for the night, night shift workers are clocking in for a long shift ahead. In many industries, the ‘graveyard’ and ‘third shift’ workers are a vital part to operations. These workers make up approximately 3.2% of the workforce in the...

Three Ingredients in Turnover Culture

Three Ingredients in Turnover Culture

Shift work has long been known for its high turnover rates. While industries need the work to be done, scheduling has not always kept up with the needs of the employees filling the shifts. The largest burden for shift workers is unpredictability; of the overall...

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