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Help me get pumped up about my new work schedule!

I am disproportionally bummed out that I will no longer have a traditional 9-5 schedule at work. Hope me! [more inside]
posted by fox problems on Aug 14, 2014 - 13 answers

I don't know how she does it! .....no really, please tell me...

As I mentioned in this question, I'm a single mom of an 8 month old. My question in a nutshell is, how in the hell do working single parents do it? [more inside]
posted by argyle dreams on Dec 17, 2013 - 23 answers

Stress Savers

I'm entering what I expect to be a very busy year: busy full-time job with frequent evening and weekend work, graduate classes one night a week (plus homework), and a large writing project due next year. I find that I can get really overwhelmed and stressed when my schedule gets locked in and deadlines line up. I'm trying to find ways to simplify and ease my daily life so that I don't add additional stressors. What are your best time- and stress-saving tips for getting through intensely busy times? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Sep 12, 2013 - 27 answers

How do I get healthy sleep with a difficult, inconsistent work schedule?

I work 50+ hours a week in a job that I love. My schedule changes daily; some days are normal 9-6, but others are 2am to "whenever." How do I get healthy sleep while coping with this schedule? [more inside]
posted by none of these will bring disaster on Mar 5, 2013 - 24 answers

Plz halp

Can you recommend some software that will automagically create a decent work schedule? [more inside]
posted by d1rge on Dec 30, 2011 - 7 answers

Decent work schedule software?

Can you recommend some software that will automagically create a decent work schedule? [more inside]
posted by d1rge on Aug 4, 2011 - 1 answer

Help an afternoon person become a morning person!

I naturally get a strong productivity burst in the late afternoon/evening . Unfortunately, this doesn't sync up well with the actual hours of my 8-4 workday. How can I shift my biological clock to let me get stuff done earlier in the day? [more inside]
posted by gallusgallus on Mar 24, 2011 - 4 answers

Good work scheduling website or software suite?

Can anyone recommend a good work scheduling website or software suite? [more inside]
posted by Fiat124 on Mar 11, 2011 - 1 answer

How to handle this delicate work situation?

An employee/friend came and confided that they are six weeks pregnant. Our boss has been hinting at reducing her hours and does not know she's pregnant. What to do, how to handle this in a professional manner? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 30, 2010 - 15 answers

I didn't sign on to be single mom

My husband's schedule is making me miserable and resentful. He can't change his schedule right now, so what I can do to deal with it better? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 9, 2010 - 17 answers

Help me get through the day. The long day. The month of long days.

For the next month I'll be working 13/14 hr days between two jobs, and taking an online college course. What can I do to make it through each day? [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Jun 9, 2010 - 23 answers

The Best Way to Get Work Done

I have some ideas I want to bring to fruition. Is it best to focus on each one at a time until I either complete it or go as far as I can go with it? Or is it better to schedule my time so I work on each of them a little each day and move them all forward at once?
posted by CollectiveMind on Dec 12, 2009 - 7 answers

how to talk to people without actually talking to people

Suggestions for carving out alone time visiting a partner in a different city. [more inside]
posted by puckish on Jul 1, 2009 - 5 answers

Part-time PhD, full-time work: is this a bad combination?

Part-time PhD, full-time work: has anyone tried to combine the two? What advice would you give to someone considering this? [more inside]
posted by Weng on Dec 17, 2008 - 19 answers

Help me help you- err, her.

Girlfriend is incredibly stressed out right now, what can I do for her? [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Oct 20, 2008 - 22 answers

How do you make your body conform to a standard schedule?

Becoming a regular person after all these years. My boyfriend is for the first time since high school required to be at work 5 days a week from 9-5. How do we prepare? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Jan 28, 2008 - 28 answers

Can't find any time

Is my employer being unreasonable by taking too much of my personal time? What can I do about it? It is impacting my health and personal life. [more inside]
posted by |n$eCur3 on Oct 11, 2007 - 22 answers

Help needed for coping with crazy shifts at work.

I've been transferred to a "weekend grave" shift, and now I don't know when to eat, sleep, or stay awake. A few more details inside. [more inside]
posted by kamikazegopher on Sep 14, 2004 - 5 answers

Is there a good software package for generating employee schedules?

Is there a good software package for generating employee schedules? [more inside.] [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Jan 6, 2004 - 8 answers

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