Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Planning Calendars

When it comes to scheduling your work I think simpler is often better.  Being able to place all your work on one calendar can allow you to see how all your work fits.  Do I have enough people hired?  Are all the jobs starting at one time?  As a subcontractor you may be in less control of your work load.  That doesn't mean you don't try to get a handle on it.

I have a couple of tools that I find useful.  You can use the excel spreadsheet below to show your projects.  It is also easy to update.

Schedule Form.xls
Even simpler is to write directly on a calendar.  You could get a large wall erasable board from an outlet like  For a quick pdf calendar that you can print and write on you can go to

What do you use to schedule work?