Fair on-call scheduling

Being part of an on-call rotation is a requirement for many software job positions and fulfilling this requirement should not come with stress. One process that can cause friction is how a team schedules its on-call shifts. If the on-call scheduling process is haphazard, team members will end up with shifts over their personal plans, and they’ll be unhappy. But there are ways to prevent this, which is what this post is about.

January 10, 2022 · Tags: sre, wellbeing
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