Politicians Against Free Agents

Our board member, David Creelman, submits the following for your consideration.  I wrote about WaaS, Workforce as a Service, recently.  Is this the new reality? In the current political campaign in Ontario, Canada, one of the candidates proposed that the number of temporary workers in any establishment should not exceed 25 percent of the total … Continue reading Politicians Against Free Agents

Debunking Catfish, Manti Te'o and the PPACA

We're all going to be hearing lots more about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the coming year as organizations grapple with its full implications.  According to Paul DeCamp, partner, Jackson Lewis LL, "Many organizations had been taking a wait-and-see approach to PPACA compliance. Now that the election is over, it would be … Continue reading Debunking Catfish, Manti Te'o and the PPACA

How to Get Employees Motivated After the Holidays

The following guest post was submitted by Harrison Kratz,  Community Manager at MBA@UNC, the online business degree program offered through the University of North Carolina. Harrison also sticks to his entrepreneurial roots as the founder of the global social good campaign, Operation: Social Santa. You can find Harrison on Twitter @KratzPR. Post-holiday productivity is never … Continue reading How to Get Employees Motivated After the Holidays

2013 Tweet Chat With HR Leaders – What's Next?

Our tweet chat yesterday was lively, with Workforce Institute board members, workforce management industry analysts, and old and new friends of the Workforce Institute. If you weren't able to attend, you can read the full transcript below. For an alternative take, you can read Leo's blog post entitled Bubonic Tweet Chat on 2013 HR Predictions … Continue reading 2013 Tweet Chat With HR Leaders – What's Next?

Join Our 2013 Predictions Tweet Chat on Wednesday Jan. 9 at Noon EST

Join us tomorrow (1/9) at 12pm EST on Twitter using the hashtag #KronosChat. We’ll discuss top trends and issues that will impact the field of workforce management in 2013. Topics we’ll touch on include big data, the rapid rise of Cloud technologies for workforce management, Obamacare, mobile technologies, the growing skills gap, the resurging war … Continue reading Join Our 2013 Predictions Tweet Chat on Wednesday Jan. 9 at Noon EST

Getting off to a good start

Needless to say, this (short) week has been all about getting my head back into the game.  With two long weekends in a row bracketing the holiday slowdown, I was starting to enjoy the type of leisurely pace referenced by Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey when she asks "what is a … Continue reading Getting off to a good start

Workforce Institute Predictions for 2013

In December, we had a very lively board discussion in Boston.  Our board members are a diverse crew - representing a variety of industries and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of achieving excellence in workforce management.  During our meeting, we asked each board member to share their predictions for 2013 relevant to workforce management.  … Continue reading Workforce Institute Predictions for 2013