We write a lot here about employee engagement as a business issue. In fact, we wrote a whole book about it, “It’s All About Bob/bie: Strategies for Winning With Your Employees“. The data establishing the positive business impacts of an engaged workforce are well established. Gallup data from 2016 indicates that organizations scoring in the … Continue reading Employee Burnout – Are You There Yet?
This blog post about millenials in the workplace is the courtesy of our new EMEA board member Steffi Burkhart. The figures are quite alarming: the German labor market will face a shortage of about eight million qualified workers by 2030. This skills shortage is not only an alarming topic in Germany: it is a global … Continue reading Millenials in the workplace: How to protect them from burnout and improve internal communication in the era of always-on
We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding employee burnout and fatigue in the workplace. A number of thought leaders weighed in on how burnout affects employees and their employers; best practices on how to help prevent employee burnout/fatigue; how technology plays a role; and more. You can view the entire tweet chat below … Continue reading Employee Burnout & Fatigue – Tweet Chat Highlights
The following guest post was written by Jenn Ardery, a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Kronos. Thanks, Jenn! Employee burnout, that state in which individuals feel overwhelmed, at their wits’ end, and unsure where to turn, is becoming a serious issue for organizations. According to Aptitude Research Partners’ Study, organizations that have above average rates of employee … Continue reading Tweet Chat on Employee Burnout/Fatigue – August 3rd
Today’s post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute. Joyce recently spoke with Julia Hobsbawm to discuss her new research entitled “APPlied Humans at Work. This research focuses on how organizations are preparing for the increasing convergence of humans and artificial intelligence in the workplace. It is no surprise that the … Continue reading APPlied Humans at Work
How many employees are literally dying for a paycheck? What can we do to fix that?
Our research reveals how employees feel their experience can be improved at work.
Does your culture treat employees like naughty children or responsible adults?
LOWELL, Mass., June 11, 2018 — According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, many organizations undermine their own employee experience with antiquated attitudes about time off, productivity, and workload that make it challenging for employees to negotiate basic work-life demands, potentially leading … Continue reading Organizations Often Undermine Their Own Employee Experience, Finds Workforce Institute at Kronos Survey
Today’s post is from Amy Lupica, an intern at Kronos. In this post, Amy reflects on our recent Gen Z research and discusses why managers need to engage with empathy to help young employees thrive at work. Each day, workers experience complex and often frustrating challenges that simply cannot be avoided. No one is spared: … Continue reading Engage with Empathy: 3 Ways Managers Can Connect with Gen Z – From a Gen Zer
Our research shows most people would like to work a shorter work week. Is that even possible?
LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 4, 2018 — According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, 78 percent of full-time workers say it would take less than seven hours each day to do their job if they could work uninterrupted, with nearly half (45 percent) … Continue reading The Case for a 4-day Workweek? Nearly Half of Employees Worldwide Could Do Their Jobs in 5 Hours or Less Each Day