Corrosive Effects of Unplanned Absenteeism on Retailers

Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. According to a recent survey of 800 retail managers across multiple countries we conducted with our research partner Coleman Parkes,  for every 10 hours of in-store labor budgeted, more than one hour is wasted due to staffing misalignment caused by … Continue reading Corrosive Effects of Unplanned Absenteeism on Retailers

University of Toronto Workforce Management Technology Transformation

Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. I recently recorded a webinar with Cathy Eberts, Executive Director, Enterprise Applications & Solutions Integration, and HR Technology at the University of Toronto.  Cathy is leading a multi-year effort to achieve a workforce management technology transformation at the university.  The objectives … Continue reading University of Toronto Workforce Management Technology Transformation

The Human Power Behind Artificial Intelligence

This blog post about how the new world of work needs to make use of artificial intelligence and human creativity is courtesy of our German Workforce Institute Board Member Dr. Steffi Burkhart. Für die deutsche Version dieses Posts, klicken Sie hier. The speed of technological progress is already making some jobs of today redundant. In … Continue reading The Human Power Behind Artificial Intelligence

Pro Tips for Global HR Technology Deployments

Today's post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. In this podcast, we’re talking about best practices in global technology deployments of Human Capital Management and Workforce Management software.  In prior posts and podcasts, we've discussed how to deploy technology in a way that will encourage user adoption and … Continue reading Pro Tips for Global HR Technology Deployments

Unraveling Blockchain for HR

How much do you know about blockchain? If you're like me, the first thing you probably think about is Bitcoin, or maybe other cryptocurrencies.  While it’s true that blockchain is perhaps best-known as the backbone technology for the digital currency Bitcoin, its possible applications are much broader, and include a number of common HR processes. I … Continue reading Unraveling Blockchain for HR

Smarter Working Practices: How to harness human potential and support wellbeing in an always-on world

What are we doing with our people, our time and our use of technology? Is it making us happier and more efficient or are at least some of the outcomes dangerous? Smart employers need to pay attention to these questions… and find better answers.