If you are in search of productivity gains, one area to take a good look at for these savings is in our organizational structures. Over time, and rarely by design, our organization hierarchies may grow taller and thinner, but not more effective.
If you couldn't join our Feb. 10 tweetchat on our 2020 HR predictions, you can find the transcript here.
In this podcast, Neil Reichenberg, Workforce Institute board member and the longtime executive director of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources, shares his expertise on how to provide flexibility for jobs requiring presence.
17.5 million American workers will reportedly miss work the day after Super Bowl LIV – making Monday, Feb. 3, the largest-ever anticipated day of Super Bowl Fever since The Workforce Institute at Kronos began tracking this phenomenon in 2005.
I recently appeared on Neil's podcast "Tech Talks Daily". We talked about a wide range of issues including the future of work, artificial intelligence, the importance of workplace culture, and what it takes to be an employer of choice.
The International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) recently conducted a study focused on employee engagement and retention that found that government employers are seeing positive results from efforts to improve employee engagement, although less than half conduct employee engagement studies. Why don't governments measure employee engagement?
We recently published a new book, "Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workers". Please join us on Wednesday, December 11 at noon ET for a tweet chat discussion with a number of our authors. Use the hashtag #KronosChat to join.
This post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute. Following is the final segment of our global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z – teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace. In order to be an employer of choice for these newest workers, you need to be able to … Continue reading What does Gen Z Expect at Work?
Lots of people worldwide would like a 4-day work week and some organizations have made that happen. What's stopping your organization from doing so?
Frontline workers make up most of the workforce around the globe, yet their jobs are often not considered in discussions about work/life balance, career growth, employee experience, creative benefits, etc. Nurses, firefighters, truck drivers and mechanics are just a few examples of workers who must be present in a specific place and at a specific time to perform their jobs. However, much of the common wisdom intended to boost employee experience at work assumes jobs that can be done remotely via a laptop. In this book, we’ll share insights that can work for those whose jobs require being present as well as those with “laptop” jobs that can be done virtually anywhere.
This post is submitted by Alanna Fincke and Linda Natansohn from Kronos partner meQuilibrium. They help organizations become more successful by developing resilient employees.
I believe there is a skills gap in leadership today because young managers are promoted at a faster pace, and to keep their heads above water, may be likely to default to the command-and-control style. Based on my work with dozens of organizations, I suggest closing the gap by advocating these four transformational leadership best practices.