Sharlyn Lauby on Managing Performance

This podcast is a conversation between Joyce Maroney, former Executive Director of the Workforce Institute and board member Sharlyn Lauby and part of the series of podcasts we're hosting on key ideas from our most recently published book, Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce.

Humans & Robots at the Frontline

Today's post is a podcast conversation between Joyce Maroney, former Executive Director of the Workforce Institute and Dan Schawbel, Managing Partner of Workplace Intelligence. Listen in to hear Dan's take on how collaboration between humans & robots at the frontline will change the future of work.

Join Our 12/11 Tweet Chat on Being Present

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.

Being Present: Our Newest Book!

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.

4 Steps to Get Started with Workforce Planning Analytics

Despite its maturity, workforce planning analytics can be a frustrating topic to address. No matter how good our analytics tools, we are still making predictions about an uncertain future based on managers' estimates about what the business will need. Also, managers may be unclear about what specifically they want from workforce planning analytics, leaving analytics pros with an unmanageably large task. Here are four steps that will guide your approach to workforce planning.