Today's post is courtesy of Claire Richardson, director of the Workforce Institute Europe. U.K. workers are not delivering – at least compared to their European counterparts. They are simply less productive at work: Brits spend more work time on social media, take more work home with them, and sleep fewer hours than the leading European … Continue reading German and French Workers Consistently Outperforming Brits at Work
One of our Board members, Kronos Chief People Officer David Almeda, has just published an article on the Great Place to Work website titled “5 Tips to Improve Manager Effectiveness at Your Company”. The piece looks at Dave and his team’s commitment at Kronos to the mantra that every employee deserves a great manager. Saying … Continue reading Are Your Managers Effective?
In recent weeks, our outstanding CEO Aron Ain has been getting a lot of public recognition for his great performance. He was once again recognized by Glassdoor as a top CEO - with a 96% approval rating from Kronos employees. Of the 700,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 67 percent. Aron … Continue reading Tips from Glassdoor Top CEO Aron Ain
In the finale episode of "1 in One Hundred Million," see how Paul found his rhythm as a cymbal maker to the stars: Like many musicians, Paul was waiting for his big break. When it didn’t come quick enough, his parents urged him to get a day job - so he headed to Zildjian Cymbals to put … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Cymbal Maker #1in100MM
I'm proud to announce that our Chief Executive Officer Aron Ain was named CEO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC). The MassTLC Technology Leadership Awards program is the Commonwealth’s most prestigious honor for technology companies, innovators, and leaders. The Awards Gala brought together more than 800 of the region’s top tech … Continue reading Aron Ain of Kronos Named CEO of the Year
Today, Kronos held our annual Employee Appreciation Picnic at our headquarters in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Every summer, this event is a fun and much anticipated way for Kronites to come together, eat delicious food, play games, and simply hang out outside of the office. The location also couldn't be more convenient: the picnic is held right in … Continue reading Kronos' Annual Employee Appreciation Picnic
Last Thursday, Kronos held its second annual 5K walk/run in Chelmsford, Massachusetts (home to our headquarters). Participation was complimentary and open to all Kronos employees and their families. Our now-annual 5K is a great way to get Kronites outside and active together - whether you're an experienced runner or you'd just prefer to walk the 3.1-mile loop. Leading … Continue reading Kronos 5K – Fueled by Inspiration
Last week, Kronos held our 10th annual Take Your Child to Work Day, with 90 Kronite kids ranging from ages 8 through 11 in attendance. It's one of our very favorite days in the office every year, and it was inspired by the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® program, which just so happens to … Continue reading Take Your Child to Work Day 2016
As somebody who frequently writes about employee engagement as a business issue, I am fortunate to work for an organization that is very committed to its employees - inside and outside of work. That employee-centered ethos starts with our CEO, Aron Ain. As you can see from the current Glassdoor data pictured here, … Continue reading Kronos CEO Aron Ain on the Importance of Workplace Culture
We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding workplace culture and who defines it, based off our recent survey data. We had quite a few thought leaders weigh in on why HR, managers, and employees have very different opinions about workplace culture; who drives it and why; what's important to creating a great one; and … Continue reading Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights
We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding what workplace topics and issues will be the most prevalent in 2016. Based off of The Workforce Institute predictions for 2016, we had quite a few thought leaders weigh in on what they think will be most critical in the coming year - especially when it comes … Continue reading Workplace Trends for 2016 – Tweet Chat Highlights
According to Pew Research, the Millennials have finally overtaken Boomers in the workforce. This demographic shift has a lot of repercussions in the workplace. For years we've been talking about similarities and differences between the generations at work. The stereotypes abound - Milliennials are digital natives, Boomers have trouble with the remote control; Millennials want … Continue reading What happens when the Boomers are gone and the Millennials are in charge?