Kronos CEO Aron Ain on the Importance of Workplace Culture

  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

Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights

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

Workplace Trends for 2016 – 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

What happens when the Boomers are gone and the Millennials are in charge?

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?

Employee Centered Schedule Optimization

Today's post is from our board member, David Creelman.  David is CEO of Creelman Research, and a frequently published expert on human capital management issues.  Following is his take on why organizations should balance the productivity benefits of scheduling software with the needs of the human beings whose schedules are being managed. In Leslie Perlow’s … Continue reading Employee Centered Schedule Optimization

Spreading Workplace Love (for Heart Health)

Workplace love isn't always a good thing - unless you're teaching employees how to take care of themselves.  Today's guest post is courtesy of Wendy Hadley who is a Benefits Specialist here at Kronos.  February is American Heart Month, but Wendy and her team decided to use the occasion to raise awareness of heart health for … Continue reading Spreading Workplace Love (for Heart Health)

Customer Service – One Star at a Time

The latest videos in our One in 1 Hundred Million series celebrate a couple of customer service stars.  Nicco is the night manager at a hotel, while Catie is a server in a Japanese restaurant.  It's interesting to watch these two videos together.  Both of these folks are in service jobs that can be grueling. … Continue reading Customer Service – One Star at a Time

Podcast: Walk a Mile in Their Boots for Change Management Success

We all know that change can be hard, especially at work.  And in the retail environment, where every store manager has his or her own business to run, change mandates cascading down from corporate aren't always welcome.  There are leaders out there, however, who are adept at leading change in their organizations and from whom … Continue reading Podcast: Walk a Mile in Their Boots for Change Management Success

Workforce Trends Advice Videos for SMB Organizations

SaaShr (a Kronos company) is launching an educational series of videos to help small and medium sized organizations navigate a wide range of business issues they face in managing their employees.  I wrote about some of the trends facing SMB organizations in a recent article I did for the Huffington Post.  Having been in the … Continue reading Workforce Trends Advice Videos for SMB Organizations

How Can HR & Marketing Build Your Brand Together?

Happy (Almost) New Year everybody.  And welcome to the last podcast of 2014.  Coming soon - a new year, new resolutions, and hopefully some new inspiration to drive us all to do some great stuff at work.  In this podcast, I'm chatting with William Tincup, Principal Analyst at Key Interval.  William started Key Interval this … Continue reading How Can HR & Marketing Build Your Brand Together?

Kronos is #1 Top Place to Work

Here at Kronos, we are very pleased to announce today that the Boston Globe named us #1 on their annual Top Places to Work list. According to the Globe's press release, “What matters most to employers are their people. This year’s winning companies go above and beyond to motivate and challenge their workers, which tends to … Continue reading Kronos is #1 Top Place to Work

Top 10 Career Myths – and how they hold you back (Part 2)

Today's post is part 2 of a 3 part series on the career myths that can hold you back professionally. Part 2 focuses on managing yourself at work. Myths About Managing Yourself at Work You need to be outgoing and liked by everyone to succeed. True: It may be easier to forge productive working relationships … Continue reading Top 10 Career Myths – and how they hold you back (Part 2)