Re-thinking the So-called Millennial Problem

Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Workforce Institute board member, John Frehse, Managing Partner at Core Practice and a sought after speaker on the topic of workforce management. We’ve all heard the negatives thrown around about Millennials: they’re lazy, entitled, and nothing like the generations who came before them. The struggle to hire and retain this well-educated, passionate, … Continue reading Re-thinking the So-called Millennial Problem

'Tis the Season to Give Back – and Engage Employees

The holiday season always brings out the generosity in people. This time of year just seems more magical, more heartwarming - and it inspires many of us to pause and think about how we can give to those who need it the most. As a Kronite, I'm fortunate that the company I work for is … Continue reading 'Tis the Season to Give Back – and Engage Employees

Workplace Perk: Corporate Social Responsibility

In August, Kronites packed 890 backpacks for Citizen Schools - a non-profit organization that partners with middle schools across the United States to expand the learning opportunities for children in low-income communities. Over the next few weeks, these backpacks will be delivered to students at Browne and Wright middle schools in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Several Kronos customers and partners donated items for the bags, … Continue reading Workplace Perk: Corporate Social Responsibility

Talking the Language of Tomorrow’s Workforce, Today

The following guest post was written by Peter Harte, managing director of Kronos Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia. Thanks, Peter!  Self-centered, lazy, and ‘too big for their boots’ are words commonly used about Millennials. On the other hand, so are socially conscious and collaborative. The traits of Millennials have been written about ad nauseam. … Continue reading Talking the Language of Tomorrow’s Workforce, Today

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

How Mobile is Changing the Workplace

Do you check your work email as soon as you wake up? (Spoiler: It's not good for you). Tablets, smartphones, and other on-the-go technologies make it incredibly convenient to check-in with work responsibilities at all hours of the day – not just first thing in the morning. And while it seems productive to constantly be … Continue reading How Mobile is Changing the Workplace

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

Millennials Rise Up To Management In 2015

Today's guest post is from our newest board member, Dan Schawbel.  Dan is the Founder of WorkplaceTrends.com, a research and insights membership service for forward-thinking HR professionals, and the New York Times bestselling author of Promote Yourself and Me 2.0.  Below, Dan explores a trend on the minds of lots of HR pros, what happens in … Continue reading Millennials Rise Up To Management In 2015

A Millennial Offers 7 Tips for Winning the Job You want

Today’s guest post is courtesy of repeat guest blogger Nicole Neves, a former Kronos intern who has joined our HR department as an employee. Nicole will be guest blogging here on issues that are relevant to Millennials in the workplace. When entering the workforce, Millennials often have this idealistic vision that we can find the … Continue reading A Millennial Offers 7 Tips for Winning the Job You want