Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. According to a recent survey of 800 retail managers across multiple countries we conducted with our research partner Coleman Parkes, for every 10 hours of in-store labor budgeted, more than one hour is wasted due to staffing misalignment caused by … Continue reading Corrosive Effects of Unplanned Absenteeism on Retailers
Cal Poly Pomona Chief Employment Officer at Cal Poly Pomona Foundation discusses the simple things that crush employee experience.
Kronos intern Megan Grenier shares her takeaways on multigenerational communications in the workplace.
You can't manage payroll costs without adequate tools. How does your organization stay on top of payroll key performance indicators?
Location based tech can tell your boss where you are and what you may be doing. Discuss...
Today’s post is courtesy of our board member Bob Clements. Bob is President at Axsium Group, a leading workforce management consulting firm. Workforce Management (WFM) implementations are hard. If fact, WFM is harder than almost any other system to successfully implement for two primary reasons. First, rules that govern WFM are surprisingly soft. What makes a … Continue reading The Secret to Easy Workforce Management Implementations
Four out of 5 workers believe AI might help improve their workplace, but most aren't hearing exactly how from their leaders.
The following guest post is courtesy of our board member, David Creelman. Ray Kroc, who built McDonald’s into a global chain, is famous for saying “If you’ve time to lean, you’ve time to clean.” A better slogan for today’s front-line workers might be “If you’ve time to lean, you’ve time to learn.” Training front-line workers … Continue reading Time to Lean? Time to Learn.
As we enter a new year, it's always interesting to reflect on what we accomplished and what mattered most to us in the prior year so we can change course as needed in the year to come. Here at the Workforce Institute @Kronos, we saw some significant changes in 2017. We launched The Workforce Institute in Europe, … Continue reading The Top 10 Posts of 2017
Today’s post about blockchain technology use cases is courtesy of our board member, Mark Wales. Blockchain technology use cases - is Workforce Management one? I recently attended a monthly industry group meeting with representatives from a variety of companies with a presence in the Pacific Northwest, where I live. These monthly gatherings, attended by folks from … Continue reading Blockchain technology use cases – is Workforce Management one?
The following guest post was written by John Hollon, a member of The Workforce Institute Advisory Board and Vice President for Content at Checkster. Thanks, John! I don’t have a lot of pet peeves, but there is one that really pushes my buttons. It’s people who think they can do something else while they’re texting or talking on their … Continue reading The Connectivity Conundrum
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