German and French Workers Consistently Outperforming Brits at Work

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

Workplace Trends for 2017 – Tweet Chat Highlights

We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding workplace trends and predictions for 2017. Several members of The Workforce Institute Advisory Board, as well as other industry influencers, weighed in on some of the most critical shifts they expect to see in the workplace this year. Missed the chat? You can view the entire transcript below (as … Continue reading Workplace Trends for 2017 – Tweet Chat Highlights

Tweet Chat on Workplace Trends for 2017 – January 10th

The advisory board here at The Workforce Institute recently unveiled their top 5 workplace trends for 2017. But the board has more to say. In addition to their top five predictions, they have a few more we haven't released yet. We all plan to talk about them - along with some additional industry influencers - … Continue reading Tweet Chat on Workplace Trends for 2017 – January 10th

The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

And just like that, 2016 is [almost] behind us. A lot has happened in 2016, in and out of the workplace. But when it comes to topics we covered on this blog, you all had some specific areas of interest. Some of the topics you found most interesting this year included the FLSA overtime changes; … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

Celebrating the Workforce – QA Brewing Technician #1in100MM

If ever there were a perfect union of education and passion, Briana Francisco nailed it when she put her science degrees to work in the craft beer industry: As a fan of complex brews, Briana found her post-college calling when she landed a job at Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. In fact, Briana was so … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – QA Brewing Technician #1in100MM

Celebrating 500: The Workforce Institute's Top 5 Posts of All Time

The Workforce Institute has hit quite the milestone: 500 blog posts! (Here’s the very first time we hit publish).  When we launched the Workforce Institute and this blog in 2007, it was an experiment in social media.  We wanted to create a place for discussions about the places where people management and technology meet.  We … Continue reading Celebrating 500: The Workforce Institute's Top 5 Posts of All Time

Celebrating the Workforce – Vice President of Security #1in100MM

See how Troy Mitchum taps into his diverse job history to lead a team of 400 security professionals who keep about 25,000 guests a day safe at one of Las Vegas’ hottest resorts - all in the latest episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: Working your way up, climbing the career ladder…whatever you want … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Vice President of Security #1in100MM

Take Your Child to Work Day 2016

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

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?