Beyond just getting bodies onboard, leveraging this seasonal workforce can be a big competitive advantage.
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
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
Many organizations are wrangling for "great place to work" status these days. Organizations that achieve this public distinction are rewarded with deeper talent pipelines and, assuming their hype is well earned, higher employee retention as well. In fact, the number one source of visits to Kronos' careers page is the multiple best place to work lists … Continue reading How to Build a Great Place to Work
What is your organization's stand on boomerang employees; i.e. those who voluntarily left your employ, but subsequently ask to return? According to recent research we conducted with WorkplaceTrends.com, data shows a changing mindset about hiring boomerang employees. Where employers historically may have been more likely to write off former employees, they are increasingly considering them … Continue reading Are Your Boomerangs Welcomed Back?
Today’s guest blog is courtesy of Kelly Dynan, a Kronos intern from Marist College who worked with the Corporate Communications team this summer. Since 2013, Kronos has hosted its own an internal Intern Kronolympics event at the conclusion of the summer internship program. This year, we took the event to new heights by inviting five … Continue reading Battle of the Interns: The Competitive Fire Burns in the Next Generation Workforce
One of the most important issues we help our clients address is the need to match their workforce to a changing workload. One way to do this is to use workforce analytics and scheduling technology to make data driven decisions about how to deploy talent. That talent often consists of a mix of full time, … Continue reading Has the Freelance Revolution Arrived in Your Workplace?
Recently, I spoke with Joel Chevalier, Director of Employee Experience at Whistler Blackcomb, the top rated ski resort in North America. As a premium hospitality venue, Whistler Blackcomb relies on their employees to deliver superb customer service at every possible touchpoint. Many customers view Whistler as a trip of a lifetime. Their reviews on sites … Continue reading Podcast: How Whistler Blackcomb Delivers a Memorable Mountain Adventure – One Employee at a Time
Today's guest blog post is by our board member, Jeanne Meister. Jeanne is a Partner at Future Workplace and co-author The 2020 Workplace Book. In this post, Jeanne talks about the rise of social technologies in HR. We agree, and in fact we're embedding social capabilities within our workforce management solutions. Read the article below and … Continue reading 2014: The Year Social HR Matters
This week ends our annual summer intern program. We've been fortunate to have the fabulous Julia in our group this summer. She's helped us with a variety of our survey programs and pitched in to call 200+ customers to get more insight from them. Julia learned that she likes customer contact - an affinity that … Continue reading Are Your Interns Feeling the Love?