Imagine a company where everyone loves to work, where employees feel not just satisfied, but truly cared for, respected and energized. Think of the impact this would have on recruitment, retention, customer satisfaction, innovation, and overall performance. Aron Ain, the award-winning CEO of Kronos (one of the top CEOs as recognized by Glassdoor) believes that anything is possible when people are inspired. By embracing employee development and engagement as a growth strategy, Ain transformed his company’s culture and built a billion-dollar business.

This program provides a glimpse inside Kronos’ highly admired "WorkInspired" culture, highlighting some surprisingly simple advice to replicate that success.

Sharlyn Lauby of HR Bartender will host this conversation with Ain, describing the building blocks to create an inspiring place to work, including how to:

  • Build a culture of trust
  • Give employees their time back
  • Hold managers accountable for being great leaders
  • Develop humble yet inspiring “un-leaders”
  • Empower the next-generation workforce

Don’t want to wait? Learn more about Aron Ain’s book, "WorkInspired".

About the Presenters:

Aron AinAron Ain is the CEO of Kronos Incorporated. A multiyear recipient of Glassdoor’s Top CEOs honor, Ain fiercely contends that there is a direct link between employee engagement, customer satisfaction and business success. Since becoming Kronos CEO in 2005, Ain and his team have focused on employee engagement as a growth strategy by investing in Kronites to create a place where employees truly love to work. The result? Kronos worldwide employee engagement scores skyrocketed from 60 percent to 87 percent while revenue nearly tripled to $1.4 billion in that same time. Ain is the author of “WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work”, written for people managers everywhere.

Sharlyn LaubySharlyn Lauby is an HR writer, speaker and consultant. She has been named a Top HR Digital Influencer and is best-known for her work on HR Bartender, a friendly place to talk about workplace issues. HR Bartender has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Blogs read by HR professionals by SHRM and best business blog by the Stevie Awards. Lauby is the author of ”Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success” and “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent."