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Kronos CEO Aron Ain Talks Leadership Lessons from His Book, “WorkInspired,” on Workforce Institute Radio
Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes Kronos CEO Aron Ain on The Workforce Institute Radio podcast to discuss the inspiration behind writing “WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work” as well as the most impactful leadership lessons he’s learned during his career.
Retail Absence is Corrosive to Employee Engagement, Say Store Managers
While four out of five retailers worldwide (78 percent) say employee engagement is important to organizational success, many are challenged by the corrosive impact that rampant unplanned absence has on staff productivity (58 percent), manager stress (55 percent), and team morale (46 percent). And it’s a vicious cycle: more than half agree that poor employee engagement causes increased absenteeism.
Your Pet Will Be Fine. Don’t Sacrifice Your Vacation Time
Overwhelmed workers are throwing away billions of dollars in unused vacation time. And unlimited leave, the trendy tech sector recruiting tool that’s crept into other industries, has yet to prove it’s the silver bullet to escaping the daily grind. Workforce solutions provider Kronos chose to move to unlimited leave because of blurred lines between home life and work.
Right Person, Right Place, Right Time: Managing Unplanned Absence
According to a recent survey by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, retail managers across six global regions revealed that last-minute absenteeism leaves their stores understaffed a quarter of the time, while more than half of retailers surveyed (52%) cited unplanned absence as one of their organization’s most difficult, complex, and time-consuming issues.
How Artificial Intelligence Can Humanize Workforce Communications and Customer Engagement
Today’s workplace is becoming more efficient thanks to the effective implementation of technology. Between new collaboration tools, the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and better platforms for connecting with customers, the way we work has changed greatly over the last couple of decades.
More Than 50% of US Workers Have Had a Mistake on Their Paycheck—Here's What to do
More than half of workers in the United States have experienced an issue with their paycheck at some point in their career, according to a 2017 survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated.
Global Retailers Say Unplanned Absence Wreaks Havoc on Store Operations
According to a survey of 800 retail managers across multiple countries conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, for every 10 hours of in-store labor budgeted, more than one hour is wasted due to staffing misalignment caused by unplanned employee absence.
Workforce Institute Radio Explores the Continued Rise of the Gig Economy
Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes guest David Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research and co-author of the upcoming book The CMO of People: Manage Employees Like Customers with an Immersive Predictable Experience that Drives Productivity and Performance, to talk about the continued rise of the gig economy.
Kronos Survey Finds Many Parents Undervalue Manufacturing as a Career for Their Children, but Remain Openminded
According to a national survey commissioned by Kronos Incorporated, while 58 percent of parents1 want their child to be knowledgeable about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and 43 percent agree STEM-focused careers have a promising future, only 20 percent of parents associate STEM education with the manufacturing industry. To inspire and recruit the next generation of modern manufacturers, these findings suggest Manufacturing Day (Oct. 5) and similar efforts to prioritize STEM education and raise the profile of the manufacturing industry are more important than ever.
Most Workers Favor a 4-Day Work Week
The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and Future Workplace conduct a survey called The Case for a 4-Day Workweek.