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UKG Workforce Activity Report Highlights Improved Shift Work Growth Ahead of September Jobs Report
According to the UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 21-27, seasonally adjusted weekly U.S. shift growth for September is now averaging 1% per week. Shift work growth began to accelerate in late August with improved growth outpacing summer averages continuing through the middle of September. Overall, the total volume of shifts worked is now at 5.8% below pre-pandemic levels.
Environment Control Empowers Its Cleaning Workforce, Manages COVID-19 Operations with Kronos Workforce Ready
Environment Control, one of the largest commercial building cleaning organizations in the U.S. and a provider of essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic, transformed its employee experience while successfully managing unexpected workforce processes and COVID-19-specific regulations with Kronos Workforce Ready.
Kronos and Konica Minolta Announce Strategic Alliance to Support Safer Workplaces During COVID-19 Pandemic
As employees increasingly set high expectations for workplace safety, Kronos Incorporated and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. today announced a strategic alliance to support safer return to work initiatives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Strategic Reset: Survey by The Workforce Institute at UKG Inspires Modern Strategies to Recruit and Engage Skilled Manufacturing Talent
Leading up to Manufacturing Day – better known as “MFG Day” — on Friday, Oct. 2, Kronos Incorporated joins thousands of organizations around the world in celebrating essential workers in manufacturing and illuminating the industry’s substantial impact in 2020. As part of this initiative, Kronos — which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software — today released a study commissioned by The Workforce Institute at UKG revealing pre-pandemic insights, recruitment strategies, and initiatives from hiring managers at U.S. manufacturing organizations that could help close the talent gap.
Weekly Average U.S. Shift Growth Breaks 1% for First Time Since June
According to the UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 14-20, seasonally adjusted average weekly U.S. shift growth for September is now at 1.1% per week. This marks the first time average weekly shift growth has topped 1% since June. Overall, the total volume of shifts worked remains 6.6% below pre-pandemic levels.
Sustaining Clinical Efficiency Amid COVID-19: Kronos and Tenet Healthcare Deliver AONL 2020 Virtual Session
Kronos Incorporated, which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software, moderates an in-depth panel discussion, “Sustaining Clinical Efficiency While Breaking the Chain of Transmission,” at the 2020 American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Virtual Conference, featuring a panel of noted nurse leaders from Tenet Healthcare, which operates an expansive, coast-to-coast network including 65 hospitals and more than 500 care facilities, all united by a mission to deliver quality, compassionate care.
Gilbert Goes Digital: Booming Arizona Town Migrates Workforce Technology to the Cloud, Launches Workforce Dimensions from Kronos
Kronos Incorporated today announced that Gilbert, Arizona – a high-performing service organization and one of the fastest-growing communities in the U.S. – is migrating to the cloud-native Workforce Dimensions suite from Kronos. The AI-powered, mobile-first workforce management solution aligns with broader digital transformation efforts in progress throughout Gilbert and supports the town’s commitment to modernize its information technology (IT) infrastructure to provide a breakthrough employee experience.
Physical Safety, Psychological Security, Job Stability: Employees Worldwide Share Top COVID-19 Concerns for the Workplace of Today and Tomorrow
In a sweeping survey of employees and business leaders across 11 nations, The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) found only a fraction of employees (20%) felt their organization met their needs during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shift Recovery Pauses for Labor Day as Businesses Hope to Shake Off Sluggish Summer Growth
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 7-13 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – the Labor Day observance resulted in an anticipated and unadjusted 11% decline in total shift volume. However, Labor Day week 2020 experienced a smaller decline than Labor Day 2019, which saw a 13.3% reduction in shift volume.
Seasonally Adjusted Weekly Shift Growth Holds at 0.5% Into Labor Day
According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Aug. 31-Sept. 6 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – seasonally adjusted shift work volume held firm at 0.5% growth for the second consecutive week, marking the seventh straight week of sub-1% seasonally adjusted shift growth. Non-seasonally adjusted shift growth achieved 0.9%.