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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.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.

| | The Motley Fool
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Everything HR Needs to Know About Blockchain

Jessica Griffin, vice president of global product management for Workforce Ready at Kronos Incorporated, helps to demystify blockchain.

| | HR Bartender
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The Case for a 4-day Workweek? Nearly Half of Employees Worldwide Could Do Their Jobs in 5 Hours or Less Each Day

According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight countries conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, nearly half (45 percent) of full-time workers say it should take less than five hours each day to do their job if they worked uninterrupted, while three out of four employees (72 percent) would work four days or less per week if pay remained constant. Yet, 71 percent of employees also say work interferes with their personal life.

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The Workforce Institute at Kronos Announces New Americas Board Member, Alexandra Levit

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, a think tank dedicated to providing research and education on critical workplace issues facing organizations around the globe, today announced the addition of noted speaker and author Alexandra Levit to its Americas Board of Advisors.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Next on Workforce Institute Radio: The Benefits of Strategic Recognition

Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes Peter W. Hart, president and chief executive officer of Rideau, a leading provider of recognition and rewards technology and services based in Canada, on The Workforce Institute Radio podcast to discuss the benefits of strategic recognition.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Why Your Organization Needs A Transboarding Strategy?

A recent research from Kronos Incorporated, conducted with the Human Capital Institute, finds that nearly a third of organizations (30 percent) intend to increase their onboarding budget in 2018.

| | HR.com
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Changing Business Needs Place New Demands on Aging Payroll Systems

A new survey from the American Payroll Association and Kronos found that almost 30 percent of respondents are using payroll systems that are more than 10 years old.

| | SHRM.org