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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.

| | Bloomberg BNA
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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.

| | Chain Store Age
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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.

| | Forbes
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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.

| | CNBC
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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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45% of People Think They Can Do Their Job in Less Than 5 Hours a Day, According to New Research

Most employees say they could get their work done in less than seven hours a day, according to a new study from the employment think tank the Workforce Institute at Kronos and the research firm Future Workplace.

| | Time
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Five-hour Work Day Anyone? Employees Say they Could Get Plenty Done in that Time

So, think you could do your job in less than eight hours a day? Nearly half of employees surveyed by the Kronos Workforce Institute said they could do their job fine in just five hours — if they could do it uninterrupted.

| | NPR Marketplace
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The Difference Between Routine Burnout and Something Serious

These days, most jobs come with a dose of stress. But if you can’t sleep at night due to the anxiety, you might have a bigger problem.

| | Fast Company
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Blow Off Your Boss' Emails When Off the Clock? It May Happen in NYC

New legislation in New York City could give employees the right to not respond to bosses texts, emails and calls after work hours.

| | USA Today
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The Price of Fatigue: How shift Work Schedules Can Make or Break Quality Care

More healthcare employees are suffering from burnout, and long hours play a key role in this epidemic, especially among nurses.

| | Becker's Hospital Review