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Super Bowl Fever May Sideline Record 17.2 Million Workers on Monday

A new survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted by The Harris Poll estimates that 17.2 million employed U.S. adults may miss work the day after Super Bowl LIII.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Workplaces Falling Behind Today’s On Demand Culture: User-friendly Technology a Top Priority for 2019

An overwhelming majority of employees surveyed worldwide by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated wish their workplace technology was as easy and powerful as their personal technology.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Top 2019 Global Workforce Predictions from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in the coming year.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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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.