The CMO of People: Workforce Institute Radio Examines Treating Employees Like Customers

Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomed guests David Creelman and Peter Navin on The Workforce Institute Radio podcast to discuss their new book, “The CMO of People: Manage Employees Like Customers with an Immersive Predictable Experience that Drives Productivity and Performance.”

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The Workforce Institute Announces New Board Member: Dr. Martin Armstrong, VP of Payroll Shared Services at Charter Communications

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 Dr. Martin Armstrong, vice president of payroll shared services for Charter Communications, Inc., the second-largest cable provider in the U.S., to its board of advisors.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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