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Workforce Institute Radio Podcast: Founder of Perpetual Guardian on Implementing a Four-day Work Week
Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes Andrew Barnes, founder of New Zealand estate planning company Perpetual Guardian, and Charlotte Lockhart, CEO of 4 Day Week Global. Barnes and Lockhart discuss how they successfully made the four-day work week a reality at Perpetual Guardian; why they started 4 Day Week Global; and how organizations can evaluate, plan for, and implement a four-day work week strategy.
As States Reopen, Have Businesses Followed Suit?
Kronos Incorporated today issued its update on U.S. workforce activity for the week of May 18-24, 2020. According to the report, which analyzes aggregated and anonymized weekly data from approximately 30,000 businesses with 3.2 million employees, total shifts worked increased modestly for the sixth consecutive week.
Access to Information to Empower Frontline Workers: Workforce Institute Radio Podcast
Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes Workforce Institute board member John Frehse, senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group, to discuss his chapter in the most recent Workforce Institute book, “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce,” about the benefits of providing frontline workers with intuitive and relevant access to data to empower both employees and the organization to be more productive and efficient.
Where Are Employees Returning to Work? Kronos Introduces Weekly Update on U.S. Workforce Activity
Kronos Incorporated today introduced the U.S. Workforce Activity Report, an analysis of week-by-week workplace trends that aims to help business leaders and policy makers understand where and how fast employees are returning to work.
How Organizations Can Build a Digital Relationship with Frontline Workers: Workforce Institute Radio Podcast
Joyce Maroney, executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes Workforce Institute board member Bob Clements, president at Axsium Group, to discuss the chapter he wrote for the most recent Workforce Institute book, “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce,” about the unique benefits of technology – notably, mobile – and how it can be used with today’s frontline workforce to communicate information from all aspects of an organization.
The Workforce Institute at Kronos Forecasts Cloudy Expectations and a Flurry of Workplace Confusion During Weather Emergencies and Natural Disasters
A new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated finds employees have clear expectations for how organizations can create a culture of caring in times of such crises.
Super Bowl Fever May Sideline Record 17.5 Million Workers on Monday
The highly anticipated Super Bowl Fever Survey, commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted online by The Harris Poll in January 2020 among 1,148 employed U.S. adults ages 18 and older, estimates that 17.5 million employed U.S. adults may miss work the day after Super Bowl LIV.
Retail Seasonal Hiring a Challenge: Kronos Survey Finds Stores Were Underprepared for the 2019 Holiday Season
A national survey commissioned by Kronos Incorporated finds that retail stores may have been understaffed for the 2019 holiday season, as only 33% of retail hiring managers claim they had adequate headcount to consistently meet shopper demand.
2020 Global Workforce Predictions from The Workforce Institute at Kronos
The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today released its annual top five global workplace predictions.
The Death of the Traditional Pay Check? U.S. Workers Want Faster Access to Wages, Finds Workforce Institute at Kronos Survey
Today’s on-demand society should prompt organizations to rethink when employees get paid in 2020: Nearly 3 out of every 4 U.S. employees (72%) want access to their wages before their pay day, according to The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated.