Counterpoint Research reveals that users around the globe spend more time on their smartphones than on any other device. I don’t find this statistic surprising. Having information available at our fingertips is just the way life is for most of us. The one thing I never leave home without is my smartphone, and I’d even go as far as to say this rings true for the vast majority of Americans – considering that 92 percent of millennials own smartphones along with 85 percent of Gen Exers, 67 percent of Baby Boomers, and 30 percent of the Silent Generation, according to Pew Research Center.

I probably spend about four hours on my phone a day…minimum. This sounds outrageous, but if you think about how much you can use your phone for these days (for fun and for work), it’s really not that crazy. I’m texting, browsing social media, checking emails, listening to audiobooks, and also taking care of work-related responsibilities through the Kronos mobile app.

Workforce Mobile empowers you to work when you want and access your critical employee information wherever you are. I use the mobile app most often to approve my timecard and request time off. In fact, I'm on vacation this week, so I’ll be logging in to the mobile app after sharing this post to approve my timecard for the past two weeks. Here’s a quick step-by-step tutorial demonstrating this task:



And I’ll likely submit a time-off request while I’m at it. As I sit here in the lobby of Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City, I'm reminded of a few other days I'd like to take. Can you blame me? Here’s how to do that:


Published: Thursday, July 26, 2018