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Who Are We Training Anyway?

Dwain Lambrigger — Sep 2009

When applying the Training Zen approach to your Kronos training plan it is vital to fully understand your employees and how they will be using the Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) application. One of the first tasks to take on is to analyze the different users in the organization and figure out what they need to know. By properly analyzing this, and avoiding some common pitfalls, you will have an excellent start to your needs analysis and by extension, your entire Kronos training program.  

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Standardized Kronos Training - Is the Value Always There?

Dwain Lambrigger — Sep 2009

With today's economic constraints, the old cliche' quickly comes to mind: We need to do more with less. This is understandable. We all need to tighten our belts now. The same is obviously true for your Kronos Training project. Often, training is one of the first things cut in a time of financial challenge. This is understandable. Unfortunate, but understandable. 

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What is Kronos Training Zen, and How Do You Achieve It?

Dwain Lambrigger — Sep 2009

Training for your Kronos implementation is a unique challenge. What are your parameters for success?  What tools can be used to ensure success, or more importantly, to prevent failure? It isn't enough to simply hold a training class and give participants a manual. Organizations today must strive to have employees become active learners in training, then confident users afterward. How can this goal be achieved? Let's start with the object of the training, the employee. Do you have a clear understanding of what tasks your employees undertake, and how the Kronos Workforce Central implementation will affect them? Some other questions to consider:

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Kronos Best Practices - Really?

Bryan deSilva — Sep 2009

There has been a lot of chatter this year about so called 'Best Practices.' I must admit that I've been part of this; trying to advocate proven practices rather than the typical complex ones floating around IT. We suggest best practices for Kronos Upgrades, Training, Change Management, Module Config and almost everything else. However, one must not blindly follow any of them! Keep this in mind:

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