3 Resolutions to Maximize Your Kronos Platform in 2019

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2018

It’s a remarkable statistic that most companies use less than 50% of their Kronos software functionality, which, if you think about it, is a lot like owning a Ferrari and never breaking 55 mph, right?

With that statistic mind, we’re proposing — okay, strongly suggesting — three game-changing resolutions for Kronos users in 2019.

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5 Ways to De-Stress and Make Your Holidays a Little More Awesome

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2018

“First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, and then we’ll go ice skating, and then we’ll eat a whole roll of Toll House cookie dough as fast as we can, and then we’ll snuggle." ~ Elf 

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Congratulations, you’ve made it to the peak of the holidays with cheer to spare! No more deadlines to hit, no emails to return, just a hot toddy, Bing Crosby crooning, and — hopefully — a chance to relax and hit reset in the days ahead.  

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3 Tips to Help You Fly Through Your Kronos ACA Year-End Tasks

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but also the most hectic if you are a human resource or payroll manager scrambling to get everything in place for a smooth year-end.

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Pitch Perfect: How to Get Your Budget Request Approved

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2018

There’s no getting around it. You’ve been given a mandate to streamline labor costs and meet current compliance regulations. Sounds great, only you have a dozen different shift and union variables that span multiple business units. Your workforce management software isn’t configured to meet this tall directive. You need additional resources and you need them like yesterday.

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5 Reasons Employees Resist Change and How to Make It Easier

Toni Birdsong — Dec 2018

(Editor’s note: This is part two of our series on specific strategies to help your team embrace change in the workplace. Read part one, here).

You’re looking forward to the new software upgrade; as a member of upper management, you’re ecstatic about it actually. There’s no doubt that once the change is adopted enterprise-wide, it will reduce labor costs, alleviate compliance worries, and boost the company’s bottom line.

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7 Questions to Help You Tap Into the Power of Your Kronos Platform

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

It’s our own unofficial study, but we are going to put it out there: We believe that 100% of Porsche owners would prefer to drive in the fast lane over the school zone on any given day. A fairly solid assumption yes? We can easily apply this finding to Kronos users and say that: Many organizations work at a fraction of their capacity because they’ve yet to tap into the true horsepower of the WFM platform.

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Implementing Kronos? Here are 5 Keys to Successful Change Management

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

Controlling your labor costs. Minimizing your compliance risk. Improving your productivity. If you're a manager, these goals are top of mind when it comes to implementing or upgrading a Workforce Management (WFM) platform. But what you may not be focused on during this major internal change is the emotional undercurrent among employees in response to that change.  

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