Why It's Time for You to Upgrade to Kronos WFC v8.1

Toni Birdsong — Aug 2019

With Adobe's announcement that it will no longer support Flash by the end of 2020, many Kronos customers are getting closer to making one of three choices when it comes to their workforce management platforms. One choice is to stay on Workforce Central (WFC) and upgrade to Flash-free (HTML) v.8.1.3. Another choice is to begin the transition to Kronos' latest generation of WFM software, Workforce Dimensions. Yet another option is to transition to Workforce Ready.

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Why Employee Engagement is Such a Big Deal and How Managers Can Improve It

Toni Birdsong — Jul 2019

Employee engagement is taking center stage in business these days for good reason: The fallout caused by disengaged employees is proving painful. How much pain are we talking about? Studies reveal that 70% of workers today are disengaged and it's costing U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.*

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Got WIM? How to Save Time & Money by Integrating Your WFC Platform

Toni Birdsong — Jul 2019

If you stop to inventory the different types of software needed to keep your workforce afloat, the numbers would likely make your head spin. IT spending is at an all time high and thanks to little developments like AI, machine learning, and automated performance management, those numbers are expected to leap by another 25 percent in the next year, according to Deloitte.

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5 Proactive Steps to Keep You In Front of Workforce Compliance

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

Paper processes. Sticky notes. Green ledgers. Spreadsheets. Hand calculators. Entering and re-entering data. Multiple payroll imports. 

No, this isn't your assistant's shopping list for Office Depot. Rather, these are telltale signs that your organization's labor and payroll processes — while technically 'still working' — are most likely not compliant.

Workforce compliance is complicated and time consuming, no doubt. It's also expensive if you ignore it. 

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3 Scheduling Tools to Boost Employee Engagement in a Tight Labor Market

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

The economy is strong, and unemployment is lower than it's been in half a century. Good news, right? Sure — generally speaking. However, if you are a recruiter or scheduling manager, these healthy numbers can cause new headaches including a tight labor pool and higher turnover. 

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On the Fence About Migrating Your WFM to the Cloud? What You Need to Know

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

Are you still on the fence about moving your Kronos application to the Cloud? The cost and efficiency benefits of taking WFM processing and storage from an on-premise data center to the online “Cloud” infrastructure is getting tough to ignore.

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How Casinos Can Alleviate Scheduling Headaches Using This One Tool

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

Casino managers know the scheduling dilemmas well. Behind the wall of bright lights and raucous bells, casinos are complex workforces with diverse employee bases, complicated pay policies, fluctuating labor demands, and a wide-range of skill levels across departments.

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