In our last entry, we defined what patterns in Kronos WorkForce Basic Scheduler are, and started discovering what you can do with patterns. In this entry, we continue that conversation.
So recently we introduced a series of blogs talking about how to get more from the basic schedule application in Workforce Timekeeper. In this entry, we will talk about schedule patterns. We won't be going through the basics of building a pattern, or applying a pattern to an employee's schedule. We are assuming you already know that. For now, here is a quick review.
Getting the most out of Kronos' Basic Scheduler makes sense. The jump to the Advanced Scheduler is a hefty investment in money and time. By time, I am not just talking about the length of implementation; I’m talking about the major change management involved, including training and developing buy-in from your employees.
Skills and certifications are a useful Kronos feature that allows organizations to schedule employees more effectively. By using skills and certification, a business can better serve its customers or a hospital can ensure that departments have nurses with specific certifications. Let’s start by defining skills and certifications, and then talk about where Kronos stores this information, and finally, how it is used.
The more you learn, the less you know. Have you heard that before? Well, it's pretty true, especially when working with Workforce Timekeeper.
My last article (Part 1) outlined how effective dates impacted the employee record for Workforce Timekeeper (WTK) items. In this article I will discuss how the Workforce Central (WFC) system handles effective dates for those components that apply to a Workforce Scheduler (WFS) licensed employee. First, let’s start with a scenario:
When scheduling in Kronos, it’s good to keep some things in mind. Now, this isn't an entry on different tools for scheduling in Workforce Timekeeper, that's already been done. What you will be reading here is just simple tips to help ensure your scheduling experience is a good one. The first and most obvious: