Scheduling Nurses in Workforce Timekeeper

Dwain Lambrigger — Mar 2012

We have been trying to get some specific help out there for the healthcare industry. Scheduling in a healthcare environment can be challenging. First, you are scheduling for a 24 hour facility. Next, nurses can work anywhere from eight to 16 to 24 hour shifts, and sometimes longer! Next, there are specific skills an certifications that must be accounted for. Finally, you must account for the policies inherent in a union environment. That's a lot of variables we have to plan for in Workforce. Here are a few features in the basic scheduling application in Workforce Timekeeper that may help out. 

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Tools for Faster Scheduling in Kronos

Dwain Lambrigger — Mar 2012

Scheduling is an important job within any organization. Several organizations buy Workforce Timekeeper just for that functionality. 

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Recording PTO in Kronos Timekeeper

Dwain Lambrigger — Mar 2012

There are many ways to record an employee’s PTO in Workforce Timekeeper. The four most common are:

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Recording Vacation Time in Kronos Timekeeper... In the Schedule?

Dwain Lambrigger — Feb 2012

So it’s the middle of the week and you receive a time off request from one of your employees. You know, that nice form that you can’t file away until you record it in the employee’s timecard. The time off request is not for another month. Do you wait it out, hoping the paper request doesn't get lost? How about making life easier for both you and your employee by recording that vacation time in the employee’s schedule? 

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Kronos Workforce - Scheduling the Workforce T-E-A-M

Raymond Ney — Nov 2011

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You want Kronos 6.2 with that?

Jeff Millard — May 2011

A customer of ours has engaged us to help them re-engineer their Kronos timekeeping and scheduling environment. We recently suggested to them that upgrading to the latest version of Kronos from their slightly earlier version might be desirable as part of the project already underway. Although some leeway was granted to do a test upgrade and assess the pros and cons, the idea was nixed before a formal review was completed.

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Fun with Cascading Pay Codes

Chris Flanders — Dec 2009

Kronos WFC v6.1 introduced the concept of "Cascading Pay Codes." And actually the logic of cascading pay codes was introduced a few versions back as a part of the Leave module -- the idea had so many possibilities that Kronos incorporated it into the main module of WTK.

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