Are Outdated Scheduling Practices Costing You?

Toni Birdsong — Jul 2019

The DNA of the workplace has seemingly changed overnight. The things important to workers even a few years ago no longer hold true. Even more than pay, workers now value work-life balance, flexibility, and control over their schedules. So in the quest to hire and keep hourly workers in a tight labor market, including Shift Swapping in your scheduling can translate to stronger recruitment, retention, and business outcomes.

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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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7 Tips to Help You Standardize Your Data Prior to a Kronos Upgrade

Toni Birdsong — Jun 2019

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is to eat a live frog, then you can forge into the rest of your day knowing the worst is behind you. Simply put, do the worst thing first. In Kronos speak, we could easily call standardizing our data our frog — or the task we need to do prior to our next Kronos upgrade.

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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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Do You Use Workforce Ready? Here's How to Tap Into Your Geofencing Superpowers

Toni Birdsong — May 2019

The workforce is changing in jaw dropping ways. So too, is the tech-driven ways it must be managed if businesses hope to stay competitive. For this reason managers across a wide array of industries, whose workforces rely on field workers, are turning to geofencing to boost efficiency.

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5 Ways to Push Your Workforce Ready Scheduling to Peak Performance

Toni Birdsong — Apr 2019

Can we see a show of hands: Is there any part of a manager’s job more frustrating than employee scheduling? Exactly. This arduous, time consuming task can often be laden with staffing, compliance, and, ultimately, customer service issues.

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