A Kronos Training Plan in Detail Part V: Making Your Point Again and Again

Dwain Lambrigger — Feb 2011

I was working on a training plan for a Kronos Workforce Timekeeper training implementation this week when I realized something. Sometimes you just need to stress a point... without making it too obvious that you are stressing a point. Without being too crass, it's like telling a guy his fly is down. You don't want to tell him, but he needs to know.  Similar idea here. I have found that the best way to ensure a point is stressed is to throw it out there more than once. If a date is a concern, then that date appears in the Timeline, the Plan Overview, and the Key Risks sections. Put it wherever it makes sense.

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The Kronos Training Plan in Detail Part IV: Easily Digestable Information

Dwain Lambrigger — Feb 2011

So my favorite taco place sells these fish tacos that are unbelievable. I mean, I hope they have these in heaven, because if they don't, I'd have to think twice about going... that good. I probably get four a week. Now that may say more about me than anything else, but really, they are great!

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Walking on Eggshells - Where do you fit in a Kronos Implementation?

Dwain Lambrigger — Jan 2011

I was on site with a customer when an HR manager asked me about a specific function in Workforce Timekeeper, and how to change it. I explained that the feature they were asking about was located in the function access profile. Then I asked why they would be wanting to change their recently configured application. The customer hadn't paid for testing, and were planning to test on their own. I related to them that the function access profiles were a "vast area of Kronos configuration from which few come out unscathed" and that I would have to unpack my whip and chair. It was a bit of a joke, but the key to this was simple. The customer was looking for me to assist in a change in the configuration of their application "on the fly".

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Quick Tips When Conducting Kronos Workforce Training

Dwain Lambrigger — Jan 2011

When training, distractions are something you have to deal with. Even the best planned training course will have them. Here are some quick tips to deal with challenges that present themselves in a training class. Hopefully these will be useful for your next Kronos training.  

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Keep Workforce Timekeeper Training Simple

Dwain Lambrigger — Jan 2011

"And like that…he’s gone" That quote comes from the move The Usual Suspects. Verbal is a handicapped thief who gets rounded up with a group of criminals forced to commit crimes for a strong-willed and merciless crime lord named Keyser Soze. Verbal was talking about Keyser Soze in that quote. He was untouchable, invisible, and extremely powerful. 

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The Kronos Training Plan in Detail Part III - Keys and Risks

Dwain Lambrigger — Dec 2010

Onward with the process of building a training plan! In the recent webinar about the five question method, we talked about the five main questions that need to be answered when building a training plan. This blog entry will cover a couple of other areas, risks and open items.

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The Five Question Method for Kronos Training in a Webinar!

Dwain Lambrigger — Dec 2010

The white paper has been out for a while now, so lets bring it to life! We are holding a webinar to discuss the latest white paper Building a Training Plan using the Five Question Method.

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