How to Train the Kronos Trainers - Part I

Dwain Lambrigger — Aug 2010

Good trainers are hard to come by. This is absolutely true when training on Workforce Central. In this blog entry, we will talk about what a good trainers should know before they train a customized Kronos Timekeeper course.

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Join our Kronos Training Zen Webinar

Dwain Lambrigger — Jul 2010

Over the last several months, there have been a lot of blogs and a white paper discussing our Training Zen philosophy, basically, the importance of creating a customized training solution for your Kronos Workforce Timekeeper implementation. As a means to get the word out we are previewing a webinar to discuss Training Zen, and what it can do for your implementation. 

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You are our Kronos Workforce Trainer! Congratulations...I Think

Dwain Lambrigger — Jul 2010

We have spent a lot of time talking about the things that make Improv's Training Zen different from the standard approach to a Kronos training implementation. One specific aspect is the importance of employee input, and the use of employee experience in training development. A good way to incorporate employees into the training plan is to use them as trainers.

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Your Moment of (Kronos Training) Zen - Participant Management

Dwain Lambrigger — May 2010

So what kind of learner are you? Anxious? Cranky? Tired? I know I can get really bored if I am not engaged by the instructor. Learners can act in many ways. Some are not terribly disruptive; (that guy in the back that keeps falling asleep...provided he doesn't snore!) and some can really handcuff the surrounding learners.  Whatever the cause, some learners can be...shall we say...difficult to manage. The purpose of this blog is to discuss management of these very special groups of learners.

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Kronos Training Reference Guide Basics

Dwain Lambrigger — Apr 2010

Making a better Reference Guide - Like reference aids, a reference guide is a very important deliverable in a Kronos training program; one with unique characteristics that separate it from the reference aid and the training manual. A reference guide is designed to be flexible. Originally, a reference guide was intended as a post training event tool for learners that didn't want to invest time searching through a large and detailed training manual for answers to their specific questions.

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Kronos Reference Aid Basics - What Makes them Valuable?

Dwain Lambrigger — Apr 2010

A reference aid is a one page, double sided document that describes the steps necessary to complete tasks in Kronos Workforce Central. The reference aid is designed to be used by employees on the job as needed. Often reference aids are posted in a common area for a group; for example, near a Timekeeper Terminal to be used by everyone in an area. Reference aids are also commonly pinned to a wall in a cubicle, or taped to a monitor. Though used in different places, the goal is the same, easy access.  

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It's Yours, Own It - Empowering Employees in Your Kronos Training Plan

Dwain Lambrigger — Mar 2010

What is the purpose of your Kronos training program? I would propose that your goal is to create an environment in which employees can understand the new application while motivating them to use it correctly.  Obviously the two key facets here are the environment of understanding, and motivation.  Let's look a little more closely at these two factors.

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