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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Compliance Check: Is Your Kronos Attestation System Configured to Reduce Risk?

Toni Birdsong — Mar 2019

The term attestation in the Human Resources (HR) world means to verify — or attest to — the amount of time an employee works and the breaks he or she takes during a workday. Get it right as an employer, and you are in the clear. Get your attestation process wrong, and you could find yourself in a heap of trouble. 

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Pssst! Are Your Kronos Configuration Gaps Showing?

Toni Birdsong — Jan 2019

Most everyone using a workforce management platform has them: Configuration gaps that are causing efficiency, revenue, and possibly compliance deficits year after year.

You can feel the lag weighing down your workflow but haven’t stopped to figure out exactly how to shore up the weak areas in your process. Studies show that half the people using Kronos aren’t maximizing their platforms and that, in general, the underuse of purchased technology costs companies a staggering $31 million a year.

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Advanced Scheduler: How Retailers Can Align Staffing with Service Goals

Toni Birdsong — Jan 2019

If you are a retailer dealing with post-holiday customer traffic — and still spinning from holiday traffic — you may be feeling the fatigue of scheduling right about now if you haven’t taken the time to fully utilize Kronos’ Advanced Scheduler.

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7 Questions to Help You Tap Into the Power of Your Kronos Platform

Toni Birdsong — Nov 2018

It’s our own unofficial study, but we are going to put it out there: We believe that 100% of Porsche owners would prefer to drive in the fast lane over the school zone on any given day. A fairly solid assumption yes? We can easily apply this finding to Kronos users and say that: Many organizations work at a fraction of their capacity because they’ve yet to tap into the true horsepower of the WFM platform.

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Workforce Management Tools: WFC Version 8.0 Industry Capabilities

Jenna Ryckman — Sep 2016

Workforce Central 8 is the most rapidly adopted product released by Kronos Inc. in the entire history of the company. As a single complete workforce management solution, WFC Version 8.0 is designed to be the ultimate tool to help organizations manage their workforce in order to meet corporate goals, no matter the industry. The release of Workforce Central Version 8.0.11 brought multiple changes to the application’s industry capabilities, including forecasting, fatigue management, grant/project tracking, etc. These new WFC version 8.0.11 industry capabilities are changing the way organizations engage with their workforce. Here are some of the best updates to industry capabilities released with v8:

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Kronos WFC Version 8.0: Should we add New Kronos Functionality?

Jenna Ryckman — Apr 2016

When organizations begin to discuss upgrading their WFC application, one of the deciding factors is optimized or added functionality. Kronos Version 8.0 boasts multiple new functionalities that change the face of workforce management platforms. Depending on your prior version, the new functionalities impact budgeting, forecasting, scheduling, and analytics. Upgrading to optimized or new Kronos functionality cannot only increase overall productivity, but also allows organizations to achieve improved ROI. However, not all new functionality will be a good fit for your organization. It is important to consider which improvements will be most beneficial to your WFM needs. 

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