Employee Engagement: 3 Things We All Want from Work

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Organizations are constantly asking themselves “What do our employees want?” The answer helps organizations create a workplace that employees want to be a part of. That aids employee engagement. It helps companies create jobs and programs that employees enjoy.

Employee Engagement Is the Key to Innovation – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. We’ve all seen the reports that engaged employees are more productive. At the individual level, it means that an employee is producing their work outputs effectively. On an organizational level, when we have lots of engaged employees, it means that the workplace is operating effectively.

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Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

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It reminded me that the same philosophy applies to employee engagement. The ideal time to deal with engagement was decades ago. So, what do you do if employee engagement hasn’t been priority number one? I believe many organizations struggle with employee engagement because they don’t know how to explain it. Ask yourself: If I had to explain employee engagement in one sentence, what would I say? RESOURCE : Employee Engagement Defined.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Employees like time off. organizations want to remain competitive, they need to offer benefits that employees want. You know our friends at Kronos.

Money Doesn’t Buy Employee Engagement – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that money also doesn’t buy employee engagement. To me, this cartoon wasn’t about employee final paychecks. Organizations need to make sure an employee’s final paycheck is correct.

Employee Scheduling Drives Engagement – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was recently awarded a When Work Works distinction by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for their workplace wellbeing initiatives. IMHO, that’s the point of today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. Employee scheduling might not sound like a big deal, but for engagement it is.

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Employees Should Test Limits – Friday Distraction

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Today’s Time Well Spent cartoon from our friends at Kronos reminded me of those times when the same thing happens in a work context. That’s the equivalent of creating a process for one employee. I believe organizations should create processes or systems to make employees lives easier (not more cumbersome). If employees don’t use a process for weeks or months and then have to use it, they may or may not immediately see the challenges.

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Employee Experience: Make it Easy to Buy, Use, and Share – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Workforce Institute at Kronos released their top trends that will impact the global workforce in 2018. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds me that the employee experience needs to be easy to buy and use as well. It’s about employees “buying into” the organization.

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Minimize Employee Distractions So They Can Focus On the Work – Friday Distraction

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Some distractions prevent employees from focusing on their work. This can impact safety, quality, and as today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos point out, customer service. In my experience, most employees make time off requests because they have a reason. The point being when employees ask for time off, it’s important to them. Empower employees to find their own options. Of course, employees needed to be qualified to do the job.

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Technology Doesn’t Replace People – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos is hosting a free eSymposium for HR and payroll professionals next week. That’s why I couldn’t help but smile when I saw this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. Take advantage of opportunities to chat in person with employees or colleagues.

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Kronos Workforce Dimensions Technology Partners Simplify IT Experience to Drive Employee Engagement

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Fostering a highly collaborative community of technology partners building innovative and engaging solution extensions to solve modern business challenges, Kronos Incorporated today introduced additional Workforce Dimensions partner applications in the Kronos Marketplace

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The Value of Employee Engagement

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Why is employee engagement valuable? Gallup said it best: “Simply put, engaged employees produce better business outcomes than other employees do — across industries, company sizes and nationalities, and in good economic times and bad.” ” Engaged employees can save your company money in a number of ways, from both a retention and productivity perspective. Engaged employees quit their jobs less often and stay longer.

Quality is Everywhere – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of quality workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the first time, Kronos was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work. Our friends at Kronos remind us in today’s Time Well Spent that it includes human resources and payroll.

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Companies Should Strive for Perfect Paychecks – Friday Distraction

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And with employee paychecks. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminded me how important – and how much work – perfect paychecks are. Some employees can’t wait a week or two for the mistake to get fixed. There are employees right now in states impacted by hurricanes that have missed work and don’t know how they’re going to make up the money they lost during the storms. Let employees know how to resolve paycheck issues.

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Reduce Turnover: Develop an Employee Experience Strategy – #WorkInspired

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Giving Back by Fortune Magazine in conjunction with consultancy Great Place to Work. So, what really helps organizations attract and retain the best talent is having an exceptional candidate and employee experience. At Kronos, they call this WorkInspired.

3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Upping Your Employee Feedback Game. Most of your employees are doing praiseworthy things every day.

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Recognizing Public Service Employees – #PSRW

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos recently announced that, for the 17 th consecutive year, they have been awarded the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award for excellence in customer service. Employee recognition is important. It’s good for employee morale, engagement, and retention.

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Nursing Professionals Want Engagement and Work Life Balance

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. For the third consecutive year, Forbes has named Kronos one of America’s Top 15 Places to Work in technology. Congratulations to Kronos! While this blog tends to talk about employees in general, we have shared in the past some insights about specific industries such as restaurants and public service.

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Kronite Employee Engagement Earns Kronos Another Best Workplace Win

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Boston Business Journal ranked Kronos Incorporated as one of the Best Places to Work for the eighth time in the extra-large company category of its annual ranking of Massachusetts top workplaces

What’s Worse Than One Stereotype? Two – Friday Distraction

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Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos points out the challenges of stereotype and labels. The rules of engagement don’t change with Millennials. Employee Engagement Leadership and Management communication KronosI’m beginning to see a shift in the conversation about Millennials. Instead of talking about generations from the standpoint of attitude or behaviors, the dialogue has moved to one of mindset. Frankly, it’s about time.

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Online Forms Are a Step In the Right Direction – Friday Distraction

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos recently announced that they’ve been officially certified as a great workplace by the Great Place to Work Institute. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos provides a good reminder that organizations don’t really have to choose between paper and early adoption.

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Administration is Killing Productivity – #WorkEngaged

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Kronos are hosting a special #NextChat on January 4, 2017 at 3p Eastern, to discuss creating organizational cultures where employees are working more engaged. We’ve spent a lot of time on this blog talking about engagement.

Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

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our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos has introduced ? employee contact-tracing capabilities ?for Even if they are, the needs of the employee are far different.

Here are the next steps in the Kronos, Ultimate Software merger

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About six months ago, HCM giants Kronos and Ultimate Software announced they would merge in a record, industry-changing merger valued at $22 billion. 1, the newly formed company will be called UKG, standing for Ultimate Kronos Group, the organization announced this week.

Company Doors Drive Employee Turnover – Friday Distraction

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Employees work at communal tables. Then there are “open door” companies, which means that employees are encouraged to walk in , sit down, and say whatever is on their mind. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos explains it all too well. The sad part about the cartoon is that often we don’t need data to see the revolving door of employee turnover. When trying to impact employee turnover, there are three core data areas to examine.

Employees Should Establish Their Own Priorities

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A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about Kronos’ transition from a traditional time-off policy to an unlimited time-off program (called myTime). Then they decided to merge all these categories together and give employees one balance called Paid Time Off (PTO). IMHO, it sounds very refreshing for employees. Or as this Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos points out, they can take a couple of days off for some “me” time.

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Organizations: Are You Creating a Swipe Left Employee Experience

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Want to create an inspired workforce where employees swipe right? Check out Kronos CEO Aron Ain’s new book “ Work Inspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work ” Enjoy the article!). Companies need to connect the candidate and employee experience.

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Kronos Lands HR Seal of Distinction as Employee Engagement Climbs to New Heights

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Kronos Incorporated is proud to announce that it has been recognized for its commitment to employee engagement and total rewards effectiveness with the 2017 Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

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(Editor’s Note: T oday’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Managing your workforce just got a lot smarter with Workforce Dimensions, a solution designed to provide both a world-class employee experience and unprecedented levels of operational insight. Well, during our annual Workforce Institute at Kronos board meeting, we spent some time working on the answer to that question.

Unlimited Time Off Programs: Don’t Force Employees to Lie About Their Whereabouts

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos recently announced that, in less than a month’s span, it was named to four separate best workplaces lists by Great Place to Work in Canada, India, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos. For employee engagement to happen, it requires trust.

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Employees Become Successful When They Know What Success Looks Like

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was honored for the second consecutive year with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as one of the Best Places to Work in 2019. Employee performance is contingent on understanding what good performance looks like. To me, employee performance standards are similar to competencies.

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Strong Culture of Caring and Extraordinary Employee Engagement Earns Kronos More Workplace Honors Globally

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Building on recent international Great Place to Work® praises, Kronos Incorporated has earned a top 20 Best Place to Work ranking from Great Place to Work Australia, marking the company’s second successive year it has been named one of the best 20 places to work in the entire country

Customer Service Engages Employees With Their Job

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. To learn more about designing and managing a company culture that drives bottom line success, check out The Workforce Institute’s latest anthology, It’s All About Bob(bie): Strategies for Winning with Your Employees. We know that businesses need customers and employees are the ones who deliver service to those customers.

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Trust, Transparency, and Great Leaders Inspire Outstanding Employee Engagement, Innovation, and Customer Success at Kronos

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Kronos Incorporated announces the results of its most recent Global Employee Engagement Survey, which shows that 92 percent of Kronos employees – i.e. “Kronites” – are proud to work at Kronos. This statistic is one in a range of proof points about exceptionally high employee engagement at Kronos stemming from a survey by CEB, a leading member-based advisory firm, which was completed by 90 percent of Kronites worldwide

Employees Want to Work with Technology In the Modern Cloud

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Managing your workforce just got a lot smarter with Workforce Dimensions, a solution designed to provide both a world-class employee experience and unprecedented levels of operational insight. Employees who are forced to create workarounds because they’re dealing with old technology are quickly going to get frustrated.

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Why Volunteering as a Team Can Inspire Employee Engagement

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So as your employees grow with you and become stewards of your company’s core values, how will you retain them? To start, let’s reframe the question: How will you engage your employees’ passions, support their professional development, and deepen their connection to your mission? What used to drive employee retention were things like salary, benefits, job security,” reports CyberGrants. “[A]nd Modern employees want to feel more motivated and engaged at work.

MarketSource Deploys Workforce Dimensions to Build its Mobile Employee Engagement Portal on the Kronos D5 Platform

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MarketSource, a national organization delivering brand advocacy and retail sales support, has selected Workforce Dimensions and deployed its modern, mobile-first employee engagement portal on the Kronos D5 platform, integrating leading communication, workforce management, and routing applications into one solution