Vacation time is a scarce and precious commodity for most employees. When we use it, we want to make the most of it. The picture here is me with my children in New Zealand a few years ago. We saved and planned for a long time for that trip - including banking the vacation time … Continue reading Podcast: Are You Ready for Unlimited Vacation Time?
The following post is by WFI board member, Jeanne C Meister, Partner at Future Workplace and Co-author of The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees. The future of work is about developing a workplace that emotionally connects to employees and customers, understands the impact of technology on the … Continue reading The Future Workplace – Are You Ready?
Today, Kronos held our annual Employee Appreciation Picnic at our headquarters in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Every summer, this event is a fun and much anticipated way for Kronites to come together, eat delicious food, play games, and simply hang out outside of the office. The location also couldn't be more convenient: the picnic is held right in … Continue reading Kronos' Annual Employee Appreciation Picnic
The 2016 Summer Games are expected to break the 2012 London Olympics ratings record as the most-watched event in U.S. television history (1) - and, according to our most recent survey(2), more than 55 million employed Americans may tune in during work hours. Read on for our key findings: More than an estimated 55 million employed Americans … Continue reading Torching Productivity: 2016 Olympics vs. Work
We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding employee burnout and fatigue in the workplace. A number of thought leaders weighed in on how burnout affects employees and their employers; best practices on how to help prevent employee burnout/fatigue; how technology plays a role; and more. You can view the entire tweet chat below … Continue reading Employee Burnout & Fatigue – Tweet Chat Highlights
If ever there were a perfect union of education and passion, Briana Francisco nailed it when she put her science degrees to work in the craft beer industry: As a fan of complex brews, Briana found her post-college calling when she landed a job at Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon. In fact, Briana was so … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – QA Brewing Technician #1in100MM
See how Troy Mitchum taps into his diverse job history to lead a team of 400 security professionals who keep about 25,000 guests a day safe at one of Las Vegas’ hottest resorts - all in the latest episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: Working your way up, climbing the career ladder…whatever you want … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Vice President of Security #1in100MM
Last Thursday, Kronos held its second annual 5K walk/run in Chelmsford, Massachusetts (home to our headquarters). Participation was complimentary and open to all Kronos employees and their families. Our now-annual 5K is a great way to get Kronites outside and active together - whether you're an experienced runner or you'd just prefer to walk the 3.1-mile loop. Leading … Continue reading Kronos 5K – Fueled by Inspiration
See how Dana Sue Kimbal and her team move 70,000 tons of ore every day in pursuit of silver in the latest episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: Chances are, there’s some silver within reach of you right now. It’s ubiquitous – in our jewelry, coins, and solar panels. But as a miner and … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Miner & Environmental Manager #1in100MM
In this 1 in One Hundred Million episode, Tracer Finn creates a visual experience at Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas: Shadow, color, texture, and pattern: As the Assistant Head of Lighting, Tracer Finn takes audiences on a visual journey…a dream of sorts…at Le Rêve — The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas. … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Assistant Head of Lighting #1in100MM
Part sales, part psychology – go behind the fine jewelry counter in this episode of 1 in One Hundred Million: They say diamonds are forever, and Jennifer Miller agrees – but with a caveat. For this fine jewelry sales specialist, special moments and emotions are just as enduring as diamonds. See how Jennifer connects with customers … Continue reading Celebrating the Workforce – Jeweler #1in100MM
Last week, Kronos held our 10th annual Take Your Child to Work Day, with 90 Kronite kids ranging from ages 8 through 11 in attendance. It's one of our very favorite days in the office every year, and it was inspired by the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® program, which just so happens to … Continue reading Take Your Child to Work Day 2016