Beyond just getting bodies onboard, leveraging this seasonal workforce can be a big competitive advantage.
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?
This guest post is written by Fred Dedrick, Executive Director, National Fund for Workforce Solutions. The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is a growing national partnership of employers, workers, communities and philanthropy that strengthens local economies by implementing demand-driven strategies that create talent supply chains, advance workers into family-supporting careers, and improve workforce development systems. Read … Continue reading Investing in Frontline Healthcare Workers
We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding what workplace topics and issues will be the most prevalent in 2016. Based off of The Workforce Institute predictions for 2016, we had quite a few thought leaders weigh in on what they think will be most critical in the coming year - especially when it comes … Continue reading Workplace Trends for 2016 – Tweet Chat Highlights
Today's guest post is by Fred Dedrick, Executive Director, National Fund for Workforce Solutions. I spoke with Fred a few years back about the National Fund. You can listen in on that podcast here. The National fund for Workforce Solutions is focused on finding effective new ways to prepare low wage workers for careers that can support … Continue reading Jersey City Medical Center- Improving Health Care Delivery by Investing in Frontline Workers
Before we all get back to reality and the slow pace of the holiday season is nothing but a memory, let's take some time to reflect on this past year and the topics you found most interesting on this blog. Millennials, boomerang employees, and building transparency in the workplace were among the most popular posts … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2015
According to Pew Research, the Millennials have finally overtaken Boomers in the workforce. This demographic shift has a lot of repercussions in the workplace. For years we've been talking about similarities and differences between the generations at work. The stereotypes abound - Milliennials are digital natives, Boomers have trouble with the remote control; Millennials want … Continue reading What happens when the Boomers are gone and the Millennials are in charge?
Today's guest post is courtesy of Nicole Neves, a former Kronos intern who has joined our HR department as an employee. In her post below, Nicole reflects on the impact her internship had on her decision to join Kronos and how her new position will allow her to make an impact on the workforce of … Continue reading An Intern Reflects on 1 in One Hundred Million
Today I had the pleasure of watching a number of our summer interns deliver presentations on what they'd learned from their time at Kronos. When people in organizations (that take internships seriously) think about intern programs, they're thinking about how to make the experience valuable for the interns. Can we give them meaty enough projects? … Continue reading What We Can Learn From Our Interns
Don’t just engage, empower! That's the rallying cry from our board member, Andy Brantley, CEO of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Andy (far right) is pictured here with coworkers Wes Harmon, Julie Boggs, and Jessica Waddell. In 2012, Andy tasked this cross-functional team of early career HR professionals with an important … Continue reading Engaging & Empowering Early Career HR Professionals
What does it take to be an employer of choice for hourly workers? The graphic above summarizes some of the common best practices that Working Mother identified among the winners of their Best Companies for Hourly Workers award in 2013. Today I had a podcast conversation with our … Continue reading Secrets from the Best Hourly Employers
Today I had the privilege of getting a backstage tour of the United Airlines maintenance terminal at San Francisco International Airport from my brother Tom, pictured here with his tools. Tom is a 20+ year veteran at United, and at 55 is only slightly older than the airline mechanic average age of 52. When you … Continue reading Who's Going to Fix Your Plane in 2031?