The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

And just like that, 2016 is [almost] behind us. A lot has happened in 2016, in and out of the workplace. But when it comes to topics we covered on this blog, you all had some specific areas of interest. Some of the topics you found most interesting this year included the FLSA overtime changes; … Continue reading The Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

'Tis the Season to Give Back – and Engage Employees

The holiday season always brings out the generosity in people. This time of year just seems more magical, more heartwarming - and it inspires many of us to pause and think about how we can give to those who need it the most. As a Kronite, I'm fortunate that the company I work for is … Continue reading 'Tis the Season to Give Back – and Engage Employees

A Different Kind of Exchange Program

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning." -Benjamin Franklin When you hear the phrase "exchange program," what comes to mind? You may immediately think of student exchange programs - opportunities for those still in school to experience a new country while pursuing their degree. But learning in a new-to-you … Continue reading A Different Kind of Exchange Program

Workplace Perk: Corporate Social Responsibility

In August, Kronites packed 890 backpacks for Citizen Schools - a non-profit organization that partners with middle schools across the United States to expand the learning opportunities for children in low-income communities. Over the next few weeks, these backpacks will be delivered to students at Browne and Wright middle schools in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Several Kronos customers and partners donated items for the bags, … Continue reading Workplace Perk: Corporate Social Responsibility

Kronos' Annual Employee Appreciation Picnic

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

Employee Burnout & Fatigue – Tweet Chat Highlights

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

The Connectivity Conundrum

The following guest post was written by John Hollon, a member of The Workforce Institute Advisory Board and Vice President for Content at Checkster. Thanks, John! I don’t have a lot of pet peeves, but there is one that really pushes my buttons. It’s people who think they can do something else while they’re texting or talking on their … Continue reading The Connectivity Conundrum

Talking the Language of Tomorrow’s Workforce, Today

The following guest post was written by Peter Harte, managing director of Kronos Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia. Thanks, Peter!  Self-centered, lazy, and ‘too big for their boots’ are words commonly used about Millennials. On the other hand, so are socially conscious and collaborative. The traits of Millennials have been written about ad nauseam. … Continue reading Talking the Language of Tomorrow’s Workforce, Today

Kronos 5K – Fueled by Inspiration

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

Kronos CEO Aron Ain on the Importance of Workplace Culture

  As somebody who frequently writes about employee engagement as a business issue, I am fortunate to work for an organization that is very committed to its employees - inside and outside of work.  That employee-centered ethos starts with our CEO, Aron Ain.   As you can see from the current Glassdoor data pictured here, … Continue reading Kronos CEO Aron Ain on the Importance of Workplace Culture

Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights

We had a very engaging tweet chat today regarding workplace culture and who defines it, based off our recent survey data. We had quite a few thought leaders weigh in on why HR, managers, and employees have very different opinions about workplace culture; who drives it and why; what's important to creating a great one; and … Continue reading Who's the Boss of Workplace Culture? Tweet Chat Highlights

How Mobile is Changing the Workplace

Do you check your work email as soon as you wake up? (Spoiler: It's not good for you). Tablets, smartphones, and other on-the-go technologies make it incredibly convenient to check-in with work responsibilities at all hours of the day – not just first thing in the morning. And while it seems productive to constantly be … Continue reading How Mobile is Changing the Workplace