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Employees Set High Bar: Workplace Safety, Transparent Communication, and Contact Tracing Non-negotiable, find Kronos Surveys

Organizational safety is paramount amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and transparent communication plays a critical role: A recent survey from Kronos Incorporated conducted by The Harris Poll finds nearly 9 in 10 U.S. employees (86%) believe their employer has an “obligation” to notify employees who may have been in contact with a co-worker who tested positive for COVID-19 — a sentiment shared by a majority of U.S. employees currently going into work (89%) and working from home due to the pandemic (86%).

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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The Workforce Institute at Kronos Appoints New Executive Director

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today announced the appointment of Chris Mullen as the new executive director, succeeding founder Joyce Maroney, who will retire at the end of June.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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2020 Global Workforce Predictions from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in the coming year.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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How to Hire, Develop, and Inspire Gen Z: A Study from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today announced the final segment of a global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z1 – teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace to reveal how employers worldwide can most effectively attract, develop, motivate, and retain talent within the next next-generation workforce.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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The Workforce Institute at Kronos Introduces “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce”

Today, at KronosWorks, The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated launched its newest book, “Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce,” a rich anthology of guiding ideas, advice, and best practices focused on improving people’s work lives, specifically those present workers.

| | LAS VEGAS, KronosWorks
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Gig In or Get Out: Will Gen Z Endanger or Embrace the Gig Economy’s Future?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today released additional findings from its global study of Generation Z, which suggest today’s youngest employees and the workers of tomorrow are interested in the flexibility and independence of gig work, yet hesitant to join the gig economy due to lack of stability and unpredictable pay.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Employees Worldwide Like Their Managers, Yet Seven Out of 10 Claim They Can Do Their Boss’s Job Better

Today, on “National Boss/Employee Exchange Day,” managers should seriously consider giving their employees the reins for a day to test new research that indicates seven out of 10 employees worldwide (69%) say they can do their boss’s job better, despite nearly the same number of workers (71%) grading their boss’s competence a B or better.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Workforce Dimensions from Kronos Ranks #1 in Ventana Research 2019 Workforce Management Value Index

Kronos Incorporated today announced that Workforce Dimensions, the groundbreaking next-generation cloud solution to meet both today’s and tomorrow’s business challenges, secured the first overall ranking with the highest value score in the Ventana Research 2019 Workforce Management Value Index.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Meet Gen Z: The Self-proclaimed Hardest-working, Anxiously Optimistic Workforce of the Future

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today issued a global survey of 3,400 members of Generation Z across 12 countries that found contradictory revelations from the newest segment of workforce.

| | LOWELL, Mass.
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Retail Absence is Corrosive to Employee Engagement, Say Store Managers

While four out of five retailers worldwide (78 percent) say employee engagement is important to organizational success, many are challenged by the corrosive impact that rampant unplanned absence has on staff productivity (58 percent), manager stress (55 percent), and team morale (46 percent). And it’s a vicious cycle: more than half agree that poor employee engagement causes increased absenteeism.

| | LOWELL, Mass.