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16.1 million U.S. employees may be sidelined by Monday’s Super Bowl hangover
An estimated 16.1 million1 U.S. employees may miss work the Monday after Super Bowl LV, according to the annual Super Bowl absenteeism survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at UKG and conducted online by The Harris Poll among more than 1,000 employed U.S. adults. However, more than two-thirds of U.S. employees (69%) say they would feel guilty pretending to be sick to get out of work on the day after the Super Bowl this year when so many people are actually sick.
Our year of opportunity: 2021 annual workplace predictions from The Workforce Institute at UKG
The Workforce Institute at UKG today released its annual predictions of the top trends that will impact the global workforce in 2021. “2020’s legacy will be one of immense disruption, but following disruption always comes the opportunity to refocus and reinvent,” said Dr. Chris Mullen, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, executive director, The Workforce Institute at UKG. “While the COVID-19 pandemic was unimaginable just a year ago, our 2020 predictions—anchored by themes of wellness, advocacy, and empowerment—now seem serendipitous.
Trust is the foundational imperative of 2021: Global research by The Workforce Institute at UKG explores why trust is hard to find at work
As the world prepares to close the book on the unprecedented events of 2020 and looks ahead to 2021 with renewed hope and optimism, global research from The Workforce Institute at UKG explores the importance of elevating trust to a foundational imperative to create high-performing workplace cultures that better serve customers and their communities.
Kronos, PeopleDoc, and Ultimate Software Rebrand as UKG
Kronos Incorporated, PeopleDoc, and Ultimate Software today announced a rebrand and new company name, UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group).
Physical safety, psychological security, job stability: employees worldwide share top COVID-19 concerns for the workplace of today and tomorrow
In a sweeping survey of employees and business leaders across 11 nations, The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) found only a fraction of employees (20%) felt their organisation met their needs during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kronos wins Great Place To Work accolades in every country
Kronos Incorporated has once again been named a great place to work in every country where it has a significant employee presence – including three top 10 country rankings – as a result of separate award competitions in various regions worldwide.
Employees welcome contact tracing, trust their employer to create a safe and healthy workplace, finds Kronos research
Three quarters of U.K. employees (74%) trust their employer to create a physically safe and healthy work environment and the vast majority (92%) of employees are at least “a little” comfortable with contact tracing led by their employer for the purpose of organisational safety. This is according to a new global survey Kronos Incorporated of 3,903 employees across 10 countries.
All aboard! Top-ranked rail operator accelerates digital transformation with Workforce Dimensions from Kronos
Merseyrail, the number one ranked U.K. rail operator for punctuality and one of the largest employers in the Liverpool City Region, will empower employees and managers while accelerating its digital transformation with the next-generation Workforce Dimensions suite from Kronos Incorporated.
Award-winning train operator to elevate its employee experience with Workforce Dimensions from Kronos
Greater Anglia, an award-winning train operator in the U.K. recognised for its commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, has selected Workforce Dimensions – the artificial intelligence-powered, cloud-native, mobile-first workforce management suite from Kronos – to elevate its employee experience and empower managers, creating a more enjoyable experience for commuters.
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.