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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.

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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.

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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.

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Majority of Workforce Management Still Done Manually, Says Kronos Research

As many as 7 in 10 U.K. organisations in the hospitality and food service industries are still using manual systems – such as paper-based processes, homegrown spreadsheets, or both – to carry out critical workforce management tasks.

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2020 Global Workforce Predictions from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

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

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Almost Half of U.K. Hospitality and Food Service Managers Call Unplanned Absence Their Top Challenge, Says Kronos Research

Almost half of managers (42%) in the U.K. hospitality and food service industries say dealing with unplanned absence is the most challenging task in their current role, followed by accurately forecasting customer demand (30%) as the second-most challenging, and with 28% admitting they have trouble building work schedules that simultaneously meet employee, customer, and business demands.

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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 Z – 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

| | LONDON