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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.
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.
The harmony of technology and people will drive the future of work, according to HR and business leaders
The large majority (85 percent) of business leaders, human resources (HR) professionals, and learning and development experts believe that the success of the future of work involves a strategic combination of humans and technology.
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 the workforce.
What would you do with more time? Workers worldwide provide their work-life wishlist
Ahead of daylight savings this weekend, The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has released part two of a global survey examining how employees across eight nations view their relationship with work and life, asking the simple question, “What would you do with more time?”
Workplaces fall behind today’s on demand culture: UK employees call for user-friendly workplace technology
Consumer technology is intuitive and intelligent while workplace technology lags behind. This is likely why an overwhelming majority of U.K. employees surveyed worldwide by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated wish their workplace technology is as easy and powerful as personal technology.
HR leaders believe they could save more than a day per week through automation of administrative tasks
Human resources (HR) professionals crave increased automation to ease the burden of administrative tasks, according to a poll conducted by Kronos Incorporated that asked HR leaders what they would change about their technology solutions and how they believe automation could impact their day-to-day activities.
Top 2019 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.
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 organisational 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).
Global Retailers Say Unplanned Absence Wreaks Havoc on Store Operations
According to a survey of 800 retail managers across multiple countries conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, for every 10 hours of in-store labor budgeted, more than one hour is wasted due to staffing misalignment caused by unplanned employee absence.