The WFC Group Blog

Wearables in the Workplace: What to Watch for in 2017

Posted by Neil Shah on Mar 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The conversation around wearable tech is still very much alive, though more of a cautious whisper. A lot is happening behind the scenes, and there's plenty of speculation around what new advances will be made to integrate new technological advantages into our work and daily lives. What's clear is the next evolution of compact, personal gadgets is not far off, so it's worth considering the implications they'll have for your workplace sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Workforce Trends

Considering New Kronos Workforce Solutions? An Implementation Partner Can Help.

Posted by Neil Shah on Mar 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Whether you are upgrading existing Kronos solutions, embarking on a full implementation or piloting select products, the process can seem intimidating. Change is no easy task, but guidance from an experienced Kronos partner can ease the burden and set your project up for success. As a proud Kronos Gold Accredited Partner, we at The WFC Group take pride in helping businesses realize their workforce goals with the Kronos solutions that tackle related tasks with ease. (We are independent, but partial.) It's our role to listen, devise and implement for your business gain.

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Topics: Workforce Management

Improving the State of the American Workplace: Don’t Forget the Basics

Posted by Neil Shah on Mar 7, 2017 10:30:00 AM

If only one-third of your workforce could be considered “engaged,” would you be worried?

Turns out, that’s the national average according to Gallup’s latest report: State of the American Workplace. In it, Gallup claims we’re in the midst of an employee engagement crisis. That stands to reason, because when two-thirds of any employee-base is disengaged or indifferent, then productivity and profitability suffer. Striving for better employee engagement can have measurable benefits for every business. But where should you begin?

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Topics: Workforce Trends

Case Study: Implement Today, Train for Tomorrow

Posted by Neil Shah on Feb 28, 2017 10:30:00 AM

While it’s exciting to learn about and use new technology that makes our lives easier, sometimes so much change is just plain overwhelming. This can feel true when implementing Kronos, a powerful and robust tool for workforce management.

We recently worked through this issue with one of our clients, LBMC Employment Partners. They came to us in the midst of a large-scale implementation of Kronos with their client. 

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Having Business Problems? They May Stem from Communication (or Lack Thereof)

Posted by Neil Shah on Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Clear communication is a critical component to organizational success, and is one of the key challenges our clients often face. Not only is effective communication important for change management, it also keeps daily operations running efficiently and ensures maximum yield from every task.

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Topics: Workforce Management

A Seamless Upgrade to Kronos Workforce Central 8

Posted by Neil Shah on Feb 14, 2017 10:30:00 AM

KronosWorks is one of the most important conferences The WFC Group attends. We look forward to it every year, as it brings our team members together and allows us to connect one-on-one with Kronos customers.

At KronosWorks 2015 we ran a contest for one lucky company to receive a free upgrade to Kronos Workforce Central 8, including all the support and training they needed to implement the upgrade with success!

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Topics: Manufacturing, KronosWorks, Kronos Workforce Central

Struggling to Engage Remote Team Members? Here's How We Do It

Posted by Neil Shah on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Our workforce at The WFC Group is entirely remote. While we recognize the challenges that come with a modern, technology-centered dynamic of working remotely, we consider the structure a benefit to our valuable employees and an asset to our company as a whole.

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Topics: Workforce Trends

4 Things to Consider Before Implementing or Upgrading Your Kronos System

Posted by Neil Shah on Jan 31, 2017 10:30:00 AM

If your goals for 2017 include increasing efficiency in your business systems and processes, an upgrade to Kronos may be what your organization needs.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management

Uncovering Your Goals for 2017: How Data Creates a Path for Success

Posted by Neil Shah on Jan 24, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The glow of the New Year is behind us and it’s time to get serious about your goals for 2017. How are you going to be more efficient and more effective with your workforce management needs? What changes do you need to implement to reach those goals? Don’t let 2017 fly by without creating an actionable plan. Where to start?

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Topics: Workforce Management

What about the 40%? The Case for Full-Time IT Employees

Posted by Neil Shah on Jan 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Outsourcing has become nearly synonymous with IT and technology. As our reliance on the cloud and Internet connections grows, so does our openness to flexible or contractor hires. For years, among the most popular workforce trends are virtual work environments and the Gig Economy, in which workers are hired on a per-project or one-off basis.

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Topics: The WFC Group News, Workforce Trends