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Gone in a Flash: Only 7 Months Remain to Prep Your Workforce Management for This Critical Change

Posted by Neil Shah on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Come December 31, 2020, multimedia plugin Adobe Flash will be no more. As support for this once integral software draws to a close, both software solutions providers and their customers are on a tight timeline to implement Flash-free alternatives or risk losing important functionality.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, Adobe Flash

The 3 Workforce Management Customers Facing Risk as the End of Adobe Flash Nears

Posted by Neil Shah on May 19, 2020 10:45:00 AM

At the end of 2020, Adobe will end all support of its Flash media plugin. While many workforce management providers have already eliminated Flash features from recent solution releases, certain customers may still currently rely on Flash integrations. Continued use of any Flash-based solutions presents a security risk even with ongoing support, and that risk will only grow upon discontinuation of patch support this December.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Workforce Trends, Kronos Partner, Adobe Flash, COVID-19, Coronavirus

3 Deadlines for Preparing Your Workforce Management Solution for the End of Adobe Flash

Posted by Neil Shah on May 12, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Coronavirus may have upturned many plans and expectations for 2020, but one crucial deadline remains unchanged. Businesses everywhere have until the end of December to ditch integrations with Adobe Flash Player before Adobe ends its software support.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Workforce Trends, Kronos Partner, Adobe Flash, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Why Challenging Times Are the Best Times to Assess Your Workforce Management Strengths (& Weaknesses)

Posted by Neil Shah on May 5, 2020 10:45:00 AM

The world's greatest lessons are those often learned while overcoming great duress. Every champion—athletic, industrial, or otherwise—can tell an impressive story about an against all odds persistence and performance moment (whether personal or systemic). 

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Workforce Trends, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce

3 Payroll Adjustments to Protect Your Employees Now and Later

Posted by Neil Shah on Apr 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM

There's no denying that the response to COVID-19 has shaken the standard working models of many businesses, stoking uncertainties for members of every workforce. 

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, Payroll, Employees

Why You Should Keep Employee Development On-track During Remote Work

Posted by Neil Shah on Apr 21, 2020 10:45:00 AM

An employee development plan is essential to strengthening engagement in the most normal of working times. And now, with many personnel working remotely, growth and development initiatives may be more significant than ever.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce, mobile

Two Health & Safety Considerations for Workforce Management, Now & After COVID-19

Posted by Neil Shah on Apr 14, 2020 10:45:00 AM

As businesses everywhere continue to reassess the systems and procedures they have in place, the integral role of workforce management solutions to workplace health and safety should not be overlooked. We're not just thinking about workforce management as the first point of exchange for employee sick leave accruals and time-off requests. We're highlighting how today's solutions can act as a line of personal and organizational defense.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce, mobile

How Cloud-based Workforce Management Solution Customers are Prepared for the Post-pandemic Workplace

Posted by Neil Shah on Apr 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM

It's safe to say that the response to COVID-19 has challenged many workplace norms. Employers who resisted the idea of allowing employees to work from home no longer have a choice in the matter due to shelter-in-place policies for everyone but the most essential service providers. But just as the old guard of mandatory onsite work is being put to the test, other norms are shaking up as well.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce, mobile

Overlooked Mobile Advantages of Kronos Workforce Central That Current Customers Can Rely On Now More Than Ever

Posted by Neil Shah on Mar 31, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Most Workforce Central customers are no doubt familiar with its responsive and user-friendly interface on desktops, but far too few have taken advantage of this solution's native mobile capabilities.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce, mobile

How Your Current COVID-19 Kronos Workforce Data Could Help You Improve Remote Work in the Future

Posted by Neil Shah on Mar 24, 2020 10:45:00 AM

It's probably safe to say that mobility in the workplace, while nice, has never been more necessary. State after state is combating the spread of Coronavirus with "shelter in place" policies, leaving many workers tied to their homes and many employers little time to react.

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Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Remote Workforce