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Does Your Workforce Management Team Use These Best Practices?

Posted by Neil Shah on Feb 11, 2020 10:45:00 AM

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Any workforce management solution is only as strong as the team that supports it. Getting the most out of your solution requires more than just implementation and utilization. Given the right skillset, workforce administrators and managers can turn your technological investment into something far more powerful, especially for your productivity.

Put People First, Tech Second

No employee wants to be ruled with an iron (or technological) fist. Workforce management is still about people working well together, and it's important to not let the technological means get in the way of your goals—and the goals of those who are conducting the work. 

As implementers, we make it an important part of our process to really listen to the people at the heart of any organization to not only recommend the solution with the best fit, but also instill an understanding that the users of any workplace technology are what truly make a difference. From early needs assessments to implementation, staff platform training, or even staff augmentation, we help our clients keep their people in focus throughout their technological transition and set the stage for their continued success long after our work is done.

Build a Culture, Not a Process

What any good workforce management implementation should do is provide teams the ability to grow their productivity together. Workforce management alone isn't the means to productivity, because its most effective benefits reach beyond timesheets and resourcing. 

An effectively applied solution should give leaders the tools to create a cooperative culture across all levels of their business. Important features like automated approvals and scheduling are much more than a way to trim time spent on administrative tasks. They create more opportunities for managers to engage directly with their employees about matters that impact growth and success, both as individuals and as a business.

It's important not to look past the real cultural benefits these key advancements offer because a meaningful, supportive company culture beats a strict process almost any day of the week.

Is Your Team Aligned?

Whether you're gearing up for implementing a new solution or looking to get more out of your current setup, our team is eager to help. Connect with us today to talk about how a short-term staff augmentation, where one of our knowledgeable team members works onsite with your team to instill best practices and ensure your solution serves both your employees and your business goals best, can help you scale your business intelligently.

Topics: Kronos, Workforce Management, Kronos Partner, Staff Augmentation

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