CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Incorporated has launched its cloud Kronos®
Workforce Ready™ suite in Europe to give small and midsize
businesses (SMBs) workforce management solutions that deliver an edge
over the competition. Controlling labor costs, minimizing compliance
risk, and improving workforce productivity, Workforce Ready gives SMBs
the advantages of an enterprise-class workforce management solution with
single-source access to easily analyze and manage real-time employee
SMBs face the same workforce management challenges as larger
organizations but have fewer resources. In fact, 49 percent of SMBs
are more likely to point to time spent on manual transactions as a key
challenge driving adoption of workforce management1.
With a limited HR and IT budget, SMBs are ideally suited to realize
the scalability and ease of use promised by cloud solutions such as
Built entirely for the cloud, Workforce Ready gives customers
flexibility to choose the features needed today with the opportunity
to grow in the future. Specific features of the suite include:
Time and Attendance – Streamlines time tracking by
automating the collection of time and attendance information, and
enforces pay and work rules by knowing who is doing what, when,
Scheduling – Controls labor costs by reducing overstaffing
and understaffing as well as avoiding costly overtime. Allows
dynamic on-the-fly scheduling to easily change schedules as needed
while complying with organization-specific policies.
Absence Management – Reduces compliance risk around
absence-related policies and accruals, including federal, state,
and company leave requirements. Every employee’s eligibility for
paid and unpaid leave is authenticated based on vacation time,
sick time, and organization-specific criteria.
Human Resources – A comprehensive, end-to-end HR solution
that keeps employees, managers, and HR administrators up to date
and compliant. Provides secure management of employee records and
robust performance and asset management tools.
Hiring – Applicant tracking, screening, and on-boarding
accelerates employee recruitment and hiring.
Labor Analytics – Provides diagnostic views of key labor
metrics and point-and-click reporting that identifies areas for
cost savings, innovation, and growth.
Mobile – The power to access Workforce Ready when and where
you want. Employees can view schedules, request time off, and view
their pay statements. Managers can approve timecards, manage
exceptions, and find replacement workers quickly and effectively.
Workforce Ready is available in the United Kingdom (UK), Belgium and
The Netherlands in English, French and Dutch.
Capitalizing on its hosted multi-tenant architecture, Workforce Ready
uses a simple SaaS-based pricing approach. Applications are available
on a per-employee, per-month basis, accompanied by fixed-price