Kronos has unveiled a suite of cloud-based workforce management services aimed at small and midsize businesses.
The Kronos Workforce Ready suite is designed to provide single-source access to real-time employee data, so small and midsize businesses (SMBs) don’t have to rely on a patchwork of human resources, payroll and time and attendance products.
Workforce Ready shares a common technology platform, a universal employee record, and a single user interface across its suite of applications.
The suite supports functions such as time and attendance (automated collection of time and attendance information); scheduling; absence management (confirms employees’ eligibility for paid and unpaid leave); human resources (secure management of employee records); payroll; hiring (applicant tracking, screening and on-boarding); and analytics (data with diagnostic views of key labor metrics).
Capitalizing on its hosted multi-tenant architecture, Workforce Ready uses a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based pricing approach, Kronos says. Applications are available on a per-employee, per-month basis, accompanied by fixed-price implementation services.
“Small and midsize businesses are feeling the financial pressures of a tight economy and having to compete with larger organizations with more resources,” Lisa Rowan, program director of HR, learning and talent research at IDC, said in a statement. “A workforce management solution tailored to the needs of SMBs can help them uncover and reduce hidden costs, leading to improved productivity and smarter decision making.”
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