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UKG Workforce Activity Report Highlights Improved Shift Work Growth Ahead of September Jobs Report

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 21-27, seasonally adjusted weekly U.S. shift growth for September is now averaging 1% per week. Shift work growth began to accelerate in late August with improved growth outpacing summer averages continuing through the middle of September.
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A Strategic Reset: Survey by The Workforce Institute at UKG Inspires Modern Strategies to Recruit and Engage Skilled Manufacturing Talent

LOWELL, Mass. | Leading up to Manufacturing Day – better known as “MFG Day” — on Friday, Oct. 2, Kronos Incorporated joins thousands of organizations around the world in celebrating essential workers in manufacturing and illuminating the industry’s substantial impact in 2020. As part of this initiative, Kronos — which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software — today released a study commissioned by The Workforce Institute at UKG revealing pre-pandemic insights, recruitment strategies, and initiatives from hiring managers at U.S. manufacturing organizations that could help close the talent gap.
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Weekly Average U.S. Shift Growth Breaks 1% for First Time Since June

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 14-20, seasonally adjusted average weekly U.S. shift growth for September is now at 1.1% per week. This marks the first time average weekly shift growth has topped 1% since June. Overall, the total volume of shifts worked remains 6.6% below pre-pandemic levels.
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Job Stability and Work-Life Balance: New UKG Survey Shares Top COVID-19 Concerns for the Future Workplace

Toolbox/HR Technologist | A global survey across 11 nations by The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) has revealed what employees and business leaders expect from the organization going forward. 43% of the employees have said that their organization’s ability to balance workloads to prevent fatigue and burnout is their top priority. It also highlights generation-agnostic concerns about job security: Gen Z and younger Millennials (35%), older Millennials (37%), Gen Xers (36%), and Boomers (34%).
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Physical Safety, Psychological Security, Job Stability: Employees Worldwide Share Top COVID-19 Concerns for the Workplace of Today and Tomorrow

LOWELL, Mass. | In a sweeping survey of employees and business leaders across 11 nations, The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) found only a fraction of employees (20%) felt their organization met their needs during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Shift Recovery Pauses for Labor Day as Businesses Hope to Shake Off Sluggish Summer Growth

LOWELL, Mass. | According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Sept. 7-13 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – the Labor Day observance resulted in an anticipated and unadjusted 11% decline in total shift volume. However, Labor Day week 2020 experienced a smaller decline than Labor Day 2019, which saw a 13.3% reduction in shift volume.
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