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Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central

3.9
(608 reviews)

The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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Kronos Workforce Central Features

Core HR

Organization Management

Organizes employees in an org structure that can be used throughout the application for reporting, permissions, etc.

79%
(Based on 43 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

Tracks time, attendance, paid time-off (PTO), sick time, schedules, and other workforce-related information.

85%
(Based on 55 reviews)

Expense Management

Contains functionality for employees to submit expenses reports and track reimbursments

70%
(Based on 14 reviews)

Salary Structures

Manages position descriptions and pay grades/structures for each role

78%
(Based on 32 reviews)

Compliance

Helps protect risk areas by ensuring compliance standards are met through tracking and reporting

82%
(Based on 36 reviews)

Benefits Administration

Enables employees to manage their benefit plans by viewing plans, make changes during open enrollement, and for life event changes. Employers can report and manage payroll deductions based on selected plan options

81%
(Based on 31 reviews)

Employee Self Service

Web Portal

Allows employees to access current and past pay stubs, W-2 forms, and additional salary information.

86%
(Based on 149 reviews)

Benefits Manager

Allows employees to answer or update questions pertaining to benefits and receive information about benefit providers.

83%
(Based on 90 reviews)

Mobile

Allows employees to view pay stub and W-2 information via a smartphone app or mobile optimized website.

76%
(Based on 91 reviews)

Workforce Management Platform Features

Labor Forecasting

Predict the number and types of employees necessary to meet anticipated demand to control labor costs.

83%
(Based on 44 reviews)

Shift Scheduling

Plan employee work shifts according to availability and provide notifications to employees when they are scheduled.

82%
(Based on 79 reviews)

Time & Attendance Tracking

Let employees track the hours they have worked through integrations with time tracking products or built in time tracking features.

88%
(Based on 97 reviews)

Workforce Analytics

Tools designed to help analyze employee data and develop baselines for evaluating and optimizing workforce management.

83%
(Based on 58 reviews)

Absence & Leave Management

Employees can submit paid time off (PTO) or leave of absence requests that managers can approve or deny within the platform.

84%
(Based on 81 reviews)

Skills Management

Organize, sort, and view employees based on skills and qualifications in order to make smarter workforce decisions.

79%
(Based on 47 reviews)

Self-Service Capabilities

Web portals through which employees can view their schedules, submit PTO requests, configure work availability and preferences, and self-schedule from available work times.

84%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Succession Planning

Identify high performing employees with potential to be promoted with minimal development.

79%
(Based on 33 reviews)

Mobile Shift Scheduling

Managers and employees can create or claim available work shifts and receive notifications on their mobile device.

73%
(Based on 41 reviews)

Team Communication

Message other team members or managers through built-in text or emailing functions and communicate scheduling or leave requests.

n/a

Administration

Payroll Entry

Allows administrator to enter payroll for all employees based on salary or total hours worked.

85%
(Based on 132 reviews)

Time Off Accrual

Calculation and tracking of sick and vacation days.

86%
(Based on 150 reviews)

Direct Deposit

Automatically deposits paychecks into employees' bank accounts.

87%
(Based on 98 reviews)

Expense Reimbursement

Allows administrator to reimburse employees for business-related purchases.

81%
(Based on 57 reviews)

Pre-tax Deductions

Automatically deducts wages for health care, 401(k) plans, etc. from paychecks.

83%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Wage Garnishment

Allows administrator to set up for wage garnishments to be deducted automatically from employers' paychecks.

81%
(Based on 64 reviews)

Approvals

Administrator can submit payroll approval request and the approver can approve, deny, or re-assign it to the appropriate approver.

85%
(Based on 130 reviews)

Check/W-2 Printing

Allows administrators to print valid paychecks and W-2 forms.

84%
(Based on 75 reviews)

Check/W-2 Delivery

Sends printed checks to administrator to distribute to employees.

86%
(Based on 70 reviews)

Time Tracking

Ease of Completing Timesheets

Timesheet entry takes little time and is intuitive for new users

88%
(Based on 338 reviews)

Tracking Time to Project/Task

Users can easily track time based on task or activity and assign to projects

83%
(Based on 204 reviews)

Billable Time Rate Management

Allows users and administrators to adjust rates based on user, role, task, project assignments, etc.

82%
(Based on 138 reviews)

Taxes

Tax Calculation

Calculates taxes due and may include resources or tools for federal and state tax compliance.

83%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Tax Filing

Files payroll tax forms automatically for federal, state, and local taxes.

n/a

Automatic Tax Payment

Allows payroll vendor, via power of attorney, to make electronic payments of withheld taxes to government.

n/a

Client Invoicing

Invoice Creation and Delivery

Ability to create and send printable or electronic invoices. Includes standard invoice style library that can be customized/branded.

77%
(Based on 59 reviews)

Electronic Payments

Accepts electronic payments from clients

79%
(Based on 62 reviews)

Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition

Provides adequate reporting and/or can integrate to AP systems to recognize revenue appropriately

78%
(Based on 58 reviews)

Integration

API / Integration

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

81%
(Based on 68 reviews)

Time Tracking Integration

Enables administrator to import hours from time tracking systems.

84%
(Based on 115 reviews)

Accounting Integration

Provides standard integration with third party accounting software.

80%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Core HR Integration

Provides standard integration with third party core HR software.

79%
(Based on 64 reviews)

Platform

Customization

Allows administrators to customize to accomodate their unique processes. Includes ability to create custom objects, fields, rules, calculations, and views.

78%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Integration APIs

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

83%
(Based on 50 reviews)

Internationalization

Enables users to view and transact business with the same content in multiple languages and currencies.

82%
(Based on 28 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

79%
(Based on 68 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

82%
(Based on 63 reviews)

Mobile User Support

75%
(Based on 34 reviews)

Reporting

Enables reporting of all data contained within the system. Typically contains standard reports as well as the ability to create ad-hoc reports.

78%
(Based on 67 reviews)

Dashboards

An easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of an organization’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance

77%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Platform

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

82%
(Based on 139 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

83%
(Based on 141 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

82%
(Based on 147 reviews)

Scalability

Allows administrator to easily add employees and grow payroll process as their company grows.

81%
(Based on 115 reviews)

Mobile Time Tracking

Time Tracking

Allows users to track and enter time spent on project tasks from mobile device.

90%
(Based on 246 reviews)

Administration

Standard Integrations

Provides standard connectors for popular Finance, Payroll, HRMS and CRM systems

82%
(Based on 166 reviews)

Workflow

Routes Timesheets, Invoices, Expense reports through approval process. Easy to maintain and administer

81%
(Based on 166 reviews)

Automated Reminders

Sends automatic reminders to employees that have not completed expenses reports and/or timesheets

81%
(Based on 128 reviews)

Policy Compliance Management

Enables administrators to create rules that enforce compliances of corporate time and expense policies

82%
(Based on 112 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

84%
(Based on 182 reviews)

Platform

Reporting

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

77%
(Based on 184 reviews)

APIs / Integration

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc. with other software applications.

79%
(Based on 133 reviews)

Internationalization

Enables users to view and transact business with the same content in multiple languages and currencies.

81%
(Based on 67 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

82%
(Based on 183 reviews)

Mobile User Support

Allows software to be easily used on multiple mobile devices include phone and tablet devices.

76%
(Based on 107 reviews)

Offline

Provides users ability to create and access expense reports/timesheets while not connected to internet.

69%
(Based on 55 reviews)