Kronos Workforce Central

Kronos Workforce Central

3.7
(371)

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.

76%
(Based on 32 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

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

83%
(Based on 42 reviews)

Expense Management

Contains functionality for employees to submit expenses reports and track reimbursments

53%
(Based on 8 reviews)

Salary Structures

Manages position descriptions and pay grades/structures for each role

73%
(Based on 22 reviews)

Compliance

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

78%
(Based on 27 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

78%
(Based on 23 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 124 reviews)

Benefits Manager

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

83%
(Based on 79 reviews)

Mobile

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

75%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Workforce Management Platform Features

Labor Forecasting

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

82%
(Based on 30 reviews)

Shift Scheduling

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

83%
(Based on 45 reviews)

Time & Attendance Tracking

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

91%
(Based on 56 reviews)

Workforce Analytics

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

82%
(Based on 37 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 57 reviews)

Skills Management

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

83%
(Based on 31 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.

83%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Succession Planning

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

77%
(Based on 24 reviews)

Mobile Shift Scheduling

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

69%
(Based on 23 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.

84%
(Based on 104 reviews)

Time Off Accrual

Calculation and tracking of sick and vacation days.

87%
(Based on 121 reviews)

Direct Deposit

Automatically deposits paychecks into employees' bank accounts.

87%
(Based on 79 reviews)

Expense Reimbursement

Allows administrator to reimburse employees for business-related purchases.

79%
(Based on 49 reviews)

Pre-tax Deductions

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

83%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Wage Garnishment

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

80%
(Based on 49 reviews)

Approvals

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

84%
(Based on 106 reviews)

Check/W-2 Printing

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

82%
(Based on 62 reviews)

Check/W-2 Delivery

Sends printed checks to administrator to distribute to employees.

84%
(Based on 59 reviews)

Performance Management

Goal Management

Enable goals to be alligned throughout organization Goals can be created and/or cascaded down by managers. Goal progress can be tracked.

85%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Reviews and Feedback

Performance Reviews can be created using templates/libaries and delivered. Employees performance can be compared to make promotion and compensation decisions. 360 degree feedback can be included in feedback process

84%
(Based on 20 reviews)

Compensation

Bonus and Merit pay distribution can be managed based on customizable rules for the organization.

86%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Succession Planning

Manages talent pool to ensure key indivduals are being prepared for key roles

n/a

Career and Development Planning

Helps managers and individuals identify carreer paths as well as development compentencies for career paths.

n/a

Time Tracking

Ease of Completing Timesheets

Timesheet entry takes little time and is intuitive for new users

86%
(Based on 222 reviews)

Tracking Time to Project/Task

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

82%
(Based on 144 reviews)

Billable Time Rate Management

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

81%
(Based on 106 reviews)

Taxes

Tax Calculation

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

82%
(Based on 60 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.

74%
(Based on 41 reviews)

Electronic Payments

Accepts electronic payments from clients

78%
(Based on 48 reviews)

Project Accounting / Revenue Recognition

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

76%
(Based on 42 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.

80%
(Based on 51 reviews)

Time Tracking Integration

Enables administrator to import hours from time tracking systems.

83%
(Based on 94 reviews)

Accounting Integration

Provides standard integration with third party accounting software.

79%
(Based on 47 reviews)

Core HR Integration

Provides standard integration with third party core HR software.

79%
(Based on 54 reviews)

Platform

Customization

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

79%
(Based on 34 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 29 reviews)

Internationalization

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

83%
(Based on 17 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 40 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.

81%
(Based on 38 reviews)

Mobile User Support

76%
(Based on 20 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.

80%
(Based on 37 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

80%
(Based on 29 reviews)

Platform

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

84%
(Based on 110 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 113 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 117 reviews)

Scalability

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

82%
(Based on 92 reviews)

Mobile Time Tracking

Time Tracking

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

89%
(Based on 174 reviews)

Administration

Standard Integrations

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

79%
(Based on 84 reviews)

Workflow

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

80%
(Based on 87 reviews)

Automated Reminders

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

81%
(Based on 67 reviews)

Policy Compliance Management

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

80%
(Based on 65 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

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

82%
(Based on 94 reviews)

Platform

Reporting

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

80%
(Based on 92 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.

80%
(Based on 61 reviews)

Internationalization

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

80%
(Based on 35 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.

81%
(Based on 94 reviews)

Mobile User Support

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

74%
(Based on 54 reviews)

Offline

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

64%
(Based on 30 reviews)