Finding a solution that helps your employees and entire organization reach their potential and succeed can seem like a bit of an uphill battle sometimes..

But not to worry, UKG’s suite of workforce management solutions provides the functionality your team needs to improve productivity, performance, and probability of success.

Read on to learn more about the UKG Workforce solutions, UKG Workforce Central, and how our UKG consultants can help your team prepare for and achieve success.

What Are Workforce Management Solutions?

Workforce management technology offers advanced tools and capabilities that help companies improve operational efficiency and enhance employee engagement and productivity. Workforce management software impacts your company’s bottom line. It keeps your business operating efficiently but also improves the overall employee experience and keeps your employees satisfied in the long run.

Workforce management solutions focus on a few key human resources (HR) management areas, including…

  • Payroll processing
  • Benefits administration
  • Talent and performance management
  • Recruiting and onboarding process management
  • Time and attendance tracking and absence management
  • Scheduling and filling shifts

Why UKG?

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) offers workforce-central solutions to meet any organization’s work needs, regardless of size, location, or industry. UKG Pro Workforce Management is an all-encompassing workforce management software that utilizes technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to streamline timekeeping, attendance management, employee scheduling, and more.

Created for use in any industry, UKG’s workforce management solutions can provide any team with powerful, self-service tools (like the UKG workforce central mobile app) to improve the efficiency of core human capital management (HCM) business operations and enhance the human resources employee experience.

UKG understands that effectively managing your workforce is critical to your success, which is why the solution offers three main products to redefine your workforce:

  • UKG Workforce Central: Kronos Workforce Central allows users in larger enterprise organizations to keep up with human resources information and tasks.
  • UKG Workforce Ready: UKG Ready provides user-friendly software and a Kronos mobile app to help small and mid-size organizations optimize their workforce operations.
  • UKG Workforce Dimensions: UKG Dimensions offers an intelligent, AI-powered solution with advanced capabilities built to help organizations of all sizes and industries.

UKG’s workforce management solutions exist to improve organizational efficiency, simplify workforce management operations, and deliver exceptional employee value.

Features of UKG Workforce Solutions

UKG Pro Workforce Management provides many features to its customers and their organizations. Here’s a closer look at the core features you’ll find within the solution:

Attendance and Time

Users can track employee attendance, time, and activity, all while collecting data to support work and pay rules. And, with advanced time and attendance tracking functions, business users can manage exemptions and control costs to maintain compliance with labor laws and regulations.

Dynamic Scheduling

UKG workforce management solutions help companies optimize staffing coverage for each shift and empower employees by giving them a say on when and how they work. This feature makes filling shifts, managing schedules, and finding shift coverage easier than ever.

Technology that Prioritizes People

With technology like UKG InTouch DX and UKG Wallet, employees are heard, safe, and valued. UKG prioritizes people and provides a safe space for employees to manage and elevate their workplace experiences.

Instantaneous Analytics

With quick and actionable insights into employee productivity, like embedded analytics, data visualizations, and real-time KPIs, users can make more informed, data-driven decisions to promote better business outcomes in the future.

Workforce Conformity

UKG provides industry-specific tools and insights to help users stay up-to-date with government and industry regulations and conform to workforce controls and standards.

Key Capabilities of UKG Workforce Technology

UKG provides best-in-class solutions built to enhance time, HR, & workforce management processes for any organization. Here are a few of the main functionalities of UKG Workforce Management technology:

Improve Workforce Efficiency

UKG improves the efficiency of your workforce by providing tools to help automate manual tasks and streamline workflows throughout your organization with the help of technology like the Workforce Central mobile app and more.

With improved data validation, greater system functionality, and advanced self-service options, employees can focus more on their jobs, and company leaders can focus on supporting their people in the best way possible.

UKG also allows users to build schedules that best fit both employee and organizational needs. By offering tools and resources that improve employee engagement and productivity and leveraging life work technology that keeps the employee at the top of the priority list, UKG provides the comprehensive workforce management solutions your team needs.

Enhance Compliance

UKG offers advanced analytics and reporting, including workers’ compensation and labor allocation, to meet labor regulations more efficiently and satisfy employees in the long run.

UKG also provides the tools needed to increase the accuracy of labor costing, improve the efficiency of labor forecasting and tracking functions, and offer a better understanding of complicated labor requirements, allocations, exceptions, and more.

UKG’s workforce management tools also help balance and meet work time regulations through automatic meal and break placements. By providing an employee-centric HR tool that can manage work times more effectively, companies can proactively prevent employee burnout and provide a more meaningful work experience for each employee.

Boost Employee Engagement

Kronos UKG Workforce tools help companies find new ways to advance life work technology capabilities to fit organizational needs better and provide the right solutions for employee needs.

And, with best-fit schedules, real-time data analysis, personalized dashboards, industry-specific solutions, self-service tools, and more, UKG makes enhancing engagement seem like a piece of cake.

Better insights paired with improved employee control over their own experience not only improves each employee’s engagement but also enhances the organization’s productivity as a whole. And we all know that improved productivity leads to less time wasted and more revenue in the long run.

Main Advantages for UKG Users

UKG’s workforce management software goes beyond the normal functionality of traditional HCM solutions and gives both employees and managers greater visibility, control, secure access, and opportunities for engagement and advancement.

Here are the main ways UKG impacts workforce experiences for employees and managers:

For Employees

  • Stay up-to-date with schedules and shifts and access on-demand wage information.
  • Leverage greater control over time, schedules, and earnings to improve the employee experience.
  • Keep time and pay information in one place and access it whenever it’s needed through the Kronos Workforce Central app.
  • Access self-service solutions for better engagement, including shift swapping, on-demand knowledge base access, and answers to common employee questions.
  • Manage leave and time-off requests more accurately and efficiently.

For Managers

  • Leverage improved accuracy of time and pay data to make better decisions.
  • Validate records more efficiently to ensure payments are correct and schedules are on time.
  • Gain valuable time back with the automation of important tasks and business processes.
  • Use extra time not spent on system management to build meaningful relationships with employees and improve overall workforce satisfaction and morale.
  • Access important tasks and manage employee data anytime, anywhere through the UKG Workforce Central mobile app.
  • Use proactive alerts and notifications to identify errors proactively and save valuable time and money in the long run.

Getting Started With Us

Finding a workforce management solution that not only matches the right employee to the right job, but also provides the tools managers and system administrators need to oversee day-to-day operations effectively is your key to maximizing your UKG investment.

Luckily for you, our team of senior-level UKG consultants has the skills, experience, and technical expertise needed to conquer any UKG implementation, integration, or upgrade project, no matter how complex your work needs are.

Your company. Your needs. Our expertise. That’s the name of the game at Surety Systems.

How Can We Help?

Whether you need help finding the best solution for your biggest HR challenges, additional support implementing a new workforce technology, or anything else related to organizational efficiency or business process optimization, we’re here to help.

Even better, we’ve included a sample profile of one of our top-notch UKG consultants to give you a better idea of what to expect when partnering with us.

Surety Senior UKG Workforce Kronos Consultant

  • 13+ years of Kronos/UKG experience
  • Specializes in healthcare and scheduling products
  • Experienced in Workforce Central v6-v8
  • Certified in UKG Workforce Accruals, Workforce Timekeeper, Workforce Advanced Scheduler, and UKG Dimensions 
  • SME in timekeeper, advanced scheduler, accruals, attendance and leave Kronos modules
  • Vastly experienced with end-to-end implementation projects
  • Experience with testing, reviewing requirements, configurations, creating specs/training documentation/materials, development, upgrades and optimization
  • Heavy healthcare, retail and manufacturing industry experience

Getting Started with Our Team

Contact us today to learn more about Workforce Central and our UKG consulting services and get started on your workforce management journey!