In this Point of View, YouDecide CEO Peter Marcia looks at technology's developing role in open enrollment. Most benefits managers in the industry are exhaling a collective sigh of relief now that open enrollment is complete and the first deductions with the new benefit amounts have been applied without a...
More businesses are considering technology when deciding about whether—and which—PEO to engage. However, employers that overemphasize tech platforms may put themselves at risk of engaging a firm that can’t address the true needs of its workforce. “You need to start with HR,” said Michael Mendenhall, senior vice president and chief...
Ceridian showed off new Dayforce features for retailers during the NRF Retail Big Show, including a planned on-demand pay module and a virtual assistant. “The future of work for retail and hospitality companies has never been more reliant on tech innovation,” commented John Orr, Ceridian’s senior vice president of retail....
SAP SuccessFactors announced an agreement to resell Kronos Workforce Dimensions under the name “SAP Time Management by Kronos.” In a blog post, SAP SuccessFactors Director of Solution Management Paul Meredith indicated the partnership represents the most effective way for SuccessFactors to deliver on its time and attendance strategy. That strategy,...
In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate Software, explains why it's crucial for businesses to consider whether their benefits actually meet their employees’ needs, and deliver the impact intended.  Employee benefits are complex and expensive, typically one of the top three expenses for employers. Yet, companies often...
Time-management solution provider HMS Software released version 7.4.1 of its TimeControl time sheet system that targets medium to large companies with mobile workers. In its announcement, the company noted that nearly half of the global workforce is expected to be mobile by 2022. With that in mind, HMS integrated new...
Employers' unwillingness to share the wealth of a strong economy and the windfall of tax breaks through worker compensation may offer opportunities for HCM technology vendors whose solutions enhance, measure and forecast other aspects of the employee experience. Despite the economy’s continued growth and frequent complaints about a talent shortage,...
While employers increase their use of technology to streamline benefits administration, HCM technology vendors—and benefits technology vendors in particular—have a growing opportunity to deepen their customer relationships by including educational and other benefits-related content in their offerings. That was one of the hidden takeaways we found in Guardian Life Insurance's...
Benefits platform provider BerniePortal released an ATS package, BerniePortal Jobs. The moves points toward the company’s intent to offer a more complete suite of HR products—one that goes beyond benefits management and insurance. Targeted at small and medium-size businesses, BernieJobs is designed to help employers attract candidates, manage applicants, make...
PayScale has “reinvented” its flagship Insight product as "Insight Lab," a system designed to provide data-driven compensation analysis to HR practitioners and hiring managers so they can make more informed decisions about pay. At the same time, the company announced related technologies that streamline compensation management, improve collaboration between HR...

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