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Surveys by benefits providers have uncovered much nervousness about financial health on the part of employees, as well as a notable focus on making educating decisions about the options they select during this year’s open enrollment. Not surprisingly, the reason for all this is...
Six months into the pandemic, prognostication about the future of work has taken on an entirely new focus. Last year, the themes were employee experience, AI, culture and employer brand. Nowadays, it’s all about remote work, workplace safety and diversity. Or, at least, those are the lenses...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this roundup. More than a third of executives, 35%, say they’re unsure of when their companies will reopen their...
As the Covid-19 pandemic drags on, U.S. business leaders have become increasingly concerned about costs related to the workforce. And although some plan near-term hiring to bring their workforce up to strength, they say headcount will remain flat over the next 12 months. According...
Beamery said it saw significant growth during the second quarter, despite the challenges faced by talent acquisition teams because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of new customers signed by Beamery grew during the period, and includes organizations in the financial services, entertainment, technology,...
Ultimate Software and Kronos, who closed their merger in April, unveiled their new corporate identity and began hinting at plans for their combined future. Beginning October 1, the merged companies will rebrand as UKG, for Ultimate Kronos Group, and adopt the tagline “Our purpose...
Most Americans believe the quality of their work has improved since the Covid-19 pandemic began, and more than two-thirds say their work-life balance is in a better place than it was before.    Specifically, 79% of employees say their quality of work is better...
Transcript Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by ADP. Its Next Gen HCM is designed for how teams work, and helps you...
CEOs increasingly believe that the shift to remote work is now structural, indicating that employers will rely more heavily on technology that facilitates working from home, digital collaboration and automation. A survey by PwC found that 61% of CEOs say their businesses will be...
Transcript Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I’m Mark Feffer. This edition of PeopleTech is brought to you by advos. Its web platform provides tools to elevate your company’s brand and amplify its...