Pay & Benefits

BenefitMall added a revised look, new quoting features and an online training center to its Agency Workspace. Launched in 2019, Agency Workspace is designed to be a technology “home base” for brokers who use the BenefitMall’s tools and services. It includes applications for client management, developing quotes, setting up enrollments...
Newly merged Kronos and Ultimate Software introduced features to their respective products to help customers track and mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Kronos introduced automated reporting capabilities that companies can use to pursue employee contact-tracing through Workforce Dimensions, Workforce Central, Workforce Ready and Kronos iSeries Central. The feature analyzes labor records...
In March, Lighthouse Research & Advisory included Salary.com’s CompAnalyst platform in its Compensation Technology Buyer’s Guide and Provider Landscape. Soon after, we spoke with Salary.com CEO Kent Plunkett, CCP, about why compensation data matters, his company's business, and how both will evolve in the post-pandemic world.  Candidates and employees recognize...
Vibe HCM added several features and resources to its engagement platform, and is fielding a pulse survey designed around COVID-19-related issues. The company said it aims to help customers quickly implement tools necessary to address state and federal legislation related to the pandemic, such as the Families First Coronavirus...
Employee health data has jumped in value as employers struggle to manage both their business and workforce amidst the spreading coronavirus. Though no one’s happy with the circumstance, some vendors might find more willing listeners once the pandemic subsides. The tools of one such company—Springbuk, an Indianapolis-based provider of “health...
Following through on promises made in September, Paychex rolled out enhancements that represent “significant updates” to its integrations, document management and the Paychex Flex dashboard. It also launched its planned pay-on-demand solution.  “Our customers have told us they are looking for ways to streamline internal processes to support fast-paced...
On January 1st, the highly contentious overtime rule will take effect after years of negotiation. The new rules will impact an estimated 1.3 million workers and, of course, their employers. We spoke with Ian Cook, Visier’s vice president of people solutions, about the new rule’s implications and how analytics can help employers address...
Employers shouldn’t expect regulatory pressure to ease up any time soon, according to compliance professionals at Paychex. The company believes that employers next year will face changes at all levels of government on issues ranging from worker classification to privacy and, of course, nuts-and-bolts tasks such as W-4 and overtime rule changes. Some of these...
While it’s not unusual for vendors to publish some kind of vision statement this time of year, ADP’s concept of “smart and personalized” HCM technology hints that the 70-year-old behemoth may be more nimble than most think. In late November, ADP issued a release predicting that during 2020, HCM technology will become more...
PayScale launched Differentials Engine, a new tool to help businesses incorporate skill and location data into their compensation planning efforts. With the number of technology-driven jobs growing rapidly, PayScale believes it’s more important for employers to understand the value of skills. “Companies want to get the most from their recruiting investments and...