Culture & Engagement

It seems ironic that so many companies seek to engage their employees through the use of technology platforms that may, for one reason or another, put more distance between organizations and employees. Technology doesn’t eliminate the need for thought, planning and leadership. The articles here result from our quest to find the right balance.

Workday announced new products to help employers develop and implement effective D&I initiatives. They’re built around the idea of “Value Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity,” or “VIBE,” which the company uses in its own approach to diversity and belonging. The first product, VIBE Central, offers...
Paylocity has become the latest HR technology vendor to expand its video capabilities in a bid to deepen connections and communication among dispersed workforces. Specifically, the company’s added new video messaging capabilities to its Community, Performance Journals, Surveys, Recruiting and Onboarding modules. However, the...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Cornerstone OnDemand said it’s built a skills engine into its portfolio of products. The Cornerstone Skills Graph is meant to help organizations implement “strategic skilling,” Cornerstone’s description of matching skills and people,...
Limeade launched enhancements to help employers improve listening, facilitate onboarding, connect workers with leadership and aid in their return-to-work. The features have been incorporated into the company’s Well-Being, Engagement and Inclusion solutions. Citing research by Deloitte, Limeade said that companies’ top employee priorities are...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast of this roundup. Salesforce launched a suite of survey tools to help businesses collect real-time feedback data from employees and...
Paycor unveiled a new employee engagement product that uses natural language processing to convert written information into data around employee sentiment. The company said the product, Paycor Pulse will help executives identify issues leading to turnover, low morale and other challenges.
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to our update via podcast. Betterworks announced an integration with Microsoft Teams. The company said the integration makes sense because “communication is key...
Transcript Mark Feffer: 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 the tools you need to elevate...
Amy Leschke-Kahle, vice president of performance acceleration at ADP unit the Marcus Buckingham Company, and Joe Sullivan, vice president of ADP Talent Solutions, discuss their StandOut engagement product, the value that may be hiding in the nooks and crannies of employee engagement data, and why communications is...
Ultimate Software and Kronos want to help employers actually use research that explores the development of truly diverse and inclusive workplaces. To that end, the companies are funding a new Equity at Work Council, comprised of business and academic practitioners focused on D&I and workforce issues.