Workforce Management

New products and methodologies that help companies manage both full-time employees and independent contractors, and why they may need to meld the often-competing concerns of HR and Procurement as contingent workers take on a greater role in executing business strategy. Here’s where we also look at trends related to workforce dynamics and the products that address them.

A sponsored guest column from Devin Foster, a member of Phenom People's product marketing team. Investing in new HR technology is exciting—but driving adoption among team members can quickly take the wind out of the sails of even its biggest supporters. Luckily, this doesn’t...
Cornerstone OnDemand bought Clustree, a French technology company with an extensive AI-based skills engine and skills ontology. Clustree’s engine, which Cornerstone says is the world’s largest, uses machine learning to help companies match their employees’ skills with specific job roles. Its ontology is based on the...
Betterworks released Calibration and Feedback Summary, two new features for its continuous performance management software suite. The additions are meant to expand the capabilities of Betterworks’ solution by  performance management solution by increasing visibility into employee performance and potential while simplifying the process for preparing...
Deb Muller founded HR Acuity after a 20-year career in HR. Based in Florham Park, N.J, the company’s platform helps employers manage their employee relations and investigations using a framework of proprietary tools and processes. We spoke with Deb about the company’s history and why she believes a disciplined approach to...
Namely added a compliance component to its flagship People Operations Platform at no additional charge. Called the Comply Database and powered by ThinkHR, the library offers access to tools, checklists, sample policies and forms. In addition, it provides news and other information mean to strengthen an organization’s compliance efforts.
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.
Most companies manage their external workers with procurement-focused systems that address tasks involved with contracts, purchase orders and payment but do little to help oversee their performance on the ground. That’s one of the conclusions of Services Procurement Insights 2019, a report from SAP Fieldglass and Oxford...
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...
A consortium of academic and professional organizations is developing a platform on IBM’s blockchain technology to house permanent, verifiable records of a candidate’s learning and skills, including certifications and qualifications. According to IBM, the platform—called the Learning Credential Network, according to Human Resource Executive—is still in the...
Jira Service Desk, a tool beloved by IT departments around the world, is adding templates and workflows designed to meet the needs of HR and other business functions. In a blog post, Jira’s developer, Atlassian, said it expanded the product’s capabilities after a number...