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.

Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast version of our roundup. Employee background screening continues to become increasingly common and is used across a wider range of...
Infor’s made two product announcements in two days: One’s new payroll module for its Global Human Resources suite, the other a set of contactless applications for the hospitality industry. Infor Payroll provides in-house processing capabilities with along multiple that options service partners can use...
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...
Paylocity launched a set of features intended to help employers streamline the process of recalling workers and reopening facilities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The future of the workplace looks vastly different than it did a few months ago, and it’s crucial that organizations...
A number of HR technology vendors have launched products to help businesses reopen, even as coronavirus cases spike around the world. While that might slow the adoption of these solutions, vendors are jockeying for position in a new area of workforce technology: platforms that support safe practices...
SAP SuccessFactors believes its experience-focused approach to HCM technology is becoming increasingly important as businesses reimagine their approach to workforce management and engagement as they adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic’s new realities. Amidst the turmoil generated by the virus, “the transition to the future...
Equipping employers for the reopened workspace is becoming a specialty unto itself. Technology firms, including a number of HR solutions providers, as well as consultants and business-service firms are offering tools that do everything from track health status to plan for physical distancing. According...
Background-check provider HireRight will offer post-hire, continuous monitoring services through an agreement with data solutions firm Appriss Insights. HireRight released introduced its Arrest Record Monitoring solution, which draws from Appriss’s incarceration database. The product sends alerts when the arrest of an employee is verified,...
Companies are looking for better tools to help track the movements and health status of their workforce as they reconfigure their facilities to hamper the spread of COVID-19. In particular, analysts and HR leaders expect the use of passive monitoring to increase. However, they...
Employers are embracing a variety of tools to facilitate remote work, some of them purpose-designed and others that were basically drafted as solutions. That’s been good news for companies that offer communications and collaboration tools, such as Google and Slack. According to Business Insider,...