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.

SmartLinx Solutions added features to its SmartLinx Go mobile app to give healthcare workers the ability to check real-time schedules, attendance and pay resources. The company’s pitch is that such features will increase engagement by helping employees balance work and life. SmartLinx Go was originally launched...
ENGAGE Talent and PredictiveHR will jointly offer an AI-driven talent analytics platform that melds internal employee data with analytics on industries and competitors.  The companies say this is the first product to compile an organization’s internal talent data, AI-driven metrics on its talent data...
TriNet released Workforce Analytics, an HR reporting and analytics tool designed to provide SMBs with in-depth reporting and forecasting using data drawn from a single system. Dilshad Simons, TriNet’s senior vice president of products, said access to HR data is particularly important in a tight labor market....
Corporate executives claim to understand the critical role performance management and workforce development play in improving their company’s retention efforts. However, middle and front-line managers say their leaders aren’t backing up those words with real action, and are generally out of touch with what’s going on in their employees’ real world.
Many an HCM technology vendor planned to launch new products and services this week while nearly 20,000 attendees roamed the exhibit floor at SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition. Among them: Namely, My Ally and TrenData. Namely showed off updates designed to simplify benefits administration and...
Visier announced a data integration with TrustSphere, which provides relationship analytics and organizational network analysis. Through the integration, users will be able to review ONA metrics and wider workforce data side-by-side. The integration will facilitate better decision making by Visier customers, the company said. Previously, relationship...
While HR professionals push the notion they can directly contribute to their organization’s strategy and bottom line, they continue to have challenges working with their colleagues in Finance. For one thing, they have differing worldviews when it comes to the state of collaboration. According to workforce...
Mercer introduced its Mobility Management Platform, created in collaboration with ServiceNow. The cloud-based solution is designed to reduce the complexity, costs and risks associated with talent mobility programs while improving the employee experience. The platform, called MMP for short, combines Mercer’s expertise in HR...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Chief Services Officer Julie Dodd explains why HR technologies play such a critical role in a company's retention efforts. Attracting and retaining the best talent is a top priority for all organizations, which is why the best...
In this Point of View, Ultimate Software Vice President of Human Resources Kathleen Pai shows how culture and smart management help employers leverage remote workers--without sacrificing engagement. Shifts in workplace culture and connective technologies have created an influx of remote workers. In fact,...

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