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.

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,...
iHire unveiled a service to help companies assist their laid-off employees to find new jobs, a particularly timely feature as the number of unemployed workers in the U.S. climbs. The company’s Virtual Outplacement Services combines personalized job-seeker support with its career-management platform. iHire positions...
Technology companies inside and outside of HR are launching products designed to check the health of on-site employees as they begin to return from weeks or months of shelter-in-place orders. WorkJam, safety and risk management solutions provider Aclaimant and service management firm SysAid all...
Workday will offer a new integration with Salesforce to help joint customers plan for the safe reopening of their workplaces in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The integration will link Workday with Salesforce’s Work.com, a suite of solutions and resources designed to help...
Alcor has launched two products for ServiceNow: AccessFlow, an identity and access management platform, and High5, a fully automated employee reward and recognition system. Both are available in the ServiceNow App Store. AccessFlow automates enterprise identity and access management and compliance....
Jobvite rolled out an integration with Ultimate Software that allows employers to review a wider expanse of data that connects talent acquisition to post-hire performance. Jobvite already had an integration with Ultimate Software’s UltiPro in place, but calls the new link a “standard, repeatable...
Microsoft and UnitedHealth Group launched a return-to-work protocol that’s designed to help employers bring their employees back on-site more safely. Called ProtectWell, the protocol uses CDC guidelines and clinical research on limiting the spread of COVID-19 to guide the screening of employees for symptoms...