Remote Work

As the coronavirus pressures employees and organizations around the world, working from home has become a business necessity. Here’s our coverage of what employers need to know, how vendors are working to fulfill their customers’ requirements and the changes developing across the landscape of remote-work technology.

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...
Six months into the pandemic, prognostication about the future of work has taken on an entirely new focus. Last year, the themes were employee experience, AI, culture and employer brand. Nowadays, it’s all about remote work, workplace safety and diversity. Or, at least, those are the lenses...
Most Americans believe the quality of their work has improved since the Covid-19 pandemic began, and more than two-thirds say their work-life balance is in a better place than it was before.    Specifically, 79% of employees say their quality of work is better...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. Listen to a podcast version of this roundup. TriNet launched new HR capabilities for SMBs, including an integration center, report scheduler and the incorporation...
Deskless workers represent a significant proportion of the workforce—up to 80%, by many estimates—but technology vendors haven’t prioritized meeting their needs. As the pandemic increases the number of employees working outside the office, however, developers have more reason to focus on users whose computer is more likely...
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 tools to elevate your company’s brand and...
CEOs increasingly believe that the shift to remote work is now structural, indicating that employers will rely more heavily on technology that facilitates working from home, digital collaboration and automation. A survey by PwC found that 61% of CEOs say their businesses will be...
Transcript 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 tools to elevate your company’s brand and amplify its...
Workers accept the idea of businesses taking pro-active steps to manage the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace. At the same time, they believe companies should share information when a co-worker tests positive. Specifically, some 86% of U.S. employees say their employer has an...
The push by HR technology vendors to help businesses bring employees back to work faces headwinds as the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise and workers regard the idea of spending hours indoors with other people—distanced or not—as risky. In June, fewer than...