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.

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 than it was four months ago,...
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 of applications for performance and expense management. The company is also providing 24/7 chat support,...
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 to be...
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 amplify its message. Marketing software that works for you. Learn more at www.advos.io. Today, my...
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 more digital in the future, a...
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 message. Marketing software that works for you. Learn more at www.advos.io. So, Covid-19. Right now,...
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 “obligation” to notify them if they...
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 half of the workers surveyed by...
Businesses will face a stunning challenge at the end of August, when their employees with children are, as they were in the spring, forced to juggle child care and education with their responsibilities on the job. That will significantly change the way work gets done, and HR technology providers...
In this Point of View, Cecile Alper-Leroux, Ultimate Software’s vice president of product and innovation, looks at how HR leaders can help workers prepare themselves for the world of work’s new dynamics. Every year, my team at Ultimate Software analyzes research on macro-level social and economic trends to make predictions about the...