Mobile

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...
Hireology, a Chicago-based recruiting platform for dispersed businesses, announced an integration with auto dealership technology firm Dealerltrack. Separately, the company said it will release a new mobile app this summer. Hireology said the app is one of several platform enhancements it plans to...
Paycom released Manager on-the-Go, a tool within its mobile app that provides managers with around-the-clock ability to perform tasks such as approving time-off requests or expense reimbursements. Acknowledging that “work doesn’t stop coming in when leaders are away from their desks,” Paycom founder and...
Organizations must put L&D technology to full use if they want to develop a strong learning culture, HR professionals say. Most companies have much work to do, and the deployment of mobile learning solutions has been surprisingly slow. While the great majority of HR...
Over the last year or so a number of companies have entered the HR technology market with platforms designed to neatly integrate text messaging into recruiting. Among other things, they argue texting is an important talent-acquisition channel because texts are almost universally read and are the preferred communication medium for many younger...
Employees continue to prioritize flexible work arrangements and expect the movement toward more flexibility to last, according to new research from Paychex. Flexibility is “the common denominator” in how employees want to work now, Paychex said. It’s also something they expect from employers in the future. Younger...
TriNet, a Dublin, Calif.-based provider of SMB HR solutions, released a new version of its mobile app. The update’s designed to improve access to HR information for both employers and workers. According to TriNet, the updated app helps SMBs streamline HR processes, improve employee engagement and offer real-time access to...
Time-management solution provider HMS Software released version 7.4.1 of its TimeControl time sheet system that targets medium to large companies with mobile workers. In its announcement, the company noted that nearly half of the global workforce is expected to be mobile by 2022. With that in mind, HMS integrated new...
The movement toward more flexible working practices continues to pose a security risk to small businesses, according to a report from digital security firm Avast. Among other reasons, the company found that just 18 percent of SMB employees consider security when they work remotely. That means SMBs "face the challenge...
ADP has added an “Insights” feature to its Mobile Solutions app, allowing managers and business leaders to receive real-time workforce analytics while away from their desks. Using—what else—AI and machine learning, the feature continually tracks wage, time, location, industry, and other types of data to uncover trends and other insights...