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...
In this guest column, Vivian Maza, chief people officer at Ultimate Software, looks at the best ways to cultivate and engage a remote workforce. As the workplace has evolved over the last decade, there’s been a top trend shaping the way people work: They spend less time in traditional offices. Employees...
In case there’s any doubt left about the urgent need for mobile and remote HR solutions, Zurich-based International Workplace Group reports that more than 70 percent of employees work outside of their office at least one day a week. Fifty-three percent work remotely for at least half the week,...
A roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. SAP SuccessFactors rolled out a Visa and Permits Management tool aimed at simplifying the way HR and business managers source international talent. The solution helps employers more efficiently work their way through visa and permit management...

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