This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Paychex Flex announced several enhancements to its platform including performance management, workflow approvals, real-time analytics and a configurable events. All are available to employees and administrators through self-service. Paychex said these features are in addition...
More businesses are considering technology when deciding about whether—and which—PEO to engage. However, employers that overemphasize tech platforms may put themselves at risk of engaging a firm that can’t address the true needs of its workforce. “You need to start with HR,” said Michael Mendenhall, senior vice president and chief...
Ceridian showed off new Dayforce features for retailers during the NRF Retail Big Show, including a planned on-demand pay module and a virtual assistant. “The future of work for retail and hospitality companies has never been more reliant on tech innovation,” commented John Orr, Ceridian’s senior vice president of retail....
This week's roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. ClearanceJobs, DHI Group’s site for jobs requiring security clearances, launched ClearanceJobs Next Generation. The new platform includes improvements to customer workflows, a re-designed messenger app that offers live chat and a deeper integration of the...
Talk about deskless workers: The maritime industry must future-proof and upskill its workforce as the industry increases its reliance on technology. That means shipping companies of all sorts face growing pressure to train employees to keep pace. That was the conclusion of Technology in Maritime: Dehumanising the Industry or Creating...
SAP SuccessFactors announced an agreement to resell Kronos Workforce Dimensions under the name “SAP Time Management by Kronos.” In a blog post, SAP SuccessFactors Director of Solution Management Paul Meredith indicated the partnership represents the most effective way for SuccessFactors to deliver on its time and attendance strategy. That strategy,...
Before he became managing partner and principal for EY’s Northeast Region tax practice, Martin Fiore was the firm’s Americas tax talent leader, overseeing the recruitment, development and retention of 13,000 tax professionals in 30 countries. We spoke with him about his experience using robotic process automation to recruit and...
While new approaches to gauging employee sentiment are making inroads, most companies will continue to use large-scale surveys, according to Gartner. That’s despite increasing talk that traditional approaches provide a less-than-accurate picture of employee engagement. The research firm expects nearly three-quarters of organizations, 74 percent, to use wide, formal surveys...
In this guest column, Armen Berjikly, senior director of strategy at Ultimate Software, explains why it's crucial for businesses to consider whether their benefits actually meet their employees’ needs, and deliver the impact intended.  Employee benefits are complex and expensive, typically one of the top three expenses for employers. Yet, companies often...
Welcome to 2019. Here's the year's first roundup of deals, product announcements and other news from the HCM technology community. Larger HR technology vendors increasingly see smaller talent-management companies as attractive takeover targets, said a report from Nucleus Research. The firm said its latest Technology Value Matrix for Talent Management...

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