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EX = CX: Happy Employees Make Happy Customers

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Julie Dodd, Chief Services Officer, Ultimate Software. “It’s It’s not an accident that the best places to work are also the places that make the most money.”.

Defining Your Company’s Core Values

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How would you define your company culture? What are the elements, traits, and pillars that describe a typical day for your employees—whether they work at headquarters, a regional office, or from home, maybe thousands of miles away?

The 80% Blind Spot: Are You Ignoring Most of Your Organization’s Data?

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Decision-makers love data. In fact, in the sixth annual “ Big Data Executive Survey ” representing senior executives from 57 large corporations, 99% of responders reported transitioning to a more data-driven culture and a full 97.2% had invested in Big Data and AI initiatives.

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Revolutionizing Learning, Networking, and Inclusion for Women of Color

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From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Saying “Thank You” on Employee Appreciation Day

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Today is Employee Appreciation Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a chance for me—and Ultimate Software’s entire leadership team—to take a moment and express our gratitude for being part of the best company in the world.

Why Vision and Culture Eat Strategy

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I’m a big fan of Edgar Schein’s pathfinding research into the business and human value of a strong culture. In our current disturbing social pattern of divisiveness that devolves into incivility, one of the surest ways to sink the corporate ship is a destructive workplace culture.

How to Protect Yourself From Biased Analytics

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From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Is Your Manager a Millennial? Your Next One Might Be.

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“Change.” As the saying goes, it truly is the only constant in our personal lives as well as our work. As time has gone by, we’ve all witnessed the subtle and not-so-subtle ways in which work has been reshaped.

AI Innovation 2019: Companies Solidifying Competitive Advantage

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This article on AI innovation 2019 originally appeared in Forbes. In today’s world, every successful company is a tech company. It’s become impossible to separate business strategy from technological innovation, so everyone from retailers to healthcare professionals are investing heavily in tech solutions to help them market, improve offerings, and drive business.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Whistleblowers Are a Good Thing

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A recent Harvard Business Review article pointed out something startling – whistleblowers are a good thing for companies. In fact, according to the HBR article, “The more employees use internal whistleblowing hotlines, the less lawsuits companies face, and the less money firms pay out in settlements.”

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In Her Words on #InternationalWomensDay: Brooke Henderson

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At Ultimate Software, we’re proud to partner with incredible female athletes who are working relentlessly to change the world and chase their dreams.

International Women’s Day: I Was Told, But I Persevered

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?. In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight the strengths and successes of women who refused to let what they were told impact who they became. We didn’t have to look far.

Where to Find Ultimate Software, PeopleDoc at HR Tech 2018

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It’s that time of year!

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Three Mega Trends to Watch For in 2019

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Maybe it’s the changing of the seasons. Maybe it’s the inevitability of the rapidly evolving world we live in.

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Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

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March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. Looking for more ways to join the conversation? Register for our upcoming Women in Leadership webcast —back by popular demand—featuring a powerhouse panel of four female leaders from across the business world.

Do Remote Employees Actually Have Better Work-Life Balance?

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The short answer: It depends. While virtual employment and flexible scheduling were both touted as the silver bullet to the work-life balance problem, there are reasons to believe that better balance has not been achieved—at least not for some remote workers. The Blurred Line Between Work and Home.

Employee Engagement in the Augmented Age

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Fretting about the security of your job because of the Fourth Industrial Revolution ? In our marvelous age of cognitive computing technologies, the good news is that people will perform less boring and repetitive manual tasks. The bad news is that individuals may lose their jobs as a consequence.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

What is HR Service Delivery Technology?

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Before we can talk about HR Service Delivery technology, let’s first get familiar with HR Service Delivery. If the term is new to you, fear not: the function it serves is anything but. HR provides a wide range of services to various stakeholders throughout the company.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

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Ultimate Software was founded in 1990 with four people: two men, two women. And throughout our 29-year history in the male-dominated tech industry, that ratio has held strong. Women comprise about half of Ultimate’s total workforce and hold nearly 50% of front-line manager positions.

Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

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It is the first week of October, also known as Customer Service Week 2018!

In Her Words on #InternationalWomensDay: Lexi Thompson

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At Ultimate Software, we’re proud to partner with incredible female athletes who are working relentlessly to change the world and chase their dreams.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Dream Big at Connections — #12DaysofHCM

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Every year, thousands of HR professionals, UltiPro® users, and industry experts convene in Las Vegas for Ultimate Software’s customer conference, Connections. The four-day, comprehensive event is all about learning, growing, and—of course—connecting.

Partnering for a More Inclusive Tech Industry in 2019

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The technology industry is at the helm of innovation and forward-thinking initiatives. From basement-run incubators to aspirational open-source computing, technology is fueled both by dreams of “what if” and a passion for change.

Five Steps to Leading Your Workforce Consciously and With a Conscience

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by Janine N. Truitt. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

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It’s conference season and at Ultimate Software, we are excited that preparations for our participation in the HR Technology Conference & Expo and the Grace Hopper Celebration—the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, produced by AnitaB.org —are in full swing.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Ultimate Celebrates International Women’s Day—Every Day

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From day one at Ultimate Software, we’ve believed in providing a workplace that respects, values, and cares for all individuals as equals, innovators, and, most importantly, as people. Back in 1990, there were four of us: two women and two men.

Is Emotional Intelligence Standing Between You & Career Success?

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You may have heard us talk about emotional intelligence (EI) in the past. It’s mysterious. It’s catchy. And as it turns out, it’s an extremely valuable skill to have at work. Emotionally intelligent managers make more money. You read that right.

An Easier Way to Have a Tough Conversation

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From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software.

Helping End Hunger Nationwide with Feeding America

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Giving has been a core part of Ultimate Software’s “People First” culture since our founding more than 25 years ago. Life can take many unexpected twists and turns, and we at Ultimate feel extremely fortunate to be where we are today.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.