Workday Foundation Sharpens Focus on Workforce Development

Workday

When Workday established the Workday Foundation in 2013 with a stock gift, our early thinking about the Foundation’s mission centered on these intrinsic principles: Reflect the company’s founding values. Align with the company’s core competencies. Workforce Week 2015.

Q&A with Liz Dietz: How Workday Supports New Learning Models for Education

Workday

In a Q&A with Liz Dietz, vice president, student strategy and product management at Workday, we discuss the disconnect between education and occupation, the rise of a new learning model called competency-based education, and how Workday intends to support it with Workday Student.

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The Workday Altitude Hackathon: 24 Continuous Hours of Innovation and Collaboration

Workday

Last month, a group of Workday customers, partners, and employees competed in a challenge that encourages innovation, collaboration, and the consumption of probably a little too much caffeine and junk food: the Hackathon at Workday Altitude. Workday Altitude Hackathon 2015.

Workday Acquires Upshot, Strengthens Data Science Expertise

Workday

The result was Upshot, a company they founded in September 2013, just one month before competing in the Salesforce1 Hackathon—and winning a $1 million prize. Now, they’ve brought Upshot’s talent and IP to Workday, following Workday’s acquisition of the small company last February.

Smackdown: Workday vs Successfactors

Capterra

Here I’ll break down two of the giants of the talent management software world to show you the nuance between Workday and Successfactors. Workday. Rated 4 of 5 stars by over 50 reviewers, Workday is a popular software that’s out here trying to do it all.

The Business Case for Culture: Interview with Workday’s Ashley Goldsmith

Workday

Ashley Goldsmith is chief human resources officer (CHRO) at Workday, with global responsibility for all human resources functions, internal communications, and the Workday Foundation. Earlier this month, Goldsmith was named to the San Francisco Business Times’ list of “The Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business 2015.”. You’ve been at Workday for a little more than a year now. I was a big fan of Workday already. How does Workday compete for Bay Area talent?

Top HR Products of 2015 Awards – #HRTechConf

Robin Schooling

A few weeks ago, Human Resource Executive ® magazine announced the ten winners of its annual Top HR Products of 2015 Awards. After considering many strong submissions, the editorial team selected the following 10 solutions as the Top HR Products of 2015 : ADP Marketplace, ADP, Roseland, N.J. It’s optimized for mobile devices and integrates with both Workday and Salesforce. Workday Talent Insights, Workday Inc.,

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How Universities can Better Support Students from Education to Occupation

Workday

But the working world is unstructured, with competing priorities and decisions that need to be made on the fly, and where the best employees are those who can navigate ambiguity. The post How Universities can Better Support Students from Education to Occupation appeared first on Workday Blog.

Your Outdated Time & Attendance System May Be Costing You Money

nettime solutions

On average, 54 minutes are stolen every workday by one of your employees. It’s hard for humans to compete with machines, especially when it comes to adding, subtracting and calculating hours written on timesheets.

Tech Updates: Smart Tools For Peer Feedback and Performance Management

TLNT: The Business of HR

I’m always surprised how much HR tech even small companies have ; as well as 7Geese, Moz uses Workday and Slack. HR departments have been reforming their performance management processes for as along as I can remember. In the old days, “reform” meant redesigning the appraisal form.

4 Mistakes You Make in the Race to Recruit Top Talent

Hyrell

The recruitment process is generally thought of as applicants competing to get hired by an employer. If an applicant sees a job description with a second-by-second breakdown of his or her workday responsibilities, chances are the applicants will not be interested in applying for that position.

4 Questions for Cushman & Wakefield CIO Craig Cuyar

Workday

We recently hosted a small group of influential industry analysts covering our space at our annual Workday Technology Summit to hear what was on their minds, and for Workday executives to share more about our product and technology roadmap.

Yahoo! Co-Founder Jerry Yang Talks Goal Setting and Corporate Culture with BetterWorks

Betterworks

and Cisco and is currently a board member of Workday, Lenovo and Alibaba. That’s so hard to penetrate and so hard to compete against. Jerry Yang was a co-founder of Yahoo!, previously served on the board of directors for Yahoo! His firm, AME Cloud Ventures, has provided funding to more than 50 startups, including BetterWorks. Yang recently sat down with our CEO Kris Duggan to share his thoughts on the landscape of business today and why he thinks data is “eating everything.”.

Rising expectations

HR Times

Posted by Gautam Shah on September 9, 2015. This shift in competencies has contributed to a particular value proposition and demand for competent HRT specialists. How the cloud is helping to elevate talent needs in HR Shared Services.

Six Leadership Tips for Thriving Wellness Programs

TalentCulture

At HealthFitness, we’ve learned that visible support from a company’s executives sets the tone for employees—communicating that it’s acceptable to fit in a workout during the workday, take part in a weight loss challenge with co-workers or take advantage of healthy food options.

How to Get Important Things Done This Year

Compensation Cafe

It''s the second workday of the year for most of us. Unless you''ve made really good lists during the last year, some of your best ideas for innovation in 2015 have circled the drain, I bet. 90% of them do not have a full set of talents, skills and competencies to succeed.

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Why Companies Should Hire for Potential over Pedigree: Q&A with Byron Auguste

Workday

Auguste will speak in San Francisco at the inaugural Workday Opportunity Onramps on April 24, a workforce development conference with a mission to connect driven individuals from diverse backgrounds with unfilled jobs. ” Opportunity@Work partners with employers to “hire based on competency and potential, not pedigree.” Companies can compete for talent individually, but if they want to expand and broaden the talent pipeline, that needs to be done together.

The CFO’s Year Ahead: Get Ready to Drive Growth

Workday

In a study titled Global KPMG CEO Outlook 2015 , CEOs identified “developing new growth strategies” and “geographic expansion” as top organizational priorities for the next three years. How might new business models and other market disruptors impact our ability to compete for market share? If you want to hear more about what finance executives are saying on this topic, check out the Argyle Executive Forum’s “ The 2015 CFO Virtual Event: Insights on Driving Growth.”

Workplace Incivility: Instituting a Culture of Respect

SkillSurvey

economy $500 billion 2 a year, and 550 million workdays are lost yearly due to stress on the job. Employ online reference checking, that asks references how candidates performed in the past on specific behavioral competencies related to civility and other soft skills. 2 STRESS IN AMERICA TM : Paying With Our Health, February 2015. Hiring and Recruiting behavioral competencies higher education hiring managers reference checking

Five Reasons Workplace Gamification Works

TalentCulture

By 2015, 40 percent of Global 1000 companies were already using gamification strategies to get employees more involved and committed to their daily responsibilities. It plays to our desires to compete, share, get recognized, and be instantly gratified by a job well done.

Ryan Kwiatkowski: “Get started?—?don’t wait”

Thrive Global

His team competed against the other tops teams in Belgium and finished the season at the top of the league. Ryan brings several years of sales experience and plenty of enthusiasm and passion to RSI since joining the team in 2015. Get started?—?don’t don’t wait.

Cornerstone: Does It Still Matter?

HRExecutive

They persist despite the world’s greatest enterprise software selling machines working for years — Oracle (10), SAP (seven) and Workday (13) — to get them to move to the next era of computing. That continued in 2015 and got worse in 2016 and 2017.

“Leave room in your schedule for the unexpected” with Laurent Uberti of Sitel Group

Thrive Global

Prior to completing the acquisition of Sitel by Groupe Acticall in September 2015, he co-founded the French start-up Groupe Acticall in France more than 20 years ago. While this can be difficult during the workday, or really at all, it’s important to take time to disconnect.

Improve Employee Scheduling to Fast Track Business Recovery: The Comprehensive Guide

SwipeClock

Flexible Schedules: An Employee Perk That Helps Businesses Compete. Flexible Schedules: An Employee Perk That Helps Small Businesses Compete. A key advantage is helping small businesses compete with larger companies. Hours and Scheduling Stability Act of 2015.

How Millennials Are Changing Workplace Culture

SuccessFactors

At last count, millennials accounted for about 36% of the workforce, and as of 2015 they comprise the largest generation in the workforce. I’m not suggesting that this no longer happens, but an increasing trend is to spend Friday lunches participating in friendly, competitive corporate sporting activities, with companies competing against each other in basketball, soccer, touch footy, etc. Have you noticed a bit of a cultural shift with more millennials in the workplace?

NGA Sets Benchmark for Client Satisfaction in Digital HR

NGA Human Resources

The 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSat) results for NGA Digital HR Services have been analysed and they’re extremely positive. Extremely satisfied with 2015 projects and service delivered.

NGA Sets Benchmark for Client Satisfaction in Digital HR

NGA Human Resources

The 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSat) results for NGA Digital HR Services have been analysed and they’re extremely positive. Extremely satisfied with 2015 projects and service delivered.

Emerging into the Workforce - The Millennial Way

Newmeasures

Kramer’s article “The Power of Small Wins,” and it captures the importance and effectiveness of everyday progress, or ‘small wins’: “Of all the things that can boost emotions, motivation, and perceptions during a workday, the single most important is making progress in meaningful work” (Amabile & Kramer, 2011, p. 2015, March 26). 2015, July 31).

3 Benefits of HR Tech Integration

SkillSurvey

With the focus continuing to shift towards cloud-based solutions and digital HR , investment in HR tech is growing – over $2 billion in investment capital in 2015, per CB Investors, which was a 60% increase from the prior year. The Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey also found that, “integrated talent management can bring greater efficiency to both HR and IT, and provide the ‘talent intelligence’ needed to help companies compete.”.

Emerging into the Workforce – The Millennial Way

Newmeasures

Kramer’s article “The Power of Small Wins,” and it captures the importance and effectiveness of everyday progress, or ‘small wins’: “Of all the things that can boost emotions, motivation, and perceptions during a workday, the single most important is making progress in meaningful work” (Amabile & Kramer, 2011, p. 2015, March 26). 2015, July 31).

Emerging into the Workforce – The Millennial Way

Newmeasures

Kramer’s article “The Power of Small Wins,” and it captures the importance and effectiveness of everyday progress, or ‘small wins’: “Of all the things that can boost emotions, motivation, and perceptions during a workday, the single most important is making progress in meaningful work” (Amabile & Kramer, 2011, p. 2015, March 26). 2015, July 31).

100 Fun Office Games and Activities That Make Work Awesome

SnackNation

We have recently implemented a Bring Your Dog to Work committee, where a select panel of dog owners and dog lovers will help to decide which employees pets would make great workday partners by spending the day at the office! 100 Fun Office Games and Activities That Make Work Awesome.

Why I Created BetterSkills: A Founder’s Vision

BetterSkills

In 2015 The CEO of the Conference Board, a non-profit research organization working for the public interest, interviewed over 1000 global CEOs on “What challenges keep them up at night”. They should be able to discern what employees have the competencies to become their next leaders and what strategies should be employed to motivate their workforce to keep learning new skills. I started my new company BetterSkills Inc.

Why I Created BetterSkills: A Founder’s Vision

BetterSkills

In 2015 The CEO of the Conference Board, a non-profit research organization working for the public interest, interviewed over 1000 global CEOs on “What challenges keep them up at night”. They should be able to discern what employees have the competencies to become their next leaders and what strategies should be employed to motivate their workforce to keep learning new skills. I started my new company BetterSkills Inc.

Why I Created BetterSkills: A Founder’s Vision

BetterSkills

In 2015 The CEO of the Conference Board, a non-profit research organization working for the public interest, interviewed over 1000 global CEOs on “What challenges keep them up at night”. They should be able to discern what employees have the competencies to become their next leaders and what strategies should be employed to motivate their workforce to keep learning new skills. I started my new company BetterSkills Inc.