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Workday Community Voices: Managing Change at the University of Chicago


Mike Knitter, interim associate vice president at the University of Chicago, shares his tips and thoughts on change in today’s Workday Community Voices. The role then evolved into having functional experts in all areas of HR— talent acquisition, training and development, and labor relations.

Three Important Announcements at Workday Opportunity Onramps


At Workday Opportunity Onramps yesterday, our inaugural workforce development conference, participants gathered to share ideas and solutions to this serious problem. “We We believe deeply that there is talent everywhere, but opportunity is not,” said Ashley Goldsmith, chief people officer at Workday, to an audience that included professionals in human resources, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, and corporate responsibility roles. “We

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Workday’s Talented Tenth: Celebrating and Encouraging Blacks in Tech


At the time, blacks were generally encouraged to pursue vocational training versus higher education. Yet Du Bois’ vision remains inspirational, and influenced an employee group here at Workday to call itself The Talented Tenth. In 1903, the black scholar and activist W.

Announcing the Workday Opportunity Onramps Conference: Connecting Driven Individuals with In-Demand Jobs


If you’re intrigued by this idea, I hope you’ll join us for the inaugural Workday Opportunity Onramps workforce development conference. It’s designed for any organization interested in providing training, internships, and job opportunities for nontraditional candidates from diverse backgrounds, as well as workforce development organizations seeking to learn more from their corporate hiring partners. We’re entering 2018 with a good economy and a low unemployment rate.

Five Ways We’re Building Opportunity Onramps in the Workday Community


Since the day I joined Workday, I’ve had the privilege of meeting a lot of talented people from all walks of life. At Workday, people are at the core of our business, and every product we design has people at the center. We also believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not, whether it’s because of a person’s non-traditional educational path, diverse work history, or financial constraints. We welcomed our inaugural Returnship Program at Workday.

How to Support Global Diversity in the Workplace


The post How to Support Global Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on AllyO.

‘Guilty Feminist’ Podcast Host on the Power of Including Yourself


says Deborah Frances-White, appropriately delivering that advice in more of a roar than a statement in her stage-trained voice. She also hosts “The Guilty Feminist,” a podcast she started in 2015 that’s been downloaded more than 70 million times.

Common Employee Complaints About Bad Bosses

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For example: Bosses who don’t seem to value the employee’s time and routinely come to employees with “critical” or “emergency” tasks—that really aren’t—10 minutes before the workday was due to end. When employees are dissatisfied at work, one of their most common complaints is a bad boss.


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In short, it creates protections for uniformed servicemembers to keep their civilian jobs during a deployment or training period. Periodic training, such as National Guard and reserves, can continue for more than 5 years.

Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

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Employers often fear that employees may waste time or overreport hours when there is no one to actively supervise their workday. Telecommuting has made the news a lot in recent years. Technology has enabled this growing trend, and more and more companies are taking advantage of it.

Employee Digital Privacy Rights and Expectations, Part 1

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Monitoring often encourages employees to cut back on using the Internet and company communications devices for too many personal items during the workday. Training. Monitoring of employee communications can be used for training purposes.

Would You Consider Restricting Hours Worked?

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Having a clear delineation between work time and home time makes it easier for an employee to relax after the workday is done. Employers know that there are legal restrictions in terms of the number of hours a nonexempt employee can work before incurring overtime pay.

Hiring Military Veterans: The Hidden Skills That Make Them Remarkable Employees


military needs and trains HR specialists, doctors, purchasing agents, police, IT professionals, mechanics, building engineers, linguists, recruiters and administrative clerks. What’s more, they are trained to think in terms of their team while being aware of individual contributions. You can count on a veteran to stay focused on goals during normal disruptions of the workday. Comfortable with diversity. Veterans are used to diversity.

Fair Hiring Practices: A Foundation For Workforce Culture Transformation


In my first two blog posts, I touched on the concepts of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and gender bias. However, fair hiring practices provide an excellent start to embracing diversity. Large companies have also notably acknowledged the importance of diversity.

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


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. A student participates in technical training through Opportunity@Work’s Learn and Earn Program. The post Why Companies Should Hire for Potential over Pedigree: Q&A with Byron Auguste appeared first on Workday Blog.

Transforming the supply chain for health care providers Part 2

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Workday, Infor CloudSuite, Oracle Cloud) and the continuous addition of emerging technologies (e.g., Enabling staff through change management and training. Part 2: Unlocking critical capabilities in supply chain through an operating model transformation.

Money on their Minds: Financial Wellness as a Benefit


The simple act of scheduling optional information sessions during the workday can go a long way in showing employees that financial wellness is a true concern and not just a paragraph in the employee welcome packet. Nationally, seven out of ten 2015 college graduates left school with substantial student loans. A diverse workforce means a diverse amount of financial concerns beyond just student loan anxiety.

Software Development, Leadership, and Innovation in Boulder


Two Workday employees, Sayan Chakraborty and Terry Olkin, know this better than anyone. based company Workday acquired April 2015. We recently spoke with Chakraborty and Olkin to learn more about the power of spreadsheets, their experiences since joining Workday, and the state of things in Boulder. When you start with a user experience like that, you essentially already have a trained user base.

The Top 100 Applicant Tracking Systems in 2018


Workday. The most common ATS systems that top employers migrate to are Greenhouse Software, Workday, Taleo and iCIMS. AQR (from Workday). Migrations To Workday. For instance, we hear of many examples of major employers taking 2 to 3 years to migrate to Workday.

Employee Spotlight: How Hireology Employees Strike a Balance of Hard Work and Fun


I graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2015 with a business degree and spent my first year out of college working as a consultant. I also think Hireology’s culture is extremely diverse. I’m a classically trained pianist and have been playing since I was 11 years old.

14 Opportunities to Address Unconscious Biases in the Modern Workplace


These biases “are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness,” writes UCSF’s Office of Diversity and Outreach. Audit the language in your job listings and revise if necessary to appeal to a more diverse, more qualified pool of applicants. Atlassian’s global head of diversity and inclusion, Aubrey Blanche, reports that peer support makes all the difference. Diverse points of view make products better.

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


Cross-Train for Increased Flexibility. Diversity in any form is good for companies. This includes skills, training, availability, and license expiration dates. Hours and Scheduling Stability Act of 2015. Updated May 25, 2020.


What Makes a Good Manager – Tips


Companies with strong manager training programs earn 6 percent more profits than those without any programs. Genuine curiosity can enable managers to discover creative solutions to problems, melt resistance, reframe problems by re-examining the underlying questions and alleviate workday boredom. A 2015 Pew Research study found that the Millennial Generation now makes up 34 percent of the U.S. If you want to be a great manager, it’s critical to be a leader and not a follower.

A CIO’s Perspective: How the Cloud Drives City Year’s Nationwide Growth


Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members serve full time in these schools providing high-impact student, classroom, and school-wide support to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school, ready for college and career success.