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Workday Publishes its 2015 Global Impact Report


At Workday, we take great pride in providing our customers with enterprise applications that help them tackle some of today’s most complex business challenges. We obsess about innovation and never lose sight of how we can deliver products that help our customers continue to grow. Our focus on innovation extends beyond our products and services to include how we think about addressing some of today’s most pressing business, social, and environmental challenges. 2015).

How Your Brain Works During Training


We have known for a while that classroom training was losing its luster compared to social, video, mobile, and other informal delivery methods. Josh Davis, PhD, says some people can get as much done in two good, productive hours as others can in an entire day.

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Corporate Culture: Small Changes Create Big Results – #RethinkTheDailyGrind

HR Bartender

They believe the workday can be much more than the daily grind. They deliver workplace drink solutions that inspire organizations and their people to rethink the daily grind and be more productive, collaborative and engaged. And it focuses on delivering productivity and results.

An Inside Look at Workday Learning: Reinventing How Employees Learn


Workday announced today its intent to build Workday Learning. Why build Workday Learning? The timing is perfect for Workday to meet this demand. How did you kick off the product development process?

Workday Rising Europe 2015: Growth is a Beautiful Thing


It’s been a fantastic week here in Dublin with more than 1,100 Workday customers, partners, and employees at Workday Rising Europe 2015. I’ve been learning more about our customers’ experiences, and sharing with them what’s coming next from Workday. From its beginning in the US 10 years ago, Workday has grown into a large company serving customers worldwide. Recognising our Workday Rising Europe customer event on the River Liffey in Dublin.

The Wonders of a 6-Hour Workday

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor we discussed the history of the 8-hour workday and some beliefs about how it might be modified with great success. Today we’ll look at the potential benefits of the 6-hour workday. Potential Benefits to a Shortened Workday. Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

Workday’s Customer Satisfaction, and How We Measure It


So when we started from scratch with Workday, it wasn’t just to build better enterprise applications, it was to create a better customer experience. As Workday has grown into a global company, we’ve worked hard to maintain our passion for high customer satisfaction. Emphasizing customer satisfaction is a standard part of all training sessions, management meetings, and company gatherings. At Workday, we measure customer satisfaction levels from a number of different angles.

Workday Community Voices: Moving Finance to the Cloud to Support Growth


An example of this was the decision to select Workday Financial Management. Now, we have more detail in our general ledger and can break down data along different dimensions, such as by product or company, for richer views of our business.

Working Remotely: Ideal Work Environment Or Threat To Culture And Employee Productivity?


In fact, Softchoice found Millennials twice as likely to feel more productive and better equipped working at home than Baby Boomers. These world-traveling workers are often inspired by the changing landscape, inspiration that pours over into their work product.

Avoid These 3 Workplace Pitfalls That Can Hurt Productivity

nettime solutions

Maintaining productivity within the workplace is often difficult. Below are a few of the most common workplace productivity barriers and suggestions on how to work around them: Unscheduled meetings.

David Clarke: Driving Technology Development at Workday


If you’re in a technology strategy meeting with David Clarke, senior vice president of technology development at Workday, you may also get a brief lesson in history. One can see where this past/future duality plays into his contributions and leadership at Workday. Clarke oversees Workday’s core transaction processing, reporting, and integration frameworks. Over the past year, Clarke spearheaded a multi-year partnership between Workday and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

An Inside Look at the Life-Saving PulsePoint Mobile App


was sitting down to dinner on March 25, 2015, when he received an alert through his PulsePoint mobile application. This is the power of PulsePoint, a location-aware iOS and Android app that alerts people trained in CPR when someone within walking distance is having a cardiac arrest.

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Boost Productivity With These 4 Brain Breaks

SAP Innovation

Brain breaks boost productivity. A current trend in boosting employee productivity and maintaining employee engagement is to provide opportunities for brain breaks throughout the workday. Brain breaks have been shown to increase productivity by giving your brain an opportunity to focus on something new. Science backs up the claim that being a workaholic is not the best strategy to achieve high productivity. They can foster creativity and productivity.

Step it up! 5 ways to make healthy lifestyle part of your company culture


Corporate wellness programs can lead to better employee engagement , greater productivity, and fewer long-term health care costs. Good nutrition will give your employees the stamina they need to stay sharp throughout the workday.

Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

HR Daily Advisor

Higher productivity can come from having fewer distractions. Productivity can also increase because of the fact that employees often work more hours when they don’t have a commute. HR Policies & Procedures Bridget Miller business productivity recruiting

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. Yet I’m humbled by the hard work of many people to make a difference both at Workday and within all the communities we’re a part of. We welcomed our inaugural Returnship Program at Workday.

8 Tips for Preparing Higher Education Employees to Move to the Cloud


Once deployed, customers tell us their employees—who may have been using paper-based processes and outdated administrative systems—are delighted with their Workday experiences. Train a small group of evangelists prior to full deployment. Begin product demonstrations and education early.

Employee Digital Privacy Rights and Expectations, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

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?

HR Daily Advisor

Having a clear delineation between work time and home time makes it easier for an employee to relax after the workday is done. This can lead to productivity losses, mental and physical health problems, and increased turnover. Compensation FLSA/Wages benefits business MBA productivity

Boost Productivity With These 4 Brain Breaks

SAP Innovation

Brain breaks boost productivity. A current trend in boosting employee productivity and maintaining employee engagement is to provide opportunities for brain breaks throughout the workday. Brain breaks have been shown to increase productivity by giving your brain an opportunity to focus on something new. Science backs up the claim that being a workaholic is not the best strategy to achieve high productivity. They can foster creativity and productivity.

Is It Time for Wearable Tech in the Workplace?

Asure Software

By Tom Loveland, Global SVP of Product Strategy. While Google Glass got shelved earlier this year, there are several innovative companies experimenting with workplace wearables to enhance employee communication and productivity. As technology proliferates into the workday there are a number of unknowns that company leaders can start to plan for. In just a few short years, wearable technology has gone from birth, to crawl to run.

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. Want to make 2015 the year you actually achieve something through manager training?

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No Ordinary Disruption - Labour Market Challenges in the Digital Age

Strategic HCM

Skills Challenges to meet the 4 Forces Given that I've been blogging about digital, we focused mostly on the trend / force around technology: "HRDs are seeing the impact of cloud systems like Workday. That may have made sense during the last few years, to drive performance and productivity.

Monitoring employee stress and physical activity


The stress placed on the body by being sedentary all day can dramatically decrease employee health and productivity. A corporation that weaves physical activity into its culture elicits greater achievement from individuals and develops more productive teams.

Why Technology Is The Worst Source Of Work Conflict

SAP Innovation

Second, I spent most of my career as a journalist, which trained me to be vigilant about whether what people say is what they really mean – especially when it comes to marketing, which is the function I work in in SAP. Slices the workday into impenetrable chunks.

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. As a country we ask, why is productivity growth slowing down? We’ve all heard about the problem of the “skills gap.”

How to Recruit Like One of The Best Places To Work

Brazen HR

62% of companies expect to hire more in 2016 than they did in 2015. At Workday, our culture has always been the foundation of our success. We firmly believe that it’s far easier to teach people what we do at Workday than it is to change the fabric of who they are.

Work-at-Home Success in 5 Easy Steps


According to the 2017 State of Telecommuting report released by Global Workplace Analytics, the number of people telecommuting in the US increased 115% between 2005 and 2015. A comfortable chair and desk arranged in a quiet corner of the house can be perfectly suitable for productive work.

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Elevating the workforce experience: The physical lens

Bersin with Deloitte

It is well-documented that employees who are engaged at work tend to be more satisfied with their jobs and demonstrate higher productivity than their less-engaged peers.¹ Organizations where employees are satisfied benefit from higher employee creativity and productivity,?

Money on their Minds: Financial Wellness as a Benefit


With striking statistics showing anywhere between 53% and 85% of American workers are impacted by these concerns, employers are wondering how to most effectively address these concerns to ultimately increase productivity and job satisfaction. 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.

Well-being for Remote Employees: Inside HP’s CubeFit


They have learned from research and firsthand experience the multiple benefits of engaging their employees with health and well-being programming—from lowered healthcare costs to a more engaged workforce to higher productivity to stronger employee loyalty. By: Torrey Landers and Julie Andrews.

7 Innovative Ideas for HR

HR Partner

From hiring new employees efficiently, onboarding them enthusiastically , training them strategically and engaging all employees thoughtfully, there are many opportunities to stand out with creative HR practices. But how do you train someone on top of doing your own work?

Employee Well-Being Impacts The Bottom Line: 4 Factors To Know

SAP Innovation

In a 2015 PwC survey of working adults in the U.S., A study published by Rand in 2015 found that lack of sleep, financial concerns, and taking care of family members all put a dent in productivity. A 2015 survey of employees published by Quantum Workplace and my company, Limeade , found that 71% want standard-of-living raises, 77% want time off to recharge, and 60% want work-life balance benefits.

How to get employees to actually take vacation


In 2015, more than half of American workers didn’t use all of their paid vacation days. Several studies show that not taking extended time off from work hurts productivity. For a healthier, happier and more productive workplace , here are some strategies to get employees to actually take vacation. An effective coverage strategy will get employees to take vacation, keep productivity on track and ease employees’ concerns about returning to a landslide of work.

Why Boulder Consistently Tops Best Places to Work Lists


At about one mile above sea level, Boulder provides a great training area for athletes. Team members regularly make time for runs or bike rides during the workday and walking meetings are an everyday occurrence.