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How to Work from Home with Kids: The Ultimate List of Tips and Resources

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Remote work has been increasing in popularity for years , with more than 43% of U.S. employees working remotely at least some or all of the time according to Gallup.

The Future of Work after COVID: Turning Crisis into Positive Change

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In approximately 60-some days, nearly every organization has completely reimagined how they are managing workforce operations and their bottom lines. As the dust begins to settle and both employers and employees gain confidence in current routines, it’s time for business leaders to look forward.

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A New Way of Working: The Lifework Journey

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In this extraordinary period of disruption and uncertainty leading to radical shifts in working models—and, in some cases, unemployment—managers and HR leaders need to take a moment to revisit traditional employee hire-to-retire lifecycle ideas to better understand their people, and focus on what is most important to them.

The Ultimate Software and Kronos Merger is Official!

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It’s hard to believe nearly two months have passed since we announced a definitive merger agreement between Ultimate Software and Kronos Incorporated ! With this merger, we have brought together two great people companies to form one global leader in the HR technology space.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Celebrating National Volunteer Week With a Relentless Heart

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There’s a shared characteristic amongst Ultimate Software’s employees that is integral to keeping our organization strong. Ultimate’s people are relentless in their efforts to put people first.

Courageous and Innovative Acts of Humanity and Service

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Putting people first and doing the right thing are the guiding principles that our company was built on. Even during difficult times, Ultimate Software has remained committed to those principles —and we’re not the only ones.

UltiPro Mobile App Drives Business Continuity

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As businesses (and their people) adjust to teleworking, technology has become even more integral to employee communication and access. Normal” working hours and environments have disappeared, and workers everywhere are adjusting to a new work-life dynamic with ne w potential complications.

Adjusting to Working from Home in the Era of Social Distancing

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Like many others around the world, my day-to-day looks a bit different now than it did just last week. I’m working from home, and there are no more carpool karaoke sessions during my morning and evening commutes.

How to Conduct a Virtual One-on-One Meeting

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Many organizations have successfully shifted to conducting the majority of their work remotely. Initially, the focus was on making sure employees had the physical resources and tools they needed to get work done. That included having access to the right technology, equipment, internet, etc.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

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Gender pay equity has been a hotly-discussed topic for decades. Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there there remains significant disparity in terms of how much men and women are paid.

Accessibility Considerations For A Remote Workforce

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We are living through a monumental time in history. Travel is restricted, businesses are temporarily closed, and we are all adjusting to what it means to be socially and physically more distant. We’ve found new ways to connect and come together.

How Managers Can Prevent Burnout in Their Teams

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In a world where two-thirds of the workforce are struggling with burnout and overwhelm , helping your people improve work-life balance has become an organizational imperative.

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The Virtual Job Interview: Tips for Candidates, Recruiters

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While countless companies and industries have been shut down or severely impacted in the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, some organizations are still looking to hire hundreds and even thousands of new employees.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Payroll System Innovation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Recently, I co-presented a webinar to prospective customers about the “ Evolution and the Future of Payroll.” ” This was a very exciting event and I was very happy to participate. Afterwards, I had two thoughts.

Worth the Investment: Why Corporate Culture is Important

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Are you concerned with your corporate culture? Are you actively investing in and prioritizing it? Do your executives want a business case for investing in corporate culture? I am here to help. The War for Talent Continues.

How to Use Technology to Improve the Employee Experience

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Overcoming the Challenges of Online Recruiting During COVID-19

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Are you worn out from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? Between your personal and your professional life, it’s likely taken a serious toll. From a business perspective, it has led to the interruption of most departments, from accounting and marketing to information technology and production.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Positive Impact Learning and Development

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Today on the blog, Janine Truitt dives into learning and development. From time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM topics.

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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Trading Silent Nights for Bundles of Joy: The Life-Changing Gift of Fertility Benefits

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In an effort to both do right by their people and recruit top talent, many employers of choice are doubling-down on employee-focused benefits such as flexible work schedules , unlimited paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and competitive 401(k) matches.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

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Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. While companies are continuing to embrace the value of diversity to improve their business, there are still critical steps that need to be taken to ensure full equality for all people at work.

New Research: 2019 Remote Work Statistics

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The future of work is in flux. Emerging technology has enabled an “anywhere, anytime” workplace, and both employees and employers are reaping the benefits. According to the U.S.

Can AI be Ethical?

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How to Say “Thank You” To Payroll Professionals (& Why You Should)

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Payroll professionals are amazing. Before I started at Ultimate Software, I had a little bit (a very little bit) of payroll processing experience. Working at an accounting firm, I had helped small business owners complete their tax deposits and 941’s. (On On paper.)

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

What is HR Data Analytics & How Do We Leverage It?

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Data is now the most valuable currency in the world. But in contrast to the murky ethics of sourcing and selling consumer-driven data , leveraging internal HR data analytics to make better workforce decisions has been a key Human Resources best practice for decades.

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.

Trending Soon 2020: Accessibility, Balance, and Adaptability

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Every year, about this time, my colleagues and I reflect on the experiences and circumstances that made the greatest impression on us thus far in 2019, how those forces have shaped our work-lives and those of our customers, and most importantly, we begin to think about what the coming year will hold for people and organizations across the globe.

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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.

Building a Resilient Workforce: Employee Engagement and Communication are Key

When employees are engaged and empowered, an organization is better positioned to adapt to market conditions, crises, and complex problems. Find out how to prepare your workforce to better overcome challenges with this free eBook.