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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?

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.

Dream Big at Connections 2019

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What does it take to truly dream big? If anything was possible, what would you strive for? This year at Connections , our annual customer conference, we’ll be tackling these questions and much, much more as we seek to encourage, inspire, and excite one another.

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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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The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

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.

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.

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.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

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.

Where to Find Ultimate Software, PeopleDoc at HR Tech 2018

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It’s that time of year!

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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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.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

Customer Service Week 2018: Continual Innovation

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Today’s a Great Day to Make a Difference — #12DaysofHCM

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Service in our community has been a core part of Ultimate Software’s “People First” culture from day one.

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.

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.

3 Ways to Help Remote Workers Feel the Seasonal Spirit — #12DaysofHCM

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Telecommuting options have exploded over the past decade, and Gallup’s 2017 report showed that 43% of professionals work remotely at least some of the time.

Data-Based Strategies to Recognize, Reward, & Retain High-Potential Employees

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This blog post originally appeared on Forbes. Finding, retaining, and engaging top talent is consistently one of the hardest challenges organizations face.

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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.