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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.

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.

Humanology: The Future of Humans, Technology in the Workplace

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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.

It’s Everyone’s Job to Care About Job Descriptions

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by Kate Bischoff. 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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please

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As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of women in the workplace are staggering.

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10 Places to Find US – Connections Edition

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Last year, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community.

The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson

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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.

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Shattering Stereotypes and Ceilings Along the Way

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Women in the world of business have long complained about barriers to their professional advancement. So have many minorities (and justly so). While there are laws that prevent discrimination with regard to job promotions, these career obstacles often are hard to prove, much less enforce.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Discipline vs. Performance – Spotting the Differences and Finding Solutions

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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.

“People First” Software Key to Merging People, Tech in Future of Payroll

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Payroll is like the heart of an organization: when everything’s running smoothly, it’s occasionally taken for granted; but if something goes wrong, the results can be disastrous.

A Culture of Real Inclusion

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Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has hit the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR of late, in part due to many highly publicized cases highlighting the persistence of inequities in the workplace.

How AI is Making Managers More Human

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Note: This article from Adam Rogers originally appeared on Forbes. Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been around for decades, but its capabilities, interest, and funding has skyrocketed in recent years.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Live From #HRTechConf 2017: AI and the Future of HR

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“Artificial intelligence (AI) is the number-one technology you can’t afford to miss.”.

Honoring Hardworking Professionals by Paying it Forward – #12DaysofHCM

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No matter the size of the company or the industry, processing accurate payroll is arguably the most crucial aspect of running a successful business. Ensuring employees are paid on time, every time, “walks the talk” in showing you value your people and their dedication to serving your customers.

Chicago Bound: Join US at #SHRM18

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The 2018 Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition starts this Sunday in Chicago, and we’re packing our bags! Attendees will enjoy a series of internationally-renowned keynote speakers and a variety of networking opportunities, both in-person and online.

#UltimateTeamMoment Interview Talks Teamwork with U.S. Women’s Beach Volleyball Standout

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The latest #UltimateTeamMoment features an insightful interview with Brooke Sweat from the U.S. women’s beach volleyball team. Learn how Sweat and her teammate, Summer Ross, came to compete together, and what’s led to the duo’s impressive performances thus far.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking

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As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data is invaluable.

Inspired By People

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What inspires you? What wakes you up each morning and motivates you to face life’s challenges? At Ultimate Software, we’re inspired by people.

A Thriving Community Built on Collaboration

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In celebration of Customer Service Week, October 3–7, we share the following post highlighting the importance of collaboration—a cornerstone component of Ultimate Software’s commitment to service and to ensuring our customers’ continued success.

A Job By Any Other Name…

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We all wear a dizzying array of “hats” these days, both within and outside of our work lives, and I believe that this complexity, along with significant major sociocultural shifts, are pushing us toward increasingly blurring the lines defining what we do, how we work, and even who we are.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

How the Candidate Experience Impacts the Talent Experience – #PeopleFirstPodcast Episode 5

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Only “13% of workers are engaged in their work,” says Sarah Brennan, former founder and principle analyst at Accelir. Why?” HR professionals regularly ask.

The Ultimate HR Tech 2017 Preview

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The 20th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition (HR Tech 2017) is just days away, and Ultimate Software will be joining the thousands of HR professionals, tech innovators, and industry experts convening in Las Vegas to explore the latest advancements in HCM and preview what’s to come.

Three Things to Consider When Applying for a Job Online – #12DaysofHCM

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Job board sites, social media networking, and one-click application services have made it easier than ever to apply for jobs—but they’ve also significantly increased the competition.

U.S. Triathletes Take Silver, Look to Tokyo in Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment

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In today’s #UltimateTeamMoment, read how a tight-knit group of U.S. triathletes worked together in the recent ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships in Germany to take the silver medal.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

The Reengineering of the Workforce

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An #UltimateTeamMoment Decades in the Making for Men’s Wheelchair Basketball

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The latest #UltimateTeamMoment comes from the Paralympic Games in Rio. Discover how the U.S. men’s wheelchair basketball team looked past a 28-year medal drought and pressed on to win the gold. It’s a story of commitment, perseverance, and, ultimately, great teamwork.

How Ultimate Software Cultivates the Best Workplace in Technology

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I’m proud to announce that Fortune recently named Ultimate Software the #1 Best Large Workplace in Technology-for the second year in a row. This significant honor adds to an extensive list of our recent awards ( 22 earned in 2016 alone ), all stemming from one, founding principle: “People First.”.

How Unified Employee-Feedback Tools are Revolutionizing HR

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Nearly all HR leaders agree that long-term organizational success is dependent upon building and retaining a happy, engaged workforce.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Team Eyes Shot at Olympic Gold in Latest #UltimateTeamMoment

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Though the Games have ended in Rio, Team USA’s athletes still have gold on their minds. The latest #UltimateTeamMoment follows the U.S. women’s national ice hockey team, and its trek toward Olympic glory at the 2018 Winter Games.

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Defining “People First”

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Ultimate Software began more than 25 years ago with a core belief: Always put people first.

Ask Adam: Creating a Positive Employee Experience

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“Employee experience” has become a standard HR buzzword, and today’s executives are increasingly recognizing and prioritizing its influence. In January, Forbes published “ The Employee Experience Is the Future of Work ,” and we now know that “ee experience” is the #1 driver of employment outcomes.

U.S. Wrestlers Capture World Title in Latest #UltimateTeamMoment

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Today’s #UltimateTeamMoment proves wrestling isn’t always an individual sport. Read how a team of eight elite athletes from the U.S. men’s freestyle wrestling team put aside their college rivalries to compete for America.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.