Share Your Experiences and Stay Informed at Workday Rising


Our Workday community of customers, partners, and colleagues is truly something special. That’s why at Workday Rising , we’re recommending a number of ways for you to participate in the conversation and share your experiences through social media. In addition, we’re going to add even more eyes and ears to the experience via a roving team of writers, who’ll deliver recaps on keynotes and sessions in the Workday Rising Daily. Read the Workday Rising Daily.

Customer View: Making the Most of Workday Rising


If you could put your Workday Rising experience on a bumper sticker, what would it say? I posed this question to Tyrena Castro, HR director at Dell, who has been to three Workday Risings. I was delighted Castro agreed to meet with me to share her experiences and tips with other attendees. When was your first Workday Rising? So, our entire HR technology leadership team attended, as well as the majority of the staff that report to us.

7 Tips for Successful Meetings

ATD Human Capital

Whether you’re leading a meeting or simply sitting in, there’s plenty you can do to make sure everyone involved gets the most out their time. Unfortunately, more than 67 percent of those meetings are deemed unproductive by the executives in attendance.

Tips and Takeaways from a Longtime Workday Rising Attendee


Manish Bhaisare, who serves as a Workday consultant at Unilever, will attend his seventh Workday Rising conference. 12-14, for Workday Rising Europe. What keeps you coming back to Workday Rising? There are a lot of reasons, but I think access to other customers, the people who are going through the same things with Workday day-in-day-out, is most helpful. How do you prioritise content at Workday Rising?

Meet the New Ceridian!


The very nice investment banker and lawyer they installed as CEO at the time had to worry more about the huge debt service than product innovation. Each of those big vendors has its own time and attendance or time and labor product that meets the simpler needs of most of its customers.

What to Expect at Workday Rising


I’ll never forget the first Workday Rising I attended after joining the company almost 10 years ago. Since then, the Workday community has expanded across the world, with more than 8,000 of us planning to gather for Workday Rising in Chicago from October 9-12. While we have grown quickly, many things that make Workday Rising so unique have stayed the same. We‘re focused on preserving what makes Workday Rising special, no matter how big the conference gets.

HR News: Encouraging Employee Time Off


With 24 hour access to email, many employees continue to think about and access work long after the workday has finished. The average American worker takes only half of their allotted vacation time each year. This structure encourages employees to take time off when they need it most.

Workday Rising Europe: Top Tips from a Previous Attendee


Workday Rising Europe is just around the corner. And, whether you’ve been to the show before or this is your first time, we want to help you get the most value possible from the event. You’ve been to Workday Rising previously. For me, it’s the social element—the opportunity to mingle with Workday consultants and other employees, but even more importantly, to meet other customers in a relaxed setting. Do you have any tips for first-time attendees?

A Customer’s Tips for the Best Workday Rising Experience


Workday Rising is coming up Oct. 1-4, followed by Workday Rising Europe , Nov. Our customer Soo Heanue, HR technologies release and change director at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is a seasoned alumni of Workday Rising Europe. This is your fifth time attending Workday Rising Europe. I always look forward to seeing familiar faces from the Workday customer community, and I’ve built important relationships and made good friends at Workday Rising Europe.

Let’s Gather to Network and Learn at Workday Rising Europe


Yet her enthusiasm faded when she found out that instead of shopping haute couture and searching for celebrities, I would be spending time with our customers at Workday Rising Europe. Workday Rising Europe is in Milan this year, and it’s already shaping up to be a great time together. This event is all about community, and there’s no substitute for meeting up in person. Our first industry-focused meet-ups. Find out more about Workday Rising Europe.

Workday Podcast: The Importance of the Employee Experience at GE


Paul Davies, employee experience leader, GE, talks with host Greg Pryor, senior vice president, people and performance evangelist, Workday, about what the employee experience really means to GE and the impact of digitalization in human resources. Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: The Importance of Employee Experience at GE. Here’s the full transcript: Greg Pryor : Hi, and welcome to the Workday podcast. So we’ve evolved over time, Greg.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting


This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? Offsite meetings give your organization one of its biggest chances to confirm its culture. Aligning employee offsite meetings with employee recognition.

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist to Smarter Meetings?—?

The Salesperson’s Ultimate Checklist for Smarter Meetings The ability to conduct smarter meetings is becoming an essential skill to have. It is especially important since our own data tells us that employees have an average of 15 meetings every week! Attending the Meeting 1.

How Employees Respond to Workforce Management Technology

nettime solutions

Across certain industries and professional environments, workforce management technology has become nearly ubiquitous with the modern workday. Other times, employees engage directly with different types of workforce management technology: They log in via a retina scan. They swipe their badges to access a meeting room. How do most workers feel about so much technology involved in their workday? At the same time, communicate any workplace issues appropriately.

Workday Podcast: Redefining Engagement at Work


Dan Schawbel, research director at Future Workplace and author of leadership book “Back to Human,” and Erin Yang, vice president, platform technology product and strategy at Workday, talk about the role of leadership in addressing this issue. Take a listen here: Workday Podcast: Redefining Engagement at Work. Greg Thomas : Hi, welcome to the Workday podcast. I’m Greg Thomas from Workday. Socialization is kind of at an all-time low.

6 Considerations For Employee Attendance Policies


To protect your business from compliance missteps , here are six issues to consider when creating or updating your organization’s time policies: 1. How many times can an employee clock in within the grace period before getting a warning? Employee Time Theft and Extended Work Breaks.

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday


While those are good and necessary things, there’s something even more fundamental that’s required of everyone, says Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. Growing that awareness goes beyond Workday. She’ll also be at Workday Rising , Oct.

Ask the Expert: Is Employee Owed 2 Hours of Reporting Time Pay for 45-Minute Meeting?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We had a store meeting. One employee was off and only came in for the 45 minute meeting. ” Answer: Occasionally, employees are called to work on a day they are not otherwise scheduled to “work” to attend a mandatory meeting.

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?


clarify and narrow the scope of what is legally constituted as compensable working time in a work day. Time spent commuting for instance, is not considered as on-the-job time. ” Waiting time . ” Travel Time. Lectures, Meetings and Training Programs .

Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? Mittelstand


Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? Workday Podcast: What’s Code for “Values-Run Business” in German? You can find our other Workday Podcasts here. I’m Greg Thomas from Workday. Today on the Workday Podcast, we’ll learn more about the challenges facing the Mittelstand and how companies are adapting. This is how we came upon different applications in the markets; this is how we came across Workday.

Workday’s Journey to Zero Downtime: Progress Report


As our customers know, we update Workday every week. Our single codeline approach to development enables us to push out a number of changes per week to continually enhance and improve Workday. At the same time, we’re continually investing in how we can reduce the amount of planned downtime associated with these updates. Over time we will eliminate planned downtime for service updates.

The “10 Percent Meeting Rule” and Other Ways Workplaces are Keeping People Engaged

Thrive Global

After all, the culture in our workplaces can determine the difference between a stressful workday, or a purposeful one. And over time, those days have a huge impact on your overall experience — and your creativity and productivity — at your job. A “10 percent” meeting rule. “We

update: my employee drastically changes her appearance in the middle of the workday

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer in June whose employee would frequently drastically change her appearance in the middle of the workday (different clothes, hair, and makeup)? A manager several levels above me asked to speak to Michelle when she was visiting our office for a meeting. Michelle had made a drastic change during another meeting with external people besides the one I wrote in about. I was off on vacation and not present at this meeting, but the manager was.

Workday Chief People Officer: Balancing a Career and Life as a Working Mom


I became a mom while leading Workday’s People & Purpose organization, which has allowed me to embrace my experiences and help ensure that Workday is a great place to work for parents. I’ll never forget a morning where my husband and I were getting ready for work when he mentioned a business meeting in New York later in the week. This work, or time with family?” At Workday, I had a completely different and positive experience.

In Their Words: Workday Customers Share How They’ve Managed Change


Workday customers deal with change, including shifting competitive landscapes, new business models, and mergers and acquisitions. A key reason they choose Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management is because these applications were designed to provide the agility and business insights to support and even drive change. Read on to learn how some of our customers have managed change with the support of Workday. That’s where Workday came in.

Avoid These 3 Workplace Pitfalls That Can Hurt Productivity

nettime solutions

Below are a few of the most common workplace productivity barriers and suggestions on how to work around them: Unscheduled meetings. Avoid this common workplace pitfall by pre-scheduling meetings 2 weeks to a month in advance (when possible).

6 Ways to Ensure Meetings Don't Suck

45 Things

I know this particular board has meetings. Lots and lots of meetings. There has to be a better way to conduct meetings, right? The complaints heard most often about meetings are that they''re often unnecessary, don''t accomplish much and are too long.

“READ … MY … FAX!” Is NOT a Good Termination Meeting!

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor celebrated Back to the Future: Part II on the date of Emmett “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly time-traveling to October 21, 2015—and it highlighted a few scenes that were surprisingly applicable to HR. Time to start planning with BLR’s new HR Playbook.

Safety First: Ensuring the Safety of Your Construction Team


Make sure all workers, including experienced employees, attend training sessions throughout the year to ensure their knowledge and skills remain fresh. Require your construction team to wear HiVis clothing to ensure employees can see exactly where everyone is at all times.

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?


While it’s expected that workers will miss a certain number of workdays each year, excessive absences can lead to decreased productivity, reduced staff motivation, and poor customer service levels, all of which can have a negative effect on company finances. Recent research showed the average employee received 304 business-related emails weekly, spent about 16 minutes to refocus attention after handling incoming email, and checked email an astonishing 36 times an hour.

Managers, make your meetings more productive by changing the physical layout

Fast Company The Future of Work

People love to complain about meetings. 71% of senior managers believe that meetings are unproductive and inefficient, according to a survey from Harvard Business Review. Another  study from the University of Nebraska at Omaha found that Americans waste $37 billion a year attending meetings. But maybe part of the problem isn’t the meetings themselves, but the physical environment and the social norms we’ve constructed around them.

Story of a Design Partnership: How Broward College Helped Build a Student System for the Future


When we set out to build Workday Student three years ago, we knew the place to start was on campus. In celebration of the general availability of Workday Student next week, we sat down with Patti Barney, vice president of information technology, and Caleb Cornelius, associate vice president of student business services at Broward College, to talk about their journey as early design partners for Workday Student.

Conference Attendee Tips — Illustrated Journaling, Golden Age mysteries, Boat Shows and More

In Full Bloom HR

Yes, I’m retired , but that doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped learning — or attending conferences. Actually, some of those conference tips apply even more so as my stamina falls victim to aging such that I have to maximize the value received for time invested.

Re-energizing HR: One company’s journey

HR Times

HR adopted the business’s guiding principle to remove pain points, this time directed to internal customers—the company’s approximately 45,000 full-time employees. Deloitte and Workday. Too often, HR processes and systems are the product of years of evolution and adaptation to meet specific needs that arise. A telling example: one VP, after using manager self-service for the first time, pronounced it “ATM easy.”.

Five ways to get more done by reclaiming your wasted pockets of time

Fast Company The Future of Work

No time to get anything real done—what’s in my e-mail inbox? As a time management coach, I’ve seen that most people can easily reclaim one to two hours of productivity in their workday by changing their default settings. Here are five ways to get more done by reclaiming small pockets of time. When you have a small opening of time, challenge yourself to knock items off that list.

Preshift Activities: Compensable or Not Compensable? That Is the Question!

HR Daily Advisor

According to Albert Einstein, “Time is an illusion.” The workers, who were required to travel to their worksite by bus, claimed that the time they spent waiting to work after they arrived at the site and before their shift began was compensable.

SHRM Study shows that we are inching towards a better work-life balance.

The Employer Handbook

If you work for a smaller company, you’re more likely to be eligible for flex time and breaks. Small employers (50-99 employees) were more likely than large employers (1,000 or more employees) to offer all or most employees 1) traditional flextime, the ability to periodically change start and stop times (36% vs. 17%), 2) control over when to take breaks (63% vs. 47%) and time off during the work day to attend to important family or personal needs without loss of pay (51% vs. 33%).