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 … [Read more...] about Do Remote Employees Actually Have Better Work-Life Balance?
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. This post was … [Read more...] about An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law
First days can be overwhelming for new hires, especially in a large team or organization. More importantly, your new hire’s initial experiences set the tone for their initial levels of engagement.Put your best foot forward with these three tips for a … [Read more...] about 3 Actions Every Manager Needs for Successful Onboarding
I first came across the term “The Wellness Effect” in an investment article discussing the symbiotic relationship between employee financial wellness and financial returns for employers. Since then, there’s been an explosion of research showing the direct … [Read more...] about Holistic Well-Being Was a Hot Topic at #HRTech2018 (And it Should be in Your Org, Too)
Maybe it’s the changing of the seasons. Maybe it’s the inevitability of the rapidly evolving world we live in. But, each year, I spend a good amount of time with colleagues thinking about how the major economic, sociological, technological, and cultural trends … [Read more...] about Three Mega Trends to Watch For in 2019
Every day at Ultimate Software, we’re reminded of just how fortunate we are, not only as a company, but as people. It’s part of what drives our companywide commitment to community service, and it’s why, since our founding 28 years ago, we’ve made giving a … [Read more...] about Teaming with Rebuilding Together, Miami HEAT for National Week of Service