There’s a cultural tradition that takes place during our new hire orientation here at Ultimate Software. In a ballroom with 100 or so other new UltiPeeps, we are asked a simple yet pervasive question: “What negative experience from an old job do you still … [Read more...] about An Employee Perspective: The Work-Changing Magic of Letting Go
Annual Checkup When was the last time you had a checkup? I’m not talking about your annual physical (although, you should probably take care of that too) — I’m talking about your employee benefits program.At some point, your HR team likely got together … [Read more...] about Is Your Benefits Program Still Beneficial?
“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. And globalization, technology, and other cultural … [Read more...] about Is Your Manager a Millennial? Your Next One Might Be.
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. Your ability … [Read more...] about Is Emotional Intelligence Standing Between You & Career Success?
The holidays have a way of bringing people together, and we’re proud that we can celebrate this holiday season with another amazing organization, PeopleDoc. Earlier this year, Ultimate Software acquired PeopleDoc as a wholly owned subsidiary in a union that … [Read more...] about Ultimate Software + PeopleDoc = A Very Happy Holiday Season — #12DaysofHCM
Playing Secret Santa at work is always a bit tricky, but gift giving would be a lot easier if you were able to know what your recipient really thought, right? Not just what’s on their mind, but what’s in their heart. What motivates them? What troubles them? … [Read more...] about If Only A.I. Worked for Secret Santa — #12DaysofHCM
Employment Law for the New Year At the end of the year, we receive the gift of employment attorney and HR consultant, Kate Bischoff, and her rich understanding of everything you’d ever need to know about workplace compliance and regulations. From recent … [Read more...] about 2018’s Most Popular Webcasts — #12DaysofHCM
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?
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