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?
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. Offering remote flexibility is often a wise business decision for many reasons, not the least of which … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Help Remote Workers Feel the Seasonal Spirit — #12DaysofHCM
Service in our community has been a core part of Ultimate Software’s “People First” culture from day one. We believe giving to be our greater calling at Ultimate, and we encourage our employees to find new ways to serve others, both at work and away from the … [Read more...] about Today’s a Great Day to Make a Difference — #12DaysofHCM
Culture. It’s likely one of the most talked about topics in HR and organizational psychology alike. Often regarded as the silver bullet to end your business woes, “culture” alone isn’t an answer. After all, every organization has a culture. The real question … [Read more...] about “Culture.” What’s in a Word? — #12DaysofHCM
In 1977, Dr. Bill Hettler co-founded the National Wellness Institute, Inc. (NWI), and shared his “Six Dimensions of Wellness Model” with the masses. With a mission of providing professionals with resources and services to fuel professional and personal growth, … [Read more...] about The Pillars of Employee Well-Being: 1977 vs. Today — #12DaysofHCM
I’m a big fan of technology. In fact, I’ve dedicated my entire career to developing and optimizing industry-leading technology tools. But the truth is, first-class HR software solutions themselves are not enough when it comes to HR technology — there’s … [Read more...] about Service-Design Thinking: Product + Service = Success — #12DaysofHCM
by Janine N. TruittFrom time to time, we invite guest contributors to provide their personal perspectives about trending HCM software topics. The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate … [Read more...] about Five Steps to Leading Your Workforce Consciously and With a Conscience
Thanksgiving is a special time for Ultimate Software because the holiday spirit reflects our “People First” values and culture. We are extremely fortunate to have achieved great success over the years, and to have become a trusted industry leader. Most of all, … [Read more...] about A Day of Thanks, A Day for Gratitude
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