“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.
Today is Employee Appreciation Day, one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a chance for me—and Ultimate Software’s entire leadership team—to take a moment and express our gratitude for being part of the best company in the world. For being able to wake up, … [Read more...] about Saying “Thank You” on Employee Appreciation Day
My CEO, Scott Scherr, built Ultimate Software with the steadfast belief that taking care of your people is the most important aspect of business success. In developing his business model, Scott understood that, when you take care of your people, your people … [Read more...] about Personalization for Your Most Important Customers: Your People
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
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
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
By Jack Klott, Vice President of Human Resources, Independent BankIndependent Bank has served communities in Michigan for more than 150 years and is currently the fourth-largest community bank headquartered in the state. In the banking industry, we are … [Read more...] about Banks Can Leverage UltiPro to Increase Employee Productivity
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?
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)
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 Easier Way to Have a Tough Conversation