Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has hit the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR of late, in part due to many highly publicized cases highlighting the persistence of inequities in the workplace. In fact, D&I is increasingly becoming a component of … [Read more...] about A Culture of Real Inclusion
by Corey Kephart, VP of HR, SPS Companies, Inc.At SPS, we have thrived for 80 years by maximizing value in our business and by investing in our people. When we selected UltiPro for our human capital management in 2016, we found a platform that would do … [Read more...] about The Business Case for UltiPro Perception at SPS Companies, Inc.
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 The Employee Experience Imperative: Q&A with David Johnson
As our exposure to Big Data progresses exponentially, analytics and BI are playing an increasing role in overall corporate strategy. Few departments are exempt from regularly analyzing and reporting metrics to the C-suite, and long-term tracking of this data … [Read more...] about Solidifying a Competitive Advantage with Engagement Benchmarking
Today is World Poetry Day. To celebrate with a poem—why, there's no better way!So in an effort to quench your poetic thirst, let Ultimate Software present:An Ode to Putting People FirstYou’ve got a great product, an all-star team All’s well for a … [Read more...] about World Poetry Day the UltiWay
Maybe I’m biased, but I have the greatest job in the world. As Ultimate Software’s Chief People Officer, I have the daily privilege of caring for our employees, spending quality time with our teams, and ensuring our programs and companywide culture continue to … [Read more...] about Thanking All of the People Who Make Ultimate Great
Women in the world of business have long complained about barriers to their professional advancement. So have many minorities (and justly so). While there are laws that prevent discrimination with regard to job promotions, these career obstacles often are hard … [Read more...] about Shattering Stereotypes and Ceilings Along the Way
You’ve heard the adage, “People don’t leave companies, they leave managers.” But what if your manager didn’t exist?In a new national survey of more than 2,000 U.S. workers, a shocking 80% said they could do their jobs without their managers. Surprisingly, … [Read more...] about Do You Need Your Manager? Surprising Research Findings – #12DaysofHCM
“The true measure of a company is how they treat their lowest-paid employee.”At Ultimate Software, these words—immortalized by CEO Scott Scherr—are quoted and framed above the entryway in our South Florida headquarters. They serve as a reminder, for … [Read more...] about Does Employee Engagement Equal Customer Satisfaction?
Ultimate Software’s new video series, HR Spark, welcomes a bevy of industry experts for in-depth conversations on some of today’s hottest HCM topics and tomorrow’s most promising innovations. The underlying goal? To ignite ideas for your people and your … [Read more...] about New HR Spark Episodes: Hitting the Road, Honoring Payroll Professionals