The composition of today’s working population is changing faster than organizations and their policies can react. For the first time in history, five different generations are in the American workforce. Their expectations vary when defining what work is—and … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for True Workforce Fluidity?
According to a series of articles from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), job openings have broken 5 million, voluntary quits are at an eight year high, and time to fill has increased by ten days over the past decade. The job market has … [Read more...] about 3 Cutting-Edge Recruiting Trends Every #HR Pro Needs to Know
Employee engagement is on every HR and business leader’s mind, in one form or another. The value of having a highly engaged workforce for an organization’s success is undeniable, but the way to get there remains elusive.As much as 51% of the global … [Read more...] about Employee Engagement Evolves: The Employee Experience and Finding Your Employees’ Voice
With fast-approaching deadlines and ever-changing guidelines, it’s no surprise that the Affordable Care Act is leading to some additional stress and anxiety these days. Take a break and test your knowledge with our ACA quiz to see just how much you know about … [Read more...] about ACA Superhero Challenge – Will you pass the test?
With 2015 now in our rear-view mirrors, it’s time to focus on the road ahead in 2016. This year is sure to present more challenges, such as ever-changing healthcare reform legislation, but also a lot of exciting opportunities—and ways to shift your thinking. … [Read more...] about HR Tips for the Road Ahead in 2016
HR Espresso Fuels the ConversationThis past year, we launched our HR Espresso video series, partnering with Holger Mueller from Constellation Research. The series features expert insight on a variety of HCM topics—from predictive analytics and employee … [Read more...] about 12 Days of HCM – #5 HR Espresso feat. Constellation Research
For the second consecutive year, Ultimate Software is ranked in the top 10 on Forbes magazine’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies, this year earning the #7 spot. We are honored to be included on this list, because we recognize the power of … [Read more...] about Growth Through Innovation
By Colin McLetchieColin is the Founder and President of Five Ways Forward, LLC, a leadership & life coaching and HR & Organizational Consulting Firm in Arlington, VA. He is a dynamic and powerful coach, speaker and facilitator, bringing passion, … [Read more...] about Trivia Crack and the Power of “First Guessing”
Wherever you are right now reading this, I’d like you to take a minute and put on your consumer cap. Forget about your current role—manager, employee, parent, partner, friend—for a few moments and picture yourself in customer mode.Imagine you’re at your … [Read more...] about Fresh Perspective: Consumer Experience Applied to Recruiting Strategy
For more than a quarter-century, Ultimate Software has been doing whatever it takes to help you put your people first. From the very first release of our product to our leap into the cloud and across the globe, we’ve never taken our eyes off the prize: … [Read more...] about Ultimate Software’s Connections Conference 2015