talent management hr

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Surveys, employee quits have outpaced layoffs at nearly a two-to-one ratio since December 2016. While this is good news for the American economy, for employers, it reinforces the importance of developing and retaining your people, and talent management’s increasing value in HR.…

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Candidates are always looking to make great first impressions on potential employers. Their initial words and actions can be the deciding factors in earning a prized position, or having to go back to the job board. In many ways, it’s the same for employers. Making a positive impact on job candidates from the very first…

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people first ai

Ultimate Software’s #12DaysofHCM is back by popular demand! During the next two weeks, we’ll recap some of the most talked about topics from 2017, and preview what’s ahead for 2018. First up: AI. Developing People-First AI Technological innovation is compounding rapidly, with emerging technologies reinventing everything from how we drive to the way we diagnose…

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people first

Year-end marks the perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months, and look to the many opportunities ahead. What goals have you accomplished this year, and what more will you set out to achieve next? At Ultimate Software, we’re committed to creating a company culture in which we put people first in all we…

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Employees everywhere are talking, but are we listening? The need for organizations to actively listen to their people is at an all-time high, with three-quarters of American workers saying they’re more likely to stay with a company longer if their concerns are heard and addressed, according to a study this year by The Center for…

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Though we often talk about the importance of recognizing the “big picture,” it’s also important to remember the “little things.” At Ultimate Software, we believe achievements take all forms, and we make it a point to celebrate our people’s accomplishments year-round, both in their professional and personal lives. We recognize and laud individual, team, and organizational…

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The need for understanding employee engagement in the workplace continues to increase. Fortunately, the ways of effectively assessing it continue to increase as well. Today’s HCM analytics technology can help organizations of all sizes identify and predict potential top performers and flight risks, and even measure individual employees’ engagement levels. Right now, many organizations are…

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season of giving

Though we all may face unique challenges throughout the year, it’s important to remember all in life that we are fortunate to have—and especially how we can give to those who are less fortunate. There are countless ways to give back year-round, such as volunteering time in the community or donating to non-profit organizations and…

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