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 workers. The Blurred Line Between Work and Home When the clock hits 5 p.m., most…

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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: delivering the tools you need to empower your employees…

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The start of the New Year means focusing on new goals and resolutions, so we’ve got our eye on the hottest trending topics in HR that will impact your organization in 2015. It’s never too soon to take action to get in front of the pack when it comes to engaging your people to positively impact…

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The days of cobbling together point solutions to create your organization’s HCM platform are fading – fast. Technology choices today are being driven by business, IT and HR leaders who place a premium on engaging their people with a simple and compelling experience. Piecemeal systems generally fail to meet expectations, because the complexities of integration…

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is it globalization

Global… local… international… These words are becoming more and more prevalent in the world of human resources. Organizations of all sizes and complexities are operating in different countries, not only because they want to grow and extend their reach, but more often, because they want to survive. So, what do the above terms mean when…

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I learned a lot about data during this year’s Ultimate Software Connections conference. Which is totally cool with me; I’m not afraid of numbers. One specific term was “big data.” Now, I admit that I had heard the term but didn’t really have my arms around what it meant or what it means for business.…

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According to Gartner Research, succession planning in the C-Suite is a significant concern. I’d argue it’s a concern at every level in an organization. When 61% of employed workers are open to or looking for a new job, companies need to allocate resources toward attracting and retaining their future talent. But the question is…what does…

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