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?
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
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 … [Read more...] about Hottest Trending Topics in HR
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 … [Read more...] about Sweet Suite Success
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 … [Read more...] about Is it Globalization?
Expecting the unexpected is something many of us wish we could do. We would all love to be able to predict what changes are going to impact us next. Who in our organizations are going to be our future rockstars and who are those who will take a different path … [Read more...] about Future-Proofing Your Business: Expect the Unexpected!
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 … [Read more...] about Big Data and Predicting Turnover
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 … [Read more...] about Have you Future Proofed your Company?
One of the definitions that has always perplexed me is talent management. If I talk to a dozen people, I'll get several different answers about what talent management is and its individual components.Lisa Sterling, director of people engagement at Ultimate … [Read more...] about Wrap Up from #UltiConnect 2012 – Talent Management is a Journey not a Destination
Today I want to talk about something that is very important to all of us: choosing the right benefits. I relate to this because as someone with a wife and two small sons at home, it’s absolutely critical that I choose the right benefits for my family. Given … [Read more...] about Buying a House, Saving for Retirement and Choosing Benefits