Only “13% of workers are engaged in their work,” says Sarah Brennan, former founder and principle analyst at Accelir. “Why?” HR professionals regularly ask. One often-overlooked reason is a bad candidate experience, says Sarah, who believes the candidate experience is just one piece of a larger talent experience. She also notes that, “organizations are spending…

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Whether preparing for upcoming Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes or planning for the next Affordable Care Act (ACA) deadline, compliance issues can make or break an organization. At SHRM 2016, we launched our #PeopleFirstPodcast in an effort to help HR professionals thrive in their careers and in the HCM cloud. We know that one…

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At Ultimate Software, “People First” refers to more than just how we treat our employees—it’s also the driving force behind our award-winning human capital management solution, UltiPro®. Lead Ethnographer, Lisa Bloss, and User Experience (UX) Manager, Matt Cowley, joined moderator Sharlyn Lauby on #PeopleFirstPodcast Episode 3 to discuss how we create a “People First” software design…

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“As senior leaders in the HR and business community, what should human resources professionals know about developing managers into better leaders?” asks podcast moderator, Sharlyn Lauby. “HR needs to learn how to make the business case for what is needed,” says Jennifer McClure of Unbridled Talent. Rather than saying, “We really need to improve, HR needs…

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