employee productivity

By Jack Klott, Vice President of Human Resources, Independent Bank Independent Bank has served communities in Michigan for more than 150 years and is currently the fourth-largest community bank headquartered in the state. In the banking industry, we are grappling with several emerging forces and trends, but optimizing employee productivity remains an ongoing, long-term objective. It is vital…

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how managers can prevent burnout

This year’s Connections conference hosted by Ultimate Software was a monumental success for everyone in attendance! The annual event in Las Vegas for UltiPro customers, technology experts, and industry analysts offers unparalleled opportunities for interacting and networking with some of the most innovative, forward-thinking people in human capital management (HCM). Customers had the chance to…

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At Ultimate, we understand that getting the most from your people is a full-time endeavor. After all, every component of our technology team is focused on putting people first in delivering our innovative HR solutions, from maintaining high availability and improving the end-user experience to all of the exciting advancements on our product roadmap. To…

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virtual assistant

Native, HTML5, design-driven … at the end of the day these technical terms and concepts, while important, don’t capture the way that mobile solutions and devices have transformed us. Tablets and smartphones have brought business solutions into the boardroom, are gearing up to replace textbooks in schools, and even play a huge role in disaster…

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Do you remember Schoolhouse Rock? One of my favorites was the story of the U.S. bill on an arduous journey to become a law. Maybe it was the combination of music and animation or that my future political science ambitions were already present that made this specific Schoolhouse Rock episode stay in my memory. As…

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Back in March, I wrote on the importance of choosing the right benefits and how providing decision support to employees is critical. In my role at Ultimate, I speak with many Ultimate Software open enrollment customers to better understand how they are leveraging UltiPro’s benefits enrollment solution to streamline benefits administration and help employees make…

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