by Howard Tarnoff, Senior Vice President, Ceridian.
At this time of year, prediction lists are as common as mistletoe, Christmas trees, and a rich cup of eggnog. Normally I wouldn’t add my own ornamentation to the already well festooned season, but since I believe 2016 is going to be a momentous year for human capital management (HCM), please forgive the prognostications. Read more
For children and teenagers, the first day of a new school year is always a bittersweet experience. On one hand, it represents the end of their freedom. They had the whole summer to enjoy their vacation and have fun with their friends in the sunny weather outdoors – once September rolls around, the fun stops and it’s time to hit the books again. That can be a rude awakening.
On the other hand, there’s something exciting about the start of a new year. Read more
Believe it or not, in 2015, there are still a great many companies out there using primitive, disjointed processes for taking care of their human capital management needs. They’re trying to log people’s hours, process their paychecks, administer their benefits and even look after people’s health and wellness, but most of these tasks are handle separately, and often using outdated technologies.
According to Business 2 Community, this is even an issue among larger employers.The news source recently shared some revealing data on the subject from benefits administration software comparison site Software Advice – 56 percent of today’s companies still use “traditional” methods of tracking benefits, like pen and paper or maybe spreadsheets.
Only 27 percent have more advanced HR software. You might think it’s only tiny organizations doing it this way, but you’d be surprised – the most represented employers in this survey were those with between 101 and 250 employees.
By Howard Tarnoff, Senior Vice President, Ceridian.
What do MGM, Armani, Fox Entertainment and Tommy Hilfiger USA have in common? They have all made use of unpaid interns and they have all been hit with unpaid intern class action law suits. In fact, many companies in the entertainment and fashion industries make use of interns and are also being sued by them. Given the spate of recent law suits is the risk of having an unpaid internship program worth the reward? Read more
By James Arsenault, Director of Dayforce Product Marketing at Ceridian.
A large part of the job in human capital management is handling the daily grind of workforce management. This is especially true in food-service, retail and other industries where employees are asked to adhere to a fluid schedule with shifts varying wildly from day to day. The logistical issues can become overwhelming.
In recent years, a backlash has begun to mount as some employees have struggled with especially difficult scheduling practices. For example, imagine working an evening shift one day, getting home late at night and having little time to sleep before tackling morning hours the following day. This leaves limited time for family or other aspects of work-life balance. Read more