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Tis’ the Season for Prognostication … and Some Well Wishes, Too

small business complianceby 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

4 things you need to know about ‘clopening’

From engagement to compliance, there were a number of trending topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015. Enjoy!

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Ceridian - Transforming Human Capital Management

retail + clopeningBy Jayson Saba,VP of Strategy and Industry Relations at Ceridian.

In many industries, particularly retail, automated workforce management tools have been used for decades to assign workers to shifts/tasks, log their hours, and pay them correctly. But the truth is that simply taking care of business might not be enough. Employees are more than data points on a computer – they are people with lives and families outside of work, and they need to be managed with care.

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5 ways to take the ‘back to school’ spirit and bring it ‘back to work’

Back to schoolFor 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

4 benefits you can get out of upgrading your HR technology

hr technologyBelieve 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and even look after people’s health and wellness, but most of these tasks are handle separately, and often using outdated technologies.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.
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Unpaid Interns: Is the Risk Worth the Reward?

internBy 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

4 key aspects of the ongoing push for ‘predictable scheduling’

predictable schedulingBy 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

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