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The Top 3 Benefits Retailers Find in the Cloud

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian

While most retailers have given some thought to cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, the underlying needs and anticipated benefits varies. In a previous blog, I shared high-level insights from Ceridian’s collaboration with Innovative Retail Technologies to survey more than 150 retail workforce managers. I want to hone in on the specific benefits our respondents felt cloud-based applications brought to their business. Read more

State of Retail Human Capital Management: Cloud, Compliance, and Collaboration

By  John Orr, SVP of Retail, Ceridian

Talking to peers about the challenges – and opportunities – they face with workforce management (WFM) is useful, and quantitative research can deepen these insights.  That’s why Ceridian collaborated with Innovative Retail Technologies to survey more than 150 retail workforce managers to better understand their most important HCM (inclusive of WFM) initiatives over the past year.

There are three high level insights I want to share from this research; I’ll take a deeper dive into the results in future posts. Read more

How does the cloud contribute to culture?

cloud computingMore and more Human capital management professionals have their heads in the clouds, and that’s a great thing for core processes and for culture!

Pricewaterhouse Cooper surveyed over 650 organizations during the third quarter of 2015 to determine how they use the cloud-based SaaS, and what their plans for it are in the future. What PwC found was that human resource departments are turning to the cloud to improve core processes at an “ever-increasing rate”. It seems more and more employers are finding that in today’s global marketplace, the cloud is necessary to streamline processes and share information effectively.  Read more

Moving to the cloud? Spring clean your data first!

springWhat does spring cleaning look like for your HR department? How much attention do you give to your HR data and processes that may have become outdated over time?

The need for an in-depth HR cleaning may become evident as your company prepares for a move to the cloud. Cloud technology is heralded for its ability to transform HR operations, but to lead this change your department must first evaluate the relevancy of your current data and processes. Read more

Taming the HCM Beast: 3 Key Factors to Petco’s Success

PetcoBy John Orr, Senior Vice President of Retail at Ceridian

Whether through the Petco Foundation or across its various brands, Petco shares our love for the companionship with our pets.  My daughter is an animal lover, and I thank her for introducing me to pets and in doing so sharing precious time together while making trips to the “Unleashed” stores by Petco. Read more

4 key trends to watch amid the rapid growth of HR technology in 2015

dayforce wearFor years now, we’ve been hearing the buzz about how technology can have a dramatic effect on our strategies for human capital management, but the truth is we don’t even know the half of it yet. There’s a staggering amount of evolution that lies ahead for HR technology. We’re just getting started.

Having said that, 2015 was still an exciting year of developments for HR tech. We saw plenty of new innovations (such as wearable technology) and increased adoption of older ones (such as cloud computing and mobile apps). There was a lot of excitement in the air as organizations discovered new levels of efficiency and convenience. Read more

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