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4 out of 5 People Think HR Technology is Going Through an Awkward Phase

James Arsenault – Director of Strategic Communications, Ceridian

Growing up is never easy, whether it’s getting through middle school or a technology platform.  There are those periods that are full of things not working correctly and awkward moments.

When it comes to technology platforms, this process has been repeated many times.  Before ERP platforms there were hundreds of start-ups solving supply chain problems.  Before comprehensive financial software there were accounts payable, receivable and bookkeeping packages.  But, eventually they merged into the platforms we know today.

Solutions that help organizations manage and develop their people have gone through the same process, with Talent Management, Benefits, Payroll, Workforce Management, and core HR all coming together to become single platforms.  Granted, some of those “integrated” platforms aren’t really working together well yet, but the trend is clear that organizations are looking to have all their people processes combined in a real-time, one-version-of-the-truth solution. 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

3 interview tips to ensure new hire success

From retention 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 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2016. Enjoy!

Workforce management is easier when the right team is in place, which means that hiring leaders should have processes and policies in place to ensure they’re choosing the right candidates.

Hiring the right employees is important for numerous reasons. Making calls like this is crucial. It affects morale, culture and productivity. Not to mention the cost of replacing any given employee can be significant. Josh Bersin, of Bersin by Deloitte, wrote about the various challenges that face employers who find themselves with high turnover rates. Read more

Dayforce #1 in Vendor Satisfaction and User Experience: Sierra-Cedar 2016-2017 HR Systems Survey

By Jayson Saba, VP of Market Research & Industry Relations, Ceridian

At the 2016 HR Technology Conference and Expo, Stacey Harris of Sierra-Cedar unveiled the results of the survey-based study and shared a peek into the annual flagship 2016-2017 HR Systems Survey report. The 19th annual edition analyzed survey data from “1,528 unique organizations representing a total workforce of 20.6 million employees and contingent workers” making it “the longest running, most widely distributed, and most highly participative research effort in the HR industry.”

For the first time in the history of the report, the survey asked respondents to rate their satisfaction with the providers and the user experience of Workforce Management applications. Our Dayforce solution ranked #1 in both categories.

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Hibbett Sports: Driving Innovation Through Change

By Kim Edwards, Director of Customer Success – Enterprise Retail, Ceridian

The retail industry has gone through massive changes over the past couple years. Companies that have faced the biggest challenges have been those who have failed to leverage the technological tools available that provide a competitive advantage. One of the most valuable and effective solutions retailers today can use to optimize operational performance, drive revenue, reduce costs, and enhance both associate and customer satisfaction is investing in their workforce with human capital management software. A company that is a perfect testament to the profound benefits of adopting this innovative approach is Hibbett Sports, Inc. – which is currently up for a Constellation Research 2016 SuperNova Award under the “Future of Work – Human Capital Management” category. Read more

How HR professionals can master summer in the workplace

summer 2We’re in the midst of a summer heat wave – which means higher temperatures, constant sunshine and more time spent outside. There are many ways that this season can make work more enjoyable. For example, taking vacations and being more active on the weekends can help rejuvenate employees so they feel more recharged come Monday morning. Increased exposure to vitamin D can facilitate feelings of happiness and put workers in a better mood, contributing to a healthier work environment.  Read more

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