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Beekeeper today announced it has joined the UKG Dimensions Technology Partner Network, a fast-growing ecosystem of organizations utilizing the UKG Dimensions solution and intelligent D5 platform to help reshape the future of workforce management.Beekeeper – where deskless and frontline employees are already accustomed to receiving important internal communications – will automatically notify employees when a manager adjusts their schedule in UKG Dimensions (formerly known as Workforce Dimensions from Kronos).They can also view their personalized shift schedule at any time from any location.By reducing accidental absences created by poorly communicated changes, companies can save time and money while unlocking new operational efficiencies by freeing up managers from the time-consuming process of filling unexpected open shifts.“We’re thrilled to introduce the UKG Dimensions integration to our customers,” said John Keating, Head of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances at Beekeeper.“Communicating and coordinating around shift schedules is often challenging for a majority of frontline organizations.By collaborating with UKG, we can take the pain out of shift schedule communication.We look forward to further innovating with UKG to increase efficiency for frontline teams.”UKG Dimensions delivers artificial intelligence, real-time analytics, and a fully responsive user experience to empower employees and unburden managers from repetitive administrative tasks associated with workforce management.
We all know how money worries leave people feeling stressed, unable to sleep and distracted, though the figures still make for sobering reading.Not only is it damaging for the individual and those around them, it also costs organisations £15.2billion year in absenteeism, lower productivity and turnover costs.Whether the pandemic has led to new financial concerns, or exacerbated existing ones, HR must play a leading role in supporting employees through this crisis and beyond.A well-conceived financial wellbeing policy is as integral to your HR strategy as any other initiatives you have to improve mental and physical health in the workplace.In fact, it is inextricably linked to them.Many HR departments are now embarking on transformation projects, using digital technology to deliver organisation-wide change – and this includes a new focus on financial wellbeing.Navigating such a sensitive issue is tricky but the activities we suggest below are designed to empower employees to take action, whatever their current circumstances.Workshops for financial planningWe all have our own priorities and goals, and whatever they may be, financial literacy is key.The problem is many people have no idea where to start when it comes to pensions, investments and savings.
GreatBizTools, an HR technology company with a 40-year history helping enterprises and small businesses improve their hiring and skills programs, today announced that the Women World Awards has named GreatBizTools WebAssess “Best Technology to Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID19” in the 13th Annual 2020 Women in Business and the Professions World Awards®.The coveted annual Women World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, and milestones from every major industry in the world.Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.“It’s an honor to be named a winner by Women World Awards for this esteemed industry and peer recognition, especially ‘Best Technology to Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID19,’” said Denise Leaser, CEO, GreatBizTools.“The challenging work from home landscape has made most companies realize that the ‘new normal’ has changed the future of work permanently.This award reconfirms our mission to assist HR leaders to successfully navigate these many new challenges.”WebAssess is a pre-hire assessment tool based on science, helping HR leaders select the candidates with the ideal skills, abilities and personality traits that make them better suited for the new Work From Home challenges faced by organizations today.WebAssess can help by remotely screening candidates in a more effective and unbiased manner than in-person in offices, addressing many recruitment concerns by quickly and remotely identifying the right people for the right job.Unbiased assessments help you create opportunities for more people while diversifying your workforce.To celebrate this award, and because companies are struggling right now as a result of the pandemic, WebAssess is offering a free report on the top 5 things you can do right now to recover from the impact of COVID19 at https://trywebassess.com/Covid-report.Judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2020 award winners.
Bryq, a bias-free hiring and talent assessment platform, launched today at the 2020 HR Technology Conference, a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tool to help recruiters and hiring managers easily and efficiently identify candidates whose competencies align with the requirements for each role, while empowering companies to pursue their Diversity and Inclusion goals.“Employers still face a lengthy – and often costly – hiring process to fill in-demand roles, while many qualified candidates are overlooked,” said Markellos Diorinos, CEO, Bryq.“At Bryq, we are enhancing our bias-free offering by using AI to identify the characteristics required to succeed in each role, and make the hiring process simpler and faster for companies looking for talent.”The “Profile Prediction” tool uses AI to analyze job descriptions and predict the most accurate indicators of future job performance.This ensures higher correlation of the job profiles with the company’s requirements and ultimately leads to even better hires, while creating a more efficient and effective process for recruiters.Indicators used include:Cognitive skills, such as attention to detail, and logical, numerical and verbal reasoning.Personality traits, such as Dominance, Perfectionism and Social Boldness, among others.“We spent over two years in the development of our AI, in order to ensure that we improve and accelerate the recruitment process without adding AI-driven bias.”, said Diorinos.The tool also helps companies remove bias from the hiring process by focusing on candidates’ qualifications and fit for each role.“Profile Prediction” further enhances Bryq’s science-backed, Software-as-a-Service platform that gives CEOs, HR professionals and hiring managers access to objective data about peoples’ skills and personality, helping them make better, faster, and bias-free hiring decisions.A chatbot-based assessment with a short 20-minute time requirement, Bryq has an industry-leading 77% completion rate and a candidate satisfaction of over 82%, serving companies in over 15 countries.For more such Updates Log on to www.hrtechcube.com 
Eloops, a leading SaaS employee engagement provider, today announced immediate availability of its new platform that provides human resource leaders with gamification tools combined with a rich marketplace of pre-made content templates and virtual activities.Together these technologies help align and connect employees to company culture, values and goals.The platform offers HR leaders the opportunity to explore and select from a wide variety of content that includes competitions, trivia quizzes, polls & surveys, peer-2-peer recognition programs and more.Eloops’ Insights feature provides companies with key information about engagement including interaction frequency, preferred activities, most used content, and top engaged employees.This enables companies to enhance overall employee experience.Employees download the Eloops app from Google Play or the Apple App Store where they can find relevant information, read updates, and participate in engaging activities while collecting company-branded currency.Coins can be redeemed for offline experiences, rewards, perks, gifts and benefits in their company’s virtual reward store.Sample perks include an online or in-person meeting with the CEO, a reserved parking spot, gift cards and personal time off.“In today’s remote workforce environment, employee engagement and maintaining a positive company culture is more important than ever,” said Idan Shem-Tov, Eloops co-founder and CEO.
If you’re telling us that the aroma of spice and sugar with the scrumptiousness of pumpkin filling, filled in a flaky fresh-baked crust doesn’t tempt you, it would be a little difficult to believe you.But the best of Halloween recipes is the one and only Pumpkin Pie!A perfect blend of all of these is what results in a divine,decadent and mouth-watering pie.Building and sustaining businesses and organizations in the present market climate, it is necessary for them to follow the recipe of success and ensure all their ingredients are rightly blended and there is a collaboration among all of them.Yes, we are talking about the employees.All distinct and varied, but together, a rich bunch of flavor.Making the filling can be tricky because there is always a chance that your actions can lead to it becoming sloppy.As an HR manager, it is your duty to be sturdy and flexible enough, in order to facilitate your workforce.Butter the Conversation – For an effective workforce collaboration, communication is the key factor.The way we cut the pie into pieces, workplace collaboration tools that focus on project management are designed in such a way that they can reduce or even eliminate complex workflows and processes with their flakiness.
Global HR Research (GHRR) has received the 2020 HRO Today Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings award for pre-employment screening for the eleventh consecutive year.Once again, this award reflects GHRR’s obsession with customer service and industry-leading innovation in background screening technology, data, and business analytics.Being included in the Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings is an earned achievement based on client feedback through annual survey responses.HR professionals rely on Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings for inside information on the methodologies of top-ranked screening companies.Customers rank results in three categories:Breadth of service – Global HR Research offers an industry-leading product line for its clients and their candidates.Size of deals – Undeniably, some of America’s largest employers choose GHRR because its technology delivers the enterprise-level features, reporting, and security they require from a screening provider.Customer service – Some screening providers put profits ahead of customer satisfaction, but GHRR has always been customer-centric and will continue to invest in ensuring that its customers and their candidates have the best experience available in the market.“We’re obsessed with customer satisfaction.GHRR continues to focus on expanding our already award-winning capabilities to enhance the candidate experience and provide better customer and candidate insights.Honestly, I’m thrilled to see that our hard work and dedication continue to be rewarded.” – Brandon Phillips, President & CEOGHRR has made many noteworthy improvements in 2020 to help accelerate, simplify, and specialize the screening process for clients and candidates.
UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced today that The Iowa Clinic, the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty group in Central Iowa, is using UKG Pro to support a culture focused on employee and patient satisfaction.The Iowa Clinic has over 1,000 employees, which includes more than 250 physicians and healthcare providers.The clinic’s physicians practice more than 40 specialties in 10 locations.Prior to UKG Pro, the company’s inefficient HCM solution required many tasks to be completed on paper, and it lacked the analytics capabilities the company needed to optimize operations.Using UKG Pro, the organization began achieving significant value.“We’re not saving lives in HR, but our physicians are, and so we’re delighted that UKG Pro expedites their administrative responsibilities,” said Renee Gibson, director of human resources at The Iowa Clinic.With UKG Pro, they can spend more time with patients and less time on administration.By improving the employee experience, we have improved the patient experience as well.”Gibson noted that one of the ways UKG Pro has driven productivity for The Iowa Clinic is through UKG Pro Onboarding, transforming its paper-heavy process.“With UKG Pro Onboarding, our new hires can complete all their paperwork electronically before their first day, including reading and acknowledging our company policies,” said Gibson.
NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant providing employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement, and individual solutions, today announced a partnership with Connor Consultancy (Connor HR), an organisation focused on providing HR solutions to employers of all sizes.This partnership recognises the diverse HR needs of employers and expands the value NFP can deliver to global clients.Connor HR delivers HR services to businesses that may not have the capabilities of a full HR team, as well as organisations that have an HR team, but want to outsource transactional activities so they can focus more on other HR functions.Services provided by Connor HR include COVID-19 return to work planning, employee relations, restructures and redundancies, relocation of employees, outplacement support, HR contracts, policies and handbooks, organisational design, executive and team coaching, HR audits, and leadership and management development.With over 28 years of offering HR services, Connor HR’s experts are well equipped to support the increasingly complex needs of businesses of all sizes.Any NFP clients that have  an office in the UK will have direct access to the full array of Connor HR services through this partnership.Connor HR consultants will be able to provide advice and support with a deep understanding of their needs and goals.The offerings utilised will be determined by the type of support each client needs, from assistance with a single project to a dedicated HR expert.“We’re excited to expand our global service offerings with Connor HR and provide additional tools and solutions to our clients,” said Matt Pawley, managing director of NFP in Europe.
Automatic Payroll Systems, Inc. (APS), a provider of best-in-class workforce management technology, is featured in the Comparably 2020 Workplace Awards.APS has earned four company culture awards: Best Work-Life Balance, Best Perks & Benefits, Best Compensation, and Happiest Employees.APS ranked in the top 25 small and mid-sized companies for Happiest Employees, and Best Work-Life Balance.APS also ranked in the top 50 organizations for Best Compensation and Perks & Benefits.APS was the only Louisiana-based organization to win any of the four company culture awards.“I’m thankful that our employees have taken the time to make their voices hear and provide honest reviews about their work experiences,” said Aaron Johnson, CEO and President at APS.“Their feedback tells me that we are heading in the right direction and also gives me ideas for how we can improve.”The Happiest Employees award was based on anonymous ratings from employees about their work satisfaction, and happiness with their work environment.“Happiness at work is an important metric that should be used when determining who we want to work for and how we want to work,” said Comparably CEO Jason Nazar.“Providing your workforce with a positive environment, clear goals they can be invested in, and a comprehensive compensation package is a winning formula for the top-rated companies on our Happiest Employees list.”The Best Work-Life-Balance award was based on employee sentiment ratings about average hours worked per day, breaks at work, and overall life balance.91% of the top-rated small/mid-sized companies said they were satisfied with their wAutomatic Payroll Systems Inc. Earns 4 Awards From Comparablyork-life-balance on Comparably compared to 68% of employees site-wide.The Best Perks & Benefits award was given after employees answered questions like, ” How would you rate the perks your office provides?” and “Do your benefits play a part in you staying at the company?”92% of small/mid-size companies said they were happy with their perks and benefits on Comparably, compared to only 68% of employees site-wide.Meanwhile, the Best Compensation rankings were determined based on a series of questions related to employee pay, and bonus structure.These Comparably Awards were derived from sentiment ratings provided by employees who anonymously rated their employers on Comparably during a 12-month period: September 27, 2019-September 27, 2020.
Well, at least we get to choose the scares and the terrors on this day, as opposed to the rest of 2020.The holiday season’s beginning also marks the beginning of disengagement of the employees at work, as everybody just wants to enjoy this time celebrating and not working.We can all celebrate Halloween on 31st October, but for the rest of the week, we’ll have to find a way to keep the employees engaged whilst not letting go of the specter spirit.Pumpkin carving is one of the greatest engagement activities of all time, not just for the employees, but for everyone who loves the customs of this holiday.But there’s a lot more that you can do with your workforce to ensure employee engagement, virtually and in office.Let us look at some really interesting tasks and activities that HRs can plan ahead to keep the disengagement monsters away from your employees.Halloween Engagement Activity 1Swap Souls – This is quite an effective activity not just for engagement, but also for team building bonding, and strengthened workforce collaboration as well as learning and development goals.Here, you will need to have your employees swap their ‘souls’ – here meaning, their day-to-day tasks and functions with other departmental employees.It can be a really fun way to get to know each other better as well as learn different functionalities of your organization.Halloween Engagement Activity 2Twisted Trick or Treat (TTT) – Given the current circumstances, it probably wouldn’t be a great idea to go regular trick or treating, instead you can have a reformed and revamped version of trick or treat for your employees (remote and office-going) Everybody can stock up E-giftcards from different stores and of different prices.In this activity, the majority of the employees can be gang-buddies and a few of them will be Ghouls.
HR.com, the largest network of human resources (HR) executives, has announced the appointment of seasoned sales executive, Dawn Jeffers, who will spearhead sales and marketing efforts across HR.com’s platforms.For nearly ten years, Jeffers was the Visibility Manager with WorldatWork where she expanded the portfolio opportunities in advertising and exhibition sales, redefined market share for the association, and significantly increased revenue growth year over year.Her ability to pivot goals and retain contracts as partners moved from in-person to virtual events is a testament to her understanding of the needs of the HR space and the trust partners have in her.These experiences and accomplishments have positioned Jeffers to step into strategic sales team leadership and help the sales team assist clients with the broadest portfolio of strategies for lead generation and branding in the human capital management space: products include virtual events and webcasts, managed campaigns, 13 in-house themed ePublications, the largest global membership database, and conferences such as HR West and HR TechXpo.When asked what she’s looking forward to in this new role, Jeffers responds, “HR.com is in a wonderful market position with a great advertising and sponsorship portfolio.I hope to continue to bring value to our partners and the vendor community offering the best ROI for their marketing budgets.Their success is our success.”“Our sales team at HR.com will continue to deliver top tier products that will help clients build brands and expand lead sourcing.Building on our relationships is something I am most looking forward to,” Jeffers added.For more such Updates Log on to www.hrtechcube.com
MWCN’s exclusive awards program brings together investors, entrepreneurs and professional service providers to recognize Utah’s 100 fastest-growing companies and the economic impact they have on the state.The 2020 Utah 100 honorees were ranked according to a weighted average revenue calculation of percentage and dollar growth over a five-year period through December 2019.G Partners first opened its Utah office in 2009 following the acquisition of Core Innovative Solutions, an HR services firm based in Salt Lake City.G has appeared on the Utah 100 list since 2016.“We have a fantastic team in Utah that has really done a phenomenal job helping to build up G’s business and reputation over the last 11 years by providing world-class services to our loyal Utah clients,” said Aaron Call, G’s executive vice president of sales and operations for the western U.S.MWCN introduced its 2020 ranked list during the 26th annual Utah 100 Awards ceremony held virtually on Tuesday, October 13.The event was held online due to COVID-19 health restrictions and concerns, and to allow a broader audience to attend.“Assembling this list each year is one of the highlights for MWCN.Along with recognizing some of the amazing companies in our state, we are also able to follow where business continues to thrive and new industries enter our market,” said Ryan J. Dent, chairman of the MWCN Utah 100 committee.“This list is a great reminder of the strength of Utah’s economy, particularly as we continue to recover from the shutdowns necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.”For more such Updates Log on to www.hrtechcube.com
Globalization Partners, which simplifies global business by enabling companies to hire talent in 180+ countries without the complexity of setting up international branch offices or subsidiaries, today announced it has been named Rising Star for 2020 by ADP Marketplace.Globalization Partners received the award in recognition of its exceptional partnership results and unparalleled Employer of Record (EOR) solution that allows U.S. companies to hire talent anywhere in the world in as little as a few business days.The award was received during the ADP Marketplace Partner Virtual Summit on October 22, 2020.“We are thrilled to receive this recognition from ADP Marketplace, especially because there are so many companies that are looking to hire international talent but may not realize there is a quick and easy solution,” said Steve Kolnick, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Globalization Partners.“The ADP Marketplace allows us to introduce our automated, mobile-enabled proprietary platform technology to ADP customers who want to accelerate their growth plans to new markets and access top talent.”Globalization Partners’ world-class Employer of Record Solution (EOR) combines the expertise of their in-country teams and technology providing:Employee onboarding and everything employment and payroll-related, while customers retain full control over their employee’s work activities and daily tasksThe management of labor and tax law compliance and all payroll filingsCompetitive benefits packages to strengthen ADP Marketplace customers’ ability to attract top talentIn-country expertise to answer employee questions and offer support“Since their launch, Globalization Partners has devoted a lot of time and effort into building relationships with our sales team” said Craig Cohen, DVP and general manager, ADP Marketplace.“They provide continuous education and thought leadership to help identify gaps and guide discussions with clients.This has led them to an extremely successful first year on ADP Marketplace and to their Rising Star award.”This ADP Marketplace recognition comes on the heels of Globalization Partners recently announcing it was just named an Employer of Record (EOR) industry leader by research firm, NelsonHall, in its first-ever Global Employer of Record Services research report.
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