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New products and methodologies that help companies manage both full-time employees and independent contractors, and why they may need to meld the often-competing concerns of HR and Procurement as contingent workers take on a greater role in executing business strategy. Here’s where we also look at trends related to workforce dynamics and the products that address them.

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Vendors Must Push Buyer Executives to Understand HR Tech

HCM technology vendors should consider expanding the educational components of their sales process as more evidence surfaces that senior executives tend to be reactive rather than proactive when it comes to facing disruptive technology challenges. That often puts them at odds with current and prospective workers, who not only embrace technology in their personal lives […]

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SurveyMonkey, Paradigm Say New Template Helps Measure Inclusion

Consulting company Paradigm Strategy’s partnered with another brand name to advance further into the world of building inclusive workplaces. Working with the firm, SurveyMonkey released a new survey template for companies to take a data-driven approach to measuring inclusion. The new Belonging & Inclusion template is designed to help companies identify areas to focus on […]

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Surprise! Employees Don’t Like Workplace Monitoring

Employers are increasingly gathering a wide range of data on employees, including their personal social media use as well as their workplace behavior. Employees aren’t happy. According to the HR Metrics & Analytics Summit, 80 percent of organizations use employee records and data to measure performance. “A fair number” use the same information to measure […]

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More Evidence Personalization is Key to Performance Management

While refining what seems to be an ever-evolving approach, designers of new performance management systems should personalize at least some aspects of their solution in a meaningful way, suggests new research from Columbia Business School. Customizing a performance app’s home screen isn’t enough. The product’s actual evaluations must contain comparisons of each individual’s performance to […]

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Deputy’s New Feature Seeks to Streamline Shift Scheduling

Workforce-management platform provider Deputy released a new feature, Auto-Scheduling, that allows businesses to more easily create and maintain compliant schedules for hourly workers across industries such as restaurants, healthcare, staffing and franchises. Of course, the feature is AI-powered, Deputy said. It uses AI to build schedules based on analytics from data compiled from areas like […]

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HiBob Says Its ‘Your Voice’ Strengthens Harassment Reporting

London-based HiBob, a cloud-based benefits platform is describing itself as “the HR platform bringing transparency to business management” as it launches “Your Voice,” a feature that allows employees to anonymously report workplace harassment. “We want to provide a tool that makes reporting both easy and safe for victims, while enabling businesses to ensure the safety […]

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Globoforce Introduces WorkHuman Cloud to Address Connection ‘Void’

Globoforce, a provider of social-recognition solutions, expanded its product line with the addition of WorkHuman Cloud, a suite of applications designed to strengthen the connection between employers and their workforce through stronger social connections. The Framingham, Mass.-based company said that WorkHuman Cloud is “human-centered,” with a social and crowdsourced approach that’s more reflective of today’s […]

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Gartner: Digital Business Requires ‘Growth Mindset,’ Not Just Technology

Too many organizations ignore the human aspects of digital transformation when they begin to add or enhance their technology, the research firm Gartner says. In order to succeed, technology changes must be backed up by corresponding cultural shifts. Without those, the entire digital initiative is put at risk. This is an especially important point to […]

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