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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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HCM Tech Community Treads Cautiously Into New Era of Sexual Harassment

Employers, engagement specialists and HCM technology vendors don’t expect to see dramatic shifts in their approach to addressing sexual harassment any time soon. Despite recent headlines of high-ranking men using their positions to pressure women into quid pro quo situations, vendors, client-side tech leaders and HR professionals aren’t positioning technology as a solution to the […]

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Line Managers Are Key to Success of Engagement Tech

For obvious reasons, communicating with deskless employees is more difficult than reaching those who occupy the same seat every day. And despite the hype, mobile platforms won’t provide the complete solution. Communications is a big piece of the engagement puzzle. When you’re not in touch, warehouse workers, field technicians, drivers and similar workers feel removed. […]

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Does Your Engagement Program Leave the ‘Deskless Worker’ Behind?

With the unemployment rate below 5 percent and employers continually bemoaning a talent shortage that is, in the words of ADP Vice President of Strategic Advisory Services Susan Hanold, “lasting longer than anyone expected,” HR departments are feeling the pressure to increase both hiring and retention rates. You’d think that the tight labor market would […]

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Q&A: Integrating Assessment Tools, ATS Allows For Faster, Better Hiring

For years, software has been called the future of talent assessment, and there’s no argument that technology is playing a greater role in both screening candidates and matching the right workers with the most appropriate jobs. With that in mind, we asked Tiffany Green Shortridge, the North American talent assessment leader for Willis Towers Watson’s […]

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