HR ANALYTICS,HR STRATEGY
DISA Global Solutions and Global HR Research | December 02, 2022
DISA Global Solutions has completed a transformative deal to acquire Global HR Research (GHRR), another industry-leading provider of employee screening services. This is DISA's 30th acquisition in the last five years, complementing our strong organic growth over the same period and accelerating our growth strategy. In addition to expanding our scope of services and balancing our product mix, this transaction also diversifies our end markets, particularly in healthcare. Additionally, GHRR has an extensive network of integrated Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and highly automated user-friendly applications that our combined customers will benefit from significantly.
Global HR Research (GHRR), founded in 2005, is a leading provider of pre-hire intelligence and employee onboarding solutions, primarily focusing on background screening. Their proprietary platform helps customers make better hiring decisions by providing a comprehensive set of tools for employment screening, compliance, and risk management. Each year, the GHRR team services more than 6,500 accounts and performs 10 million searches. GHRR has earned the trust of numerous companies in the Fortune Top 50, Forbes' Largest Private Companies, and Inc's Top 5000 companies across the U.S. That trust, and their focus on exceptional customer support, is why GHRR was just recognized as the #1 overall ranked provider of "Enterprise Pre-Employment Screening" services according to HRO Today's Bakers Dozen. Additionally, GHRR received the #1 rank in the customer service category for employee screening providers.
"Global HR Research is a long-standing brand that has built its reputation on trust and prioritizing the customer experience. I have followed them over the years and have always been impressed with their organic growth and successful strategic acquisitions. Like DISA, customer care distinguishes GHRR from the competition and is exemplified by an impressive retention rate and NPS score. I believe that the combination of our two entities will strengthen our industry-leading position, enhance the depth of our expertise, and ensure we continue to provide the most comprehensive employee screening services. Together, we will identify best practices, implement innovative solutions, and assist our customers as they mitigate risk and safeguard their businesses."
-DISA CEO John Peterson
Kevin Smith, GHRR Executive Chairman & CEO, added, I have known DISA for a long time as a respected industry leader. We share similar philosophies and values regarding employee success, operational excellence, and customer service. It is important to me that our customers continue to experience these values. The combination of these two companies will positively impact employees and customers, and I'm excited about DISA's vision for the future.
To ensure continuity, DISA plans to maintain the existing Global HR Research offices, as well as the teams that have retained such high customer loyalty. DISA is committed to providing all customers with comprehensive employee screening programs and exceptional customer support.
About DISA Global Solutions
Founded in 1986, DISA is the industry-leading provider of employee screening and compliance services. Headquartered in Houston, with 36 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, DISA's comprehensive scope of services includes drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health, and transportation compliance. DISA assists employers in making informed staffing decisions while building a culture of safety in their workplace.
EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE,EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
UKG | December 01, 2022
Xoxoday, a global SaaS Fintech company known for its rewards, engagement, and loyalty infrastructure for businesses, announced a technology partnership with UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, & workforce management solutions. This will help organizations and HR leaders elevate the workplace experience through a holistic employee engagement approach that connects, aligns, empowers, & motivates teams.
This partnership helps solve significant new-age crises of disengagement and attrition by focusing on employee experience. While UKG helps streamline human capital management and HR service delivery, Xoxoday Empuls helps drive multi-dimensional employee engagement. The partnership also aims to address challenges brought about by the 'Great Resignation' by attracting and retaining top talent, maximizing ROI from every business' biggest resource - their people.
UKG solutions are developed with the UKG Life-work Technology™ approach to solution design. Life-work Technology has two components: people systems that inspire the workforce by enabling autonomy & flexibility and connecting people to their colleagues and roles with purpose; and work systems to help businesses thrive by offering higher productivity, optimizing teamwork, and providing more opportunities for people to support each other and their communities.
"At UKG, we strive to create lifelong partnerships with our customers, helping them create modern people experiences to drive better business outcomes and anticipate employee needs beyond just work, By cultivating a highly engaged ecosystem of technology partners, including Xoxoday, we're able to help create a more seamless and empowering technology experience."
-Mike May, VP, Technology Partnerships, UKG
Manoj Agarwal, Co-founder, Xoxoday, says, The partnership comes at a time when technology is getting democratized faster than before, and two strong products, that are solving adjacent problems, come together to provide a better value proposition to their customers while using it as a growth flywheel for both businesses. The partnership with UKG strengthens our vision to create a connected & motivated workforce, breaking silos to achieve better outcomes.
Xoxoday is a rapidly growing fintech SaaS firm that propels business growth while focusing on human motivation. Backed by Giift and Apis Partners Growth Fund II, Xoxoday offers a suite of three products - Plum, Empuls, and Compass. Xoxoday works with 5,000+ clients across 100+ countries serving 80 million+ end-users. Xoxoday is a 380+ strong team with nine global offices across USA, Ireland, UAE, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Nigeria.
Paycom | November 30, 2022
Paycom Software Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, has announced the launch of the Vault Visa® Payroll Card. With the Vault card and mobile app, employees can get paid up to two days earlier every payroll cycle. It is a financial lifeline for families in a time of high inflation and eliminates the need to spend money on fees for cashing a payroll check. For organizations, offering this convenient option provides a competitive edge to attract and retain employees while helping reduce the administrative burdens related to traditional checks.
Offered exclusively to clients of Paycom, Vault provides employees more control over their finances, including access to electronic deposit and 40,000 no-fee Allpoint® ATMs, commonly found at retailers like CVS® and Walgreens®, in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Vault can also be used as an additional account for paying bills, shopping, vacations, entertainment spending and more.
Other advantages for employee Vault card users include:
easy access to spending power everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted
Visa’s Zero Liability fraud protection
simple enrollment through Paycom’s Employee Self-Service®
access to numerous exclusive offers and perksfor Visa cardholders, including discounts for hotels, subscriptions, restaurants, retailers, services and more
“This is another step to simplify payday and the way consumers spend their hard-earned money,”
-Chad Richison, Paycom’s founder and CEO
Enrolled employees can enjoy a fully electronic, secure funding experience using all of the security features Paycom and the Vault card have to offer.
Upon successful Vault enrollment, employees receive a physical card as well as a digital Vault card to add to their mobile wallet, like Apple Pay® and Google Pay®.
It also delivers big wins for employers by:
reducing the inconvenience of paper-based payroll
providing an edge in hiring and retention with attractive payday options for employees
enhancing benefits to combat turbulence in the labor market
reducing check fraud with secure electronic funding
This latest payroll offering further complements Beti®, the self-service payroll solution from Paycom. Beti guides employees to find and fix payroll errors before submission. By correcting errors in Paycom's easy-to-use app, Beti ensures accurate payroll and eliminates administrative hassles.
As a leader in payroll and HR technology, Oklahoma City-based Paycom redefines the human capital management industry by allowing companies to effectively navigate a rapidly changing business environment. Its cloud-based software solution is based on a core system of record maintained in a single database for all human capital management functions, providing the functionality that businesses need to manage the complete employment life cycle, from recruitment to retirement. Paycom has the ability to serve businesses of all sizes and in every industry. As one of the leading human capital management providers, Paycom serves clients in all 50 states from offices across the country.