TALENT MANAGEMENT

Background Screening Service SwiftCheck Announces Technology Collaboration With UKG

SwiftCheck | February 08, 2022

On February 7th, SwiftCheck, a prominent background screening provider, announced that it has entered into a technology partnership with a leading human capital management (HCM) and workforce management solution provider, UKG.

With the application programming interface (API) integration, UKG Pro clients will be able to share pre-populated data of applicants with SwiftCheck to start the background screening process. The partnership makes SwiftCheck a member of the UKG Connect Technology Partner program, a platform of solution providers that work with UKG to deliver integrated solutions to employers.

"The partnership between SwiftCheck and UKG is another step in providing tailored solutions to both SwiftCheck and UKG Pro users. The integration will also eliminate duplicate candidate data entry, streamline the background screening request and provide a better overall user experience."

- Aaron Cotter, Director of Sales

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Recent reports show that only 15% of workers are engaged at work, globally! Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc! Businesses and modern workplaces are ever-evolving and you must keep updating your employee engagement efforts to keep up! aCheck these 10 effective and easy-to-implement employee engagement activities to reinvent your workforce.

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HR ANALYTICS,HR STRATEGY

Culture Partners Collaboration with UKG Combines Behavioral Science with Award-Winning HCM Technology to Unlock Business Performance

Culture Partners | September 28, 2022

Culture Partners and UKG have formed a strategic collaboration to help organizations activate culture to create more people-centric experiences, further driving and sustaining business growth. This partnership marries UKG award-winning HCM solutions with Culture Partners' research-based culture management strategies, delivering a unique combination designed to guide organizations through culture transformation initiatives to elevate performance and achieve measurable results. This alliance represents an unmatched combination of culture alignment strategies that will provide businesses and their people with the opportunity to reach their full potential. "Culture is what ultimately determines business performance and success, This alliance with UKG will help organizations navigate the critical intersection of employee behavior and company process, policy, and technology, in order to more successfully navigate high impact culture change initiatives." -Joe Terry, CEO at Culture Partners Culture Partners is a leader in results-driven culture transformation. Using human industrial-organizational psychological methods, Culture Partners helps organizations embark on a Culture Journey that activates research-based tools, methods, and intentions to cultivate employee ownership through experiences, beliefs, and actions. UKG is a leader in HCM cloud solutions, and its differentiated Life-work Technology™ approach to HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions for all people helps organizations anticipate and adapt to their employees' needs beyond just work. In addition to the strengths of UKG and Culture Partners in driving engaged culture is the expertise of the Great Place to Work Institute, which UKG acquired in 2021. Great Place to Work helps organizations with employee-centric insights that can be combined with UKG HCM solutions and Culture Partners' data-driven approach to assess, benchmark, and enhance culture by improving organizational health, elevating the life-work journey, and giving an even greater voice to the employee. Our Life-Work Technology approach to solution design provides autonomy, flexibility, and purpose to people while fostering skills development and creating high-performing teams that drive business success, For the same reasons we brought Great Place to Work into the UKG family, this collaboration with Culture Partners continues our journey to bring organizations access to research-based strategies and consulting services to create workplaces where all people can find purpose and a sense of belonging,said Patrick Lannon, Vice President of Global Alliances at UKG. Getting a Return-On-Culture is possible if you can activate it swiftly and correctly, Aligning our two companies through technology will bring together the best of AI-powered tools and human-centered insights to accelerate the reach and impact of both Culture Partners and UKG and guide all our clients in getting real business results with employees who feel fulfilled,said Dr. Jessica Kriegel, Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture at Culture Partners. About Culture Partners For more than 30 years, Culture Partners has been a leader in results-driven culture transformation for thousands of organizations globally. Using human industrial-organizational psychological methods, Culture Partners helps organizations embark on a Culture Journey that activates research-based tools, methods, and intentions to cultivate employee ownership through experiences, beliefs and actions. Its holistic culture management frameworks have curated performance-driven cultures for some of the world's most powerful brands, including Ford Motor Company, Bayer, Tiffany & Co., Johnson & Johnson, Hormel, Lockheed Martin, and thousands more.

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WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

OnShift and Payactiv Eliminate Fees For Earned Wage Access To Further Support The Senior Care Workforce

OnShift, Inc. and Payactiv, Inc. | October 06, 2022

OnShift, a leader in human capital management software for post-acute care and senior living, in partnership with Payactiv, the leading earned wage access and financial wellness platform today announced they are waiving standard Earned Wage Access (EWA) fees for users of OnShift’s financial wellness solution, OnShift Wallet. This includes making several EWA delivery options, including ACH, completely free for users of OnShift Wallet when accessing their earned wages between paychecks. At the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic in 2020, OnShift and Payactiv had waived EWA fees to help healthcare employees during a period of uncertainty. With this release, EWA becomes even more accessible and stress-free for senior care employees. “Earned wage access is a crucial benefit for senior care where many employees live paycheck to paycheck, We’ve heard countless stories about how OnShift Wallet is helping caregivers in times of need. In partnership with Payactiv, we are proud to eliminate access fees to further support the senior care workforce.” -Jim Rubadue, Chief Operating Officer, OnShift In addition to fee removal, the latest release of OnShift Wallet has an enhanced user experience and user benefits, including: SmartSave tool to set financial goals and automatically save a portion of earned wages Free 1:1 financial counseling & content dedicated to financial literacy Peer-to-peer payments feature Integration with Uber to book rides using earned wages Expanded automatic bill payment services compatible with 75,000+ billers Added discount offerings on movie tickets, gas & more By partnering with OnShift to provide additional free ways for the senior care workforce to access their earned wages, we’re doubling down on our mission to bring security, dignity, and savings to the millions of workers experiencing financial stress, said Safwan Shah, Founder and CEO at Payactiv. OnShift Wallet is free for all OnShift customers and integrates seamlessly with OnShift’s workforce management solutions. So far this year, users of OnShift Wallet have conducted nearly 532,000 transactions resulting in more than $54.7 million in earned wages accessed. OnShift Wallet users routinely complete surveys to provide greater insight into their timely access to earned wages. So far this year, survey results revealed: 91% intend to spend the funds on bills, groceries, rent and unexpected expenses 76% avoided paying bank overdraft fees, late payments, payday loans or other fees 90% would recommend their workplace to a friend 95% would recommend OnShift Wallet to a friend or colleague About OnShift, Inc. OnShift’s next-generation human capital management platform fundamentally transforms the relationship between healthcare organizations and their employees. Our innovative approach to recruitment, hiring, workforce management, pay and engagement fosters a culture where people want to work. That’s why thousands of healthcare organizations rely on OnShift’s integrated suite of software and services to dramatically reduce turnover rates, decrease costs and improve the quality and continuity of care. About Payactiv, Inc. Payactiv, an award-winning certified B-Corp, is the leading provider of Earned Wage Access, offering a suite of financial wellness services designed to empower people to participate in the economy they helped create. Our platform and digital wallet serve 2000+ businesses and level the playing field for millions of workers who struggle with cashflow between paychecks. Payactiv is also the winner of the “Best Innovative or Emerging Tech Solution” at the 2022 HR Tech Awards, a Silver Stevie® Award for our “All-in-One Digital Wallet and Livelihood Platform”, and “Best Wellness Program” award at the California Excellence HR Awards.

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HR PRACTICE,HR STRATEGY

Equifax Completes Acquisition of LawLogix

EQUIFAX INC. and LAWLOGIX | September 01, 2022

Equifax® announced today that it has completed the acquisition of LawLogix, a leading provider of cloud-based I-9 software and immigration case management software. The definitive agreement to acquire LawLogix was announced on July 21, 2022. LawLogix is now part of the Workforce Solutions business unit, expanding the company's portfolio of employer- and HR-focused solutions that help firms manage their hiring and employment needs amidst a rapidly changing landscape. "Equifax has expanded well beyond a traditional credit bureau and the acquisition of LawLogix marks the sixth acquisition in support of the continued growth and expansion of the Equifax Workforce Solutions business unit since the beginning of 2021, We are rapidly building a New Equifax. Leveraging our EFX Cloud™ infrastructure, we will integrate LawLogix into our suite of Workforce Solutions employer services, expanding our current capabilities and setting the stage for future innovation." -Mark W. Begor, CEO of Equifax LawLogix offers two cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solutions: Guardian and Edge. Guardian helps employers with their Form I-9 and E-Verify requirements while providing a user-friendly I-9 workflow that supports organizations with a distributed workforce. Edge provides immigration law firms, non-profit organizations, and employers with comprehensive immigration case management software, including a customizable, easy-to-use client web portal. These solutions are supported by award-winning customer support representatives. LawLogix, an Equifax company, is now a part of the Workforce Solutions business unit and will retain its presence in Phoenix. LawLogix President John Fay has assumed the role of Director of Product Strategy for LawLogix, an Equifax company. Both LawLogix and Equifax Workforce Solutions are focused on deploying our technology and expertise to help customers streamline important processes, We are excited for our future together, as we leverage Equifax capabilities in analytics and technology for the benefit of LawLogix customers,said Fay. ABOUT EQUIFAX INC. At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employers, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and cloud technology drives insights to power decisions to move people forward. Headquartered in Atlanta and supported by more than 13,000 employees worldwide, Equifax operates or has investments in 25 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. ABOUT LAWLOGIX LawLogix assists millions of people every year through its innovative Electronic I-9 service, E-Verify and immigration case management software. Founded in 2000, LawLogix is a trusted SaaS provider for many prestigious immigration law firms, organizations and corporations.

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