WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT,EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Beeline | September 17, 2022
Beeline, the independent leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the global extended workforce, today announced an upcoming talent experience which will enable contingent workers to create a private account and take full control of how they are represented in the workforce, allowing them to self-report and maintain their own PII (personally identifiable information). Beeline will be the first and only Extended Workforce Platform to offer contingent workers a private account with this level of autonomy and privacy control.
"Talent is central to the extended workforce and individual privacy is paramount in the workplace. Our new experience will enable talent to take an active role in the process and trust that their data is protected, Additionally, establishing this trusted relationship directly with workers increases the accuracy of data collected, which means companies can truly measure and understand diversity in the context of their recruitment process and active workforce."
-Colleen Tiner, SVP Product Strategy of Beeline
Mark Farmer, External Talent Lead, Accenture, said, The new talent-focused experience addresses the challenges of increased data privacy regulations and gives that control to the rightful owner, the talent.
Historically, vendor management systems (VMS) have put the burden of managing talent information on staffing companies as part of the sourcing process. With new privacy regulations underway, suppliers and MSPs need a solution that relieves them of the burden and risk of inputting the information while improving the reliability of the data without disrupting the supplier-candidate relationship.
As the leading provider of workforce solutions, AGS applauds Beeline's initiative to build and host the tools needed for talent to opt-in and provide data for safe-keeping, thereby removing any risks for us as we continue to help clients deliver on the personal and business imperative of achieving their DEI goals, said Cory Hansen, Regional Vice President, North America, Allegis Global Solutions (AGS).
Beeline's new talent experience is a huge step forward in accurately managing diversity metrics. I spent 15 years on the client side using multiple VMS systems and was never able to provide conclusive demographics around our non-employees due to concerns around co-employment, I am excited to see our clients leverage this information to gain transparency and shape hiring manager behavior which ultimately impacts the company's diversity footprint,said Dan Khublall, Director, Product Strategy, Beeline.
The new experience will continue to be tested with select clients and partners throughout this year leading to an official launch in 2023. Once launched, Beeline will introduce the industry's first diversity talent index in partnership with Consciously Unbiased.
Beeline is the world's largest independent provider of solutions for sourcing and managing the complex world of contingent labor, enabling companies to increase profitability and flexibility by utilizing an agile mix of employee and non-employee talent. Our software helps procurement, sourcing, and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks, and add value to their services procurement and contingent workforce programs. We have the deepest, most seasoned team of contingent workforce solution professionals. From our locations around the world, we deliver innovative technology, end-to-end global and localized customer engagement services, and value-added capabilities which help many of the world's largest enterprises meet their most critical talent needs.
Pendella | July 15, 2022
Pendella Technologies’ white-labeled life insurance offerings are now available through Velocity Benefits, a technology-focused employee benefits provider serving more than 2,500 companies and nearly 20,000 employee benefit brokers nationwide.
Through the new partnership with Pendella, a fast-growing technology company on a mission to take the bias out of life insurance, Velocity’s nationwide benefit offerings have expanded to include essential individual life and disability insurance protections.
Pendella is revolutionizing the life insurance market by empowering organizations like Velocity to seamlessly integrate its white-labeled digital product. Pendella’s proprietary recommendation engine tailors life insurance options to meet the unique needs of every customer regardless of age, health condition, or income level.
Velocity’s employer and broker clients can easily provide access to a variety of affordable and top-quality life insurance coverage options. Comprehensive individual policies can be purchased from leading insurers in minutes – without the need for a medical exam. The individual coverage can supplement group employer-sponsored group life insurance or be purchased as a standalone policy.
While group life insurance policies continue to be a popular employee benefit, interest in individual life insurance policies has increased over the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to financial research firm LIMRA. New total life annualized policy premiums were up 20% last year, LIMRA said, representing the highest annual growth since 1983. LIMRA forecasts whole life sales will grow as much as 10% in 2022, with continued growth in 2023.
“Consumers want options and simplified access to life insurance protections. Pendella’s technology provides this and more, and we are thrilled to be working with them to bring another valuable benefit to our clients."
-Joseph Duckett, Founder of Velocity Benefits.
There’s never been a better time to sell life insurance and Pendella is committed to making it easy and affordable for everyone to obtain coverage, said Bob Gaydos, Pendella CEO and founder. Pendella is excited to work with forward-thinking partners like Velocity as we continue our mission of closing the protection gap.
Pendella is a technology company that exists to make the financial protection of individual life and disability insurance available to all people, regardless of age, health status, or income level. Pendella's full-stack, enterprise SaaS solution is powered by artificial intelligence and big data to automate underwriting and deliver a simple, intuitive, and delightful experience to thousands of people through partnerships with top-rated insurance carriers and distributors. White-label customization enables a seamless end-to-end experience. Instant life and disability insurance in minutes. No paperwork. No medical exams. Minimal-effort implementation.
HR PRACTICE,HR STRATEGY
WorkForce Software | August 19, 2022
The first global provider of integrated employee experience and workforce management solutions, WorkForce Software, is proud to be named the Gold Winner for HR Technology Solution Provider of the Year by the 2022 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers in the solution providers category. More than 950 nominations from organizations of all sizes in 26 nations, and in virtually every industry, were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of HR-related categories.
The Stevie® Awards for Great Employers recognize the world's best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create great places to work. Winners of the awards, named the Stevies from the Greek word meaning "crowned," will be recognized during a gala awards dinner on Saturday, September 17 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
"We are honored to be named HR Technology Solution Provider of the Year by the 2022 Stevie Awards for Great Employers, Our global customers are proving that empowering all employees with the smartest modern workforce communication technology is an investment that pays dividends for everyone. As businesses are facing continued disruptions and labor shortage, greater challenges are also placed on the workforce – including shift-based and deskless workers. These workers are demanding more from their employers including access to modern technology, so that no matter where an employee is doing their job, they feel heard, valued, and engaged."
-Sandra Moran, Chief Marketing Officer at WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software and its WorkForce Suite were also recently recognized by industry analyst groups with distinguished honors. WorkForce Software earned the leadership position in Nucleus Research's 2022 Workforce Management Technology Value Matrix report, ranking higher than all other software providers, and Oracle named WorkForce Software the Cloud HCM ISV Partner of the Year and Winner of the 2021 Oracle Cloud HCM HR Heroes Visionary Award. WorkForce Software was also named Champion in SoftwareReviews' Workforce Management Emotional Footprint report for the enterprise market, surpassing all other vendors, and was honored as the Gold STEVIE® award winner in 2022 American Business Awards® for Innovation of the Year – Business Products Industries. Employees ranked WorkForce Software highest, earning honors alongside IBM and Google in Comparably's Annual Ranking of Top Companies for having the Best Leadership Team. WorkForce Software was recognized as a Gold Winner in the Most Innovative Company of the Year Best in Biz Awards 2021 for the Company's innovative and modern workforce management and employee experience platform, and was a Winner in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards and received top honors for product innovation and value realized by its customers with its modern workforce management and integrated employee experience platform in the 'Best Advance in Emerging Workforce Management' category. WorkForce Software was also recognized by Ventana Research as Exemplary Value Index Leader for creating the best customer experience and delivering the best return on investment to its global customers.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
About WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software is the first global provider of workforce management solutions with integrated employee experience capabilities. The company's WorkForce Suite adapts to each organization's needs no matter how unique their pay rules, labor regulations, and schedules while delivering a breakthrough employee experience at the time and place work happens. Enterprise-grade and future-ready, WorkForce Software is helping some of the world's most innovative organizations optimize their workforce, protect against compliance risks, and increase employee engagement to unlock new potential for resiliency and optimal performance. When your employees include deskless or hourly workers, unionized, full-time, part-time, or seasonal, WorkForce Software makes managing your global workforce easy, less costly, and more rewarding for everyone.