extUs is proud to announce its completed integration with Workday, bringing the leading text messaging platform to the leading HRIS in the market. This will allow talent acquisition teams to seamlessly integrate texting into their daily process within Workday and see increases in candidate engagement by up to ten times that of email or voice.Together, TextUs and Workday will enable talent acquisition and HR teams to streamline their workflow by adding texting as a communications channel for Workday users, improving engagement with candidates, expediting response times, reducing placement times and enhancing the candidate experience during the recruiting cycle. The integration will allow users to text directly from TextUs' easy-to-use Chrome extension slide-out and correspondence will be automatically logged with a date and time stamp within a Workday custom object field.
The TextUs + Workday integration saves time by reducing manual contact creation and having to import contact records from Workday to TextUs. Additionally, Workday users will now have a full record of text communications directly on the contact records within the HRIS system.
"We are thrilled to deliver this integration to the many human resources teams using Workday,Texting is so valuable to the recruiting process and that value is increased when there is a direct integration to a business system. Being able to integrate our platform with a market leader like Workday will allow us to put texting into the toolkit of more talent acquisition professionals in an already tight labor market."
-Martin Payne, CEO at TextUs.
TextUs is the leading conversational texting platform that enables organizations to have engaging real-time conversations with customers, candidates, leads and employees. TextUs integrates with several applicant tracking systems (ATS) and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms, making texting an easy and seamless extension of current business systems. The company serves many different verticals such as sales, staffing and recruiting, SaaS, higher education, corporate human resources, healthcare, property management, financial services, nonprofits, and more. With a 98% read rate and up to 45% response rates, TextUs delivers business-class text messaging combined with automated campaign features to connect businesses with their customers in real time. To learn more, visitMore information about the TextUs + Workday integration can be found at www.textus.com/marketplace/workday.
HR for Health announced an upgrade to their software on September 7, 2021. This update ensures compatibility with larger dental groups and DSOs (Dental Service Organizations)The new strategic direction came about on the heels of HR for Health's 2020 survey and corresponding 2021 whitepaper "Unnecessary Risk: The State of Human Resources Compliance in Dentistry." The study revealed some shocking statistics around HR and compliance in larger group practices and DSOs, including discovering that 88% of businesses are operating with non-compliant employee manuals, 49% have trouble tracking new compliance requirements, and 21% have faced a hostile work environment claim in the past year.
"The information gleaned from this survey was quite a shock for our team at HR for Health Our business has always worked well with single healthcare practices, and we assumed that larger groups had more control surrounding compliance - but it is now clear that is not the case. Further complicating matters, DSOs can operate in multiple states, and are more often subject to wrongful termination, unemployment, and discrimination claims. Keeping compliant is a large problem area in dentistry as a whole. DSOs and dental groups are not exempt from these hardships, and would be well served by bringing in a third party human resources software to alleviate the burden."
-CEO Ali Oromchian, J.D.
The announcement coincided with HR for Health and Group Dentistry Now's debut DSO Leadership Summit, a dental group event in San Francisco drawing 300+ attendees September 7-8 in San Francisco.
About HR for Health®
HR for Health is empowering business owners with the resources to develop and implement enforceable employment policies and avoid legal pitfalls. The platform provides offices with a comprehensive and compliant HR experience including, customized employee handbooks, seamless time and attendance tracking, payroll, performance and task management tools, plus live HR support. HR for Health makes it easy for business owners to protect their interests while drastically simplifying HR administration.
HR Acuity, the only technology platform purpose-built for employee relations and investigations management, today announced the launch of managER, a new technology product designed for people leaders that simplifies managing employee issues. managER solves decades-old problems of inconsistent processes, inadequate documentation and ineffective resolutions related to employee issues such as performance problems or policy violations.
"Frontline people leaders are the most direct connection between a company's brand and their employees,Until now, managers lacked the tools and guidance needed to help them handle everyday employee issues properly. managER provides the framework and technology needed to document employee issues quickly, consistently and fairly – all while building manager confidence. This results in enterprises retaining employees and creating safer workplaces."
-Deb Muller, CEO and founder of HR Acuity.
Muller further explained, "As much as technology has improved how people leaders participate in other areas of HR (coaching, performance reviews and onboarding), the opportunity for technology to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of employee relations at the manager level remains largely untapped. In addition to empowering people leaders, enlarging the scope of data captured related to employee issues delivers a powerful set of predictive insights to identify areas of concern, policy or training opportunities, potential inequities or even bias within organizations."
HR Acuity conducted a recent survey on management practices and found that just 2% of employee relations professionals were "very confident" that their managers could address and document employee relations issues effectively. The survey also found that managers lack access to historical data and need better tools to handle concerns in a uniform and compliant manner. managER closes that gap by giving people leaders the technology they need to manage employee matters in real time.
Key managER features include:
Step-by-step guidance on handling common workplace issues, including assistance in selecting the appropriate issue and built-in guidance to help prepare formal letters
Easily accessible visibility into past employee issues and actions taken to help determine next steps
Seamless workflows to document early warnings or deliver formal notices
Simple, built-in review and approval process for people leaders to get assistance or approvals from HR
Data from the people-leader level compiled into one centralized dashboard, allowing employee relations teams to proactively spot trends and identify patterns
By enabling people leaders to handle everyday employee issues with more confidence, managER gives HR and employee relations teams more time to focus on broader strategic initiatives and improve consistency and fairness across the organization. Better processes and earlier engagement also promote trust between employees and their leaders.
"For us, managER was not a hard sell,We believe in empowering our people leaders to manage their employees, but we understand that they need the help and guidance that managER provides to them. The product also facilitates communication between employee relations and people leaders. We're confident that managER will change our culture, driving more accountability for managers."
-Paula Ramirez, VP of HR Shared Services at Boeing Employee Credit Union
It's time to upgrade how people leaders handle employee issues on the front lines. Find out more about how managER, powered by HR Acuity, can help at www.hracuity.com/manager.
About HR Acuity
While you can't prevent every employee relations issue, you can change how you respond. HR Acuity is the only technology platform specifically built for employee relations management. HR Acuity's SaaS technology empowers you with built-in intelligence, templates and reporting so you can conduct best practice, fair investigations; uncover trends and patterns through forward-looking data and analytics; and provide trusted, consistent experiences for your people. For more information, visit www.hracuity.com and follow @hracuity on Twitter and LinkedIn.Be proactive. Manage risk. Build a better workplace with HR Acuity.