Lattice | September 22, 2023
Lattice, an innovator in people management software, has announced the introduction of Lattice HRIS, a cutting-edge human resources information system designed to oversee employee records seamlessly and integrate with Lattice's existing suite of talent products. This integration empowers customers to analyze vital metrics, unearth invaluable insights about their workforce, substantiate the success of their HR initiatives, and automate change management processes throughout their organization.
Lattice HRIS has been developed to assist growing enterprises in linking essential performance, engagement, compensation, and employee development initiatives with the data, policies, and procedures essential for their triumph. Companies can join an exclusive early access program waitlist today, affording them the opportunity to explore Lattice HRIS and provide input on the product prior to its public release next year.
Jack Altman, CEO and co-founder at Lattice, shared his perspective on this milestone, stating,
Lattice has spent eight years building products that assist HR leaders create enhanced employee experiences to build more meaningful careers, from performance management to employee engagement surveys to career development to compensation management — all based on the idea that people are the central asset for any company.
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He added that they had identified an opportunity to build upon the achievements of their talent suite and establish connections between high-impact talent programs and the necessary policies, documents, and reporting tools required by HR leaders to obtain a comprehensive insight into their employees. He noted that the initiative also aimed to streamline their HR technology stack.
A recent survey underscores the growing desire among CEOs for HR to assume a central role in their businesses, with 90% expressing this sentiment. However, only 45% reportedly believe that they are effectively nurturing conditions for HR's success. As a result, HR leaders are actively seeking innovative HR tools that will position their teams for success, elevate performance, and drive business outcomes while supporting the growth and engagement of employees, managers, and teams.
As the first HRIS in the market to operate alongside a top-rated, adaptable talent management suite, Lattice stands uniquely positioned to deliver an HR platform tailored to the needs of today's strategic HR leaders. Lattice HRIS empowers HR teams to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and excellence across their organization through features that enable them to:
Facilitate seamless onboarding experiences that not only ensure the capture of accurate employee information but also empower employees to hit the ground running on their respective projects.
Analyze people metrics with precision, enabling HR leaders and executives to save, schedule, and share crucial people-related reports.
Enable teams to track and manage attendance, holiday calendars, and leave effectively, with intuitive visualizations of time off balances to proactively address burnout.
Visualize, compare, and unearth actionable people insights that inform strategic decision-making, enhancing employee engagement, reducing turnover, and advancing diversity initiatives.
Seamlessly integrate with globally renowned payroll, hiring, benefits, and identity management companies, guaranteeing a seamless HR experience that caters to the comprehensive needs of HR teams.
Construct workflows that automate employee communications and mitigate change fatigue by ensuring the right information reaches employees at the right time.
Sarah Walker, who serves as the Head of People at LTSE and has experience as a Lattice HRIS beta user, emphasized the significant potential for transformation offered by Lattice HRIS. She observed that integrating strategy and performance is the pivotal role HR can fulfill within a company. According to her, there is a need to establish greater efficiencies to support the efforts of their people leaders in this regard. Sarah Walker pointed out that Lattice HRIS provides a consolidated platform for their people leaders to address these requirements and facilitate the deeper integration of HR into the business. Mid-sized US-based entities can now enroll in the early access program.
Lattice's people management platform offers an interconnected and intuitive suite of HR tools designed to drive excellence and nurture people-centric cultures. Combining an HRIS with continuous performance management, employee engagement surveys, compensation management, and career development tools, Lattice's platform empowers HR teams to invest in their people and accelerate business outcomes. With a presence in North America, the UK, and Europe, Lattice serves over 5,000 customers worldwide, including Gusto, Slack, Ramp, Intercom, Tide, and many more. The company has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies for four consecutive years and boasts a 99% Great Place to Work rating among its employees.
Newswire | October 20, 2023
Arcoro®, a proven provider of human resources (HR) management solutions for the construction industry, announced several exciting new partner relationships as well as the launching of its own payroll solution. The announcements occurred at the 2023 Partner Conference and Arizona Construction Workforce Management Summit held in Phoenix, AZ, on Oct. 17.
Arcoro is adding HCSS and ABC Insurance Trust to its trusted partner network as well as expanding its partnership with Aktion & Associates. Arcoro is also launching its own payroll solution to complement the company’s Core HR module, simplifying the payroll process even more for current and prospective customers. The solution has been made for construction, which includes payroll processing, the filing of taxes, and, if needed, providing certified payroll reporting to maintain compliance.
Arcoro is extremely excited to announce our very own Construction Certified Payroll Module and our partnership with HCSS and the ABC Insurance Trust. In addition, we are excited to expand our relationship with Aktion & Associates in being our first true reseller within the Sage and Acumatica eco-systems, says Chad Mathias, Senior Vice President of Sales & Strategy. These four key announcements reflect Arcoro’s commitment to our clients and the construction industry. We anticipate a warm reception from the construction marketplace and look forward to an exciting 2024.
About Arcoro’s newest partners:
HCSS is the trusted leader in construction software for estimating, field entry, project management, safety, digital plans, fleet management and telematics. For 35 years, the company has used annual user group meetings to listen to customers resulting in innovative software to manage every part of the project lifecycle. With 24/7 instant support and a proven implementation process, HCSS has helped improve operations for over 3,500 companies ranging from $1M to billions in revenue across the United States and Canada.
ABC Insurance Trust and its subsidiary ABC Insurance Services, Inc. provide employee benefits, plans and services to ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) member companies and chapters. The Trust has more than 60 years of experience helping construction companies navigate the ever-changing benefits landscape. The Trust staff includes noted experts on employee benefit design, compliance, prevailing wage regulations and other benefits issues that impact the construction industry. The Trust is well known for its unique proprietary plans, top-shelf customer service and commitment to helping ABC members improve their benefits offerings.
Aktion Associates, Inc. is a national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the architectural, engineering & construction and distribution and manufacturing industries. Aktion Associates delivers industry-specific and market-leading application solutions coupled with application solutions with proven business process transformation skills that deliver the best Net Promoter Scores in the ERP industry for small and medium-sized businesses.
A rapidly growing SaaS company, Arcoro offers proven modular HR solutions for the construction and contracting industries. The company’s leading product suite and software platform offer end-to-end HR functionality to help drive business outcomes. With Arcoro’s flexible solutions, customers select the modules that meet their needs for talent acquisition, talent management, core HR, benefits administration, time, and attendance tracking and more. Learn more at arcoro.com.
Workhuman | September 25, 2023
Workhuman, a renowned company at the forefront of transforming how employees engage, connect, and show appreciation in the workplace, has taken a significant step in enhancing its market-leading Social Recognition platform by introducing the all-new Workhuman app for Microsoft Teams. This innovative application is now readily available for download in the Microsoft Teams app store, providing employees within organizations complete access to the features offered by Workhuman's robust recognition platform, all within the Microsoft Teams environment where employees conduct their daily work, meetings, collaborations, and communication. Leveraging the cutting-edge capabilities of the Microsoft Teams platform, this new application empowers Workhuman to offer its clients an effective means to elevate awareness and real-time participation in their employee recognition initiatives.
Building upon the initial Teams integration by Workhuman, which already supports users launching the recognition nomination process within Teams chats and Teams channels, the new app brings forth a host of features:
A native welcome page that facilitates immediate recognition and showcases an 'always on' awards feed, along with a highlight reel of years-of-service awards and celebrations, all without necessitating employee logins to a company intranet.
Award notifications within the Teams Activity tab, along with the ability to extend kudos and congratulations to colleagues across the organization who are receiving recognition or commemorating significant life and work milestones, thereby fostering a more unified company culture.
The capacity to deliver 'in-the-moment' recognition within Teams chats, channels, or even during meetings (through a Microsoft Teams meeting extension), accessible across mobile, desktop, and web versions of Teams.
Employee visibility into their own recognition points balance, serving as a reminder of the recognition they have received from their peers, coupled with one-click access to the Workhuman Store for perusing and redeeming points for merchandise, gift cards, charitable donations, or experiences.
Teams administrators are granted centralized permission and deployment controls for the application within the organization's Microsoft Teams environment, offering granular settings and robust security options.
Research conducted jointly by Workhuman and Gallup has delved into the profound impact of recognition on business outcomes. A key finding reveals that only one in four employees in Gallup's global database strongly agree that they have received recognition or praise for their outstanding work in the past week. However, the study also underscores the potential benefits of doubling this figure, leading to a remarkable 9% boost in productivity and $91,989,474 in increased employee productivity. Furthermore, additional research demonstrates that when employees are acknowledged for life events and work-related milestones, they are three times more likely to strongly agree that they feel connected to the organizational culture.
The Workhuman app for Microsoft Teams harnesses the full potential of an enterprise's human resources and employee experience strategy, delivering it to an engaged audience to stimulate enhanced employee engagement, connection, retention, and productivity on a large scale. The introduction of the Workhuman app for Microsoft Teams represents the next stride in Workhuman's journey to bring the power of its entire platform to the digital employee experience provided by Microsoft 365, encompassing Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Viva, SharePoint, and more.
Workhuman is a leading firm addressing the most pressing human capital challenges faced by companies today, including high turnover, employee engagement, hybrid work environments, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through the Workhuman Cloud, a secure SaaS platform that offers the industry's premier Social Recognition solution. The company offers unparalleled technology solutions, analytics, expertise, and services to organizations of all sizes, fostering workplace cultures rooted in employee recognition and crowd-sourced feedback. As the global leader in technology solutions, Workhuman is revolutionizing how employees celebrate, connect with, and appreciate one another in the workplace.
GlobeNewswire | October 25, 2023
Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY), a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, today introduces two new products, Recognition & Rewards and Employee Voice, to help business leaders and HR teams build culture and employee engagement while attracting and retaining talent more effectively. Building on the company’s track record of innovation, including integrating generative AI in multiple areas of its HCM platform and delivering Community, a social collaboration hub, the two new products announced today bolster strong workplace connections in an environment where employees feel both valued and heard.
To drive employee engagement, Paylocity has announced a comprehensive solution that bridges the recognition and rewards gap, further enhancing productivity and retention. Paylocity’s new Recognition & Rewards product builds on popular peer recognition capabilities that are already part of the Paylocity platform. Recognition & Rewards includes automation to recognize common moments that matter like birthdays or anniversaries, and customization to tailor rewards programs with cash redemption. Employees can also socially celebrate everyday moments of achievement with emojis and likes.
We got a sneak peek at Paylocity's Recognition & Rewards, and it really impressed us. This new feature isn't just about rewards; it's about showing our employees they're valued. It helps bring our team together, beyond just tracking milestones, said Courtney Guppy, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Crafton Tull. We're excited to incorporate it into our workplace culture, and we believe it will have a positive impact on our team and organization. Paylocity has done a great job with this one!
Unlocking the Power of Employee Feedback
Today, five different generations coexist in the workforce, bringing diverse mindsets and expectations to the office. Paylocity recognizes the pivotal role of organizational culture in talent retention. According to the 2022 Ernst & Young U.S. Generation Survey, more than 90% of employees consider culture a significant factor in their decision to stay with a company. Balancing the diverse interests and opinions of a multi-generational workforce presents a challenge for leaders, where effective communication is key to creating a harmonious workplace.
To address the critical issue of talent retention, Paylocity has introduced Employee Voice, which goes beyond traditional surveys by offering a unique approach to employee engagement and retention. Building on the Paylocity platform’s existing AI capabilities, Employee Voice combines cutting-edge technology with rigorous scientific principles, underpinned by a proprietary, statistically validated engagement model developed by Paylocity's Data Science team. Any organization, regardless of size, can leverage AI to automatically delve into employee sentiment. The resulting data and insights are easily made available to executives and managers to identify key drivers of engagement without overburdening HR teams. Employee Voice offers a foundation of best-practice action items, built from the experiences of more than 36,000 Paylocity clients, to help leaders track progress as they address the needs of their organizations.
Empowering Workers in a Mobile-First World
With today's workforce being more distributed and increasingly reliant on mobile devices, the need for seamless and intuitive mobile access continues to be critical. Acknowledging this shift, Paylocity has rolled out its next-generation mobile app. Building on the success of previous versions, this update includes a modern, intuitive home screen that unifies the information most relevant to each employee—new messages, tasks to complete, timesheets, and even an online hub where they can get important updates from leaders and connect with their peers. Customizable navigation ensures access to individuals’ most-used features via a single tap.
At Paylocity, we are focused on providing innovative solutions that not only envision but deliver the future of HCM today, said Steve Beauchamp, co-CEO of Paylocity. We understand the workplace is evolving, and with it, the needs of employees and organizations. These latest advancements reflect our mission to stay at the forefront of this transformation and push the boundaries of modern HR.
Recognition & Rewards and Employee Voice will be available in early 2024 for an additional cost. Users can download the new mobile app today at Google Play and App Store. For more information about these products and features, please visit www.paylocity.com.
Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY) is an award-winning provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Founded in 1997 and publicly traded since 2014, Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses automate and streamline HR and payroll processes, attract and retain talent, and build culture and connection with their employees. Known for its unique culture and consistently recognized as one of the best places to work, Paylocity accompanies its clients on the journey to create great workplaces and help all employees achieve their best. For more information, visit www.paylocity.com.