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.
Paycor | September 18, 2023
LaborIQ, an emerging tech firm specializing in market compensation software, and Paycor, a prominent supplier of human capital management (HCM) software, have unveiled a referral partnership aimed at assisting HR leaders in talent recruitment, management, compensation, and professional development with market-competitive salary insights for all job roles across the US.
The strategic referral alliance is geared towards equipping Paycor clients with the most competitive salary recommendations tailored to today's job market demands. Additionally, it offers solutions for employee retention, fostering growth within their organizations. Claudine Zachara, President & COO of LaborIQ, expressed her delight in partnering with Paycor, acknowledging their dominant position in HCM solutions for HR teams.
LaborIQ’s compensation software, together with Paycor, creates an advantage for companies who need today’s answers for reducing pay gaps and hiring. Technology, methodology and speed have significantly evolved in the HR tech space.
Paycor clients will now enjoy exclusive advantages from LaborIQ's software. This collaboration offers unrestricted access to salary recommendations and pay benchmarks for a vast database of over 20,000 job positions.
LaborIQ is at the forefront of modernizing how US organizations access market-competitive compensation recommendations. The company believes that to compete for talent and achieve success, organizations must have access to unparalleled salary data quality, supported by rigorous labor market research, analysis, and validation. LaborIQ empowers HR teams to expedite hiring processes, reduce turnover, and ensure precise compensation decisions, earning the trust of thousands of users who rely on them for salary recommendations, pay gap closure, and streamlined pay transparency strategies.
With over three decades of experience, Paycor has established itself as a leader in human capital management. The entity’s HCM platform revolutionizes all facets of people management, encompassing recruitment, onboarding, payroll processing, career development, and talent retention. What truly distinguishes Paycor is its unwavering focus on leaders, stemming from more than 30 years of listening to and collaborating with leadership teams. This extensive experience has equipped Paycor to understand leaders' unique needs, resulting in a unified HR platform with seamless integration capabilities, robust analytics, talent development resources, and adaptable technology tailored to meet specific industry requirements. Trusted by a community of over 30,000 customers, Paycor is the preferred partner for addressing HR challenges and achieving organizational goals.
PR Newswire | September 29, 2023
HiBob, the company behind Bob, the HR platform transforming how organizations operate in the modern world of work, is pleased to announce the integration of notable benefits administration provider bswift, into its versatile Payroll Hub. This much anticipated collaboration marks a significant advancement in the HR landscape, offering US customers flowing and efficient solutions to manage all their benefits administration needs.
The eagerly awaited feature - Payroll and BenAdmin - allows HR professionals to unify all benefits administration activities in one convenient place. This includes monitoring ongoing staff or policy changes, updating vendors with employee data, and ensuring that all employee details are up-to-date. Customers will benefit from having a single source of truth that easily and quickly connects to other essential systems used for administration. By eliminating duplication and reducing human error, these solutions promise to increase efficiency and enhance accuracy for HR professionals and organizations alike.
bswift is thrilled to partner with HiBob to enhance the experience for our shared customers. We value the seamless integration that allows data to move swiftly between our platforms, streamlining processes and reducing manual tasks. This collaboration exemplifies the commitment of both companies to prioritize our customers, says Don Garlitz, Senior Vice President of Partnerships at bswift.
The benefits administration integration marks a significant step towards HiBob's overarching goal of enhancing the overall function and value of its Payroll Hub. By incorporating benefits administration solutions into the platform, HiBob aims to provide HR professionals with comprehensive and coherent experience particularly for those managing multi-site or global workforces.
"The importance of a comprehensive benefits administration solution cannot be overstated, particularly in the United States, where managing employee benefits is crucial for companies to attract and retain top talent. The integration allows for quicker payroll processing, reducing manual work, and guaranteeing data accuracy," says Ronni Zehavi, CEO at HiBob.
"Just like running a payroll hub pay cycle, our integration simplifies the process of bringing in demographic information to expedite enrollments including medical insurance and many other employee benefits. It provides quick and automated access to select people data, providing a hassle-free and secure experience for end users and employees," Zehavi concluded.
For more information about HiBob's Payroll Hub and the new BenAdmin Hub feature, please click on here.
HiBob is at the forefront of HR innovation, transforming the way organizations operate in the modern world of work with its award-winning HCM 'Bob'. Its modular approach caters to the needs of multinational companies seeking agile technology and robust analytics to support operations across distributed workforces in the ever-evolving economic and workplace landscape. Companies using Bob are able to accelerate hiring, retain the best talent, upskill and elevate employee experience.
More than 3,400 global businesses serving hundreds of thousands employees worldwide - including Uala, SugarCRM, The Josh Bersin Company Fiverr, The&Partnership, and VaynerMedia - appreciate its ease of use, high configurability and the ability to customize based on business requirements. The platform's high adaptability and focus on people engagement and community creation are seen in its consumer-grade user interface, providing easy access to HR processes while fostering engagement.
Awarded one of the best places to work in 2023, HiBob's global team of "Bobbers"come together to build the exceptional in an inclusive and empowering culture.
KellyOCG | September 20, 2023
KellyOCG, the consulting and outsourcing arm of Kelly, has unveiled the latest iteration of the Kelly Helix technology platform. This unveiling marks the debut of two groundbreaking solutions: Kelly Helix Analytics and an upgraded Human Cloud solution, both designed to elevate user experiences and deliver enhanced value to clients.
Kelly Helix Analytics represents a significant step forward in their Talent Analytics portal's evolution. It leverages cutting-edge technical architecture to deliver real-time, customized data to clients, thereby enhancing the effective management of their external workforce.
This innovative solution introduces unparalleled transparency, providing businesses with a comprehensive view of their external workforce, encompassing global rates, performance metrics, and supply chain efficiency. The newfound clarity enables organizations to develop more agile and effective workforce strategies.
Kelly Helix Analytics offers the ability to tailor dashboards to specific user groups. This customization ensures the delivery of real-time, relevant, and actionable information to hiring managers and stakeholders. These insights enable better decision-making and increased productivity. Accessing KellyOCG's enhanced Human Cloud solution through Kelly Helix UX streamlines the process of acquiring and managing freelance talent for businesses. This simplified access empowers businesses with the confidence to identify the right individuals for their specific tasks.
Streamlining engagement, KellyOCG provides an intuitive platform for businesses to independently search for and engage with freelancers. This simplifies the talent acquisition process, making it more efficient.
Tammy Browning, President of KellyOCG, expressed her enthusiasm about the platform's evolution, stating,
I am delighted to announce the strategic progression of the Kelly Helix technology platform. When we introduced Kelly Helix UX in 2021, our objective was clear: to enhance our clients' experience and simplify their journey.
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The tool empowers hiring committees to actively participate in talent acquisition by directly searching for and selecting freelancers aligned with their specific needs and criteria. Furthermore, the solution offers enhanced visibility into the freelance workforce, providing businesses with valuable insights. These insights empower decision-makers and optimize resource allocation.
As industry leaders in talent management, KellyOCG ensures that clients remain at the forefront of the Human Cloud revolution. This allows organizations to confidently access the global pool of freelancers, supported by our trusted expertise.
KellyOCG connects companies with the talented people they need to fuel and grow their business through a global talent supply chain and workforce solutions, including Managed Service Provider and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. With decades of industry experience and a commitment to technology-driven solutions, KellyOCG serves a global client portfolio across various industries in North America, APAC, and EMEA.