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.
Business Wire | October 27, 2023
Businesses and technology workers should acquire and implement new skills, including generative AI capabilities, “cautiously but continuously” as talent acquisition power swings back to the employer, says an expert with Information Services Group (ISG) leading global technology research and advisory firm.
Speaking during the annual All Day DevOps virtual event today, Ola Chowning, partner and Digital lead for ISG North Europe, said the rise of new AI technologies and increased globalization are changing the balance of power in the global market for IT talent. Software developers and IT operations professionals, she said, are being forced to skill up or be left behind.
2023 has been the year of widespread worry about the ‘AI-apocalypse. The potential implications of generative AI, the growing maturity of the DevOps skills market and the willingness of employers to source cost-effective digital talent from new geographies like Spain, Portugal, Mexico and Vietnam, have put additional strain on an already nervous talent market.
Chowning’s comments came during her 30-minute online presentation, “DevOps Talent & Skills - 2023 Update,” today at 1 p.m., U.S. Eastern Time. This is Chowning’s sixth consecutive appearance at All Day DevOps, the largest event of its kind in the industry.
In her presentation, Chowning explored how organizations and DevOps experts are coping with a changing global market for IT talent that is being impacted by technology that can deliver dramatic increases in productivity, and at the same time, also increase employee concerns over job stability.
Chowning said organizations and DevOps practitioners need to lean into AI’s abilities to generate original ideas, designs and solutions, simulate outcomes of creative strategies, allow team members to collaborate with less friction and deliver greater insight and efficiency with cautious optimism rather than fear, uncertainty or doubt.
“We are not in an AI apocalypse,” she said. “Companies that can stay agile in the face of rapid change in technology, promote self-learning and empower talent will see a real boost in innovation, productivity and continuous transformation. The key for businesses and DevOps practitioners alike is to proceed cautiously but continuously.”
Leaders should establish an AI architecture and environment (including appropriate policies as necessary) and educate IT teams in how to recognize, access and use the right AI tools for the right job, ideally through an already established cognitive framework and environment for AI tools and capabilities, she said.
“Technology employees know that natural language processors and service provider talent and skill sets in traditional and emerging geographies are likely to be part of organizations’ labor strategies,” Chowning said. “Despite this shift in power, deep technology skills and expertise will never lose their value. Organizations should be transparent about their company and IT values to attract employees even in turbulent times.”
The eighth annual All Day DevOps 24-hour live stream event started at 3 a.m., U.S. Eastern Time, today. The conference features 180 practitioner-led sessions, across six tracks: CI/CD Continuous Everything; Modern Infrastructure; DevSecOps; Cultural Transformation, Site Reliability Engineering and the Software Supply Chain.
ISG (Information Services Group) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 900 clients, including more than 75 of the world’s top 100 enterprises, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,600 digital-ready professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry’s most comprehensive marketplace data.
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.
Recruitment & Retention
HireVue | October 09, 2023
A new category for recruiting has been introduced by HireVue, the industry innovator and leader in human potential intelligence. This represents a departure from traditional hiring procedures and the introduction of a cutting-edge paradigm that evaluates candidates based on their expertise. HireVue upends conventional wisdom in order to put the emphasis precisely where it belongs: on human potential.
According to HireVue, conventional hiring practices are ineffective and out of date, a belief shared by employees and job seekers globally. More than 3000 people were surveyed for the recent HireVue Hiring Experience Report 2023, and the results revealed widespread dissatisfaction with the hiring environment. Lack of feedback (40%), reliance on resume evaluations rather than skill and potential assessments (30%), the necessity of more simplified procedures to accommodate changing requirements (37%), and the prevalence of erroneous job descriptions (31%), are all sources of aggravation.
Traditional "Rearview Recruiting," which bases recruiting decisions on resumes and qualifications, is based on outdated procedures. By relying largely on profile scraping and resume screening, Legacy HR Tech exacerbates the problem. Focusing just on a person's past accomplishments rather than their potential causes blind spots and makes it more difficult to identify future skill requirements. The soulless, laborious, opaque, too drawn-out, limited communication, and lack of feedback in this old approach further irritate candidates. A fresh approach is provided by HireVue's Human Potential Intelligence, which goes beyond customary methods and puts fairness and impartiality first.
It eliminates guessing and replaces it with a deep understanding of each candidate by utilizing AI to evaluate individuals based on potential, abilities, and interests. This innovative strategy positions HR as a strategic talent incubator rather than just a cost center, ushering in a new era in which the hiring process is transformed into a human journey of empowerment and progress for all parties.
Founder & Chief Analyst at Aptitude Research, Madeline Laurano, said,
HireVue's introduction of 'Human Potential Intelligence' represents a groundbreaking shift in the traditional landscape of hiring. Relying on the constructs of the past like job descriptions and resumes falls short in identifying potential. Our innovative approach brings together both the art and science of hiring by design. It’s supported by their industry-leading AI and stands out as a beacon of change. By focusing on the potential and skills of the humans in the hiring process, this new category redefines hiring criteria and opens doors for companies to hire for the needs of today and ensure they have the right talent for the future.
The introduction of Find My Fit, a pioneering service leveraging HireVue's experience in AI-driven personnel assessment, is at the vanguard of this transformational plan. This program fills the gap between job seekers and openings by enabling them to find positions that match their abilities, passions, and untapped potential. Precision job matching is at the core of the Find My Fit program, ensuring that candidates are not only pointed in the direction of open positions but also to roles that are actually compatible with their individual abilities and potential. This strategy improves candidates' overall job-search experiences while also extending their horizons.
The Find My Fit Application effectively addresses key challenges in today's competitive job market. It empowers job seekers who often struggle to identify suitable roles or doubt their qualifications. With this application, candidates can discover positions that match their skills and potential, expanding their job search possibilities. In a job market marked by frequent career changes, candidates often feel uncertain. The application offers guidance by directing individuals toward roles where they can succeed, even with differing prior experiences.
Conventional hiring methods typically focus on resumes and qualifications, often overlooking candidates' true potential. However, the Find My Fit Application shifts the focus towards matching candidates with jobs based on their skills and interests, breaking free from rigid job title requirements. Additionally, it fosters inclusion by suggesting roles tailored to candidates' interests. This encourages individuals to consider positions they may not have explored otherwise, contributing to increased diversity.
HireVue’s expertise in science, artificial intelligence, and data, helps employers get potential candidates to designations where they can succeed, while also pointing them in the direction of the future. HireVue has hosted more than 70 million video interviews and 200 million chat-based candidate engagements for over 1,150 trailblazing clients throughout the world, including more than 60% Fortune 100 companies.