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Press Releases
Ultimate Software Ranked #7 on Forbes List of 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies - Ultimate Software announced today it has been ranked #7 on Forbes magazine’s 2015 list of the “Most Innovative Growth Companies.”

Ultimate Reports Q2 2015 Financial Results - Ultimate Software announced today its financial results for the second quarter of 2015.

Ultimate Software Announces Additional ACA Employer Services - Ultimate Software announced today the availability of new ACA Employer Services, offering customers additional assistance with ACA compliance-related activities, reporting, and filing.

Ultimate Schedules Conference Call for Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results - Ultimate Software will be hosting a conference call on Tuesday, July 28 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss our financial results for the second quarter of 2015.

Ultimate Software Ranked #6 Best Workplace for Millennials in U.S. by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE - Ultimate Software announced today that the company has been ranked #6 of the “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the U.S.” Produced by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE.

Feeding America Furthers Its Mission of Fighting Hunger by Increasing Operational Efficiencies with Ultimate Software’s UltiPro - Ultimate Software announced today that Feeding America, the nation’s largest not-for-profit hunger-relief organization, is benefiting from UltiPro’s ability to handle complex payroll for a multi-state workforce, along with Ultimate’s comprehensive, flexible training opportunities.

Ultimate Software CEO Scott Scherr Ranked #5 Nationwide on Glassdoor’s 2015 List of Highest-Rated CEOs at Large Companies - Ultimate Software announced today that it has been named to Glassdoor’s “Highest-Rated CEOs” list for 2015.

Ultimate Software to Host Webcast on “10 Ways to Wow Your New Hire” - Ultimate Software will host a free webcast presentation that focuses on helping HR and payroll professionals discover best practices for engaging and retaining new talent.

Warren Equipment Company Selects UltiPro to Consolidate Human Capital Management and Drive Improved Reporting - Ultimate Software announced today that Warren Equipment Company has selected UltiPro® for its breadth of HR and payroll capabilities to enhance HR service to managers and improve workforce analytics.

Ultimate Announces Schedule of Investor Conferences for June 2015 - Ultimate Software announced today its scheduled participation in three investor conferences in June 2015. Ultimate’s executives will present an overview of the company’s history & financial results.


According to The Savvy Intern blog, the top 10 most popular soft skills companies look for in job candidates are strong work ethic, dependable, positive attitude, self-motivated, team-oriented, organized even with multiple priorities, work well under pressure, effective communication, flexible, and confident. Workers with these skills improve significantly everyone’s day!

If your company culture was excellent, would you enjoy your work life more? According to the Social Workplace, your company’s management style could be killing your company culture with big egos, micromanagement, eliminating perks, bureaucracy, disengaged employees, calling employees out, dishonesty, lack of transparency, threatening job security, never offering praise can all create a bad work environment. As an HR specialist, how can you get your company’s culture back?

100% employee satisfaction would probably improve your job significantly, right? Unfortunately, less than half of Americans are satisfied with their jobs. In fact, Americans feel worse about their jobs than ever before. Loyalty360 says top factors of employee satisfaction are work-life balance, safety, benefits, work relationships, opportunities, culture, compensation, job security, and independence. Read more to find out how to further engage employees, the top 5 happiest careers, and more.

ERE Media’s article “How to write a great performance improvement plan” explains why written PIPs are a thing of the past. Former HR Leader, @LaurieRuetimann says that managers should just talk to their employees honestly about their performance and tell them how they should improve and in what period of time. Read more here.

Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer of Netflix, describes how Netflix reinvented HR. She implemented informal policies including only hiring “A game” talent, only retaining people who can contribute to the future of the company, getting rid of PIPs, and hiring and retaining employees who behave like an adult as well as using the idea of “act in Netflix’s best interests” to dictate company expense accounts and vacation time. Read more about McCords perspective here.

Visible in modern shows like “The Office,” HR is often underappreciated, undervalued, and sometimes even hated. This has not always been the case. At certain job cycle periods, human resources are seen differently. Harvard Business Review shares why we currently hate HR and what Human Resource Departments can do about it. Solutions include proactively creating solutions and learning about business. Read more here.

Technology and Google has improved everyone’s lives, especially at work. Buzzfeed shows just how much you can really do with Google in “18 Cool Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Google.” Did you know Google can set timers? And keep you healthy by comparing calories of foods! And even play with Legos! See more here.

According to Harvard Business Review, human resources management can change an organization’s culture without resistance or blame. Lear Corporation changed their company culture dramatically with a four-step approach: awareness, learning, practice, and accountability. HR found that they could not change the culture alone; they needed a change to come from management. Read how they used each step to rollout a company wide culture shift.

You asked and Google delivered! You can now "undo" sent emails! You can finally unsend incomplete or unedited work emails. To do enable this feature on Gmail, click settings, scroll to "undo send" and click enable. Then adjust the amount of time needed, and click save at the bottom of the page!

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A big part of a Human Resource workers’ job is managing talent. Winning and losing talent can be determined in many ways. Inc. believes that the real difference between winners and losers is reflected in what people think and say. “The words you use don’t just express what you’re thinking and feeling; they also tell your brain how to think and feel.” Read the difference between winners and losers here.

Gender gaps are a hot topic in business and HR lately. Although gender gaps appear at all levels of and in professional careers, many suggest these gaps start at recruitment. FastCompany’s “Do Men Negotiate More Aggressively With A Female Boss?” discusses how and why men actually negotiate more aggressively with a female supervisor than with a male supervisor. HR experts, have you found this to be true? What have you been doing to decrease the gender gap?

Glassdoor’s How to find a job you love student addition gives millennials a roadmap to achieving their goal of landing the job they love (and will love them back.) First, students should take the classes that teach skills for their career goals. Then, they should read job boards and reviews to find companies they’re interested in. Next, they should prepare for the interview, find connections, and discover their worth. Read more on this topic here.

The Supreme Court recently uphelp the ACA. Many women working for religion-affiliated organizations are left without health care. Obama’s Administration created a loophole which passes women’s health issues to a third party so that everyone can get care without anyone else defying their religious beliefs. The Little Sisters of the Poor sued the government saying the loophole still violated their rights, but the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today that the loophole did not. Read more here.

Most workers today are not satisfied with their pay. For those of you starting a new job, here’s how to negotiate an offer: 1) Do your research. 2) State your number and why you feel that number is appropriate. Remember to aim high! 3) Counter. For those of you already in your current position, read more here to learn how to negotiate a raise.

Huffington Post believes “practicing good health and happiness habits are crucial to our daily well-being.” 1) Focus on what matters. 2) Enjoy the little things. 3) Live in the moment. 4) Take every risk drop every fear. 5) Stay positive. 6) Cultivate the habit of being grateful. 7) Say yes to new things and people. 8) Find humility even in success. 9) Be positive patient and persistent. 10) There is always something to be thankful for. 11) Do all things with love... Read more here.

Talent management is a big part of human resources jobs. Often, peoples’ personalities can make them more susceptible to succeeding in certain jobs more so than others. Inc.’s infographic “16 Personality Types and the Best Careers for Each One” shows the best career matches for each of the Myers-Briggs 16 personality types. Does HR fit with your personality?

How often can you never find your phone, keys, wallet, purse? Blogger Lara is challenging herself to put everything in its place for 31 days to live a less cluttered and more peaceful life. She challenges everyone to choose an item and focus this week on always putting it back in its place. We’re now challenging you. Tell us how your week goes!

HR Talent Management: “What Kills a Cat But Makes a Leader?” by Fistful of Talent

HR Talent Management: "Why High-Potential Employees Fail" by Fistful of Talent

HR Talent Management: 11 Signs That You Are A Really Bad Manager

@buzzfeed’s 29 Incredibly Easy Ways to Eat Healthier Every Day

“Why You Should Consider Unlimited PTO For Your Company.” Thanks for the great HR post @SteveBrowne.

HR Infographic: 7 Keys to Creating the Best Work Environment

Thanks National Law Review for the update on the U.S. “Department of Labor Set to Change Overtime Exemption Regulations under the FLSA”