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Whitepapers, webcasts and guides to help your people work effectively from anywhere.



Remote Work Research Becomes the Empowered Workforce

Remote Work Research

Over the past few years, many of the companies we support have recognized the rise of the remote workforce, and we've seen some major shifts in the ways employers are supporting their ever-changing employee base. So, we wanted to know: Are remote workers, indeed, still being left behind, or have things changed?



Whitepapers


Virtual Employees: An Employee Experience Case Study

Virtual Employees: An Employee Experience Case Study

By identifying the different types of virtual employees you have, it becomes easier to better enhance their employee experience and keep their employee engagement levels high.



Virtual Team Communication: 7 Tips for Managing a Mobile Workforce

Virtual Team Communication: 7 Tips for Managing a Mobile Workforce

Virtual employees have unique motivators, and require distinct considerations compared to their traditional office counterparts. Discover the pitfalls virtual employees can fall into and strategies you can use to help you manage your mobile workforce.



People on the Move: Taking HR Wherever You Are

People on the Move: Taking HR Wherever You Are

Mobile technology is a vital part of today's society, and is being used to make everyone's personal and professional life easier. Explore the uses of mobile technology in HR that are helping organizations stay at the bleeding edge of innovation.



HR Agility: Embracing the Fluid Workforce

HR Agility: Embracing the Fluid Workforce

The human resources department has the power to embrace HR Agility, innovating whenever possible and adopting technologies that can simplify the work lives of employees.



Hearing the Voice of the Employee

Hearing the Voice of the Employee

Learn how HCM technology can transform the way you receive employee feedback, and enables you to truly hear, analyze, and understand what your employees are thinking and feeling.



Serving the Changing Workforce

Serving the Changing Workforce

Learn how leading HR teams are embracing this challenge as an opportunity to benefit the workforce at large. HR service delivery enables them to take advantage of scalable technology that brings remote and part-time employees closer to the office, all while reducing compliance risks.



Benefits for All: Taking Care of What Matters

Benefits for All

Benefits. That one word draws potential candidates into your organization, and keeps current employees satisfied-but only if your benefits are, well, beneficial. Having standout benefits gives your employees a sense of belonging and helps take care of medical and familial needs, often during times of intense stress or uncertainty. This feeling of being cared for can go an enormous way toward retaining your people.


Mind Matters: Mental Health at Work

Mind Matters: Mental Health at Work

"Mental health" seems to be today's latest buzzword, but it's among the most serious of issues that all employers face. It's time we bring these issues into the open, recognize how common they are, and what we can do as employers to help.



Blog Posts


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Tips and Resources for Working from Home with Kids

In the wake of social distancing measures, many working parents are now playing triple-duty as full-time employees, caregivers, and educators. It's not easy to work from home with kids, but it's manageable. Here are some tips and resources to help.


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How Ultimate is Responding to COVID-19

We're taking action to ensure the safety of our people, our community, and the ongoing support of our customers. Here's how.



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Working from Home in the Era of Social Distancing

Remote work, and the challenges that can come with it, will look different for everyone. But if you're a manager, are several universal truths you should keep in mind. Learn more.



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Understanding Employee Expectations During Times of Weather Emergencies and Other Disasters

This survey from the Workforce Institute at Kronos gives some insight into workplace confusion that is brought on during a natural disaster. This might be just as relevant today in these unprecedented times.



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How Managers Can Strengthen Team Connections During Times of Change

During times of change, managers have the ability to proactively strengthen trust and connection with their teams. Here are four tips to help you connect and engage with your people when stress and uncertainty are high.



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Accessibility Considerations For A Remote Workforce

At a time when most global employees are working from home, accessibility and inclusion are more important than ever. Everyone should have the opportunity to do their best work without facing additional barriers. Here are some tips to consider.



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The Virtual Job Interview: Tips for Candidates, Recruiters

As remote work and social distancing become commonplace, so too comes the rise of the virtual job interview. Whether you're looking for a new job or looking to bring on new hires, here are a few points to keep in mind for the virtual job interview, as some traditions change—and some remain the same.