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U.S. Unemployment Claims Fell Sharply Last Week

The Wall Street Journal | Ultimate Kronos Group, a workplace software firm, said the number of shifts worked by employees across the U.S. fell last week, led by a 58.5% drop in Mississippi and nearly 50% declines in Texas and Louisiana.
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A Simple Compliment Can Make a Big Difference

Harvard Business Review | As Aron Ain, CEO of Ultimate Kronos Group has said, “Gratitude is not about a one-time holiday party, day off, or spot bonus…It is about creating a culture of gratitude.”
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UKG among Forbes' Best Employers 2021

HR Director US | Software group UKG has emerged as one of the best large employers in the US, according to Forbes’ annual list. The HR tech firm ranked #2 and bested some 500 other companies. The recognition marks the company’s debut as UKG, after the merger of two industry heavyweights Ultimate Software and Kronos in 2020.
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Companies with the Best Retirement Plans

MSN Money | Many employers limit how much of your retirement savings they are willing to match, but not UKG. Employees can receive a 45% match on every dollar they contribute to the UKG 401(k) plan. The company doesn’t have any caps on the 401(k) match. The only limit on the match is the IRS 401(k) contribution limit.
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Do You Manage Up or Down?

Strategy+Business | One example of an effective model comes from Aron Ain, the CEO of Ultimate Kronos Group (known as UKG), an HR software company based in Lowell, Mass.
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Key Management Skills for the Age of Remote Work

HR Daily Advisor | “Virtual micromanagement happens when managers monitor the productivity of their distributed teams more closely than in-office reports,” says Cecile Alper-Leroux, VP of Human Capital Innovation at UKG.
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