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74% of American Employees Would Prefer to Work for a Smaller Business Over a Larger Business. So Why Don’t They?

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | About three-quarters (74%) of employed Americans report that, if all things were equal (e.g., compensation, benefits, hours, etc.), they would rather work for a smaller business than a larger business, according to a new study from the UKG Workforce Institute released during National Small Business Week. That said, 67% percent of employed Americans believe it is harder for smaller businesses to hire talent, which may be explained by the fact that nearly 4 out of 5 U.S. workers (78%) say larger businesses can offer higher wages.
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UKG: April Shift Work Growth Slows. What Does It Mean?

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | April shift work squeaked by with another monthly gain, as workforce activity increased 0.2%, according to the April 2024 UKG Workforce Activity Report. Although April marked the third consecutive month of gains in workforce activity, we’re keeping an eye on the labor market’s slow growth.
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Wholesale Distributor Empowers Multigenerational Workforce, Simplifies Compliance Reporting with UKG Ready Suite

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | Rowleys Wholesale, a wholesale distributor of automotive products, is leveraging the AI-powered UKG Ready suite to empower its multigenerational workforce and support its continued growth.
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For the Fourth Consecutive Year, UKG Ready Named a Leader in HCM for Leaner HR Teams

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | For the fourth consecutive year, UKG Ready has been named a Leader in the Nucleus Research SMB HCM Technology Value Matrix 2024.
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UKG Names New President, GTM: Meet Rachel Barger

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, workforce management, and culture solutions for all people, today announced that Rachel Barger, current Senior Vice President of the Americas at Cisco Systems, will join UKG as President, GTM on May 13, 2024. Barger will report to UKG CEO Chris Todd and will lead all go-to-market aspects of UKG, overseeing sales, marketing, and customer relationship management.  
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Customer Praise Earns UKG Three New Honors for Delivering Great Experiences

LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla. | UKG today announced that it has earned three new honors based directly on unbiased and verified customer reviews from influential software review sites G2 and TrustRadius, as well as the Customer Relationship Management Institute LLC (CRMI).
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