Manufacturing

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Payroll

Finding Balance: Understanding the Goldilocks Jobs Market

Not too fast, not too slow: Workforce activity is changing at just the right pace.
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Payroll

What Vacations Tell Us About the Economy

Are fewer people taking vacations? UKG analyzes what the August data means for the labor market.
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Workforce Management

Behind the Chaos: A Closer Look at Cause, Impact, and a Possible Cure for the Supply Chain Crisis

UKG breaks down the complex network of supply chain challenges impacting manufacturers, 3PLs, and retailers around the world.
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3 Ways DEI&B Initiatives in Manufacturing Drive Organizational Success

Here’s why creating a work environment that supports all individuals helps build not only an engaged and productive workforce, but also helps manufacturing organizations stand out in the ongoing competition for talent.
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A Day in the Life of a Manufacturing Team Member, From Work-life Balance to Life-work Journey

The pandemic has shown that to thrive, employers must be flexible, adaptable, and truly invested in the needs and concerns of their employees if they want to retain their talent. To understand the reality faced by employees and organizations alike in this modern workforce, we developed a concept called the Life-work Journey™. To illustrate the positive change and flexibility that Life-work Tech can provide, read on to see a typical day in the life of a manufacturing team member.
Life-Work Trends

When Pay Is Not Enough: 3 Alternative Currencies Demanded by the Modern Manufacturing Workforce

In a world where the labor participation shortage is real and not going away, manufacturers are looking for real ways to drive productivity, performance, retention of talent, and new strategies for attracting incoming generations. What can be done?
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Talent

Snapshot: What Gen Z Really Wants in the Manufacturing Workplace

To remain competitive in the war for talent, manufacturers must create a work environment that attracts, engages, and retains the future workforce — Gen Z.
Employee Experience

Performing Preventive Maintenance on the Manufacturing Workforce

With preventive maintenance plans becoming an integral part of many manufacturing organizations operating procedures, it’s time to apply those same principles to the frontline workforce to combat the persisting challenge of turnover.
Employee Experience

Strategies for Elevating the Manufacturing Employee Experience: Part 2

This second post in the blog series provides even more practical examples of people-centric policies, processes, and technology which can help manufacturers improve the experience for frontline employees.
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Talent

Manufacturing 2025: 5 Trends Shaping the Industry

The fight for talent in manufacturing is ever present. Manufacturers need to focus on adjusting how they manage employees and utilize technology to maximize performance, and ultimately position themselves for future success into 2025 and beyond.