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How UKG Can Help You Achieve Your Nonprofit Mission

There will always be a need for nonprofit organizations to assist people and communities in need, but who helps the helpers? Embracing the right technology is the key to navigating today’s challenges to nonprofit missions. 
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7 Ways to Build a Better Manager and Employee Relationship

Learn how HR teams can create a work environment that cultivates strong manager and employee relationships. 
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5 Creative Strategies for Addressing a Worker Shortage

Discover five innovative solutions to tackle today's skill and worker shortage in your organization.
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6 Myths About Frontline Workers, Debunked

Empower your people by exploring and debunking these six common myths and misconceptions about frontline workers.
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How to Revamp Your Talent Acquisition Strategy with Competitive PTO

Paid time-off policies have evolved to play a significant role in attracting and retaining employees. Learn how a more flexible approach can create a competitive talent acquisition strategy.
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How to Reduce Turnover in Manufacturing

Learn the true cost of turnover and five critical strategies to reduce turnover in manufacturing. 
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How to Support Your Frontline Workers

Research demonstrates that both employers and employees benefit when organizations support their frontline workers. Here’s how you can boost your strategy.  
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Workforce Management: How to Elevate Your Workforce Planning

Learn four tips to leverage your workforce management system to support your employees. 
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The Critical Need to Support Frontline Workers

The neglect of frontline workers can't go on. Supporting these employees requires diverse thinking and creative innovation.  
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Why Employers Should Embrace Flexible Scheduling

Flexible scheduling gives employees more autonomy and helps organizations be successful. Learn the three key benefits to flexible scheduling. 
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Healthcare Scheduling Software: 3 Ways to Improve Healthcare Staffing

Three ways healthcare scheduling software can help you reduce your reliance on costly staffing agencies to benefit your employees and your bottom line.  
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4 Strategies to Attract and Retain Talent in Manufacturing

Job openings in manufacturing are at an all-time high. Learn the four most common challenges to attracting and retaining employees in manufacturing and how to overcome them. 
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How Retailers Can Build an Accurate Labor Model

In retail organizations, creating an accurate labor budget is one of the toughest challenges facing operations and planning teams. Here’s how using an agile process to develop your labor model can dramatically improve productivity and protect profits.
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Using Generative AI in Service of Our People

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how more than 1,100 U Krewers around the globe collectively put Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) through its paces by designing features, functionality to make our people-focused products, services even better.  
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Skills Recency Comes to Workforce Management Systems

Deskless and hourly workers are experiencing massive change — and workforce management (WFM) technology is evolving to keep up. The most impactful change on the horizon is that tech can now offer employers a more complete picture — including information about worker skills — to get the most from their people and optimize decision making.
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Mittelstand Mentality: Resiliency Lessons from a Surprising Source

If you want your organization to be known for its resiliency, agility, social involvement, high-level of employee engagement, and ability to compete globally despite being relatively small in size, it helps to speak a little German.
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Using Technology to Support Work-Life Balance for Nurses

What are the risks to patients, clinical staff, healthcare organizations/systems, and the industry as a whole if we fail to innovate critical systems? This blog shares eight design thinking principles all healthcare organizations should follow when developing clinical workload intensity systems.
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2023 Priorities for HR and Payroll in the Public Sector

As we wrap up 2022, review five essential priorities for HR professionals in the public sector in 2023.
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LA Fair Work Week Ordinance: What Employers Need to Know

Learn how Los Angeles’ new Fair Work Week Ordinance will affect employers and employees and how HR technology can help.
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UKG Has a New Public Sector Senior Fellow: Meet Bob Lavigna

The stakes are higher than ever today in government. Our expert in the public sector explains how government needs to change to attract and retain today’s best talent—and why it’s still such a rewarding profession.
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