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Life-Work Trends

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.
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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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Life-Work Trends

A Day in the Life of a Retail Worker, 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 retail employee.
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Workforce Management

Supply Chain Issues — the New Grinch that Stole Christmas

The 2021 holiday season may have come and gone, but the headache of supply chain issues remain. The impact that this past holiday season left on the industry was significant, ultimately resulting in widespread product shortages and delayed deliveries. Learn how you can support your industry and employees right now, so you are prepared for the next holiday season.
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Workforce Management

Rethinking Nursing Productivity: A CALL TO ACTION

The work of the nurse has been displayed and shared transparently for all to see over these past two years. However, how we measure the impact of nursing MUST be reconsidered. To answer this call, we conducted a thorough research study to evaluate nursing productivity and have identified multiple themes and areas for future consideration. Within this blog, we review the highlights of our study.
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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.
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Life at UKG

Meet UKG’s New Industry Marketing Director for Retail & Hospitality

Rob Klitsch joins UKG as the new Industry Marketing Director for Retail and Hospitality. At UKG, Rob will offer his extensive industry knowledge to lead UKG’s marketing strategy across the retail, hospitality, and food service verticals.
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Employee Experience

Want to Improve Organizational Performance? Empower Your People with Actionable Data

The past 18 months have created massive disruption for manufacturers, and many had to quickly pivot to address new complexities introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic. When forced to accommodate dramatic and unforeseeable demand fluctuations, manufacturers quickly learned why workforce agility is so important.
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Workforce Management

It’s All About Your People: A Wrap Up of the Industry Insights Virtual Summit

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) recently held its 2nd annual Industry Insights Digital Summit. With over 1,500 attendees, this virtual half-day of learning and networking event provided a wealth of information and expert insights on various workforce issues. Let’s take a look at the three must-see sessions that you don't want to miss, how to register, and what you can learn from top experts and the latest healthcare industry trends.
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Payroll

The Power of a Paycheck: What to Look For When Choosing a Payroll Solutions Vendor

In today’s digital world, it is expected that our pay is correct, on time, and deposited into our bank accounts every week or other week without fail. So how can organizations ensure that they can deliver the perfect paycheck every time? It all starts with your payroll software. Check out 5 features your payroll solutions should have in order to keep your organization compliant, automated, and most importantly, your employees happy.